Ghana Braids have been seen more and more over the past several years and are quite popular for natural hair. Ghana Braids have also been referred to as invisible cornrows, pencil braids and banana braids. Others have referred to it as a Cherokee cornrow.
Ghana Braids are a protective style of African hair braid and can last several weeks. An appealing aspect of Ghana braids is that it is a very versatile braid. The braids can be woven to be small, medium or large. The length of the Ghana braid can be short or long. With a long Ghana braid, more options present themselves. The braids can then be twisted or tied up to create striking and gorgeous updos and buns.
The Ghana Braids can be worn by women of all ages and are worn comfortably year round. The Ghana Braid is characterized by hair that is braided to the scalp in a crescent pattern. The braids are then loos and hang and hang down the back to present a look that is quite fashionable and stylish. If you are looking for an African hair braiding style that is new, fresh, chic and downright gorgeous, try the Ghana Braid.