Box braids are individual plaits that are usually achieved using hair extensions. The style can last for about two months or more and can be styled in various ways (ponytails, buns, braided crowns). You are probably thinking, “Hmm no dealing with natural hair for two months? How can I get started?” Well, lucky for you, we have 6 tips that will not only tell how to prepare your hair for box braids but will also keep your hair looking healthy and beautiful after removal.
Ambar Solis is a natural hair content creator and influencer in Elkridge, MD. She shares natural hair and transitioning tips based on her 5-year experience of being natural. Her goal is to inspire others to learn how to take care of and appreciate their hair regardless of texture.