Braids date back to as early as 3500 BC.
Over the years we have experienced a shift in braiding styles, techniques, and even colors.
2022 saw a further advancement in both tweaks to old styles and techniques as well as an emergence of new ones.
In this article we’ll give you a detailed overview on top braided hairstyles, black braided hairstyles and trends for black girls and women in 2023.
We will also be answering questions like;
How long do braids last?
Depending on the hairstyle, braids can last for 3 to at most 5 weeks.
Do braids make your hair grow faster?
Braids don’t necessarily make your hair grow faster, but they are a great protective style. Protective styles allow your hair to remain undisturbed since they require little to no maintenance
Do braids damage your hair?
Unless your stylist braids too tightly around your edges, braids do not damage your hair.
What are knotless braids?
Knotless braids are the light weight and tension less version of box braids achieved using a method where the braid is fed into your natural hair to achieve a flatter look.
Are knotless braids better?
Their light weight nature and lack of a knot which is easier on the scalp) make them a go to for many.