What are three African braiding styles?


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According to Trendinghairstyles.com, the top three African hair braiding styles are Havana Twists, Micro/Mini Braids and Box/Janet Braids. Havana twists are usually thicker twists, whereas micro/mini braids are smaller single braids, typically only braided halfway and letting the rest of the hair flow free. Box braids are considered "boho chic."

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Some other popular braiding hairstyles include French braids, cornrows, herringbone/fish braids, Dutch braids, fishtail braids, lace braids and yarn braids. The difference between herringbone/fish braids and fishtail braids is that the latter are much looser.

Braids can be a good way to protect hair because they last for several months and help retain the length of hair.

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