Best Box Braids Hairstyles for Black Women
The Box Braids hairstyles have been around like for a long time now. During the 90’s this hairstyle was at the peak of its popularity with top fashion icons and singers of girl bands adorning box braids making it cool and hip.
Now, the box braid is the style for any one who wants to keep a natural look and for some one who wants those strands of hair out of their face. The box braids hairstyles have actually been a norm for the black women forever now.
This style though faded for a while it has come back in vogue since 2015 with celebrities like Zoe Kravitz and the Knwles sisters sporting the neatly tangled sleek tresses.
Here are some of the best box braids styles for your hair:
The “Beyonce” Bun
French beauty blogger, Priscilla created this hairstyle after getting inspiration from Beyonce’s style. Beyonce had famously sported the box braid bun style giving birth to her first child Blue Ivy. All you need to achieve this hairstyle is a stretchable headband and long box-braided hair.
Side Part With A Long Thin Box Braids
Long box braids are what that adds to you the sexiness of a pop star from the 90’s. Long braids though heavy add a different charm to the personality. And if you can keep them neatly clean and sleek with a side part it gives the most exotic and attractive look. Sort this hairstyle with thick eyebrow and lips that is a little overdrawn.
Long & Medium Braids
This box braids style looks perfect for women of color with a highlighted eye makeup. Long braids are what is the fashion norm today. And if you can sport that long and relaxed not so thin box braids then it can be a head turner.
Silver Gray Long Box Braids
The natural color of box braids are colored in to a granny chic hue of silver gray. The multiple strands braids look best when the length is just enough to fall over the shoulder with loose strands. This hairstyle calls for highlighted lips and cheekbones but if you want to go natural then that works just fine.
Black and White Box Braids
The black and white box braids hairstyles offer a very intricate and contemporary look. It gives an impression as if the hair has been jut dipped partly in to a box of white paint resulting in black and white braids that start with black at the root and end mostly in white towards the end.