Braiding hair is an ancient practice with a rich history. Today, there are many varieties of braids that each have their own unique look. In this article, we’ll look at box braids, so named because the braiding creates box-shaped sections of hair. So if you’re looking for a braided hairstyle that’ll stand out, you’re in the right place.
If you sport tattoos on your head, box braids will allow you to show off your ink. The braids form large windows through which any head tattoos will be clearly visible.
Want to spice it up a bit? Adding accessories to your braids can do just that. Here, clips are added on each braid to not only keep the braids tidy but also add some flair.
If you want really defined braids, you might like this longer style that features neat boxes and long, intricate braids.
Clean and tidy, these box braids are set into neat rows, and they end right at the natural hairline for an organic appearance.
Finally, for an all-around solid style of braiding, there’s this simple box braid cut that has tightly woven medium-sized braids.