For most ladies, braids are the everyday go-to protective styles. While regular braids are easy to style, box braids may require some degree of creativity. As you know, bob box braids are already unique and outstanding. So, what can you do to make these braids more exciting? Read on as we highlight bob hairstyle braids.
You can cut box braids into a bob from the comfort of your home. All you need is hot water for making the ends firm, a pair of scissors to trim the braids, and a candle to seal the ends. Remember, the length of the bob box braids solely depends on your personal preferences. While short bob braids are quite famous, the long bob braids also look great. Bob braids in Kenya are popular among the young adults as they require little maintenance.
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- 1 Latest bob braids hairstyles
- 1.1 1. Bob braids part on the side
- 1.2 2. Center part
- 1.3 3. Bob braids held in a headwrap
- 1.4 4. Bob braids ponytail half updo
- 1.5 5. Top knot bun half updo
- 1.6 6. The double bun updo
- 1.7 7. Simple half updo
- 1.8 8. Beaded bob braids
- 1.9 9. Colored box braids
- 1.10 10. Bob box braids in a crown
- 1.11 11. The layered braids
- 1.12 12. Bob braids with front bangs
- 1.13 13. Thick braids bob
- 1.14 14. Long and short bob braids
- 1.15 15.Cornrows and bob braids
- 1.16 16. Ombre braids bob
- 1.17 17. A-line bob braids
- 1.18 18. Bob twist braids
- 1.19 19. Yarn bob braids
- 1.20 20. Sidecut with bob braids
- 1.21 21. Faux bob braids
Latest bob braids hairstyles
How to pack braids into different styles
As you are about to find out, bob braids styles depend on several factors including the occasions and the shape of your face. For example, ideal bob braids for round face should flatter all your features and focus attention away from the shape of your face. Styling box bob braids should be simple, quick and easy. Below are some bob braids style photos to inspire you in the search for the best bob hairstyle braids for you.
1. Bob braids part on the side
The side part is one of the most popular yet simple bob box braids hairstyles. In fact, if you go through the bob braid pictures online, you are most likely to come across this hairstyle. So how do you achieve the hairstyle? First, you can take up the simple style depending on the type of face, make a line on the left or right side of the head as you ensure the bob braids fall to the other side. This style is a fit for all.
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2. Center part
Another quick bob braids style is the center part. You can make a part at the center of your head and ensure it is in line with the center (use the nose as reference) of your face to bring balance. This box bob braid style is mostly applicable to those with round faces and works on both long bob braids and short bob braids.
3. Bob braids held in a headwrap
The headwrap hairstyle is quite easy and brings a fresh twist to your style. If you have an outdoor event, you can decide to throw on a beret or a Julia hat and stay beautiful. You can also choose a colorful Ankara to make a decorative knot at the front and leave them braids hanging visibly. The hairstyle is great for short bob braids and long bob braids. The headwrap style will not run out of style soon.
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4. Bob braids ponytail half updo
Gather the braids at the top of your head and make a pony then using rubber band secure the pony and then spread those hanging so that you are balanced and there you go a simple and quick style for your bob braids
5. Top knot bun half updo
Like with the ponytail, hold a section of your hair up then use a hairband or the braids to make a bun. If you choose to use a hairband, then pick a colorful one as it makes the hairstyle more exciting.
6. The double bun updo
For a funky look go with the double bun updo. To achieve the hairstyle, section the braids in the front into two. Then hold each part into a bun. The hairstyle is perfect for casual outings.
7. Simple half updo
With this hairstyle, you will secure half of the braids with a rubber band then let the remaining braids hang loosely.
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8. Beaded bob braids
Beads make the hairstyle fun and appealing to the eye. Currently, ladies prefer the colorful beads as they make the bob attractive.
9. Colored box braids
Colored hairstyles have a way of making your face shine. Just be careful and select a colored braid that matches your tone.
10. Bob box braids in a crown
On another occasion you can grab few bob braids from the center of the head then as you go round braid them together then fasten them at the upper or lower back of the head using a pin, do the same on the opposite side so that in the end you achieve a finish that looks like a crown. Note that you can opt not to fasten all the braids some should be left hanging.
11. The layered braids
Part the braids on the left or sides of your head then grab a few bob braids from the front part of your head and using a pin fasten them together on the side towards the end so that the finish is chic and classy. This hairstyle is perfect for ladies with a round face.
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12. Bob braids with front bangs
Ladies with a round face, you can use bangs to accentuate your features. You can trim about five or more braids in the front to make the bangs. But, be careful not to cut your hair in the process. Unfortunately for ladies with long hair, this style may not be as suitable. Remember, you have the option of crocheting the bangs so that you do not need to cut your hair.
13. Thick braids bob
These thick braids are excellent hairstyle as they have volume and substance. The braids are also flexible enough for you to accessorize. The hairstyle is ideal for ladies with a long face.
14. Long and short bob braids
Yes, you can fuse the long and short box braids in one hairstyle. One side will have shorter braids than the other. The short side reaches below the chin while the long braids go all the way to the shoulders. Ladies with round faces this style is for you as it draws all the attention from your face.
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15.Cornrows and bob braids
Cornrows help you keep the edges of your hair protected. In this case, the cornrows make the bob hairstyle even exciting. You can plait the cornrows on any part, i.e., the middle or the sides.
16. Ombre braids bob
Using a different color of a braid can flatter your look considering your complexion. Ombre braids are the latest obsession in town. So, it is only befitting that we find you long and short bob braids pictures with ombre braids.
17. A-line bob braids
The hairstyle is where the front part of the bob braids are left longer than the hind part. This look gives you diversity since you can fasten the front braids at the back for a change. This style is excellent, and you can choose a different color for the front to allow for a different look altogether.
18. Bob twist braids
The two-strands twist bob is just as glamorous as the three strands bob. Here in Kenya, most ladies prefer using afro kinky for the bob twist as it has a perfect finish.
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19. Yarn bob braids
Yarn braids are currently trending as they are unique and easy on the eye.
20. Sidecut with bob braids
A side cut helps define the hairstyle and makes it appealing.
21. Faux bob braids
If you want something other than regular braids, then the faux bob may be ideal.
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The bob braids pictures above should serve as an inspiration for your next bob hairstyle. You may not necessarily use the exact style, but you can improve on it the best way you know how also depending on your personality or event.
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