If you’re hoping to wear them for the first time or a plaited veteran, braids are one of the easiest ways to style your hair. To shield your dark brown hair from the heat and moisture of summer, you may use braids or keep your strands covered from the harsh winds of winter. You’ve come to the right place if it sounds like braids are your dream hairstyle match.
There are plenty of ways to braid your mane and for natural hair forms, these African hair braiding styles are some of our favorites. We’ve got you covered, from micro braids up to cornrows. We’re breaking down everything you need to know about and how to properly care for some of the most common African hair braiding styles.