FOUR BENEFITS OF PROTECTIVE STYLES
For many women with textured hair, protective styling protects your hair and limits the stress of environmental factors on the hair by keeping it tucked away in order to discourage tugging, pulling and manipulation. Protective styles are numerous, they include:
• Box braids
• Bantu knots
• Wigs, etc.
The list as you can see is endless, so are the benefits. Protective styles are an essential part of healthy hair care and here are a few benefits of protective styles you should have in mind:
IT HELPS RETAIN LENGTH
When your hair is tucked away, it is less prone to breakage. If your hair breaks as much (as or more than) it grows, it will not get longer. Protective styling improves your hair’s chances of retaining length.
Protective styles are a great way to give your hair some much needed rest from manipulation, caused by your hands and the elements. Too much manipulation could cause breakage, split ends and thinning.
Protective styles are very versatile in terms of styling because you can design and style one hairstyle in many different ways.
BRUSH WITH BAING SODA
Baking soda can polish stains on the teeth. Research has shown that it is a safe way to gradually whiten your teeth. It helps in rubbing off stains from the tooth surface; it can also kill bacteria in the mouth. You can mix one tablespoon of baking soda with 2 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide to make a paste you can brush with. You can mix baking soda and water to make a mouthwash as well.
SEE A DENTIST
Most times, colored teeth is not something to be alarmed over as your teeth naturally yellows with age. If you are uncomfortable however, you can pay your dentist a visit. You will definitely get the best advice to help you.
Article credit : Cocci Beauty