20. Box Braids Half Top Knot
Box Braided updos are quick, easy and inventive. This is where you can get creative and style your braids differently every new day. Besides, braided updos are elegant and ideal for hot summer days. Pair them with strapless and halter styles of dresses and tops. We bet you are going to love your box braids even more after you try some of the chic updos from this gallery.
Side asymmetric updos, “sliding” to one side, look very appropriate in office or any other setting where you need to look very presentable. The easiest way to do such a style is to braid an upside down braid, fixing it sidewise and tucking its ends inside.
High bulky buns are a separate story of braided updos. Most girls like mounting them very high, almost pushing them to the line of the hair growth, although a big bun on the crown also looks fantastic. You may experiment with its shape, making it taller or flatter, tighter or messier. A good idea is separating your box braids into vertical rows and twisting them before shaping a statement bun.
Highlighted box braids spark the simplest box braided updos, as they accentuate every twist or curve, drawing even more attention to your braided mane. The most common colors for box braids are blacks and dark browns, matching the hue of your natural color, but, as you see, lighter box braids may also look very flattering.
Here’s a quick, easy way to look totes fashionable in a second. The half top knot style works on most hair types, but it’s especially adorable on big braids because of all that volume. Separate the top section of hair at the temples, twist into a bun and secure with a single pony holder.