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Box braids stand the test of time as a classic choice among Black girl hairstyles. Whether you're in the early years of life or celebrating a century or two, that initial glimpse of your hair neatly arranged in these parted plaits is incomparable. While these braids are often chosen for their protective qualities, their charm extends beyond mere functionality. They not only provide a shield for your curls, ensuring their well-being, but also contribute length and a dash of style to your overall look.
The versatility of long box braids is remarkable, offering a plethora of styling options that can be both exciting and overwhelming. From traditional wear to innovative variations, like the contemporary goddess braids—a revamped nod to the '90s pick-and-drop braids—and the trendy flip-over braids, the evolution of long box braids seems boundless. It's a testament to the creativity and endless possibilities within this timeless hairstyle.
If you find yourself yearning for more than the routine of tossing your braids over your shoulders or securing them in a ponytail, you are at the right spot. Ahead, we present the latest and most stylish ways to showcase your long box braids.
If you constantly change your hairstyle and are always on the lookout for something new and unique then you must be aware of the power of just a little change. Just as we do parting in our hair, a side parting hairstyle can make as much difference as a middle one can do, so you can change up your look by opting for a different parting then your regular middle part to make your look standout.
How about a sleek box braid ponytail but with a soft accent of natural curls at the bottom? This will make your hair flips a little less heavier on your scalp and also make you look like you did something unique and on your own. This hairstyle looks great on long hair and that's what we are looking for right?
No worries if you don’t want to opt for a soft box braid ponytail above, you can go all-in with the box braid trend by achieving this sky high ponytail that looks extremely gorgeous. This hairstyle looks best with high-necks, turtle-necks and when you are all layered in the winter season, but beside that it can also make you flowy off shoulder dresses look standout.
When in a hurry or running late to work, this will save you a lot of time and also a single claw clip can make a big difference, no wonder why I adore hair accessories so much. Get yourself the most trendiest claw clip set and mix and match according to the occasion to rock this effortless gorgeous hairstyle.
Embellishments are not only limited to fashion, beauty, and nails, but now they can be slayed by putting them into your hair. Opt for soft colored beads for when you want to glam-up but don’t want to look too playful but cute. While for the bold and playful moods go for neon colored beads or all shimmery to make them stare.
How about a little accent of box braids with natural and blonde hair? Give off a perfect bohemian vibe with this one, as this is cute, versatile, timeless, and looks great for almost any occasion especially for beach getaways. The combination of perfect beachy waves and tiny box braids are making me drool over this one.
So, now that you have all the inspiration to change up your regular box braid look, which one will you try first? I am sure you will start from the simplest one like the claw clip one or the side parted one as they are extremely gorgeous and take seconds to achieve. While other ones may take some time but surely take someone's breath away.