10 Benefits of Being a Hair Braider

There are many benefits of being a Braider.  Once you know how to braid you should invest in yourself to increase your skill level. By doing so, it will be easier to build  your clientele.  The doors will open.  You will begin to experience the benefits of being a braider:

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  1. Braiding is a creative art, it allows you to bring out your creativity for the world to see.
  2. You can become self-employed.  As a self-employed individual, you can choose your days to work, hours, terms and conditions and also set your price as you see fit.
  3. Braiding does not require expensive tools to get started, unlike other professions.  All you basically need is  your comb, a few hair ties, clips, pomade or oil for the scalp along with a creative mind and whoola!  You are open for business!
  4. You can go  anywhere in the world and use your braiding skills.  Braiding is loved and practiced world-wide.
  5. The language of braiding is universal. Your clients do not need to speak your language.  All they need is a photo from their smart phone or a magazine to communicate their chosen style to you.
  6. Braiding is a skill that can be passed on from generation to generation. Teach your Son or Daughter the skill, make it a family business.
  7. You can build a huge clientele if you like travelling.  Become a travelling Braider.  This option works well for Military Moms, Digital Nomads, or Braiders who don’t want to be confined to a permanent location.
  8. You will never be told “You are fired”.  When other companies are laying off their employee due to budget cuts, you won’t have to worry.
  9. Braiding is a door opener. If you would like to move on to becoming a Cosmetologist but not sure, braiding in a salon will give you the opportunity to see first hand what goes on behind the scenes of a salon.  You will have the opportunity to also learn additional skills from the hairstylist in your salon.
  10. No one can take away your skill from you.  Your two hands are your money makers.  Treasure them and take good care of them.

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How to do Triangular Box Braids

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Triangular Box Braids is the hottest Trend right now!  A new way of doing individual braids.  A simple plait mixed in with micro star shaped corn-rows with a bun on top of this beauties crown leaves most people mesmerized.  This style spells elegant, fun and trendy!  Cosmopolitan Magazine says “Triangular box braids are a unique style that’ll definitely give your hair some edge.”

 

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I know that this spring, you will definitely want to learn how to do this style.  Put your own spin to it.  Play with the different colors and lengths of the braids. Here is a step by step guide on how to style triangular box braids.

1. Section and part your hair.

2. Use gel to smooth any flyaways.

3. Create triangular parts.

4. Braid in extensions for a longer length. 

5. Braid each section all the way down.

6. Part your hair again.

7. Create more triangular parts.

8. Repeat steps 4 and 5.

9. Part a semi-circle from temple to temple. 

10. Part another semi-circle starting at mid-brow. 

11. Map out the rest of your triangular parts. 

12. Seal the ends of your hair.

11. Add embellishments as desired.

12. Create a bun at the top of your head.

For video and in depth details click here.

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