In many countries, braiding is the traditional way of stylizing the hair. Best suited for mid-length to long hair, braids are done in a variety of ways, both simple and complicated. There are broadly two methods used to weave the strands – the left-over-middle and right-over-middle and the left-under-middle and right-under-middle technique. The number of segments of hair may vary from the basic three to seven, increasing as per the intricacy of the hairstyle. In this article, we have provided information on different types of braids.
For those who want to know the difference between braiding and plaiting, braiding is interweaving the hair and plaiting is weaving the hair. PLAITS TEND TO BE THICKER THAN THE NORMAL BRAID AND PLAITS ARE USUALLY BRAIDED UNDERHANDED