Black Girls Travel: Effortlessly Change Hairstyles on a Road Trips

I went on a cross country road trip from Philadelphia to San Francisco.  “What to do with my hair?” was my first question! I wanted to have different options for my hair that were fun and sexy! As a beauty blogger, I wanted to film my trip and that meant being cute everyday!

Here are 3 easy ways to style your hair while traveling in a car across the country! In 10 minutes or less make a full transformation in the bathroom with minimal products! 1

*Yes, there are ways of changing your natural hair that don’t involve braids!

  1. Curly Ponytail CurlyPony

A low ponytail is a easy way to look elegant on-the-go. I used wefts of Haute Kinky Hair for extra volume. I gave face with my hair pulled back and my baby hair laid. Boom: Sexy!  This style was my favorite!

Products Needed:

  • Castor Oil
  • Eco Gel & a Brush
  • Scarf
  • Curly Human Hair Extensions (Optional) FullSizeRender IMG_4464

2. Snow Bunny WigSnowBunny

If you have a wig handy, BRING IT!

  • Wigs are easy to apply!
  • Wigs are undetectable under a hat!

I have a human hair lace-front wig from Double Leaf Wigs that gave me snow bunny life! Perfect for the Rocky Mountains in Denver and Lake Tahoe! All I needed was my knit hat! laketahoepicIMG_4667

3. Top Knot Bun. IMG_4739 (1)

Another way to rock your natural tresses is to incorporate a cute top- knot. Your hair is gathered, out of the way and ready for any adventure!

Products Needed:

  • Donut Bun
  • Bobby Pins
  • Castor Oil /Eco- Gel
  • Scarf


I completed my 7 day road trip and emerged with all of my edges in tact! These styles were gentle and easily interchangeable. Everyday I stepped out of the bathroom like Superman did out of a phone booth; fabulous!

Going on a road trip? Share your pictures with me @TheWeaveWhisperer on Instagram or Twitter!


  • Naila

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