In early times, braids were used for many different purposes such as protective measure; sometimes for tribal identity. These days, it is for something diferent; beauty. It has become everyone’s best hairstyles, especially among African Americans. In the 90’s African American artists like Janet Jackson made braids the hairstyles for black community. Every cover of magazine then had long box braids in display. It became so accepted that men and kids join in the rock of braids.
Coming down to the year 2000’s braids had a rebrand. Much more beautiul styles began to trend. Hairstylists improved their game, dolling out styles in line with the trend. Many crazy styles that win the heart of young ladies began to emerge. This is how braiding won the heart of the people especially, the black American Community. Trending right now are the box braids, Lemonade, Cornrows, ponytail and so on.
Below are some of the samples of beautiful braids trending nowadays!
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