Cornrows are a traditional African braiding style that is very popular among African-American men and women of all ages. They come in a multitude of designs like straight, geometric, or curved styles. The hair has to be braided very close to the scalp to produce a raised row. We can also decorate your cornrows with colorful beads or shells. This style can last up to four weeks.
This style is made of individual braids that are very thin and have the look of individual strands of hair. Invisible weaves start at the roots and the synthetic or human hair is tightly braided onto these roots. It can take up to five hours to complete this hair braiding style.
Tree braids allow you to cornrow your natural hair while inserting a hair extension. This technique will braid your natural hair into cornrows and protect your natural hair from daily wear and tear. This braiding style lasts for 2-3 months with proper care and maintenance.
What makes the pixie braids different from other African braids is the way they are finished with a bend at the end. This braiding style requires minimal maintenance and care, and lasts up to 2-and-a-half months.
Kinky twists are fashionable all year long. This is a two-stranded hairstyle, in which the hair is woven into perfect spirals. It takes 6-8 hours to complete and lasts up to three months with proper care. This style is known for its easy maintenance.
Senegalese twists add a "twist" to the regular cornrow braids. It is a two-stranded twist that uses doubling-up technique to create tight cornrows. They have some extra coil at the bottom of each twisted strand. Senegalese twists can last up to 12 weeks with proper care.
Micro Braids features small, delicate braids. They come in several different sizes and lengths, and take about 7 to 9 hours to complete.
Women have been wearing this hair style since ancient Egyptian times. This braiding style helps in protecting your hair and requires minimal maintenance.
We offer a unique African braiding style called bobs. Hot water hair extension braids are hot wrapped and plaited together. These three-stranded braids run from the forehead to the nape of the neck to form a short bob. This style requires three braiding techniques.
Dreadlocks are one of the most popular and trendy hair styles. They are usually known as locks or dreads. This hairstyle started gaining its popularity in pop culture due to a reggae artist named Bob Marley in 1970s.
No matter what style you have in mind for your unique hair, Braids By Sarafina can help. We can create the braids, twists, bob, dreads, or cornrows you want and help you look your best!