What are box braids?
Box braids are one of three strands braids styles. Unlike regular braids, the stylist will use extension to do those types of braids. the name derives from the partition of the hair. Originally, box braids have a box partition. However, they have many different partitions today. Indeed, it’s common to see triangular, partition, round or oval.
They have three main benefits:
- Quickness: they are usually done pretty quick. Depending on the length and thickness it takes around 2 to 5 hours. It does still seem very long; but that’s as quick as it gets for braids.
- Styling: You can do many styles with them, which makes them very attractive
- Protection: they also help protect your hair and help it grow.