Here’s for the time when the clean glam look begins to give way to homely.Everyone who has had box braids on knows there is that time simply when letting your hair down doesn’t cut it.  You braids are getting old- your hair is fighting kung-fu with the extension and your roots are overtly excited.

What to do when you know you are not ready to take those braids out?

Heres what!

Try out these styles! They make even the oldest box braids look super-cool

1. Messy Crown Bun With A Headband

braids styles


2. Chunky Side Fish Tail

Chunky Side Fishtail

3. Thrown on a Hat!

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4. Try the 3-Layered Bun

3-Layered Bun

5. Do the Classic Half-Up Topknot

Classic Half-Up Topknot

6. Throw on a fancy head-wrap.

Fancy Head Wrap

7. Rock a twisted tucked in Halo!


8. Pull a Janet Jackson


9. Big braided crowns do magic!


10. Or just put in one of these simple yet effective accessories.


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