Creativity in Braiding: Things to Know

Braids of many kinds have been popular for many years. Janet wore giant and box braided in Poetic Justice, Queen Latifah wore curls in Set It Off, while Brandy wore micros. Braids in vivid colors, various designs, fishtail knots, and even braids used to create faux loc styles have all been seen. We’ve seen everything!

Hair negligence is real, and it may actually be harmful. While knotless braids and other preventive styles are choices for rocking your locks, hair neglect is real. Here are some  recommendations for getting the most out of your knotless braids while maintaining your hair looking beautiful underneath:

Keep your skin clear and moisturized on a routine basis.

Even after your installation, it’s critical to maintain your hair hydrated and eliminate debris from your scalp to ensure that it thrives below. A  Caramel Cowash is one of my favorite cleansers for eliminating residue. It’s light, so it won’t weigh down your hairstyle after cleaning, and it’s moisturizing and breakage-reducing — the ideal cleaning combination for any type of extension.

Don’t go overboard with the fashion.


The purpose of a preventive style installation is to give your hair a rest for a short period of time. While certain protective styles, such as knotless braids, can be worn for up to 8 weeks, we recommend wearing them for no more than 4-6 weeks to minimize long-term harm to your hair below.

Pay attention to the thickness of your hair.

Before you receive your knotless braids, take the time to understand the porosity of your hair. Because of the weight of the mesh, fine hair does not fare well with huge box braids; if braids are too thick, fine hair might be pulled straight out of the scalp. While protective style, like Buritti Nectar Hair Repair Oil is recommended for boosting hair from root to tip. The Omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids in this oil will strengthen your real hair and nurture your scalp. We also recommend consulting with your stylist before beginning any installation.