Here is one of my summer hairstyles for African American hair.
This is one of my most favorite African American kid hairstyles yet!
This style is one that I did for her to wear to the beach.
I’m hoping her two strand twists will withstand the salty water, but we’ll see!
I love side cornrows, I think they look fantastic, so I’m sure there will be many more of these styles before the year is over!
Stay tuned and have a great rest of the summer!
So I actually got the idea for this style from this style, as pictured below.
It has long since been one of my very favorite styles so I HAD to do it again, only fancier, of course.
For braiding the hair you’ll need:
TIP! I started with clean, detangled, stretched hair and I recommend this for best results. Click here to learn how I prepare hair for my cornrow hairstyles.
To begin, I parted her hair in half, from the top of her head to the nape of her neck, and clipped one side out of the way for now.
I prefer to do the cornrows first, cornrowing in a random pattern until I ran out of room to cornrow, then I tied off the hair in rubber bands soaked in peanut oil for 24 hours.
Here is how you do the criss-cross cornrows.
Bunny’s hair seems to be a little bit longer on the left side, not sure how or why, so this was the side I decided to do the two-strand-twists on.
Of course, I could easily be wrong about this, but I went with it anyway, but which side you do the twists on is completely up to you.
For the twists, I parted her hair in one inch by one inch squares and twisted them to the ends.
Because I’d already spent a good hour on the cornrows, making them look as pretty as I could, and didn’t want to distract from them with twists.
LIKE this hairstyle here!!!
Sharing is caring!
More Hairstyles for African American Hair:
Side Iversion Cornrows & Rope Twists
Cornrows, Sister Twists, & Hair Beads
Cornrowed Woven Braided Mohawk