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You like to DO IT BIG, huh? Well, the jumbo braids will fit the bill, sis!!
YOU SEE… NHP is gonna throw so many cute ideas from these large jumbo braid hairstyles photos for Black women & kids, that you’ll have no choice but to pick one and duplicate it.
Today, you’ll get a taste of the hottest hairstyles from the bombest natural hair stylists across America, Brazil and the U.K., so buckle up for some MAJORLY CHIC STYLES!
We’ll even show you where to get the highest quality jumbo braid hair for these cute protective styles that help your natural hair grow!
Especially if you a great at styling large box braids, jumbo box braids, medium circumference braids, dreadlock styles or crochet braid protective styles.
If we're convinced that you are one of the better natural hairstylists, I'll do 2 things for you:
OK, enough of that... Let's get back to work and show you these gorgeous braided hairstyles for Black women and kids.
These are witout extension hair, we also have a page of quick braid hairstyles WITH weave if you like to add some length.
These jumbo box braid hairstyles for Black women are exquisitely thick, and while some are informal better for street and clubwear, others are elegant and ready-made for ladies who are in bridal parties.
You can get alot of versatility in these thick protective hairstyles.
The blue and black two-tone color look makes these long jumbo box braids different and super-unique. If you wanna replicate this jumbo braid hairstyle just show this image to your stylist at a natural hair salon near you.
If you ever get one of these jumbo box braid hairstyles, tell us how it went by email and send in your pictures so we can share your NHP natural hair journey.
This jumbo box braids updo for hair is FIRE!
It is both elegant and versatile.
This would also make an amazing Black wedding hairstyle for bridesmaids, bridal parties and anybody with AUTHENTIC style.
This look is after the updo is brought down, you can also wrap some rubberbands around this protective style in the back to make a quick bundled braid ponytail, this style can be achieved by a top-notch African braider and top-quality extension braid and weave hair.
Is it me or is this reddish color just PURE HOTNESS?!?!
Thes jumbo box braids are, long neat and clean and are great as a protective style for Black natural hair. You gotta love the clasps too, there are so many cute jumbo box braid accessories and jewelry trinkets available online.
The vibrantly colored jumbo box braids above make for an unique protective style for guarding new hair growth.
When you switch up the hues and color contrast it can be a gamble, but it definitely shows personality.
How many women have you seen rocking this unique the unique braid color combination?
It's a fun and quirky style for sure!
These extreme colors would not fit into a formal wedding setting but might be cute to rock in informal settings...
... and once again, we see some really cute jewelry clasps for jumbo box braids being used!
Maybe these smurf-colored jumbo box braids will cheer you up!
Crazy cute colors aside, jumbo box braids are some of the most protective styles you can have and your natural hair gets a chance to grow longer when you're not manipulating your new growth so much.
Just KEEP YOUR HANDS from constantly fiddling with your braids and STAY PAYING ATTENTION to drinking enough daily water and eating healthy in order to get the minerals and vitamins you need for faster hair growth and length-retention under those box braids.
The above updo jumbo box braid hairstyle is intricate and elegant. This would make a beautiful graduation hairstyle for Black girls and help the melanin keep poppin' severely.
I am in LOVE with this long and thick version of jumbo box braids for Black women, this would be uniquely cute as a summer protective style for Black women and girls too..
This above knotless jumbo box braid style is great as a hair-growing, protective style for type 4C hair.
It's also perfect for date nights, anniversary parties and overall hair protection.
And although the edges in the above photo look laid and neat, just be sure to use the best edge control for coarse 3C-4C hair so that your results look equal to these jumbo box braids.
Sis in the above photo has medium-length box braids that look like they'd fit perfectly on Janet Jackson on set at the Poetic Justice movie shoot!
Jumbo box braids for Black women, girls & kids are often known as "protective styling". It's a common phrase known by nearly every natural hair Black woman.
Why are braid hairstyles for Black women so important during your natural hair journey though?
Our hair is our crown: a source of strength and a symbol of the creativity that we show to the world.
Black hair braiding styles wasn’t just important in ancient Africa, or to African-American slaves of the past. Protective braids are also very important to Foundationally Black American women today.
We quite literally use our braids to communicate with the world.
Some of The Best Jumbo Protective Hairstyles:
These jumbo protective hairstyles for Black women protect while being long-lasting, easy to maintain, all while looking elegant in today's current fashion:
The answer for how many braids are in jumbo braids differs. You can use three packs of Xpression jumbo box braid extension hair, cut each pack in half, and each side makes three braids. How many braids? That's a total of six braids for each pack, so such a style has 18 braids in total. Once you get to the box braids, you can connect them using the two-strands method.
If wondering how much do jumbo box braids weigh, the answer is that a standard size pack of good kanekalon jumbo box braid hair is 80-100g. Cheaper brands weigh around 55-80g, and I Kick Shins kk jumbo braid are 100g. When it comes to braid hair extensions, weight will tell you quite a bit about quality!
1st ANSWER: To stop jumbo box braids from being too heavy, you add less hair to your box braids upon installation, heavy braids happen when there has been too much extension hair added.
2nd ANSWER: If taking heavy box braids out immediately is inconvenient for you, take some weight off of your scalp by wearing your jumbo box braids in a high bun for the wear life of your style.
Jumbo box braids themselves can vary in length and thickness, affecting the cost range. As can the skill and location of your stylist. The price can average anywhere from $150 to more than $650—longer jumbo box braids with less thickness are at the higher end of the price range.
Many worry about how long do jumbo box braids last. The answer is up to 8 weeks. Jumbo box braids are a favorite protective hairstyle for many naturals because they can last up to a couple of months.
I hope you enjoyed and will even try these jumbo box braid hairstyles, most of these jumbo box braids are designed to serve as protective hairstyles for transitioning hair and guarding your growing strands for improved length-retention.
And here's a list of some of the most popular jumbo protective hairstyles for natural hair:
This website focuses on natural hair, so protective styles for natural hair braids is what we are excited to show you. So BOOKMARK NHP NOW!
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