A braid (also referred to as a plait) is a complex structure or pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands flexible materials like hair. Hair braiding has been a popular trend among black ladies. It has proven to be a simple and sophisticated hairstyle that suits everyone. We have here some sample braiding hairstyles that you can try out.
FEED IN BRAIDS
The feed-in method is beneficial because it makes cornrow hairstyles look more natural and less bulky by creating a narrow and flat point at the hairline. This also creates less tension and protects the edges.
Braiding hair can sometimes feel heavy when it comes to hairstyles with individual plaits. A cornrow ponytail is great for a casual updo that won’t pull on your edges.
BOX BRAIDS AND CORNROWS MOHAWK
This involves braiding the top of the style together so it creates a pompadour. Then, let the rest hang loose. You will get some major height out of this coif. This is a refined take on the classic punk-inspired hairstyle.
The snake braids are long and curvy braids. Try the snake braids if you want a fresh take on the hair braided closely to the scalp. Add golden beads for extra bling!
GHANA BRAIDS RUN
The Ghana braids run is simpler and classier, like this low braided bun with two plaits and a curved part. The braids are made of added hair, so, you don’t need to worry about the length of your hair.
CONROWS WITH HIGH TWISTED BUN
A classy black braided updo hairstyle like the one pictured will give You an effortlessly chic look ready to go for work everyday. You also won’t have to worry about styling it every morning. It’s a great choice for women with busy lifestyles.
THICK AND THIN ASYMMETRICAL FEED-IN BRAIDS
Alternating thick and thin asymmetrical Ghana braids will only make your hairstyle look cool. This trend is eye-catching and keeps the thicker braids from being too overpowering. The thinner plaits bring balance to the style
TRIANGLE BOX BRAIDS
You can be creative with your African-American braid, it doesn’t have to be routine squares. Take this geometric, triangular design for instance. It’s unexpected, cool and gives the classic box braid a totally fresh feel.
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It best to a hairstyle that showcase your personality as well as your personal taste. Braided are both protective and, clearly, gorgeous. Look for intricate braided hairstyles that both protect your natural hair and show it off to its best effect.
CHIC BRAIDED BOB
Braided bobs are simple but so chic. This is a run-out-the-door hairstyle that never fails – the wearer always looks pretty, polished, and put-together. The best part is that this ‘do is a winner with thin, thick, or medium braids.
THICK HALO BRIADS
You can make your African braids in a variety of different forms. It can be a full head of tiny braids or one chunky halo braid that gracefully wraps around and frames your face.
TWO CORNROWS BOXER BRAIDS
Two braids can sometimes be better than numerous individual braids. These absolutely look like your own hair, especially if you choose braiding hair that matches in shade.
CRISS-CROSSED BRAIDS WITH FEED-IN CORNROWS
To upgrade your braided hairstyle, criss-cross braids, vary their thickness, try new angles, experiment with different variations of parts, and you’ll invent something unique, something that’s worth a double take.
DUTCH BRAID CROWN FOR BLACK HAIR
If you have long natural hair, or want to add length to your strands with extensions, braiding hairstyles can promise you a fabulous new look. This is perfect for nights when you want to go out and don’t feel like straightening your hair or twisting it out.
Here are some other pictures of multifaceted braiding hairstyles you might also like.