Get the look: Crochet hair

Trying out crochet hair for the first time? Here are three protective hairstyles to try and the products you need to achieve them.

Hair & Beauty

Crochet hair is on-trend, convenient and purse-friendly - in fact, we've written a whole article about the benefits of crochet hairstyles and how to find the right crochet hair for you, which you can read here.

If you've swotted up on the kind of crochet hair you need, and you're ready to get started, here are three hairstyles to try.

Box braids

Seen here on @kiitana, box braid hairstyles have been popping up all over Instagram during lockdown. A favourite for its low-maintenance characteristics, box braids are ideal for those transitioning to natural hair. For a super easy install, use the X-Pression Box Braid Small 24" Pre-Looped from

Pipe Cleaner Curls

Pipe cleaner curls

These tightly waved faux locs on @lynnettessilhouettes create unique, eye-catching texture, not to mention the commitment-free nature of the faux locs look! The X-Pression Wavy Faux Locs 16" Pre-Looped allows you to create this look with minimal effort and fuss.

Marley Locs

Marley locs

Marley locs (as seen above on @MaryKBella) have a more natural appearance than pipe cleaner curls, but still have the same low-mainenance and easy-install benefits. Spell Beauty's African Collection Faux Locs tick all the boxes, with quick and simple crochet application.

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