Hairstyles That Stay Trendy: Cornrow Braid (Ghana Braids)

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Cornrow Braid or what many African women call weaving/ Ghana braids is the perfect hairstyle to try mid week if you are tired of your present look. Its a style for all ages, it can be simple or complicated whatever tickles your fancy. Below are some ways you can go when choosing this look.

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Decide to maintain a simple cornrow braid by taking it all  to the back without too many stylish cuts, parts. you could make it in simple zig zags or part it a little to the side if taking it all back wouldn’t suite the shape of your faceciara

 

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COMPLICATE IT A LITTLE

Add twists and turns  to your cornrow braid for a different finish, you could also add some wooden beads to make it more African but still keep it simple. The longer a simple  braid is the better.

you could also style it up in a way you could  wrap it up into a bun at the top.

 

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ADD SOME MORE COMPLICATIONS

Take it the cornrow braid a notch by adding complicated twists, you could also bring the braids to the middle or bring the excess to the front and wrap up like the styles below, anything to make it stand out.

 

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SPICE IT UP WITH MULTIPLE COLORS

Colors make the cornrow braid pop, instead of the proverbial black you could spice it up and give it a spark by using or adding other colors like wine, purple or gold. 5

 

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SPICE IT UP: RETRO AFRO LOOK

Afro is definitely a retro look so you could braid it all up to the middle and add an afro weave behind.

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Here’s a simple cornrow braid hairstyle tutorial you can do yourself or get your sister’s, neighbor or cousin to do for you.

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