How To Achieve This Cute Protective Hairstyle In Less Than 15 Minutes

I love it whenever I make a new hairstyle discovery! When I decided to go natural a few years ago, I never thought I would struggle to find protective hairstyles. It has been hard for me to find protective styles that I like! Why is it so hard to find a hairstyle to protect and support my hair’s health and growth? Why is it so hard to find protective styles that will keep edges safe from thinning out? It should not be this way! 

Wigs and braids have made styling my hair less of a struggle. Wigs are a preferred protective style because they are generally quite simple to wear and don’t require much maintenance. After reading reviews online about different wigs, I decided to try a new style that I’d never heard of before: headband wigs. Headband wigs work to protect natural hair and edges. This wig is the answer to all of my haircare prayers! The quality of my hair life increased 100 points after wearing this wig for the first time.

Here’s why…

This wig has been the most manageable and convenient wig I have ever worn. The headband makes it easy to slip on over your natural hair without much maintenance. The biggest flex here is that no glue is necessary for this wig! It’s my favorite benefit of the wig because I know that my edges and natural hair will be 100% protected. Sometimes I like to take a break from wearing wigs that require a glue application. This headband wig continues to check off all boxes for convenience, ease, and support!

I got my 22″ Kinky Straight textured headband wig from LuvMe Hair. LuvMe Hair is an affordable luxury wig company with quality hair. My wig came in a beautifully packaged box that contained:

  • Additional headbands
  • Iridescent cosmetic bag
  • LuvMe Hairclip
  • Bobby pins
  • Wig Cap
  • Wig Care Instructions
  • Hair Wrap
  • Edges Brush

The wig came with everything that I needed to style it. I put this wig on and styled it in less than 15 minutes! Let me show you how I did it.


First, I brushed my hair down using curl-enhancing mousse and styling gel for it to stay nice and slick. Next, I used bobby pins to secure the hair in position before placing the wig cap on top. Then, I pulled the detachable straps to the headband apart to put on the 22″ kinky straight textured wig. To get it perfectly adjusted on my crown, I secured the wig using two techniques: the wig clips and reattaching the headband in the back. That’s it! Again, you can do this in under 15 minutes.

Then, I started to play with other ways to style the wig. I just wanted to play around with it to see what I could come up with and what kind of fun looks to create with it. I love that you can switch it up at any time with this headband wig. I can put it all to one side, up into a ponytail, half ponytail, wear it in a bun, or switch out the headbands with the extra ones that I got from LuvMe Hair. You can watch the video for my hair tutorial for the 22″ Kinky Straight Headband Wig on YouTube for more guidance on how to rock this wig and how you can style it.

Wearing the headband wig with one of the extra headbands that it came with.
Wearing the LuvMe Hair headband wig as it is (no additional headband).
Wearing the headband wig with a middle part and headband.

I honestly love everything about wearing headband wigs as a protective style. It’s perfect for someone like me who loves convenient, cute, and simple hairstyles. I can still look cute while protecting my natural hair and my edges. It is so versatile and gives plenty of inspiration for switching up my hairstyles whenever I want. I’ve finally found the ideal protective style for me.

I believe that the headband wig could help any naturalista looking for protective hairstyle solutions and inspiration. It is not too good to be true, ladies! You can achieve this simple look too!

Watch my LuvMe Hair Headband Wig Tutorial and Review on Youtube

What do you think? 

Visit luvmehair.com to check out the 22″ kinky straight headband wig and to view other textures from the collection.

I even have a referral code for you to take something off of your purchase once you’ve found the wig for you. Just use offer code KRIS at checkout to get 23% off of your LuvMe Hair wig purchase.

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of those links, you won’t pay a penny more, but I’ll get a small commission, which helps to keep the lights on! Thank you!


Comment some of your favorite, time-saver protective hairstyles below.

Published by Kristen Buchanan

Lifestyle Blogger and Content Creator for https://lifestylewithkris.com | @Influenster Product Reviewer | I advertise for Small Business Owners & Brands

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