Many women want hairstyles that are easy to maintain so they can avoid salons as much as possible, and with the help of some Darling influencers, we have selected a few hairstyles that will serve you well during this season – easy to style ponytails and braids, if you want a style that will last for a few weeks.

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And now to the styles!

Learn how to do the perfect ponytail from the comfort of your home. Mocheddah, Kelechi Mgbemena, Valerie Egbuniwe and Temi Young share DIY you’ll find very useful, no matter what style you’re going for.

You can switch things up like Kelechi, because why rock 1 ponytail when you can rock 3?

and opt for some colour like Nonye of ThisThingCalledFashionn

If you are not a fan of ponytails, you can stick to the all time classic, braids!

Learn how to style your braids in 6 ways like Chevonne Spirine

Effortless braids, inspired by Toke Makinwa

Go bold with your accessories, like Frances Theodore did by adding beads

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you look at Lola OJ’s braids? Ours is ‘unicorn’ and we love it.

Follow @DarlingNigeria on Instagram for all your hair inspo.

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