These are cornrows
Although they've been misrepresented as boxer braids by mainstream media and non-black celebrities, these beauties are actually factually called cornrows. This iconic, classic style features hair that is braided into various rows and patterns.
The style on the far left is not a protective style
Yes, it's a super fly haircut. But no, it's not a protective style, which typically protects your hair from frequent overmanipulation and potentially damaging elements like cold, dry weather.
This tool is used for all of the above
You already know! A toothbrush is a must-have in every black girl's hair arsenal. The best part? It's hella cheap and multi-purpose AF.
Youtube beauty vlogger IAMTRAEH is in the middle of installing some waist length crochet twists. Normally, this style would take hours, but crocheting the pre-made twists instead of individually installing hair guarantees a much quicker hairdo.
The Bronner Bros. Beauty Show typically happens twice a year in February and August in Atlanta, Georgia. However, the show will take place in March and August in 2019 to avoid conflicting with the Superbowl, which will be in Atlanta.
4C is NOT in the original hair typing system
Yes, 4C is a very popular hair type now. But it actually wasn't in the original system, which hair industry veteran Andre Walker debuted in 1998. "People have added to the system since then because they feel that there are textures that aren’t included, such as 3C, 3D, 4C, and 4D, which is fine," Andre told BuzzFeed. "I only created a basic system to help people better identify their hair textures."
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Brandy is best known for rocking box braids
Brandy is one of the first celebs to really showcase box braids on a global stage. She rocked the style on the cover on her self-titled debut album and her groundbreaking album Never Say Never and throughout her acting career (one word: Moesha!) Even though she's been switching up her hairstyles since then, Brandy will ALWAYS be #boxbraidgoals.
@TheCutLife has 1.3 million Instagram followers (as of publication)
Launched in 2013 by Tahira Joy and Garmai K. Momolu, this hugely popular account showcases the dopest, flyest haircuts on the 'Gram. If you're ever looking for some hairstyle inspo or just wanna daydream about what bold cut you'd rock, The Cut Life is for you.
This celebrity hairstylist and wigmaster is named Tokyostylez
Tokyostylez is the star stylist celebs go to when they wanna rock a fly wig while snatching ours in the process. Some of his famous clientele include Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, so you already know he's serious about his craft.
A hot comb can be found in both hair salons AND household kitchens
Although electronic versions now exist, hot combs were traditionally heated on stovetops to get extra hot. Raise your hand if you've been nicked on the ear or neck with this petty-ass straightening tool *UGH*.
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