Boys' hair can be braided at lengths as small as 2 inches, though at least 3 to 4 inches is preferable. Depending on the type of braid desired, hair may need to be longer or treated differently in order to hold. More »

Box braids will not help hair grow, but simply help with retention and breakage. When hair is braided, there is less of a chance for the hair to break off. More »

Use a rat-tail comb and a spray bottle filled with water to braid a boy’s hair. Ensure that the hair is healthy and moisturized before braiding it to create this cornrow hair style. Covering the head with a scarf or a sa... More »

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Hairstyles for boys with short hair are a short textured cut, wavy hair that is gelled for a wet look, slicked back hair with temple undercuts and a messy, bed head style. Buzz cuts are a simple hairstyle, and the hair c... More »

Long hair offers numerous styling choices, such as a standard ponytail, untied curls or a side part. Most styling options require some form of hair product and tools such as a blow dryer or curling iron. More »

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Hair is considered a long length once it passes the shoulder blades on an individual. Long hair can be very easy to manage and style if cared for properly. More »

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Many hairstyles look good with long hair, including styles that feature braids, highlights or ombre, waves and bangs. However, the placement of layers, texture and color all affect the way in which a long hairstyle works... More »

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