Braided updo hairstyles are very easy to do. You just have to have patience, have a lot of time and of course, some extra cash to spare for your braided hair style. A braided up is considered as one of the most popular hairstyles today, and the look can be achieved in so many different ways. These days you can choose how high your ponytail will reach, how long it will be and how many braids you will do. There are no rules when it comes to the number and types of braids you can put on your head. You can create the most exotic look using only two strands or you can choose the shortest possible braid.
Braided black hairstyles are extremely versatile. There are so many different variations of braid hairstyles that there is sure to be one that will suit every personality type. If you have long hair, a simple up do with braids all the way to the front can do wonders for your appearance. For those who don’t have a lot of length to work with, the side braid with bangs can provide great coverage from the front while letting your hair down a bit. Braids made into pigtails can also give an illusion of length, but with natural black hair this is a great option.
Braided hairstyles can also create great eye-catching facial features. You can create cute smoky eyes, glamorous glares or gorgeous almond shaped glares all with the same braid. Depending on what type of facial features you would like to accentuate, you can choose either short or long braid which will naturally frame your face. If you would like to highlight your eyes, a simple up do with short braids around the eyes can be perfect. If you want to create a wider eye-shadow effect, then a longer braid can work beautifully to create a more dramatic look around the eye.
A black braided hairstyle is also great for those who have short hair and are looking to add some texture to it. Since black hair is usually very smooth, adding some texture can really make it look slimmer and more luxurious. Braids can be worn in a variety of different ways depending on how you would like them to look and the overall look you are going for. The classic up do is one of the most popular hairstyles for black hair because of its versatility.
Another great option when it comes to black hair is the faux hawk hairstyle. These are simply black braids that are styled in such a way as to resemble the look of a hawk’s wings. These are very versatile and look great on most styles regardless of which part of the head they are placed on.
The most versatile and current trend when it comes to braided black hair is the cornrow hairstyle. This looks very natural on most black people and so is often the choice of people who have naturally curly or frizzy hair. The cornrow is simply braided in sections, starting at the bottom of the head and plaited with wide, evenly spaced sections along the scalp. The cornrow is then left to dry, which thickens the hair. If you decide to thin the front portion of your braids, thinning the back is also an option and works great if you are looking for a thicker appearance.