• My urge for a protective style began getting stronger as the summer months progressed. I really needed a hair break!  After traveling for the last few months to/from Jamaica, Vegas and Tennessee letting my hair be free, I felt it was time.  There's tons of benefits to protective styling but my favorite is the amount of time it saves getting ready. Benefits of Protective Styling Natural Hair Your hair is given the luxury of relaxation and wellness.  Low to no manipulation styles lasting three to six weeks are best. Your hair's in a better position to retain length and grow as long as styles are maintained and hair is kept moisturized.…