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Triangle box braids: 6 ways to upgrade your braids

Braids are a great way to add style to your hair. They can be worn up in high ponytails or left down for a more relaxed look. One common type of braid is the box braid, which has three sections. It’s usually done on wet hair and takes some time but it’s worth the effort because you get beautiful braided waves that last all day long! In this blog post we’re going share with you 6 ways to upgrade your braids.

What is triangle box braids?

This is a universal braid for any hair type. Here the strands are divided into three sections and a variety of braids are braided, allowing you to mix many braids in one look. Because of the variety of braids, there are thousands of variations on how to make the best hairstyle for every day.

What is triangle box braids?
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The best ideas triangle box braids

Below you will find the best ideas for braiding similar braids, where the result in its own beautiful and special.

The best ideas triangle box braids
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Side braiding + sleek ponytail

Braiding does not always have to involve all the hair, especially if we are talking about a triangular braiding. In this version it is necessary to affect only the parietal zone, where after you get clearly defined triangles on the sides. The braiding goes to the back of the head, and then it is fixed with an elastic band or hairpins. The rest of the hair is tied into a high ponytail, which should be additionally straightened with a curling iron.

Side braiding + sleek ponytail
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Triangle box braids – mixed weave

Triangular braiding gives the opportunity to mix different types of braids. In this case we see classic African braids, and the weave itself is triangular. Unusual, but very beautiful and practical approach. Such a hairstyle will last a very long time.

Triangle box braids - mixed weave
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Triangles all over the head

Do you want something out of the ordinary? Then try braiding all of your hair with a triangular braiding. The result is amazingly good and forms a beautiful pattern. This method is considered one of the most difficult, because you need to be very careful to make the weave, so that the overall pattern will turn out harmonious.

Triangles all over the head
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Triangles + solid braids

Before weaving it is necessary to divide the hair into many sections, where each third section should have more hair than the first two. The third section will form thickened braids, which will then grow out of the triangles formed by braiding. This option is best suited for medium hair.

Triangles + solid braids
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Triangle box braids – different colors of braids

And finally, we present you a really unique version of the braid. Here the braid is triangular and made of two different colors; each braid has a different color, where you are free to choose your best one. Each section of hair under the triangle should be handled particularly carefully so that they don’t merge into one big braid, so it’s important to pick different colors in contrast, such as black and white.

Triangle box braids - different colors of braids
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If you really want to try something interesting, then check out this version of triangular braiding. Here the braid is not exactly a triangle – it’s just half-triangle or two sides that are connected with each other at an acute angle. It looks very unusual but beautiful!

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