10 insanely beautiful protective styles for shorter hair

Short hair can be just as versatile as longer tresses! Browse our gallery of short hair looks to inspire your next protective style.


Whether you've gone for the big chop recently, or you've had short hair for a while, you might be stuck in a temporary style rut. It's easy to think that short hair is a one hit wonder, but one look at our gallery of inspiration will convince you that there's so much to try with your short locks!

From bantu knots to cute box-sectioned styles, there's something for all lengths above the shoulder.

@black.hair_styles - box sectioned ties
@hairbyjeleah - chunky passion twists
@kissmy_freckles - butterfly twists
@naturalhairstylestz - Afro puffs
@ophelymezinooff - bantu knots
@stacysinterlude - blunt box braids
@yarashahidi - cornrows to braided bun
Pinterest - Coils and Glory - Two strand twists
Pinterest - Plush Beauties - Jumbo twists
Pinterest - The Blessed Queens - Braided buns

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