Easy Medium Box Braids to Try 2021
Medium box braids are a protective hairstyle for natural hair that’s done by sectioning the hair into boxy divisions and braiding it from the roots to any length between shoulder and chest. Not a fan of too many extensions to go with your box braids? No problem! You’re surely still gonna have as much fun and versatility with its medium-length form!
The top thing to love about these gorgeous pleats is that they offer the benefits of framing and complementing your facial details without effort. Influencer celebs Danai Gurira, Zoe Kravitz, Amandla Stenberg, and Lupita Nyong’o have worn their own box braid versions and chose to keep it medium-length, inspiring fans and stylists all over to do the same!
Florida-based expert braider and Insta-influencer Chounèse from LC Beauty Salon create unique styles on medium-length braids using cuffs, yarns, and even ombres. With new and improved styling techniques, these chic boxy pleats are looking way better than their ’90s version!
Not too thick nor bulky, box braids that are medium in length are easier to style in updos and buns than longer pieces. They’re still as low maintenance as their typical form but minus the time and effort, as shoulder-length braids don’t need that much hair extensions to install.
Below is an up-to-date gallery of extraordinary and stylish ways to rock them! Give these extra trendy medium box braids hairstyle ideas a shot!