Use hair accessories, like beads, colorful clips, ribbons, bandanas, headbands, cute elastic bands, etc., to add more style and color to your braided hairstyles. Braids are very popular, and braided hairstyles have always been a common part of the African-American fashion. Braids offer style and make the Afro hair very manageable, which makes them a very popular hairstyles.
Afro hair is extremely curly, coarse, and thick, which makes it very difficult to maintain. Hence, many people tend to keep their hair short for easier maintenance. Because of our hectic lives, many parents tend to keep their children's hair short so that they are easy to maintain. However, if your child has longer or overgrown hair then braided hairstyles are the way to go. There are hundreds of combination braid hairstyles. Some are as simple as the English braid, while some are intricate-looking ones like the designer cornrows.
Straight Cornrow Braids
Designer Cornrow Braids
Single or Two Strand Twist Braids
In single strands, hair is divided in very small sections, and each section is tightly twisted after application of styling gel, and then secured at the scalp with bobby pins. When entire mane is covered, you need to leave the pins for a day or two. When you open the pins, you will notice the hair is nicely twisted. A hair setting spray will maintain the look.
Remember that these styles need proper washing and care so that the hair doesn't get damaged. So follow the right hair care routine and give your kids a cool and cute look.