There are many different braid hairstyles for black women. The list of braided hairstyles for black hair is very long. Choosing a braided hairstyle depends on many factors including the length of your hair and the texture. This article will briefly look at some of the many braided hairstyles that are available to black women.
Black hair has a reputation for being unmanageable and unruly. However, it is for this very reason that braided hairstyle are so successful in African hair. Black hair tends to create the best-looking braids because of its natural beauty and its ability to hold the braids very well.
Dreadlocks are probably not the first hairstyle that comes to mind when you think of braids. However, they are a very popular style among many African Americans. This hairstyle is done by twisting or matting the hair in various ways. It takes years to fully complete dreadlocks, and the results are amazing. They are very simple to care for and are great for someone who does not want to mess around with managing their hair. Once complete, dreads can only be removed by cutting them off.
Cornrows are a popular braided hairstyle in the African American cultures, especially among celebrities, men, and the younger generation of people. They are essentially small French braids that lie flat against the scalp. This hairstyle can take a couple of hours to complete depending on the complexity of the design, the length of a person’s hair and the stylist completing the hairstyle.
Weaves are not a braided hairstyle, but do closely relate with braided hairstyles. Extensions can be added to the hair by means of cornrows. The hair extensions are braided along with the natural hair, and pieces are left out of the braid to hang loosely. Many people believe that this is the less painful way to have extensions added to the hair.
Micro braids are common as well. These braids got their name because the tiny braids can only be identified as braids when examined closely. This style can be done with natural hair or with extensions that have already been added to the hair. It can take many hours to complete this hairstyle because the braids are so small. It takes a lot of patience to have this hairstyle done, and to do this hairstyle.
Braided hairstyles are very common because they are so easy to care for. It takes almost no maintenance to keep a braided hairstyle looking good. It is important to keep hair moisturized, and to be easy when or if washing hair. You want to avoid making the braids messy, which is why it is recommended to cover hair when you sleep.