31 Goddess Braids Hairstyles for Black Women

Upon first glance you’d be forgiven for thinking these were just cornrows but before you carry on you should know these are not just new cornrow styles, these are goddess braid hairstyles. Those are something different…

Consider to be one of those go-to styles, easy to live with, low-maintenance, etc., it’s a great design to pick when you’re trying to give hair that’s been over-treated or chemically treated, a break for a while.

14. High Bun

Although considered to be ‘protective styling’ in the sense that the hairstyles themselves help to protect your hair (as long as you do), there is some work necessary to ensure you don’t cause any damage when you switch between looks or have your braids taken out.
Goddess Braids High Bun

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When you first brush or style your hair after your braids have been taken out, don’t worry too much. Generally you’ll lose about 200 strands of hair per day so when you count that up over the weeks you’ve had your hair in your newest cool design, you can expect a lot of ‘shedding’.