For the lovers of protective hairstyles, here are some ideas on trendy sisterlocks. In 1993 Dr. JoAnne Cornwell put the start to a brand new trend for locs. What are sisterlocks? And why they are so popular nowadays? Actually, the answer is quite obvious. Sisterlocks represent dreads but very small, tiny and thin. This in its place will give as many styling opportunities as own hair will. In a word, black women sisterlocks hairstyles are known for their flexibility and functionality. On the other hand, they last quite long. Although you will need to go for regular re-twist each month. But this is something that you can learn to do on your awn, thus avoid spending extra money on this procedure.
By the way, though sisterlocks are amazing, they are also expensive. So be ready to spend some of your savings to get them done. Eventually, anything requires sacrifice. (more…)
If you have been caught in the search of some unique look lately, you have found it right now - female dreadlocks hairstyles. Yes, that may sound and look a bit more than you were ready for. Still, dreads styles for women are not a rare thing nowadays and you are completely free to wear them. Besides, white women dreads are very versatility. Actually, people consider them relaxed rasta styles, but the truth is that your dreads can look very elegant depending on the way you wear them. First of all you will need to get them styled. It will take time. Be ready that you will spent several hours with your hair stylist before you will see the locked hair. The braided hairstyles of this type are actually protective styles, mainly meant t protect natural hair and provide their secure growth. But well, they are simply gorgeous.
Female dreads are non-formal hair looks. They simply reflect what you have inside, your inside emotions, your life vision. It means only one thing, you have to feel like wearing dreads, not just try them for a couple of days. (more…)
The old good dookie braids hairstyles are taken to the new level. Do you remember them? The on the go styles for school girls, to save mommies time and efforts. Always accompanied with huge and colorful school bows, they never attracted attention. Actually, we all know them but nowadays they are seen on grown up adult women. Why did they suddenly become so popular? The truth is that among all the various ways to wear protective hairstyles these are the easiest both to style and to wear. Imagine that instead of dozens of micro braids you will need to create just one dozen of huge kinky dookie braids. That will definitely change things and make life easier. Besides, such braids are easy to make a transition to an evening look from casual routine one. You can easily have them loose going to work, and get some updo to look more elegant at a cocktail at night.
Still in doubt abut the hairstyles being childish? Then let's scroll down to see some vibrant pictures that will obviously convince you that big braids rock. (more…)
With the intensely rising popularity of bob hairstyles, it is quite natural that they go spreading among all categories of people, into each corner of the world. It is not just the hairstyles of business women and models on the catwalks. Bob cuts are the styles that each woman can adopt form Asia to Africa to US. So there is nothing surprising that black women also managed to adopt the trend in their way. Well, for black ladies you will find two options. One is to relax hair and boast straight bob. But it will imply some difficulties in regards to styling and care. So there is the second and best option - short box braids hairstyles. Yes, these are the very protective hairstyles but of bob cut length. Isn't it amazing to wear your comfortable locs and boast one of the trendiest cuts of our times? Definitely, these styles are worthy trying.
Below you will find a short gallery with some ideas on short braids hairstyles for black women. Give space to your fantasy and play with bog and micro braids, with colors and beads. This will provide a unique look to you. (more…)
The boho chic looks are the timeless images that each has to try at least once. Originally Boheme was a class of society, loving culture high fashion and refined looks. Well, those times are gone and now instead we have glam society, but it is not the same. In any case from past we see no the Bohemian hairstyles. They can be different for sure and mostly represent relaxed, careless looks of people who do not care much of how they look, rather than where they are to enjoy their lives. Among all the styles, boho braids hairstyles occupy unique place.
Maybe because in modern times messy looks are very popular and we often see bed head effect hairstyles. Such braids will update your look for any occasion. Really, you can go to a date or cocktail party, and you can wake up in the morning with such style already on your head. Scroll down and find out some cute ideas on braided styles loose, relaxed, with ropes and flowers and other accessories. (more…)
If you think that there is no any hairstyle that you haven't tried, consider half up half down box braids bun ideas. At first sight very easy and casual styles, can look quite elegant and business too. Actually, box braids are very cool and on their base you can create any hairstyles you can imagine from ordinary ponytails to much more elegant French braids. Well, black ladies will agree that among updos, buns are the most appropriate for box braids. The donut bun looks big and impressive. Above all there is nothing co located in its styling. Just like a regular bun, half up half down buns are also worth attention.
They are meant to show off you versatile nature. On the one hand with half top knot you boast you long healthy jumbo braids. While on the other hand you have an updo that is nice and functional, takes hair away from face and looks cool. (more…)
Protective hairstyles are traditionally considered black women hair looks. That is quite easy to understand. The black hair type is rather vulnerable to the influence and pollution of the surrounding environment, The frizzy and dizzy hair are easily damaged, that is why they are often style into jumbo braids and twists. However, somehow we never thought of white girl box braids. Actually, the famous hair extensions are quite popular among white women as well. The below picture will prove you that white girls can really rock jumbo braids.
Perhaps, the difference lies in the conception only. For white girls we can hardly call box braids protective styles. Indeed, they are just cool styles that you have to try. Well, if you have enough courage to do it. (more…)