The Most-Approved Box Braid Hairstyles Will Inspire You This Summer – Box braids are a style of African braid very popular with afro hair girls because it allows them to preserve their hair during regrowth.
For as long as we can remember, summer has been the unofficial box braid season. Obviously, the protective style is a year-round look that’s hardly confined to a specific type of weather.
But when the weather warms up, we almost always see an uptick in braided styles in my neighborhood and amongs our fellow black girlfriends. And with that comes a desire to know how to style box braids beyond your basic down ‘do or top knot.
From unicorn hair color to prim and proper updos, here are some of the standouts.