When the weather is scorching, there is a strong urge to go to a salon, take off all your hair and let cool water run over your scalp!

In Lagos, there is currently a heat wave and apart from staying hydrated, you also need to free your self of tight and heavy clothing – this applies to your hair too

Get ahead and take your cues from one of these natural hairstyles which will help you keep your hair cool, protected and pretty all season.

Bantu Knots by Adanna Madueke

Flat twist and Updo by Sheila Ndinda

Fulani Braided Knots by Miriam Maulana

Crotchet Twists by Whitney Madueke

Rubberband Braids by Chizi Duru

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