You might have seen hairstyles with braids-done-all-over-the-head, that have their own identity known as goddess braids. Okay, there are box braids as well which will look similar to the newbie, but there’s a difference that you can spot with a glance. What?
You will see boxy divisions on the head in box braids while in the goddess braids hairstyle, there isn’t any particular shaped division, you can go for a box, triangle, rectangle, and whichever you want!
When did the goddess braids hairstyle come into existence? Or where is it from? People from Ancient Africa were seen pulling up the goddess braids in a very attractive manner. Apart from that time, these braids were famous in the 90s as well. They were brought back in fashion during the 2020 lockdown when everyone tried goddess braids on natural hair.
There are a few questions that a hairstylist comes across very often – Is it too hard to do the goddess or box braids? Well, the answer is NO! If you know how to braid and have time and patience, the practice will make you a pro at it.
Why should one go for the goddess braids as hairstyles? It is one of the protective hairstyles that will keep your hair in place for more than a day, like for a week at least! These braids are nothing but the thicker and high raised cornrows.
Now you know everything about the hairstyle topic of the article, so without any delay let me take you to the elegant and divine goddess braid hairstyles to rock at a concert, school, college, office, or any place.
Goddess Braids Hairstyle 2021 Edition
In the year 2021, let’s take the trend of goddess braids to a whole new level, here in this list you will find ponytail, bun, updos, and whatnot but everything in the “Goddess Braids.” Let’s not waste time and hit the eternal road of glory. (Too Dramatic, right?)
Long Goddess Braid
Goddess braids are attractive with their full length, so when styling the hair make sure you add the braid and curly hair extension in proper length. Keep them open and slay the goddess look at the parties.
Double Goddess Braid
If you don’t want to go for the small and intricate goddess braids, a double one should be your choice. Give the mid part to the hair from front to back, take a section from the right side, and start braiding. Add the extension when you reach the crown part and go all long. Do the same with the left side for sporting this look.
Goddess Box Braids
Yes! You can get the goddess box braids as well. Try to create the brickwork like structure on your scalp and leave the curly hair strand out for a fuller and creative look. You can wear them to the college as well as the office.
Bohemian Goddess Box Braids
The bohemian goddess box braid is ideal for the beach vacation. The high-waisted bikini with the boho goddess braids will give you an attractive look.
3 Goddess Braids Updo
This is a type of hairstyle where you can make the sections as you like, two, three, four, five, and so on! Leave the baby curls on the front for the chic look and roll up the lower bun at the back.
Goddess Braids with Curls
The most in-trend hairstyle is this one. Everyone is adding the curls to their braids and leaving off the section free from the middle and adding another at the bottom part for the curly look. What about the result? Look at the image!
Goddess Braid Ponytail
Tie your goddess braids in a ponytail and secure it with the elastic band. You can wear this style to the school, college, picnic, or the outing with a friend. Everyone will praise your simple and attractive look.
Goddess Crochet Braids Hairstyles
A piece of art to look at but surely needs much energy to survive hours in making them. You will get many tutorials on YT (YouTube), it isn’t hard but the lengthy process.
Mermaid Goddess Box Braids
Have you seen the texture of a mermaid’s skin? It is more like a plait, right? So what is the difference between mermaid braids and goddess braids? Well, the COLOR! Yes, the shades like pink, purple, blue, etc. are included in the mermaid goddess box braid, you will love it to the fullest.
Goddess Braids Bun
Bun is going nowhere, until you use them in almost all the hairstyles. It is that topper kid of the class that knows answers to all questions of any subject and also the popular one. You can’t just avoid the bun. Pull your goddess-like hair up and tie in a bun!
Goddess Braids with Fringes
Got bangs? No worries, don’t let them consume in the goddess braids, you can style the hairstyle with them. Make the ponytail, half bun, or the bun and set the fringes on the sides to enhance the entire hairstyle.
Cute Goddess Braid Look
How much time went by since you last did the pigtails? Too much! Style the goddess braids into the two pigtails and accessorize them with rings, ribbons, or anything unky for the unique look.
Halo Goddess Braid
Feel the goddess with a halo goddess braid. This hairstyle is perfect for the wedding, or any special occasion. It will draw attention and make you feel like the queen of the event. Go for the off-shoulder or strapless dress and classic jewelry to pull it out divinely.
Side Goddess Braids
This is not something that you can style at home, you will have to ask your hairstylist to do the side goddess braid. Or if you are doing it on your own, start from the one side of the head and move to the other end in a slant direction.
Jumbo Goddess Braid Hairstyles
Goddess braid is usually done in smaller or the medium sections. However the jumbo one needs the thicker sections. While making this hairstyle, part the thicker sections and braid it with extensions to get the look like the image.
Fishtail Goddess Braid
Yes, that’s also possible. Treat your goddess braids as your natural hair, and style it with any hairstyle, be it fishtail, dutch braid or the french one. Carry this to the office and parties to get the alluring glances from everyone.
Double Goddess Bun
Double up the fun with this one! Part the goddess braid hair in two sections: right and left. Now take the one section and roll it up in the bun, do the same with the second one. You can also go for the half bun on both sides.
Goddess Half Bun
While writing the above one, the goddess half bun clicked in the mind and penned it down. You can either go for the simple half bun in the goddess style, or go for the sky high bun. While taking pictures, make sure you don’t get the bun cut in the frame. Haha!
Goddess Braids with Kanekalon Hair
Kanekalon is the best brand in the market for the hair extensions. The synthetic hair quality is just awesome, it won’t look like the fake faux hair, though they are! Do any of the above hairstyle without worrying of it coming off in the middle of the day.
Few More Goddess Braids Hairstyle Inspiration (2021 Edition)
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on Goddess Braid Hairstyle
What Hair Do You Use for Goddess Braids?
You should use hair extensions that are strong and durable, so that you can carry the hairstyle for at least a week. For the hair weave of this type you will have to have a braiding hair with proper finishing.
Are Goddess Braids Good for Your Hair?
Well, the answer is yes for most hair types. Whether you have strong or sensitive hair, they will protect them from breakage and you won’t have to comb everyday to get ready!
How Long Do Goddess Braids Last?
The goddess braids can last from two days to six weeks. Some people claim to carry it for more than six weeks as well, but that will result in tangles and breakage. I am sure you don’t want that right?
Which Is the Best Hair for the Braiding?
There are two types of hair extensions available for the braiding, one is synthetic and other is 100% human hair. I would recommend using 100% human hair for the natural and effortless look.
How Much Does It Cost to Get the Goddess Braids?
The pricing is different from the place to place. Though we can give you average pricing of getting the goddess braids in salon as well as at home. The hairstylist will charge you from $200 to $500 for different types of goddess braids. While when you do that at home, it will cost you around $100 for all the hair packs.
Is Kanekalon Hair Synthetic or Human?
Kaneka introduced the modacrylic fiber hair in 1957 for the first time. It is the representative of synthetic Japanese technology and has the human hair like structure, smoothness, and feel. It is flame-retardant as well, so you don’t have to worry much about it.
Are Goddess Braids a Good Protective Style?
Yes, definitely they are one of the best protective styles for the hair. The history of goddess braids dates back to ancient Africa, when there was no additional technology for the braiding and maintaining the hair, not even shampoos and conditioners.
Goddess Braid to Rule the Queendom:
These were the different types of hairstyles that you can get when you opt for the goddess braid. The ones we mentioned in the list are still less as compared to the thousands of trends in the market for the goddess braids hairstyle. Follow the models from South Africa, and you will see the wide range of creativity and art in the styles.
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