Often referred to as banana cornrows, Ghana braids are formed by using hair or extensions that touch the scalp. Making your own Ghana braids is super simple as long as you know all the right tips and tricks (and we got those covered here of course)!
And did you know that braid hairstyles from Ghana are not just for women but work well for men as well? There are lots of inspiring looks for men to achieve by following the same Ghana braiding steps for women listed below, whether it’s cornrows or box braids, so men, stay tuned!
We’ll clarify everything you need to know about Ghanaian braids in this article: history, how to make braids, the best brands, inspiring hairstyles for Ghanaian braids, and more!