As the pandemic continues to play havoc with our lifestyles, it’s essential that our beauty routines, and more specifically our hair is as low maintenance as possible. The good thing about low maintenance hairstyles is that they are easy to manage day-to-day, and while some may think low maintenance hairstyles are ‘boring’ they can actually be chic and on trend – plus you don’t have to give up your long locks as low maintenance doesn’t always mean short.
1. Long Layers
Choosing long layers will take off some of the weight and speed up styling time, and long layers around your face will create movement and a flattering, face shape.
2. Box Braids
When you’re dealing with natural black hair, braided hairstyles will always be a go-to. They are one of the most popular hairstyles for black women, all thanks to the fact they are protective and offer natural haired-women a chance to try different styles.
3. Bobs & Lobs
A shoulder length bob can be styled in many different ways, an can be wavy, straight, shaggy, or layered. Offering various options bobs or the long bob (“lobs”) are modern and trendy.
During lockdown you may have found yourself embracing the bun, and there is no reason to give it up now. A stylish bun will always ensure a chic look, with a variety of styles to choose from this easy hairstyle can take you from day to night in seconds.
5. Soft Balayage
Balayage is a special hair coloring technique similar to highlights, and is growing in popularity because it doesn’t require frequent visits to the hairdresser for maintenance.
While the idea of a ponytail may sound boring, they are incredibly versatile with a number of hair accessories at your fingertips.