Ghana braids are very popular with Africans Americans since they look perfect with the texture of their hair. However, any woman can wear this fabulous headdress provided she knows how to weave and style them. These plaits are also very versatile, and they work for ladies with both short and long hairs regardless of its volume. The following hairdos portray some great ways to wear this headdress, and you should use them to create your distinct look.
# 1 Multiple Sized Braids
Mixing different sizes of braids will make you look elegant. And this is truer is you have some fancy cornrows like in this design. The pattern that the big and small rows create is fabulous, and it gives the wearer a stylish appearance. Weaving the rows in a wavy pattern and the dark tone of the strands also spice up this style.
This style is very straightforward, but the knitting pattern is what makes it look very distinct. Rather than just knitting the rows backward they are in a sleek wavy pattern and very close together. And this creates a unique look, and the light brown shade helps to make it fancy.
# 3 Sweet Ghana Rows
The cornrows on this natural hair are very few, but they still look very elegant. Their elegance comes from neat weaving and innovative styling that involves starting them from the side. The rows should then flow diagonally and finish with a side sweep over the shoulder.
# 4 Excellent French Braids
There are only two big twists in this design, but they still look marvelous. The two French twists start at the front, but you should braid them to the back at an angle and ensure that you incorporate all the strands. Their hand painted dye job is also fabulous as it gives them a lovely pattern.
# 5 Five Massive Quick and Simple Braids
This headdress has only five twists but it looks very classy, and this is due to their design and size. Instead of keeping up with the norm you should weave your five massive twists from one side to the other unlike in the usual styles where they flow to the back.
# 6 Fun and Stylish Twists
Some styles like this are very fun to make, and the good thing is that they also make a woman stand out. These braids are just perfect, and they flow in different directions and meet at the back. You should also adorn them with some fancy metallic beads to create a distinctive pattern.
# 7 Trendy Ghanaian Crown
You can still create a braided crown with cornrows, and it will look as good as any other if not better. In this design, the rows start at the center of the head and are divided into two sections with one flowing to the front and the other backward. A massive braided crown accentuates these lovely rows, and it is a product of a little creativity.
# 8 Neat Swirly Braids
Ghana braids are not only protective but also very versatile and so if you are looking for something that gives you many styling options they are a perfect choice. As fancy as these may look they are very simple, and they come from weaving your natural locks into medium size swirly rows.
# 9 Cool and Enriched Plaits
The color of this strands is one the things that makes the style outstanding. It is a blend of dark brown and black and the strands have some medium size twists that flow to the back in a wavy pattern to create a fabulous headdress.
# 10 Spicy Red Locks
The color of this hairdo is what will catch the attention of most people. Although the red shade is perfect, there is still much more to the design. The red strands create some long neat plaits with some short, thin ones in between them to create an attractive pattern.
# 11 Chunky and Layered Rows
Although each woman has her individual preferences when it comes to hairdos, there is none that would not like her hair to look this good. The shine in this headdress is fantastic, but the knitting technique is what makes it look top notch. And it involves weaving small braids and huge ones that appear to be on top of the smaller ones.
# 12 Classy Braided Updo
If you are looking for a head-turning hairdo, this is a perfect idea for you and it involves braiding your strands to create some medium size twists from different directions. You should then finish the style by rolling and pinning them into a massive bun at the center of the head.
# 13 Box Braids for a Goddess
Although this design has some additions, the natural hair is what makes it look this attractive. The long strands have some simple golden highlights that look beautiful when you weave the strands into the medium size box braids.
# 14 Silky and Natural Top Knot
Very few braided hairdos can match the neatness of this headdress. The top notch on the headdress is also very refined and to create it you should plait your strands into different sized braids. You should then pull and tie them into a neat knot at the center of the head.
# 15 Flawless Ghanaian Plaits
Braids may be a very familiar style, but you can still create a unique hairdo with a little inventiveness. In this design, the uniqueness comes from giving them a lovely tone and by weaving them flawlessly in a wavy pattern and different directions.
# 16 Simple Cornrows with a Ponytail
The cornrows in this design are as basic as it can get, and so you will not have any trouble replicating them. Their wavy pattern is very attractive, but they all meet at the back where they are pulled and tied into a simple pony design. The dark tone of the hairs is also important in the style as it adds to the beauty and makes it look natural.
# 17 Protective Kinky Braids
If you are tired of damaging your hair with heat and chemicals, you should try a gentle hairdo like this one. Apart from keeping your strands natural and healthy, these plaits are also very attractive and easy to create. They are maintenance free and have some lovely beads that give them an attractive appearance.
# 18 Medium Size Relaxed Rows
These Ghanian rows in this style are easy and very stylish, and they will make any woman look fantastic. They are simply rows that any person with basic braiding skills can create, and they will not take a lot of time since they are medium size. Their color and the way they flow in a slightly wavy pattern to the back are the other things that make them a top notch hairdo.
# 19 Invisible Faux Locks
Invisible cornrows are perfect for summer as they are immaculate but still have an outdoor feel. The ones on this hairdo are quite thin and will probably take more time to make, but the result that you get makes them worth the wait. These rows also have some extensions that give them the extra length that makes them flow over the shoulders.
# 20 Inventive Bob Braids
Although box braids are very attractive, you do not have to stick with the same old style since you can make interesting ones like in this headdress. Here you should weave them in a fancy pattern that entails dividing them into sections that flow in different directions to create an eye-catching design.
# 21 Twisted and Tucked Cornrows
This headdress is a contemporary version of an updo, and it is perfect for ladies who do not like to keep free flowing locks. It entails weaving your strands into some medium size braids and then pulling, twisting and tucking them at the center of the head to create a well-defined braided top bun.
# 22 Adorable Ghanaian Plaits
You do not have to create many braids to look outstanding since a few that are weaved neatly and in a good design will still give you a refined look. In this style, there are only five huge ones, but they look perfect due to their wavy design and massive size.
# 23 Modern Crochet Twists
Crochet twists can also be Ghanaian braids if you weave them slightly differently like these. Here the twists are medium in size, and they are very close. They flow diagonally to the back where they form some lovely free flowing locks.
# 24 Sexy Tree Braids
Every African American woman should try out this hairdo as it will make her look very trendy. It is an inventive hairstyle that involves weaving your strands into some chunky plaits that crisscross in your head to for a very refined look. And what makes them unique is the fact that they end on the sides where you style by side sweeping them over the shoulder.
# 25 A Blend of Pink and Brown Jumbo Rows
The color of your hair is as important as the style, and you cannot afford to get either wrong. In this style, the blend of pink and brown on the locks makes a huge difference when you weave them. The shades make the long jumbo rows look more detailed than when using natural hair shade, but the cornrows are also perfectly twisted.
Ghana braids are popular because they are a very protective headdress, but they are also very attractive. If you design them well, they will give you an outstanding look. Just like most other types of braids they are also very versatile and you wear them in many styles regardless of your hair length since you can always use extensions. However, you should try out one of the designs above if you want something elegant and stylish.