Knotless box braids are almost like box braids. The difference between the two is that the knotless box braid feels lighter to the touch. It also does not include a small knot at the root like the traditional box braids.
STEP 1 – HOW TO DO KNOTLESS BRAIDS
The braiding process starts with your natural hair, small pieces of synthetic hair are then fed into your natural hair. The plait will come out like the traditional box braid, but flat, lighter, and with a natural look.
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Knotless Braids are still trending, it’s gained its popularity since 2020. Although it’s not new and has been around for a while, I think it’s the best way to rock large braids.
For a step-by-step guide check out this video look by QTHEBRAIDER on How To Do Large Knotless Braids.
STEP 2 – HOW TO PREPARE HAIR FOR KNOTLESS BRAIDS
First, you’ll need to wash, detangled, and blow-dry your hair before braiding. It protects the hair and makes it easy for the braiding installation. Especially for 4C type hair or tighter curl patterns.
STEP 3- HOW MANY PARTS SHOULD YOUR MAKE IN THE HAIR FOR THIS BRAID STYLE?
VIDEO – PARTINGS STARTS AT 2:20
Take your time when parting. Don’t rush to this stage. Start your parting from the nape (back of the head, above the neck)Make 3 on the first row. 4 on the second row. 2 on the top row. 1 on each side above the ears, then finally two on top (crown of the head).
STEP 4 – HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR BRAIDS
Once your braids have been installed, you will need to maintain them. Purchase a hydrating cream or oil for your scalp. Also, be sure to keep your scalp clean.
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