Braiding your hair, especially during this hot season is convenient and hassle free. So are you wondering which braids you should plait? Or what styles are trending at the moment? Well, here are some that you could try out:

1. French cornrows

Lovely cornrow french braids pulled up on the sides adds a dynamic appearance. These braids are easy to maintain and usually take minimal time to plait.

2. Short bob box braids

You have probably come across these braids on the streets of Nairobi. Everyone is rocking them and I guess it’s because they are stylish, very easy to maintain and the fact that you don’t have to worry about how you are going to style them. This braid style is for ladies who don’t want bulky braids hanging on their shoulders.

3. Cool Marley Twists

Marley braid hair very closely resembles natural hair textures, and due to this… your hair will always be neat at all times. The trending braids are however for guys who want bulky and maintainable hair.

4. Braids with accessories

Just like the box bob braids, these braids are also popular in Nairobi. Adding accessories to braids is usually just a way to make them fun and not too plain. The hairstyle is easy to maintain and best on black braids.

5. Long bob box braids

These hairstyle is for guys who do not want short braids and still want to rock the bob look.

6. Faux Locs/Silk Locs

Have a fetish for dreadlocks, but never had the courage to rock permanent ones? Then this is the style you should be rocking. Faux locks like the permanent locks are easy to maintain and usually do not take a lot of time to plait. They come in different sizes as well.

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