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Can you braid shaved hair?

Can you braid shaved hair?

Braids with shaved sides are a perfect way to balance the femininity of braids and give them a punk-inspired edge. Is this exactly what you have been looking for? Then check out the best ideas on how to combine the modern side shave with various types of plaits.

How do you cut hair for braids?

Cut each braid with sharp hair-cutting scissors. Make sure you cut the individual braids so they lie at an even length with your chosen part. If you plan to leave the rubber bands in place to secure the braids, cut below the rubber band. If you plan to leave the ends loose, cut above the band.

Do box braids destroy your hair?

Box braids can damage Caucasian hair, just like they can damage any other type of hair. The braids require you or a stylist to braid extension hair with your natural hair using tension (to ensure the braids won’t slip or unravel).

Can you get braids with really short hair?

Cornrows, mini braids, French braids, and Dutch braids are some of the best braids to try if you have short hair. While you may not have a lot of hair to work with, these styles look good on any length.

Should I cut my hair before or after braids?

If you’re planning on putting your hair away in braids, twists, or weaves for a considerable amount of time – say three months or more – you should get a trim before you protective style.

How much hair should you lose after braids?

You normally shed anywhere between 150 – 200 strands a day (some more). So, if you wear a protective style for 6 weeks or more, that’s approximately 6,300 – 8,400 strands that have yet to be combed out.

What’s the shortest hair you can braid?

Yes, you can braid hair as short as two inches, although braiding is often more manageable if you wait until the hair is at least three inches long. However, some types of braids require longer hair. Generally, long hair is easier to braid than short hair.