Topic: braids

8 Different Kinds Of African Braids That You Should Rock

8 Different Kinds Of African Braids That You Should Rock

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The world of African braiding is big, everyone. So big that it’s easy to get the different styles mixed up. There are even some out there that you probably have never even heard of! If you’re curious about rocking some braids soon, then you need to know exactly what kind you want to get without getting your Marley Twists and your Senegalese Twists mixed up. More »

Fun Ways For Black Chicks To Wear Braids With A Little Help From Pinterest

Fun Ways For Black Chicks To Wear Braids With A Little Help From Pinterest

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When I was a kid I always wore my hair in braids. They were long extensions that fell past my shoulders and, while the process took a few hours, they were so low maintenance that it was hard not to love them. They even allowed me to swim without my hair turning into a ’70s flashback. I finally got tired of them by middle school and started straightening my hair exclusively. I did that until college, when I started to wear my hair naturally, curly and hot comb free. Yes, I willingly decided that I wanted my hair to become a ’70s flashback. More »