Jumbo box braids are described by many women as being heavenly-sent. Is there a chance you think that this is an overt exaggeration? Allow me to explain why it is not. Going by just one, big box braids are one of the safest protective hairstyles available. Reason being the fact that the big partings of the hair prevent hair breakage, especially around the edges of the hair. Moreover, big box braids are effortlessly aesthetically pleasing, and getting them done requires a short amount of time. Just a quick picture before I get carried away with all the niceties that big box braids styles have to offer, let us look at some images of big box braids hairstyles that will teach you one or two things about how to style big box braids.
Big box braids Pictures
1. Triangular-parted jumbo box braids with thread accessories
Be careful the name ‘box’ in the term ‘box braids’ should not deceive you. These Box braids may be done in either of two ways – one with square partings or with triangular partings. Braids hairstyle above features a triangular-parted version of big box braids.
General geometry associated with parting the hair this way can only be hailed. Overall It seems that the lady in the picture above knows just how best to style big box braids. We are talking about the thread accessories incorporated into the hairstyle. Awesomely stylish, right? Now To add such thread accessories to your braids, follow the following steps:
- Very First thing, identify thread or yarn of the specific colour you want.
- Secondly, depending on the thickness of the thread, measure a suitable length of thread that can be wrapped around a single braid.
- Third step, begin by wrapping the thread around the braid, just near the scalp, and from the centre of the length of the thread. This should be done in such a way that either length of the thread are now of equal size. Make a knot to secure the thread.
- Fourth, continue wrapping the thread or yarn around the braid as you move towards the end of the braid. Make a knot at the position where you want the thread accessory to end.
- Now Do this for as many braids as you want, and with different colours of thread or yarn if you want.
2. Short big box braids half ponytail
Currently Big box braids bob hairstyles are also all the rage. Jumbo box braids are actually one of the most popular bob hairstyles desired by ladies. picture above features a lady who has styled her big box brads bob into a ponytail. If you want to achieve such a hairstyle, begin by dividing the braids into two portions such that you have a front portion and a back portion. Step two, hold the braids at the front portion into a ponytail and let the other braids flow. Really easy, right?
3. Colourful Jumbo box braids bob
This awesome style and boldness exuded by a woman who has coloured box braids are unmatched. Take a Look at the lady in the photo above. The lady looks quite bold, right? If you want to achieve such a hairstyle, all you need to do is to make a mid-parting of the big box braids and let the braids flow on either side of your head.
4. Long big box braids with huge partings
Perhaps you do not want to spend too much time getting your hair done, but that does not mean that you should get your hair done shoddily. One can go for big box braids with huge partings. Above hairstyle is quite stylish and easy to style. Just For one, you can style it like the lady in the photo, and just leave the braids to hang freely.
5. Big box braids long bob
Jumbo box braids can also be styled into long bobs which are quite trendy. If you want To achieve such a hairstyle, make sure that the hairdresser knows the exact length of the bob you desire. Then Next, you can style your bob however you want. Above lady in the photo has chosen to go with a side-parting which works perfectly for her.
6. Maroon-ish long big box braids held in a ponytail
Now For this particular big box braids hairstyle, all you need to do is to section some braids at the middle of your head and tie them into a ponytail as shown in the picture above.
7. Side-parted Makeba box braids
Chances may be the case that your box braids are too heavy and cannot be tied into a ponytail or a bun. looking at this case, you can choose to go for the big box braids style shown in the photo above. If you like this hairstyle, begin by creating a side-parting of the braids. Step two, grip either two or three braids from either side of the head, maybe just above the ears, pull them back, and tie them into a knot. You may also secure them with a hairband or hairpin.
8. Black and blue big box braids styled into Bantu knots
One may also choose to be experimental with your braids and incorporate the Bantu knots hairstyle into your big box braids hairstyle. If you like this hairstyle, first separate the first two or three rows of your braids at the front of your head. Step two, by picking three braids at a time, form Bantu knots which you may secure with colourless or black hairbands.
9. Janet-Jackson- styled box braids
This popular Janet-Jackson ponytail is also known as the high ponytail. If you want to tie your big box braids into a high ponytail, pull all the braids to the specific position where you want the ponytail and secure them with a strong hairband.
10. Side-swooped big box braids
On the upside about big box braids is that they require minimal to no complexity in order to style them. Look at the hairstyle in the photo above, for instance. What the lady has done is swoop the braids to the side of the head and tie them at the back, revealing a flawless way to style big box braids.
11. Loosely hanging big box braids
Let you not worry too much about styling big box braids. One can take a break from this by just letting the braids hang loosely.
12. Long twist box braids styled into a half bun
The twist box braids are also quite trendy and attractive. If you want to style your big twist box braids like the lady in the image above, first section some braids from the front of your head to the middle. Step two, let the braids adjacent to your ears hang loosely, just like the braids from the middle to the back of your head. Go ahead to tie the rest of the braids into a cute bun as shown above.
13. Square-parted big box braids with a side parting and thread accessories
If you want to style your big box braids like this, first begin by following the guidelines in number 1 of this list in order to add thread accessories to your braids. Step two, make a side parting of the braids. Locate three braids at the temples on either side of your head and pull them to the back of your head. Hold these braids with a hairband. One may push the ends of the other braids to the sides of your neck as shown.
14. Triangular-parted big and long box braids with a mid-parting
Triangular-parted big box braids have been simply styled by making a mid-parting of the braids.
15. Long big box braids in a bun
These Long big box braids may be tied into a neat bun to create that effortlessly classy look. If you want to achieve this look, begin by tieing all the braids into a ponytail at the middle of the head. Ensure that the braids have been well secured. Step two, twist this ponytail, moving it towards its base, forming a bun that should be fastened with a hairband or a bunch of hairpins.
16. Half bun for triangular-parted big box braids with grey highlights
Mainly the difference between this hairstyle and the hairstyle in number 12 of this list is that number 12 features twist braids while this one features normal three-strand braids. Going by that, the procedure for styling this hairstyle is not quite different from the one in number 12.
17. Small and big box braids styles
Also, big box braids hairstyle may feature big box braids and a number of tiny box braids. Whichever the way, this hairstyle is still quite eye-catching. What is required to achieve this hairstyle is a hairdresser who can manage to plait both the big and the small box braids.
18. Blonde big box braids
One may also choose to go for blonde box braids that may highlight the colour of your eyes. Look at lady in the photo,she has styled her box braids by side-parting the braids and as such, this is not quite a hard hairstyle to achieve. What you need to do is to make a side parting of the braids and let the braids flow on either side of the side parting.
19. Big box braids styles with cornrows within the hair
If you need to ensure that there are no stray hairs within the braids, your hairdresser may choose to add cornrows within the braids, creating a perfectly unique box braids hairstyle that may be styled however you want.
20. Simple jumbo box braids with mid-parting
A lady may choose to go the simple way with your big box braids and style them by simply creating a mid-parting of the braids and letting the braids flow of either side of the mid-parting.
21. Yellow big box braids for the adventurous lady
Now you can add a pop of colour to your hair by having yellow extensions to create the perfect big box braids that may be styled in whatever way you deem fit. Look at the lady in the photo,she has gone for the style of the freely hanging braid.
22. Big box braids swooped to one side of the head and plaited to form a huge braid
With this big box braids hairstyle, swoop all the braids to one side of the head and plait them together to form one huge braid.
23. Big box braids bob hairstyles
If you need this big box braids bob hairstyle, you need to tie a small section of the braids at the front into a bun. Step that follow, let the other braids hang loosely.
24. Unique Jumbo rope twist box braids hairstyle
This big rope twist box braids hairstyle is quite classy. If you want to achieve the hairstyle in the photo above, follow the steps stated in number 15 of this list.
25. Long big box braids styled into a front-bun
I you want this hairstyle, follow the steps stated when tying your box braids into a bun. Main alteration comes in the fact that for this hairstyle, make the bun at the front of your head, just next to your forehead.
Big box braids for beginners
Usually, experts plait neat box braids by just attaching the hair extension to the hair and plaiting the braid. Also, some people may have a hard time doing this. With that, they prefer to first partition the hair using the rubber band method big box braids and then plaiting later. Slightly tight rubber bands help to secure the hair in order to create neat braids.