When it comes to braids, especially long ones, the creativity is as endless as you could imagine. The popular hairstyle has played social roles throughout history and was even used to communicate innate alliances in the past. While its symbolism has changed, this classic hairstyle is still as versatile as ever and remains the most popular hairstyle for black women. From Hollywood to Nollywood, celebs often favour the braided look when they feel the need to return to their roots or when occasion demands.
Whether it’s the classic box braids, cornrows or twists, this hairstyle is a sure way to bring out your innate beauty. But the best part of braids has got to be the ability to style in different fun ways from buns to ponytails and everything in between. And isn’t easy hair styling what every woman wants? Something playful, easy to maintain and time saving!
Not that it ever went away, but as the warmer season kicks in across the world, the braided look is back in trend and what better time to get in on the look than now?
See how your favourite Nigerian celebrities have rocked their braids…
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