Hair styling is something that most women get engaged with. Women are overly in love with their own hairs that they take care of it like it’s the most important part of their lives.
Most women choose styles that fit their personality. And the most used hair styling of women is the braids. Braids can come in different styles. Braids have overcome the basic notion of being a one strand hanging down the middle of the back type.
From one strand, a popular three strand has become famous. But nowadays, multiple strands have become an in-style.
The following is a list of the common braid styles used for grooming a woman’s hair:
- English braid
- French braid
- Dutch braid
- Biker’s braid
- Crown braid
English is the most basic and common braid and is made by starting at the nape of neck while doing the right over middle action while braiding three strands and secured by an elastic.
French braid starts at the top of the hairline of the forehead until the middle of the back using three strands being braided performing left over middle action.
Dutch braid is the counterpart of the French braid, braiding starts under going above the hairline.
A biker’s braid is mostly used by motorcyclists and is done by gathering the hair in a ponytail then braiding smaller portions of the hair.
Crown braids are normally weaved around the French braid.
Some other styles of braid are:
- Heidi braid
- Square-4 strand braid
- Multi strand braid
- Rope braid
- Herringbone braid
- Lace braid
- Straight braids
- Micro braids
- Sloppy braids
There are also styles of braids that combine the normal braid and they are the following:
- Classic braids
- Cascade braids
- Combination braids
- Accent braids
Braids also come in styles made especially for kids, men and women. Obviously, there are varieties of braids that can be chosen from and applied to style hair up.
What is important is to choose a style will work considering the face, the personality and especially the type of hair being braided. Braids are a beautiful art of hair styling. It will be fun to somehow experiment with the different styles of braids to see what fits you most.