Protective hairstyles for black women are a great choice for ladies who are sick and tired of everyday fuss with hair styling process. And actually it not only about being tired, but also about beauty and versatility of hair designs. For sure with hair straightened you are will be amazing, or if you style it curly or bouncy wavy. But sometimes you feel to look authentic and stylish at the same time. This is the moment for natural hairstyles. Among the widest options today I will put some accent on the long box braids hairstyles for black women. Box braids are the styles that keep being fashionable no matter what new tendencies bring us. From the times when we were kids our moms plaited braids using some extensions, to keep hair from damaging from the environmental influence and pollution, and also to free themselves from routine hairstyling processes.
Being mature ladies now we keep loving box braids, and that is very just and honest, cause they are fantastic. Long hairstyles based on these braids can be left loose, tied in a ponytail, in an exquisite updo, in a high bun and braided into French and Dutch braids. Eager to see the hairstyles pics? Here they are! (more…)
Hairstyles for black women are really dazzling. From very childhood mothers go on creating infinite types of braids on our hair, on the one hand to look beautiful and on the other of course to avoid problems with styling hair each morning. I am talking about protective hairstyles we are used from the time when we were kids. But these very braids hairstyles a are extremely popular for grown ups as well. When you plan a vacation and want to devote all your time to having fun and enjoying yourself, you go and make some natural braided hairstyles with your stylist. When you feel that you hair is tired of straightening and applying different hair care means, you go and make twist and braids.
And we all know that the most popular hairstyles are done with hair extensions. From the very famous box braids to Marley braids and Senegalese twists, the versatility of styles will amaze you and arm with possible hair solutions for any season. (more…)
Braids hairstyles are incredibly versatile and it seems that every day we face some new styles appear in social networks, designed and invented by common people. From classy French braids to dreads, we have seen so many styles and variations that hardly anything can surprise us now. However there is one old good style that came forward again during fashion weeks and hair trends 2016 - and we talk about cornrows. The popular hairstyles have been seen not only on black women, many celebrities have appeared with cornrow braids at fashion shows, red carpet and in common life.
Cornrows are a really complicated style, plaited with three strands. Still modern hair looks do not force you to wear all mane plaited. Just one strand in cornrows can convert your image at once, add some zest to you waves or an updo hairstyles. Don´t you believe me? Let´s see the braided hairstyles pictures right now! (more…)
«How to do box braids» question seems to lose its sense now that we have in fashion new protective natural hairstyles for black women – crochet braids. Recently many stylists refer to this brand new tendency but not all of us already know what crochet braids are and how to style them. Here we go to explain you a bit about this unique braiding style that doesn't look like braids at all. Indeed, crochet braids are just some hair extensions fixed to your natural hair, more precisely they are crocheted to the braided base on your scalp. But don´t be afraid. These glamorous curly tresses are fixed to your natural hair quite easily, you will just need latch hook and cornrows on your head to create the popular black hairstyles.
I must say that these protective hairstyles were very popular in ´90s, and African American women all-around were wearing long curly hair, but the difference between modern and older versions is obvious. The new hair extensions are of much better quality, and the braiding techniques have also undergone evolution, so the result that you will have now will be really amazing and looking very natural. (more…)
Hairstyles for black men have always been unique and extraordinary. And that is due to incomparable hair type and texture. Dry and frizzy hair, very often curly, allowed men to go on inventing the best hair solutions throughout history. That is why we are very likely to see a black guy with long box braids, with statement dreads, and even twists. Of course this is not only about natural protective hairstyles. The short haircuts are also worth attention – the shaved sides or patterned sides crops, the Mohawk styles, the most popular fade hairstyles are all very fitting African American face shape, features and life style.
Hair trends 2016 for black mens’ hair designs keep on following one tendency – anything you like close to looking natural. That is to say you can´t suddenly take and straighten your hair dying it blonde. But you can choose any authentic looking hairstyle you wish, and they are quite many indeed. (more…)
Ladies with natural African hair type must know that box braids are the life savior for them. For sure, boosting natural hair is also good, but imagine so much time spent on managing the extra curly natural hairstyles of black women. If you get tired of that at a certain moment you have an excellent solution to have rest for a month or even two and enjoy your life and beautiful looks. Among the African braiding styles and techniques, small box braids are the ones that make you feel like having natural hair, cause they have movement and they are quite soft and tender. Besides, they can the excellent base for numerous hairstyles from easy ponytails to exquisite Mohawk hairstyles.
For sure you must get ready that to create small braids will take you time, a lot of time. If you are afraid of having headaches because of the tight small plaits, you can ask your stylist to create the braids a bit loose to avoid any inconvenience. Mind that unlike big box braids, small ones are made with less hair extensions, so they are much less heavy. (more…)
Hairstyles for black women are versatile, are unique, are interesting and amazing. And I am not only about natural hairstyles, cause they can be frizzy and hard to deal with, but mostly about fabulous African braids styles for black women. Yes, the braiding types and styles are quite different, and depending on what you like more you are free to choose any of them. The good thing is that once you know what popular braids to choose, you can go on inventing hairstyles in their base - from simple ponytails to exquisite Mohawk.
All the types of African braids that we are going to discuss make perfect protective hairstyles and will allow you forget about daily hair care procedures and will allow your hair grow out fast and easy. Actually for black hair type, I must say, that braided hairstyles are almost the best solution. Let's see the types and pictures now! (more…)