Worry-Free Workout Hair

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Worry-Free Workout Hair

Tips on how to rock your tresses when exercising.

Published February 21, 2014

There is no greater feeling than the energy you get after a workout, but there’s nothing worse than your hairdo being wrecked to shame afterwards. Don’t be that gal who picks vanity over health, because TRUST –  in the long run you won’t look good!

If you are one that struggles with their hairstyle after a workout, take a look at some of these tips. You might find one that works for you!

Go For A Wrap

If you have medium or short hair, try wrapping a silk scarf around your hair during your workout session. Try to leave the crown of your head exposed and tie the knot closer to the nape of your neck. This leaves room for your head to breathe, while preserving your hairstyle without flattening it.

A Ponytail Never Hurt Anybody!

If you are that “long hair don’t care” chick, pull those beautiful tresses up into a fashionable high pony. The idea is to get the hair off the back of your neck and out of the way. For added style and protection, try an elastic headband. This will absorb any moisture from your sweat-worthy workout!


Try taking it back to your youth and put that hair into one or two french braids or even a braided pony. Then, take a scarf and wrap it around your head. This not only keeps your hair protected and out of the way, but you will have a cute braid out that you can wear the next day!

Rod/Roller Sets

These are great options for a girl focused on her fitness! The idea behind this is that not only is it a cute style, but it assists in camouflaging the good workout you had the day before. This look promotes the big and fabulous hair that sweating and working out creates. This is especially a great style for that natural hair’d lady.

Read more about how to rock your hair when working out at BlackDoctor.Org.

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Written by Naomi Mackenzie, BlackDoctor.Org


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