Individual braids are single-braided sections of the hair where three equal sections of the hair are intertwined or weaved into one another. The braids can be assembled with natural hair or extensions.
Individual braids can be dressed up with a ponytail or intertwined into an updo. Individuals with coarse hair textures often incorporate individual braids to transition the hair from relaxers to more of a natural look, which often allows the hair time to recover and rest while maintaining a neat appearance. The length of time to assemble a three-section, individual braid depends on the length and texture of the hair.