Braiding hair has been a tradition amongst the black community for a long period of time. For this reason therefore, most black mothers, sisters and cousins love having braided hairstyles. This traditional way of styling the hair has cut across many different cultures which includes African American women, and girls plus a few if not most of the white ladies.
Quite frankly, braids hairstyles look great on ladies of all types irrespective of whether they are black, African American or white.
In this write-up, we will focus on mainly braids hairstyles for black women which will charm their look this season. It should be noted that braiding hair takes some good time and it often hurts but surprisingly, the end result is worth it.
African braided hairstyles truly look unique and creative whereby they can be styled in various ways in order to achieve that sexy and beautiful appeal. The braided hairstyles can also be experimented with different colors without the commitment of dying you natural hair. You can as well style your braids with barrettes, headbands turbans and much more. This makes me conclude that braids hairstyles for black women is versatile in that it has unlimited ways of styling and braiding it on your head.
Braided hairstyles will help to protect your natural hair from the environment and even eliminate hair-styling for months yet still looking beautiful. Below we have complied for you the best and most charming Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women that will turn heads every time you try them out.
Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women
This beautiful and elegant black woman features a unique half braided hairstyle with herringbone braids on one side of her head whereby the braids feature lots of small, intertwined pieces of hair which create an amazing braided pattern. The hair on the other side and crown section is styled straight and sleek then left to flow gently below the head past the shoulders.
This half braided hairstyle features 2 tones color whereby the braids and hair at the top of her head have a black hair color but the hair transitions into purple color as it approaches the tips/ends thus adding extra dimension and movement to this half braided hairstyle.
On the other hand, this black lady’s round face shape is framed perfectly by the long side fringe which sweeps gently across the face making her extremely beautiful, elegant but simple for that prom party. Likewise, the unique black and white earrings also match well with this braided hairstyle while drawing lots of attention towards her face.
Wow, I believe you can recreate this braids hairstyle and style it in a way that looks unique and more attractive than the way she did. Get a few tips from this lady to recreate your own personalized and tremendous half braids hairstyle.
Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women with fringe
The pretty black lady featured in the image above features a trendy half braided hairstyle with a Mohawk like shape coupled with a long wavy fringe that covers half of her face giving her a dramatic and sexy look.
This half braids hairstyle has cornrows on one side of the head and the braids are small, tight and even line up against the scalp up to around the crown section then the rest of the hair is styled into simple, soft waves which are left to flow gently below her head and past the shoulders making this lady look very gorgeous and beautiful.
This half braided hairstyle contains a dark/black color throughout which generates perfect contrast with the tone of her skin while the long silver ear rings and outfit make everything about this lady perfect. This half braided hairstyle looks creative and trendy whereby every woman would actually wish to try it out when going for that important occasion.
Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women with straight hair
The black woman seen in the picture above had her hair styled sleek and smooth at the lower section while the hair at the crown was twisted into cornrows with a slight center parting which helped to distribute hair evenly on both sides of her head.
All the hair at the top was turned into braids that run from the front to the back sections then the rest of the hair that flows off her head was styled sleek and smooth using a paddle brush and you can also see the hair in lower sections was actually proportionally distributed to both sides of head after left to drop softly past the shoulders making this black lady look like an African goddess.
On the other side, this half braided hairstyle has a dark hair color with some lighter streaks which helps to add some dimension to this hairstyle while the light color tone of her skin offers the right contrast with dark tone of hair.
In case you take simplicity seriously when choosing a braided hairstyle, then this half braided hairstyle will fulfill your styling needs. Trust me after styling this half braids hairstyle on your head, be ready to welcome thousands of positive compliments from all corners of the world.
I personally would recommend this kind of braids hairstyle to ladies with various face shapes as it will perfectly match with all face shapes. You can style and wear this kind of hairstyle to many different or various occasions which will make you standout even in a crown of many ladies with different braids hairstyles.
Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women with wavy hair
Braids coupled with waves will create an amazing and stunning effect that will make any lady look extremely beautiful for any occasion. Look at how amazing and stunning the lady featured in the picture above looks? Wow, she is perfect for any occasion be it casual or formal.
In the picture above, this black woman had her styled into a half braided hairstyle with herringbone braids at the crown which run gently from the front to the back and then secured with a braided hairband.
The rest of the hair is left to drop gently below the head in form of soft waves that continue flowing past the shoulders making her extremely beautiful and pretty. This half braided hairstyle contains a black color at the crown while the wavy hair contains black and brown color tones which help to lighten-up the entire hairstyle.
On top of that, the white outfit she is wearing matches perfectly with the dark-toned braided hairstyle hence making her simple, unique and elegant enough for any function. Wouldn’t you opt for such hairstyle to your prom or wedding party? To be its absolutely yes!
Half Braided Hairstyles for Black women with curly hair
This lady featured above has her hair styled into simple half braided hairstyle with soft curls at the lower sections the drop gently past the shoulders. The hair at the crown was twisted into small braids and then turned into micro/mini braids which are tiny and single with several colors which helped to add movement at the top section of the hairstyle.
The hair was braided half way and the rest of the hair was left fall gently below the head in form of soft, bouncy curls. Likewise, this half braided hairstyle looks very attractive and stunning because it contains 2 colors of black and dark brown which actually ensure extra dimension within the entire hairstyle.
This black lady has a light skin which offers great contrast with her dark hairstyle color hence making her just right for any prom function. However, you should also know that this curly half braided hairstyle can be achieved with either natural or synthetic hair but this will actually depend on what you actually prefer.