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The Box Braid Updo to End ALL Box Braid Updos

The warm weather is finally easing in – and soon we’ll be lounging by the pool and posting sun-kissed selfies on Instagram. The PERFECT ‘do for any naturalista to enjoy the warm weather and waves is box braids.

Box braids are the ultimate versatile protective style – they can be worn in a variety of styles while having your natural hair tucked away in a low manipulation state.

I’ve installed by own box braids for years, partly because I’m so obsessive about my edges….and I tend to wear my braids for 8-10 weeks at a time. If you want to find out how I maintain my box braids, check out this vintage post about “shampooing” my braids and this post about how I refresh my braids and prep for bed.

This #boxbraids updo is the GOAT. Click To Tweet

In this video tutorial I’m showing now of my most favorite  box braid updos, I can’t wait for my next braid install…..


Do you have a favorite box braids style? Show me, drop a pic!


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