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Braiding Terms

Corn-Rows: Otherwise known as cane-rows are worn by men, women and children. These are narrow rows of visible braids which are very close to the scalp.

Micro-Braids: These are tiny, single braids usually braided half-way and leaving the rest of the hair. It can be done with either natural or synthetic hair.

Kinky-Twists: They are tightly twisted or curled braids. They are rope like and two strand based braids, looking like dreadlocks.

Dread-locks: They are also called locks or dreads, are matted coils of hair. Dreadlocks are usually intentionally formed; because of the variety of different hair textures, various methods are used to encourage the formation of locks. such as backcombing sections of the hair, twisting or a process involving the weaving of the hair with a crochet hook to form knots.

Sister-locks / Brother-locks: They are like dreadlocks, resulting from a process involving the weaving of the hair with a crochet hook to form knots.

Tree-Braids: They are small cornrows that start at the front hairline and end at the nape of the neck while hair is added to make a full head of weave, giving the client flexibility and a carefree options.

Pixie-Braids: These are individual braids usually small to medium in size. The braids are layered to various lengths usually framing the face. It gives the youthful, short braid look.

Flat-Twists: These are two-sectioned braid, interwoven to lay flat on the scalp. I can be designed into variety of patterns with or without extension.

Goddess Braids: These are large inverted braid designed to lay flat on the scalp in variety of patterns. The free end is styled into an finished style.

Single or Individual or Box Braids: These are basically free handing braids with or without extensions . The braid is divided into three equal sections and are intertwined or weaved into one another.

Silky Twist: Large selections like a cornrow base are rolled and gelled into a flat design pattern.

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