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This year we’re launching #HuesofEvaNYC: an ongoing content series that celebrates the unique identity of all strands, right down to the roots. Join us and celebrate the hues of our hair-care obsessed community as we share protective hairstyle inspirations by our friend, Janae Harris.  
Our community gave our friend, Janae Harris, their FAQ’S question regarding hair tips, protective style maintenance, hair hacks, and more. Here are 3 looks she created inspired by our community's curiosity in learning fun new ways to style their mane!

The look: Protective Wrap Hairstyle + Cleanse

Janae separating her hair
Janae wrapping her hair with a scarf
Janae applying Mane Magic 10-in-1 Shine Mask to her hair
Janae's complete protective hair style look

The products:

  • H2-Whoa! Hydrating Shampoo
  • Mane Magic 10-In-1 Shine Mask
  • Satin Dream Smoothing Leave-In Cream
  • Gotta Bounce Curl Defining Cream

Step 1: Cleanse hair with H2-Woah! Shampoo + Conditioner to lock in moisture. Allow Mane Magic 10-in-1 Shine Mask to sit for 3-5 minutes to seal in shine. 

Step 2: Apply Satin Dream Leave-In-Cream and Gotta Bounce! Curl Defining Cream prior to styling to moisturize and define curl texture. 

Step 3: Wrap hair in ponytail of choice! (High pony, a bun, the choice is yours!) 

Step 4: Pull strands + fly aways out and style with braids, beads, and finger twists! 
Bonus styling tip: End by applying gel to give your curls some definition

The look: Scalp Care 101 + Braids Styling

Janae spraying H2 Whoa! Hydrating Leave-In Conditioner in her hair
Janae applying H2 Whoa! Hydrating 3-in-1 Scalp Serum to her scalp
Jane braiding her hair
Janae's complete protective hair style

The products:

 Step 1: Cleanse hair with H2-Woah! Shampoo, Conditioner, and Leave-In-Cream to lock in moisture.

Step 2: Part hair into two working sections (front and back of head). Then, cornrow small plaits working backwards, connecting braids where desired.

PRO TIP: Use rubber bands to play around with braid connection!

Step 3: Lock in scalp moisture with H2-Whoah! 3-in-1 Hydrating Scalp Serum!

Step 4: In the back of the head, create bubble effect using rubber bands for added style. 

Bonus styling tip: Insert extensions for additional length + volume and add hair jewelry like beads or clips. 

The look: Curly Afro

Janae spraying H2 Whoa! Hydrating Leave-In Conditioner on her hair
Janae twisting her hair
Janae unraveling her twist
Janae's complete protective hairstyle

The products:

  • H2-Whoa! Hydration Shampoo
  • Conditioner, and Leave-In-Cream
  • Gotta Bounce Curl Defining Cream 

 Step 1: Apply H2-Whoah! Leave-In-Conditioner and Gotta Bounce! Curl Defining Cream to strands, using comb to distribute evenly.

Step 2: Part hair in sections, then twist hair plaits downwards for desired shape, adding curling rods at ends to deepen curl pattern. 

PRO TIP: Add more curl defining cream for each twist section as you go! 

Step 3: Reveal your gorgeous mane by separating the twists apart!  

Step 4: Use Shapeshifter Flexible Hairspray all over afro for a non-sticky, flexible hold.  

Bonus styling tip:  Sleep in twists for more defined curls. Shake out hair for bonus confidence!

Keep up with the hues of Eva NYC’s hair-care obsessed community for stories and experiences of loving your mane through a year long #HuesOfEvaNYC series. The magic of self-expression belongs to all of us, Happy Black History Month!

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