6 Ways To Rock Box Braids

by Teniola Shobowale

Box Braids Are Back!


Box braids are hot, trendy and stylish, as long as you do it right. They’re also a protective style for harsh weather, as long as they’re not done too tightly; your hair will be left in perfect condition. Many celebrities are revisiting the trend and rocking it.

If you’re looking for an inspiration for your box braids style, here are our top 5 celebrities who brought back the looks and done it justice.

Janet Jackson

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If you’re looking for that poetic justice look, who more to look up to than the queen of poetic justice. Janet Jackson rocked the hairstyle in the legendary movie of 1993. Follow Janet’s inspiration, no need for a specific style just throws a funky hat on and you’re good to go.




Brandy has always rocked the box braids till she ditched them for some ‘interesting’ lace weaves, but we are glad to announce that recently she joined the trend again posting a picture on Instagram of her fabulous and luscious braids. She’s still rocking her legendary braid wear as she’s looking more beautiful in them than ever!



All you naturalists out there looking for a perfect protective hairstyle; Solange is the queen of switching from Braids to flaunting her natural hair. Follow Solange for a casual wear of Box Braids.



Beyonce’s turn to Box braids caused some murmuring from her fans. But I have to say the look has grown on us, Beyonce followed her sister’s footsteps trying out the box braids and I think she’s pulling it perfectly mixing the gold and black to match her usual look.


Keke Palmer

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Keke Palmer has also joined the trend, fearlessly rocking different styles. She’s posted a couple of pictures on Instagram with her amazing braids, go check them out for some cool inspirations.


Tae Heckard



Tae Heckard the beautiful actress and model sure knows how to rock box braids. Looking for something a little different and trendy? Follow these footsteps and try out the Jumbo sized braids filled with plenty of life. It looks absolutely gorgeous let down freely or packed up in it a twist bun.

Other Celebrities who are doing some justice to Box braids include Kelly Rowland, Christiana Milan and Keri Hilson.

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