Nigerian Watermelon Braids Hairstyle
Many natural-haired gals love how the watermelon braids hairstyle technique keeps your curls in place while you sleep.
What’s more, this is more than a hair maintenance technique, it’s also a natural hairstyle that can be worn when you’re out and about.
We just adore how the watermelon braids hairstyle is a fun and stylish way to keep your curls up and out of your face on a hot summer day.
And what’s even more? You can rock this hairstyle with bangs, whether you have a fringe or not. Lastly, your curls don’t have to be super long to get in on using this method on short hair for maintaining your short ‘fro.
A watermelon braids hairstyle is when you pile your hair at the front of your head. It can also be used as a way to sleep with curls and twist-outs without crushing the style.
Well, African-American women are blessed with thick dense hair that can be skillfully shaped into breathtaking watermelon braids hairstyle.
Read on to learn more about how to create watermelon braids hairstyle
How To Do Watermelon Braids?
Braids hairstyle is a very popular hairstyle amongst women with long hair. The braid element of this hairstyle makes it an elegant and versatile option for the whole year.
This tutorial will show you how to create Watermelon Braids hairstyle with a short hair for an instant beauty with no effort.
Step 1: Bend and smooth your hair.
Bend forward and smooth your hair upward as you gather it into a high ponytail. Alternatively, you can slip a wide hair tie over your neck that you slide up onto your hair to create the ponytail and you’re done! If you’re doing it the other way, proceed to step two.
Step 2: Apply a hair tie.
Apply hair tie to secure the pineapple ponytail in place.
Step 3: Tease hair.
Tease your curls with your fingers until they fall in place, or as your heart desires.
Step 4: Smoothen.
Smooth hair at the base of your head. You can use a hair gel, like TRESemmé Extra Firm Control Gel, to keep hair in place and to give hair a wet or shiny appearance.
Benefits of Watermelon Braids Hairstyles
- Protection from the elements;
- Maintenance of moisture;
- Length retention;
- Stylish look.
Tips for Watermelon Braids Hair Care
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- Nourish your hair and scalp with natural oils or apply hydrating balms before styling your hair;
- Let your hair dry overnight;
- Wear a hat to protect your hair from high or low temperatures;
- Sleep with a satin scarf on your head.
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