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There are so many times you want to make a braid and you want the best of it but without clear picture to show your stylist, you might end up getting the style you don’t want or something outdated and that’s why we have carefully arranged some of the best box braids that are not only going to be trending in 2019 but are soon going to be part of every ladies 2020 hairstyles plan.
This post includes only beautiful and stylish short box braids that are perfect for all kinds of occasion, short box braids takes half of the time you would spend on a long braid so it’s time to rev up your confidence and have your stylist making a short goddess braid suitable for you.
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Short Box Braids For Every Lady
Another interesting thing about box braids is the fact that you can lighten them up with different colors of attachment that suits you perfectly.
1. Jumbo Short Box Braid
You must be familiar with jumbo box braids as they pretty popular form of braids and while making it long might be common, short jumbo box braids are more comfortable and faster to make, it’s length is usually very short compared to other braids.
2. Triangle Box Braid
Triangle braids are similar to jumbo box braids but have a twisted base and a tad longer than jumbo braids, you can also plait triangle braids in twisting form as that takes lesser time to make.
3. Short Bob Braid
Bob braids are a lot lighter compared to jumbo braids and it’s usually burnt at the tip to keep it from losing and also it’s more beautiful with Brazillian wool than any braid would be.
4. Tiny Box Braid With Full Frontal
If you are a fan of tiny braids but can’t bear sitting for hours then you can go for this short braid to cut the long hours spent making long braids short, the tip is always very smooth and penciled to make it look just like a tiny braid.
5. Braided Bob With Side Part
Stylist and those who knows their braid will probably tell you, you are missing out if you haven’t tried box braid with side parting, it is referred to as the perfect chic style, the parting could also be at the centre to make it look even more classic.
6. Twisted Box Braid
Twister box braid takes very little time to make and if you have nice hair follicles, it tend to last a lot longer, you should get a good stylist on this though because if not done properly and tightly, it looses at the tip.
7. Knotted Box Braid Selah Marley
This is called knotted because the tip of the braid is knotted, not really burnt and it also lasts a long while if you are good at carrying braids. There are many length you can make this braid depending on your preference.
8. Salt And Pepper Bob
This comes with a colour trend hence the name salt and pepper as there is mixing of colours involve and it’s a side parting too, any colour can be mixed to make this particular braid interesting.
9. Senegalese Twist
If you are on the hunt for a suitable formal braid then this is go to braid, very adorable and totally transforms the face, giving it a more beautiful and subtle look.
10. Chunky Bob
This is new in trend but has been widely accepted, you can’t help but love the simplicity of it and if styled properly, you can flaunt it more and enjoy its durability.
11. Bob With Bangs
Time to curve those braids a little, add some classic bangs to it, nothing too dramatic but obvious enough to be flaunted.
12. Feathers Box Braid
This is one braid a lots of ladies would definitely boast of making, might look like it’s a time taking braid but it’s not due to how short it is. The shorter a feathers box braid is, the lesser time it consumes.
13. Feed-In-Bob Braid
Go the extra miles with your braid and add some feed to it, the look is just right for practically all occasion.
14. A-line Cut Box Braid
A-line cut box braid is another simple box braid we can call classy, you can make this braid with feeds in it to add more glamour to it.
16. Shoulder Length Box Braid With Wide Bangs
Here is another well talked about box braid, the bang is usually wide at the mouth to avoid it becoming too cold off and the neck and thereby inconvenient you however you can reduce the length to make it comfortable.
17. Shoulder Length asymmetric Box Braid
This won’t be a complete list without the well known asymmetric box braid to complete it, it’s a pretty popular braid and often confused with other box braids but this has more volume and one side should be fuller than the other side.
Box braids are exotic hairstyles and often chosen due to it’s ability to last, box braids does not select hair types either and highly recommended for natural and transitioning hair. Did you find the right short box braid for yourself? We would love to know what box braid you picked in the comment section and follow us on Instagram @thrivenaija for more beautiful braid styles.
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