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All About Hair Braiding

Updated on September 15, 2009

Hair Braiding Styles

senegale Twist
senegale Twist
Kinky Twist
Kinky Twist
Fluffy Twist
Fluffy Twist
Soft Twist
Soft Twist
Two strand twist with synthetic hair
Two strand twist with synthetic hair

The wonder of hair Braiding

She turns heads, she’s an individual, she’s professional and yet can be quite electrifying in an evening setting.  The woman with the African American hair style consisting of different hair braids styles has the look of having it all together.  It’s easy to display chic, sassy, sophisticated and yet spirited.  She conveys an image of knowing what she wants and how to go after it.  Why is it, besides the obvious images of sex appeal, authority and being down right good looking, that so many are opting for braids?


The answer lies in the fact that when women are considering braids they can find so much individuality.  Look at the pictorial galleries of the finest hair braiding salons and you’ll find a myriad of styles, on all sorts of women, from sassy to chic to fun.  You can have something as fun carefree looking as the Pixie Braids or as soft and glamorous as the Nubian Silk.  Both styles, and so many more, lend an aire of being put together yet each style has its own look.  The other benefit to braids is that they fit just about any length of hair!  Braids are not just for long hair anymore.  It is just as common to see stylists use hair extensions to arrive at the perfect look.


The secret behind using braids for most women lies in the fact that they are easy to maintain.   This is a real plus for the woman on the go.  Aside from the fact that it takes time to put the hair in those perfect looking braids, and that it takes a skilled stylist with a lot of experience to do it quick and right, once a session with your hair stylist is done your hair is practically maintenance free for up to eight weeks.  No more fighting to get a brush through your hair on a busy morning.  You can slip from the work day to an evening on the town without having to worry about your hair – it’s perfect all the time!  For the professional woman who has to worry about her image all of the time, hair braids make it easy to always look your best.  There simply are no more ‘bad hair days’.

> If you wonder how much individuality you can have, take a look at the services section of most hair braiding shop.  You’ll find listed no less than twenty-five unique styles they specialize in.  New Styles include: Spring Twist, Nubian twist, Nubian Silk, Fluffy twist, New bomb twist, Nubian natural, Nubi Nubi and many more.African Hair braiding is the way to go to grow or protect your hair.

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      Tina Williams 

      8 years ago

      Beautiful pictures!


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