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How to Slay Boho Box Braids

You can use smaller sections of hair extensions so that you get a fuller look, without the added weight. Before we get into today’s post, I’d like to bring your attention to the related posts below which details what to do when you have a protective hairstyle on. Braiding hair is, of course, the number one essential to this style. Try out this ombré hair to achieve that voluminous, curly-braid look. Box braids can cost anywhere between $150 and $300 depending on the desired style, length, stylist and location of your salon. If you find that your hair is feeling dry and needs more product, continue to add the Edge Control Smoother throughout.

Hair like this versatile and can be as glam or as subtle and chic as you like. As the curls really stand out, it is perfect for those who love curls and want them to be noticed. Different part shapes can really jazz up your hair. Box braids are popular and so are triangle parts. This hairstyle features triangle part braids and as you can see, it looks so trendy!

The braiding hair should be 100% kanekalon hair, which has the perfect texture for braiding. You can choose from many extension hair brands, but X-Pressions brand braiding hair is known to be softer than the rest. For most curly hair types, washing braids once a week should suffice.

To get a slick and sleek look, use Bed Head by TIGI After Party Smoothing Cream. Nine times out of 10, getting your hair braided is an investment of time and money, so you want ’em to last for as long two dyed strands of hair as possible. For braids done with natural hair, that might mean up to a week, while feed-in protective styles can last up to six weeks. Here we have long braids that are styled and worn to one side.

Some people may have braids that hold for a while, and on the other hand, others may see damage to their braids quicker. Knowing your hair type is important to determine when would be most appropriate to remove your braids. Side cornrows are a perfect way to pin back a portion of your hair so that you can add some structure to your curls without completely taming them. With just a few low-maintenance mini braids, you can get your curls away from one side of your face and feel put together with little effort.

Ensure that you use the right product that is the best for hydration. It will ensure that the hair isn’t dry as the process is being carried out. One of the best hydration products is hydrating oil. However, this might be worth it for the sake of your hair’s wellbeing. If you’re still feeling afraid that there is a possibility that you might damage your natural hair, you could instead go for a knotless braid. A knotless braid that is installed correctly is one of the best ways that your hair can stay traction-free, preventing hair breakage and damage.

Or, if your braids are thin enough, you can also use a flat iron to flatten them. Make sure you use some kind of hydrating oil, like Argan oil, after applying heat to your braids. A waterfall braid is a braid you can use when you want to keep your hair down but incorporate something intricate near the top of your hair. It’s a great formal hairstyle for long hair you can hold on to for date night, a work event, or any other special occasion.