Ask the Expert: Can Sew-in Weave Hairstyles Grow Your Hair

Can Sew-in Weave Hairstyles Grow Your Hair

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes

OK, let’s just put it out there and deal with what everyone is thinking. Do sew-in weave hairstyles tear up your hair? If they don’t tear up your hair, do sew-in weaves help you grow your own hair? The answer to these questions boils down to the person you use to install your hair weave. UniversalSalons.Com is honored to have worked with over 1000 professional hairstylists over the years. In that time, we’ve seen tons of beautiful sew-in hairstyles from some of the top professional hairstylists in the Black hair industry.

Read moreAsk the Expert: Can Sew-in Weave Hairstyles Grow Your Hair

3 Secrets to Long Ponytails for Black Women You Never Knew

Long Ponytails for Black Women

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

Everyone loves the ease and versatility of a long ponytail hairstyle. Ponytails have always been a prominent feature in the Black hairstyle’s arena. This is an elegant example of what long hairstyles for Black women are evolving into today. Carla Harris, a professional hairstylist from Ms. Carla’s Unique Hair Designs in Columbia, SC created this extended ponytail with bold silver and gray braid down the ponytail.

Read more3 Secrets to Long Ponytails for Black Women You Never Knew

Apply These 9 Secret Techniques To Improve Your Side Part Sleek Ponytail

Side Part Sleek Ponytail Model

Side part sleek ponytail hairstyles are one of the largest fashion statements for 2020 and 2021. This long, straight ponytail is the perfect attire for everyday wear or an elegant evening out. The look is defined by minimalistic lines from the hair being pulled all the way into a straight, flowing ponytail. There is a dramatic part on one side of the hair also. Side part sleek ponytails are gaining the spotlight after major celebs like Beyonce and Rihanna were spotted with the long tresses flowing over their shoulders.

Read moreApply These 9 Secret Techniques To Improve Your Side Part Sleek Ponytail

10 Creative Ways You Can Improve Your Microlink Hair Extensions

Long Microlink Hair Extensions

Microlink Hair Extensions are healthy, braid less way to add length to your current hairstyle. This is also an excellent technique to use for those fashionistas that might want to try a new hair color without the commitment of a color process on their own hair. A microlink technique consists of attaching hair additions directly to your hair by way of a small silicone connector. When applied correctly, microlink hair extensions are safe and healthy for your hair.

Read more10 Creative Ways You Can Improve Your Microlink Hair Extensions

Elegance Reborn With This Bohemian Curls Sew-In Hairstyle

Bohemian Curls Sew-In Hairstyle With Hair Color

Bohemian curls are one of the hottest black hairstyles trends in America today. Hairstyles like this are some of the hardest looks to pull off also. It’s one of those carefree, get-up-and-go hairstyles that, just happens to fall in place perfectly. Everyone wants to look like they don’t spend a lifetime in the mirror working on their hair but in reality, that look isn’t easy to pull off. Professional hairstylist Nakia Boykin from Studio Bold and Beautiful in Columbia, SC comes to the rescue with this long bohemian curls sew-in hairstyle.

Read moreElegance Reborn With This Bohemian Curls Sew-In Hairstyle

Promote Healthy Hair With This Silk Press Natural Hairstyle

Silk Press Natural Hairstyle

When black women want long flowing hair without the use of harsh chemicals, their go-to technique is the silk press. Silk press hairstyles have been a mainstay in African American fashion since the 1920s. Beauticians would use a metal comb, heated by a stove, to straighten the curl pattern of African American hair. Silk presses give you the ability to have hair that will gracefully flow in the wind, while also keeping your natural curl pattern. The model in these images is wearing a silk press natural hairstyle from Lisa Motley, a professional hairstylist from Alter Ego Salon in Columbia, SC.

Read morePromote Healthy Hair With This Silk Press Natural Hairstyle

Revolutionize Your Style With These Chocolate Ombre Goddess Locs

Long Chocolate Ombre Goddess Locs

These chocolate ombre goddess locs feature a custom blend of browns and caramels applied in an ombre fashion. The hairstyle is in high demand because of it’s stunning beauty and its protective properties. Tish Summers from Shear diva Designs in Fayetteville, NC created this long flowing locs hairstyle. The faux locs application used is exclusive to the talented staff at Shear Diva Designz. This signature locs application ensures that your ombre goddess locs hairstyle will stay firmly attached without damaging your hair.

Read moreRevolutionize Your Style With These Chocolate Ombre Goddess Locs

How to Make Your Long Goddess Locs Look Like a Million Bucks

Long Goddess Locs in Fayetteville, NC

Long goddess locs are one of the most sought-after hairstyles for black women this year. When they are installed correctly, long goddess locs are trendy, they’re incredibly easy to maintain, and goddess locs are an excellent protective hairstyle for anyone trying to grow out their own hair. The issue many women have are improper installation of their locs.  After all, goddess locs are a form of faux locs, meaning hair additions will need to be used. Many people trust this installation to unlicensed, individuals who don’t understand the essential aspects of a proper goddess locs hairstyle. We asked Tish Summers, a professional hairstylist, and a faux locs expert to help us understand the steps needed to make your long goddess locs look like a million bucks.

Read moreHow to Make Your Long Goddess Locs Look Like a Million Bucks

Goddess Locs: This Exclusive Technique Makes Style Changes a Breeze

Long Ombre Goddess Locs Hairstyle in Fayetteville NC

Goddess locs are a beautiful, protective hairstyle that pays tribute to our African heritage. They are a form of faux locs that are distinguished by their wavy, textured ends. Goddess locs, like the 20-inch install featured in these images are designed to look great in many different settings. They also keep your own hair safe from the elements because they are securely wrapped inside the faux lock.

Read moreGoddess Locs: This Exclusive Technique Makes Style Changes a Breeze