We think everyone can agree on the fact that January is the longest month of the year. After all the spending and turn-up that happens over the yuletide in December, January suddenly seems like it has sixty days, rather than thirty-one. With these seeming extra long days comes a broke-ness that is not just frustrating, but also very humbling. Suddenly we’re all about the budget-friendly life and changing hairstyle becomes a luxury better imagined.
If you can relate to the above, we gatchu totally. But any true fashionista can attest to the fact that no level of broke can keep a gal from her slay. After all, where there’s a will, there’s a way!
With that ladies, let’s explore 3 stylish but super affordable hacks that can take you through the January owu and have you looking like Queen Bey even though your bank account says the exact opposite.
Through bad hair days and January owu, scarves and turbans have been saving females since 1900. Say goodbye to rough, unstylish hair with stylish, colourful scarf or even a turban. Switch it up to match your outfit, throw on some chunky earrings and you’re good to go. No need to look like something the cat dragged in because you’re all spent out from December.
The best part about cornrows is you don’t necessarily have to go to a salon to get it done. Simply find a friend or relative who can weave hair, get a pack of attachment and you’re good to go. Not only is this style affordable, it’s also convenient and gives one room to treat your natural hair.
3. Wig it
Got any old weaves lying around? Then why not take it to your stylist to convert to a wig which can serve you not just through the January owu, but through the entire year.