Pixie braids are braided haircuts with innumerable tiny title braids that shield the most part or the entire head. African-American women usually wear this braids hairstyle. The pixie bob braids comprise many threads of braiding hair that have an estimated width of one pencil. These braids are generally six to twenty-four inches in extent, and the stylists singe the ends to keep them from separating.
Their hairstyles are very authentic and represent their culture and community as well. Their braids are unique, and you can find 100 styles and variations only in this category. Pixie braids are one of the popular hairstyles among them. Women are wearing this style for a long time.
Since the braids don’t damage the hair and are very flexible, the hairstyle is very prevalent among African American women demanding to grow their real or natural hair. It can last between 1 and 3 months. These Braids are generally shaped as bobs, and the hairstyle as a whole is called Pixie Bob Braids.
So, let have a detailed discussion on these bob braids and get introduced with some glamorous pixie bob braids.
Best Hair for Pixie Braids?
Pixie braids are not expensive. You can do them easily within a very short time at a low cost. You can use Kanekalon braiding hair. If you want something silky you can go for yarn hair. Yarn hair does not tangle like other braiding hairs but it may create a few knots after a month.
Preparing Hair for Braids
Before having braids, never forget to prepare your hair with love. Clean and robust scalp and hair are always needed to have gorgeous braids. Clean your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo and condition your hair 2-3 times. It will help to reduce breakage.
Dry your hair with a hair-dryer and use a wide-tooth comb to disentangle your hair.
How to Do Pixie Braids?
You will need-
- Rat-tail comb
- Hair extensions
- Hair gel
- Hot water and lighter
- Part your hair into 4 sections. Secure 3 parts with clips and start to work with one part.
- Dive this part as well and start to work 1-inch width of a hair.
- Apply hair gel. Use the extension to create a knot with your hair and start braiding.
- Keep braiding until you reach the end.
- Repeat the same process with the rest of the hair.
- Once you finish the process seal the end with boiling water and lighter.
You can use colorful extensions and your favorite accessories.
34 Pixie Braids Hair Styles Ideas with Pictures to Boost Your Look
Pixie Braids Black Hair
If you want to look sexy and seductive, the braids can be an excellent choice for you. The multi-directional braids allow you to bring out self-confidence, smartness from the inner you. This bob cut is one of the famous hairstyles among African American women.
Pixie Micro Braids
The Pixie-braids are flexible enough to change their color and appearance. Look at the girl in the picture, she has worn cute pixie braids with bob shape and the color is dazzling golden. And you can also make your hair glittery like her.
Bob Braids with Beads
Previously, I have noted that the pixie braids are flexible enough to let you play around with them. The nice glittering beads are an example of flexibility and compatibility. The effects of the beautiful pixie braids have been multiplied by the beads worn on them.
Shorter Bob Braids
These braids are even shorter than the previous bob braids. The different the size, the amazing the effect is. The braids’ front part is colored golden in one or two braids to cast a unique enchantment on the others.
Jumbo Pixie Braids
This one is more or less the same as the previous hairstyle of Pixie cut braids. The difference is the natural color and a little bit of thickness in the braids. Style it with beads. As a whole, this hairstyle is a great choice to have a stunning look.
The Majestic Bob Braids
The Majestic Pixie Bob Braids makes a hairstyle that gives you a majestic and innocent look with colorful tiny and thin braids. We have hardly anything about it to discuss and explain because natural beauty is just in front of you.
The Extraordinary Pixie Braids with a Bob Cut
Yes, this is an excellent pixie braid with a bob cut. The head’s side is designed as cornrows, and braids are positioned as bob style by the surrounding except the cornrows portion. It is a mix-up of cornrows and bob braids.
Sensational Braids & Beads
Bring out the sensation from the inner you. The braids can create a stunning look on your appearance with the dashing style of the hairdo. The zigzag braids can make you go crazy and wild.
Glorious Pixie Cut Braids
Yes, you are right; these are pixie-shaped as bob cut with a little bit of modification in the braids. Moreover, a cloth-made hair ban is required to get the ultimate effect of this hairstyle. Summer or winter, vacation, tour, or work, you can fit everywhere and every season with this lucrative hairstyle
Pixie Braids for Kids
Why the kids should be devoid of this beautiful hairstyle, you can make the braids arranged as cornrows and the color a little purple. Your kid will look smart and cute more than before.
Braids with Cornrows
The previous hairstyle was for the kids and now look at the same hairstyle for the adults. The heavenly effect created by these pixie bob braids can make anyone fall in love with them at first glance.
The Golden Pixie
This hairstyle is for the kids too. It is more or less the same as the previous kid’s hairstyle. But the color is the only difference here. Your kid will be the center of her attraction at her school when she wears these cornrows-inspired bob braids.
Of course, you can color the pixie hairstyle in different tones. As it is a flexible hairstyle, you can apply any standard hair color to make you super cool in your appearance.
Medium Pixie Braids
Here, you are the one to judge. We have certainly nothing to discuss and explain about this super sexy hairstyle. Let us know, how do you judge this one.
The Angelic Beauty with the Beautiful Bob Braids
The Angelic Beauty is now can be gain in the material world with the help of the Beautiful Braids. The girl in the picture will certainly prove my statement. She is no less than an angel with the bob braids.
Heavenly Golden Angel
Yes, the golden angel is golden-haired too. The pixie bib braids with a charming golden color are another choice to have an angelic look on the material planet.
The African American Goddess
Who says Goddess is in heaven only. You can make yourself a goddess. So, all you have to do is to go to the nearby salon and ask the hairstylist to make a pixie bob braid on your head like the girl in the picture, and you are done.
Up-do with Braids
You are doing bob that does not mean you are not allowed to do the up-do. You can combine the up-do hairstyle and the bob hairstyle at the same time. Look at the girl in the picture and you will clearly understand the concept.
Let your audacity show off in front of the people around you. Do a pixie bob cut and let the world know about your confidence and smartness. And that is how you can rule the world of beauty.
Wild Pixie Braids
Wild is always beauty. If you choose to become a little wild with other accessories like the tribes while using the braids, you will certainly gain heavenly beauty in you.
Red Half Cornrow Braids
Splash the red color into your braids to spice up the look. You can make it more interesting with the twist of half cornrow. Set your baby hair on your forehead with gel. This look is casual yet sassy.
Short Pixie with Strings
Make an angled bob braid with your hair. Use silver strings to style your precious braids. You will be the “fav” one at a party with this look.
Braids with Bangs
Other than using colorful extensions you can have a different hairstyle. You can try out bangs. You will look amazing and different from this style. Don’t forget to use clear beads to make it more fun and unforgettable.
Pixie Braids with Golden Beads
Most women love to style their hair with golden beads. It is very unique and not very common all over the world. You can also style your every braid with golden beads.
Yellow Pixie Bob Braids
Style your braids with the color of happiness “Yellow”. Yellow blends with African American women’s skin tone nicely. So, don’t freak out to try this look any time soon.
Semi-long Pixie Braids
If you don’t feel the short braids you can also try semi-long pixie braids. It may take you some extra time to create these braids but the ultimate result is beautiful enough to amaze you.
Crochet Style Pixie Braids
Style braids is a unique way. Braid your pixie braids like crochet style. It will be a great combo.
Navy Blue Pixie Braids
Blue is always one of the great choices to style your braids. Navy blue is a very mystic color. It is very subtle and goes well with and look. You can wear this style at any party.
Angled Purple Bob
Isn’t it very hard to ignore this look? Any girl would love to wear this color and haircut. This look is very bold and would make you feel sexy and confident.
Short Colorful Pixie Braids
If you are very fond of short hairstyles try this out. It is a great combination of black and orange hair extensions. You can achieve this look within a very short time and it’s very comfortable to wear.
Side-Shaved Pixie Braids
You can be wild and experimental with your hairstyles. Side-shaved is not that common hairstyle that any girl goes for it, but if you are brave enough then you can rock this look undoubtedly.
One Side-Parted Pixie Braids
Every girl has a side of styling their hair that they love. Sometimes it changes facial angle too. You can pick your favorite side while braiding and make one side-parted pixie braids.
Short Pixie Braids
Achieve this gorgeous short pixie braids look within a very short time without facing any hustle. You can flexibly move your head with this style and easily can take care of your braids.
Orange Pixie Braids
This look is my personal favorite because orange is my favorite color. I literally love everything in orange. If you are an orange lover ( not fruit, color! kidding!) then try out this hairstyle. Use some good quality of orange hair extensions and braid your hair. Rock the road with this amazing look.
Maintaining Pixie Braids
It is very easy to maintain pixie braids because they are not long. All you have to do is oiling your scalp twice a week. You can apply your favorite coconut or jojoba oil to the scalp. It will keep hydrating the scalp and don’t let dry out it.
Clean your braids with good quality apple cider vinegar. Apply a leave-in conditioner to keep braids healthy.
Use a satin or silk scarf to cover your braids at night. It will protect your braids while sleeping. Don’t keep braid for longer than 3 months, it can damage your natural hair.
Different hairstylists have innovated different pixie braids hairstyles in many different shapes and colors that can provide you with an idea of the type of design you want. Just talk to your stylist and s/he will give you more tips on how to style pixie braids. Moreover, if you want to ask our specialists, please connect yourself to our social network.
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