African American braids hairstyles are very versatile. There are a no rules to rock braided hair. It depends on your personalities, careers and a lot of other personal preferences if you want to choose to rock it. For African American people, African American French braids hairstyles come and go and sometimes it is very difficult to stay up to date with the current hair trends for black hair.
Maybe you are thinking that crochet braids are a braided hair style which was popular in 1999. The crochet braided hair style is the great protective style. 100% of your hair can be protected as your while head is braided underneath the crochet.
Meanwhile, the crochet braided hair styles can be applied by using a couple of crochet weaves. The curly or kinky look is more popular if you want to have straight and sleek look. If you apply this style correctly you can get a very natural look. Real fact is, a couple of natural women apply this trending hairstyle when they want to apply protective hairstyle.
Pro and cons
There are a couple of pros that you can get when applying African American French braids hairstyles. You can get a stylish look when you apply this kind of hairstyle. And then, this hairstyle is very protective hairstyle. The most important thing is this hairstyle is very easy to maintain. Meanwhile, there are also a couple of disadvantages of crochet braided hair for example, if too tight, braids can be dangerous to edges. If you are not installed this hairstyle correctly, this can look unnatural. If you kept in too long, it can be damaging.
How to braid your hair before crochet hair
First of all you have to cornrow your hair from ear to ear. This is very perfect for straight textures and pre-twisted or pre-braided textures. It allows your hair to lay flat with no parts exposed. Cornrow going straight back and then you have to attach it across the nape of the neck. This hairstyle is perfect for those of you who have most curly and wavy textures. It allows your hair to be pulled up with no braids being exposed. If you want to apply beehive cornrow pattern, it is perfect for volume. It will look very natural if the braids begin in the middle and ends at the perimeter. For those of you who like a big hair, this pattern is very suitable for you.