Here, you will find a great collections/pictures of African hair braiding styles. African Hairstyles for women comes in breathtaking styles that many African women finds it irresistible and can’t do without. The braiding styles can be achieved with different types of attachment, locs and wool. Some countries of Africa have their own unique hairstyle which represents their culture and tradition and for specific occasion. The braiding styles can range from simple to complex styles. One of the most fascinating thing about this hairstyles is that it can be achieved on short natural hair, medium length hair, long hair and on well relaxed hair.
African braid styles can come as twist braids, straight up, pondo, mohawk, all back, or even decorated with beads. The color or shade of the attachment, wool or love can be blonde, black, brown or any other color or shade.
The length of the braids can either be short, medium or long. Black women who wants to stand out in that occasion have a lot of options to choose from. The braid styles can further be decorated with beads, fancy threads and other designs.
African hair braiding styles pictures
1. Cornrows with Curls
Cornrows hairstyles is among the popular Hairstyles among African women. Cornrows with curls are stylish and great for parties and other occasions.
2. Fulani Braids
Fulani braids also known as tribal braids is well patronized among African ladies. It is a special braiding styles that most times have center braids or ear braids.
3. Ghana Weaving
Ghana Weaving is a weaving hairstyle that features cornrows with attachment added stylishly in between the braids. This hairstyle is very popular among African women.
4. Mohawk Braid Hairstyles
Mohawk hairstyle features braids that are braided or weaved from the two sides of the hair with the remaining part of the braid wrapped at the center of the hair. It can extend from the front to the back or stop halfway.
5. Box Braids
Box braids is also among the stylish braids popular black women. It is also a protective hairstyle.
6. Side Swept Braids
Side Swept Braids are created in such a way that the braid flows to one side of the hair. It can be achieved with both cornrows and box braids.
7. Braids with Beads
Attaching beads to braids makes it look more beautiful. Beads of various colors and sizes can be attached to a braid.
8. Stitch in Braids
This involves the intertwining of a braid in between the other. It is used to create different patterns on the hair.
9. Bantu knots
Bantu knots is among the traditional and stylish hairstyles. Strands of the braids is wrapped and tied.
10. Braids with ponytail
Ponytails can be achieved on both cornrows and box braids. The hairstyle is great for parties and other occasions.
11. African Pondo Hairstyle
This is a stylish hairstyle whereby long hairs and attachments is tied at various parts creating round shapes at the hair or attachment.
12. All Back Braids
In this type of hairstyle, the braids are pulled away from the face by braiding them backwards. It gives a comfortable feeling.
13. Upper Bun Hairstyles
This is a suitable hairstyle most especially when you don’t want any of the braids to be free flowing.
14. Big Braids
This hairstyle is suitable most especially when you don’t want to waste too much time at the hair salon. It looks great on well relaxed hair.
15. African Queen Hairstyles
These hairstyles are suitable for special occasions. When you want to wear that Royal look, consider these hairstyles.
17. Colored Braids
Colored Braids are fun Hairstyles. You can use any of your preferred choice of attachment for your chosen style.
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