Protective styles helps hair grows, because you are hiding and protecting the ends of your hair from damage. Doing a protective style challenge will help you to do a long term style and then see if your hair grow longer. I think I will be doing a lot more protective styles this year to help my hair grow longer. It is good to try a protective style challenge at some point in your hair journey. You will be amazed to see how much your hair grows after you remove your protective style. Will you be trying a protective style this year?