Braids are very much popular among all women all over the world. The women from Africa and America are mostly found to have sported this look. They wear the most interesting and intricate braids. There are so many braids designs that they flaunt and nowadays there are various types of hair braided extensions that are found in various designs and colors. Braiding hair is an age-old concept and has been popular for centuries. Earlier women used to have long thick healthy hair and therefore they could experiment on any braid style they want. These styles are very creative and there are styles for all types of heads. Apart from this, you can also experiment with extensions, highlights, and multiple patterns.
Below are mentioned few different African Braid hairstyles that will just add charm to your feature:
1. Senegalese Twists Tied in a Half Bun
Senegalese twists, also known as rope twists are not only stylish but also are one important aspect of the hair care routine. Whenever you feel your hair needs relaxation after applying harsh chemicals, you can try this Senegalese twist style for a while. You can easily work on this style while at home or you can visit a parlor too. These twists are not so voluminous and thick like the other African braids but you can flaunt it in your style. You can style this style starting from the hair roots and making a half-bun.
2. Side Parted Burgundy Box Braids
If you are habituated to center parting and you seek for a change, then try with a side parting. Box braids are the most unconventional braiding style. It may take you some time to ace this look, but once you excel at it, you will fall in love with this look. You can also highlight it burgundy for a unique and trendy look. These braids may last several weeks without looking distorted. You just need to secure each braid with any colorful elastic band and your look is ready.
3. Cornrow Goddess Braids With Kanekalon Hair
This unique cornrow braid design starts from the forehead to the tip at the back and tied in a ponytail. And the ponytail at the back is achieved with kanekalon hair. This look with tiny parting braids is very gorgeous and keeps the head look neat and chic. In this look, you need to create and mix plaits of different hairstyles to create the texture and the exciting look. You can also add beads or mini golden-colored cuffs to create your touch. Your Goddess Braids are ready to flaunt.
4. Thin Black Box Braids
Though flaunting this braid design takes up too much work but they are one hell of a look. These braids are very things box designs that can also last for a long time. These designs add extra chic to your look and can be flaunted in any hairstyles, tied or left open. This hairstyle also causes less stress to the hair and they also keep the hair healthy and give a perfect look. You can also wear this look with highlights or just keep them with their natural color.
5. Half Cornrows Half Individual Braids in Burgundy
Braids nowadays are flaunted by not only colored women but by women of all races and color. White women have also taken a liking to this and they have invented a trendy and modern look to this braids style. They innovated style mixing cornrows and simple loose box braids. Half of the hair from the root is designed in half cornrows and the lower half is loose box braids. And the loose box braids are complimented with wooden or metal beads that leave a boho touch. You can also apply burgundy color to your hair which will brighten up this look to a vast extent.
6. Braids with Curves
The best thing about sporting braids is the uniqueness of being able to create beautiful designs without using any sort of hair color or highlights. You just need to manipulate your actual braids and create this design. You can pick the designs according to your desired style, designs that suit your face. These braided hairstyles can be paired with any attire and the rest hair can be leftover or can be tied down in a similar style, giving you an intricate look.
7. Long, Braided and Flowing
You must have seen women flaunting their long flowing braids at places. Many women are so obsessed with long braids that they even make it their signature look. Several types of braids’ designs are popular among these women like twists, locks, and free-flowing braids. Some women also let go of their natural color and flaunt funky chic colors with their braids. These make the braids appealing, attractive, and noticeable from afar. Many also like to accessorize their braids too with golden or wooden cuffs or fashionable hair bands. But, for a formal show, aside parting braids would do the trick.
8. Long Box Braids With a Bow
Box braids designs are very popular among teenage women too. Girls nowadays have taken too wearing braids with all types of attire. But they add a different touch to their braids. One popular style is a mini bow on top of the head made with the braided hairs. This style looks so attractive among teenage girls and has become a statement nowadays. Many girls add a different color to the bow which is noticeable from afar. This look has become very popular in other countries too and girls can be seen flaunting it.
9. Long Blue Freely Hanging Braids
Long braided hairstyles are very much popular for African women and this style has been adopted by American women as well and women from many parts of the world. Many women who love flaunting bohemian style, pair this look with their unique styles like coloring their hair or wearing extension braids. Many women wear colored extension braids in a bun and drop locks on both sides. This look is very mesmerizing and attractive.
10. Crochet Braids
Crochet braids are very much popular among maximum women as this design goes with all looks. This style can be flaunted by both women and schoolgirls alike. Crochet braids can be featured with both long and short hair. With such braids, you can also style or part your hair on any side or pattern you like, looking very attractive.
Long braided hairs have become a signature look for many women and come in many styles and patterns. You can pick any style and pattern of your choice for your desired look. Braided styles are very creative and versatile and can be complemented with wooden and golden beads too. This gives a feel of boho touch. Also with braids, you can very easily forget about styling or maintaining your hair for months. With such braided designs, you will also attract attention, glares, and smiles. So, this is a very good option for you to both flaunt and maintain the health of your hair.