Cornrow Braid Styles

Cornrow braid styles are the hottest hairstyle nowadays. Stars like Snoop Dog or 50 cent have made this hairstyle famous worldwide and it’s one of the most in-demand hairstyles in salons all over the country. The best thing about cornrow braids is that there are plenty of different styles to choose from, so every person with a cornrow cut looks unique. In this article you’ll find some of the most attractive and original cornrow braid styles, so you can choose which one you’ll want to use.

  1. Traditional Cornrow. The traditional cornrow braid style consists on just straight rows. This is the style Snoop Dog had in his early days. This one's the easiest and most simple style. You can even do it yourself with the help of a friend. Although the design is not too complex, it stills looks great. It’s also a good way for you to start making your own cornrows and a good way to get used to the cornrow look, so later you can experiment with other styles.
  2. Circle’s Cornrow. This is one of the most edgy and original cornrow braid styles. It’s also one of the most difficult one to do, so you might want to leave this to a professional. This way, your head will look like a whirlpool. This cornrow braid style catches general attention, since the more curves you get the cooler you look.
  3. Angled Cornrows. The angled cornrow braid style is very similar to the traditional cornrow. In fact it only changes a specific simple thing: cornrows are not straight but they’re set in diagonal. This means that the cornrows will not be pulled to the back but they’ll be pulled to the sides. You can make some variations to this style by pulling the cornrows to opposite sides, so as to create a fun look, for example. As long as you keep the “angles” you can improve it any way you want.
  4. Waffle Cornrows. Yes, your head will have the look of a waffle. Isn’t that great? This cornrow braid style is getting more fans everyday. It consists on crossing the cornrows one by one, passing them over each other separately. You’ll have many rhombus shapes on your head, and this will give you a unique and distinctive look.
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