Happy New Year! If you are like many others, you’ve resolved to be healthier this year! For many of us, a healthier lifestyle includes an exercise regimen. It’s been said that Black women don’t work out because they are scared to mess up their hair. While keeping up your hairstyle can sometimes be costly and time-consuming, vanity can not be more important than our health.
[SEE ALSO: Is Your Hair Keeping You From The Gym?]
If you keep your hair straight, regardless if your hair is natural, relaxed, or pressed straight, there are hairstyles that lend themselves to your workout regimen. Key tips to follow:
- Brush your hairline down tight and pinning up or securing in a ponytail.
- Use a headband or sweatband to help keep your edges smooth.
- Use duckbill clips to hold your pin curls.
- Cover your entire head in a silk or satin head wrap.
Press play below for workout style ideas that can help you maintain your do well enough to even go out on a date afterward.
Makeup: Nicole Jay
Hair Assistant: Amira Jannah
Model: Kimberly Brooks
Director: Karee Everett
Production Assistant: Shane Lundy