The holidays are upon us, and it’s quite difficult to believe that the most festive season of the year is already here. There are always new trending products on the market that naturals are excited about. If you are looking for the perfect gift for a friend who happens to be a naturalista, look no further. The following are five gifts ideas that are popular among those who rock their coils, kinks, and locs with pride.
Front Bun Head wraps
Head wraps have always been in style, but lately the front bun head wraps have been a prevalent trend. If you purchase a long, thick scarf, you can tie it in a stylish way with the bun at the top and center of your forehead. Whether you are having a bad hair day or perhaps looking for a modest look, you can match your scarf with your outfit for an effortlessly elegant touch. Many naturalistas wear head wraps with bold earrings. This draws attention to the face and eyes and looks great overall. It makes for a perfect gift.
Jumbo Flower Crowns/Headbands
Flowers give a feminine and natural touch to any look, and Jumbo flower crowns are the look to have this year. A symbol of beauty and love, jumbo flower crowns are perfect for adding a vibrant touch to your look or event with a bohemian chic flavor. Beware! Some Jumbo flower crowns may cause you to look like a walking flower garden, so choose wisely. It all depends on your preference, but it really is a “Go Big, or Go Home” kind of look. Jumbo flower crowns are definitely not for the timid or the faint of heart. If you want to be less daring, you can pin a few flowers around your hair for the subtler look of the “Flowers in Fro” trend which has also been popular this year.
Faux Glasses/Sun glasses
You may be thinking that glasses have nothing to do with hair, but this is an accessory that many natural are into this year. Oversized frames add a bit more flair to your face, especially if you don’t want to wear a full face of make-up. Sun glasses can also be used as a hair accessory with a high bun or top knot, adding a bit of décor to your hairstyle. Faux glasses are a fun to play around with and a great way to change up your look. It adds an accent without being too bulky.
Crochet braids Extensions
Straight or wavy extensions are not as dominant anymore as naturals are taking over the world. Everywhere, ladies have been wearing the crochet braids as a protective hairstyle. These extensions have been mainly influenced by the natural hair movement. Popular styles of crochet braids are in hairdos that naturals typically sport such as Havana twists, Marley Twist braids, and twist outs. Crochet braids allow you to protect your hair and still look amazing. Gifting a naturalista with a bundle would be a perfect gift if she loves wearing Crochet braids.
You can style your hair and stand out with a hair bows in classic or oversized sizes. This has been a popular trend this year. Hair bows are a great accent piece to your overall look and can be the pop of color to your hairstyle. There are different sizes of bows you can wear for switch up your look. If you want to feel like a Human Christmas present, the bigger the bow, the better.
Hair accessories are some of the most popular trends and make wonderful gifts. They can change a bad hair into good hair day and also complement your natural hair. This holiday you can give someone a gift that other naturals are craving. With so many trends to choose from, it will be a difficult decision, but whatever choice you make can put a smile on any naturalista’s face.