Black African American women are often known for their thick textured hair. The beauty of their hair lies in their strength from roots to the ends and to maintain their health they are often styled in beautiful braids.

Braided hairstyles are in different styles and texture that are selected according to the texture of the hair, skin color, age and personality. Cornrow braids updo hairstyles are popular in this community.

African braids hairstyles especially Cornrow braids are quite popular braiding styled dated back to Egyptian era.  Cornrows, which are also known as rows, or braids or simply cornrows are considered to be the best braids for black women because they are traditional African styles.

These braids starts very close from the scalp, in upward direction and an underhand to produce a continuous raised row.

Cornrows are usually applied in straight lines, but they can also be created into different geometric or curvi-linear style to obtain a stylish diva look.

Cornrow braid hairstyles are equally famous in men and women with thick black or textured hair. Moreover, these hair braiding styles are easy maintenance unlike box and crochet braids and can be left for weeks if a good hair health is maintained.

Regular moisturizing and careful washing can help in maintaining hairstyle for more than eight weeks.
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Here are beautiful cornrow braid hairstyles for black women that can suit every face shape and skin tone of black women. Have a look into then, and try them on your own.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cornrow Braids Up do with Double Bun

Cornrow Braids Updo with Double Bun

Female cornrow styles are back in fame since 2015 as a versatile hairstyle for every age group.

Look at the picture how a 4-year old is rocking in super cute cornrows, created in zig-zag motion and gathered at the center to form a Mohawk.

The style is further styled with a two braid twisted in front to form a bang enhances the cuteness of the baby girl.

Little girl cornrow hairstyles are quite popular these days.

Cornrow Braids Updo with Front Updo

Cornrow Braids Updo with Front Updo
Cornrow Braids Updo with Front Updo

African cornrows hairstyles got the popularity since Kelyie Jenner was spotted wearing them quite often.

She not only looked gorgeous, but her simple cornrow styles has broken many internet search. This particular hairstyle is an inspiration for those who want a stylish hairstyle for the summers.

The cornrows are basically tightly done French braids that are plaited straight from the roots till the end.

Remaining braids are gathered at the crown to form a stylish Mohawk like bun to give a lifted appeal.

Cornrow Braids Updo with Large Bun

Cornrow Braids Updo with Large Bun
Cornrow Braids Updo with Large Bun

Cornrows in a bun with natural hair can look amazing on almost every face shape. There are plenty of young women who are getting their favorite African cornrow styles because they are easy on maintenance and look effortlessly chic.

To get a lift, you can gather some twisted hair at the top to form a Mohawk like crown bun.

Cornrow braids in a bun are amazing that it can make a causal look better than formals.

Cornrow Braids Updo with Natural Hair

Cornrow Braids Updo with Natural Hair
Cornrow Braids Updo with Natural Hair

Cornrows are not only popular in Africa, but they have created quite a buzz in the Hollywood too, you can see cornrow braids styles photos on Instagram and realize how popular they are.

For all those die-hard fan of Hollywood celeb style cornrows, we are presenting quite beautiful style for them.

This is a micro side cornrows styles that are braided to form a half moon to create a super-hot side looks. After that you will need to gather them at the crown to create a lifting effect which makes it different from traditional cornrows.

Cornrow Braids with a Large Back Updo Bun

Cornrow Braids with a Large Back Updo Bun
Cornrow Braids with a Large Back Updo Bun

Can you create a formal hairstyle from traditional large cornrow hairstyles? Yes, and the up do will look super chic on a black beauty.

Ask your stylist to create some sharp cornrows that will make an amazing zig-zag and twisted shape.

Then find some suitable extensions, twist them, and wrap at the back to form a bun. Ta-daah!

A stylish, like cornrow braids styles photos is ready to complete your look.

Cornrow Braids with an Updo and Ponytail

Cornrow Braids with an Updo and Ponytail
Cornrow Braids with an Updo and Ponytail

Remember, how beautiful Emma Watson looked in her braid pixie, she successfully created fashion news.

You can make many head turns with our proposed cornrow braided pony tail and up dos.

All you need is to mix cornrows and box braids to form a beautiful cornrow braids in a bun.

You can add some beads to form and amazing style.

Cornrow Braids with Small Updo Bun

Cornrow Braids with Small Updo Bun
Cornrow Braids with Small Updo Bun

Getting ready to face the scorching heat of summers, and you are someone who does not like to wash the hair every other day.

Then opt for this amazing, well-defined cornrows hairstyle which is quite different from large cornrow hairstyles.

The braids are plaited close to the scalp in a zing-zag motion and then taken at the top to create a small bun.

And you are ready for the summers

Cornrow Braids with Updo bun

Cornrow Braids with Updo bun
Cornrow Braids with Updo bun

Cornrows with little thick density are used to create voluminous hair buns that are perfect for formal occasions.

You are young, and have chiseled feature, flaunt them with great confidence in a prom night or simply at parties with friend in this cornrow high bun.

This hairstyle is perfect for young women who are in love with fashion and new trends.

Cornrow Braids with Updo Ponytail

Cornrow Braids with Updo Ponytail
Cornrow Braids with Updo Ponytail

Young girls often look towards their mothers for a specific hairstyle that help them in managing their hair during the super-hot season.

These little girl cornrow hairstyles are perfect for them, a super fun, super cute and trendy cornrow braided hairstyle.

Just be carefully in managing them, as a sun-screen is needed to protect the scalp from the heat during summers.

To add more color, tie the braid in some colorful scrunches. A perfect cornrow hairstyles for little girls will be done.

Cornrow Braids with Updo

Cornrow Braids with Updo
Cornrow Braids with Updo

Cornrows in a bun are not only for young girls, in fact women in their thirties can also rock them.

They look quite formal, just look at the above picture, how elegant the lady is looking cornrows high bun.

Sharply created cornrows are gathered at the top to create a simple cornrow styles with high-bun, which is looking like an awesome style to rock in formal occasions.

Cornrowed and Twisted Pin Curls

Cornrowed and Twisted Pin Curls
Cornrowed and Twisted Pin Curls

Mohawks and cornrows are quite popular in summer days because they give a complete manageable look that falls perfectly at the standards of fashion and trends.

African cornrows hairstyles, like this one, where thin cornrows are created to form a Mohawk at the crown to get a well-contoured face frame.

These female cornrow styles are amazing for young women, but women in their 30s can easily carry this hairstyle.

Curly Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Curly Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle
Curly Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Twisted cornrows with curls can look amazing, in fact it is the hairstyle that is spotted in red-carpets various times, like in the above cornrow braids photos.

To add more glamour, curls are flaunted at the crown area in form a simple bang that will look amazing on every face shape.

To add more personal style, you can add beads or white sea-shells to perfect your African cornrow styles.

What’s more with female cornrow styles? Wear some tribal earrings to complete the look.

Curly Short Updo Cornrow Braids

Curly Short Updo Cornrow Braids
Curly Short Updo Cornrow Braids

African cornrows hairstyles with natural curl is an amazing hairstyle that can go with any casual as well formal style.

There is one big advantage of wearing cornrows in summers (like the pics of cornrows), they can be styled to match individual style statement.

These simple cornrow styles, especially the one in the picture can fit in to our proposed style description, something you can wear casually and flaunt in various formal occasions.

Curly Swinging Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Curly Swinging Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle
Curly Swinging Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Curly swinging types of cornrows is for everyone, who love fashion, but want to beat summers.

Black girl cornrow hairstyles like the one in the picture are stylishly done at the back and remaining ends are thrown to create a beautiful flick.

They look amazing with dresses as awesome as they look with casual jeans and T’s.

What more? Wear some elegant crochet earrings to match the hairstyle.

Curly Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

Curly Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle
Curly Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

Cornrows at the back with sharp zig–Zag lines are among the hottest hairstyles of summer 2016.

The hairstyle is for all those who love to craft their unique style statement even in the hottest days of summer.

How to wash cornrows? Wear a simple cap (comes specifically for braided hair) and then wash with gentle movement.

It can be worn by every women because it is easy on maintenance and cornrows on side of head help them contour their face.

Front Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Front Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids
Front Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

 

We tell you, cornrows that are neatly plaited at scalp can never look as elegant as they are in the above mentioned picture.

How long do cornrows last? Much more than you think if they are well maintained.

Here cornrows are further gathered at the top to form a beautiful front bang that look like a stylish Mohawk.

Pictures of female cornrow styles like the ones are super stylish, and elegantly styling a black beauty. African cornrow styles suits women in their twenties and can work for every face frame.

High Roll Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

High Roll Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids
High Roll Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Looking for a hairstyle that looks as stylish as Kristen Stewart’s red carpet look, then try this hair style.

Cornrow braids photos, the one shared here are creatively plaited on all over the head to form sharp curved lines, then gathered at the top in a neatly crafted bun.

These female cornrow styles are for young girls, who love maintaining their casual style much more than formal.

To add more style in your African cornrows hairstyles, you can simply wear some amazing jewelry to keep the elegance levels high.

Large Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Large Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle
Large Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle

Braided Mohawks are never out of fashion, they look amazing on a stylish diva. But   for those who want a completely transform looks, we present a stylish way to create Mohawks.

Simple cornrow styles on all sides of head and a voluminous Mohawk at the crown can give girls their desired super stylish look.

What’s more about large cornrow hairstyles? You can accessorize the look with geometrical earrings and hand cuffs.

Layered Cornrows and Bun

Layered Cornrows and Bun
Layered Cornrows and Bun

Cornrows are not only for flat looks.

See this amazing and traditional look, created amazingly with cornrows that are collected at the top and twisted to form a high-bun.

The special thing about this hairstyle is it can suit to all age’s because of the traditional look.

Cornrow braids styles photos like this help us in achieving a good style for the summers.

You can wear some beautiful silver earrings with this hairstyle with matching summer print.

Messy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids

Messy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids
Messy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids

Can cornrows look formal especially cornrows on side of head?

After looking side cornrows styles picture, you will surely say, why I never think about this ever? Where were all these pics of cornrows?

Cornrows that with sharp lines at all sides are gathered at the top to create a side bang-Mohawk.

Wear gold geometrical earrings and funky shirt to beat the heat of the summers.

This hairstyle can help you contour a broad face.

Natural Hair Cornrow Braids Updo for Black Women

Natural Hair Cornrow Braids Updo for Black Women
Natural Hair Cornrow Braids Updo for Black Women

Sharp cornrows, a twisted braid and some loosely style curls at the crown of the head to give a front bang look.

This hairstyle is perfect for all those young ladies who have a rebel fashion statement and bold approach towards life.

Pearly earrings and some natural makeup to cover the imperfections will help you make a bold fashion statement.

One Sided Cornrow Braids Updo

One Sided Cornrow Braids Updo
One Sided Cornrow Braids Updo

Cornrows with natural hair is amazing for women in their late-twenties.

African cornrow styles will make them look super stylish with less effort.

All they need to have cornrows that created curly line right at the center of the head to form a dull gold low Mohawk.

The special thing about this hairstyle is that it will make them look like an A-lister who never lose her sense of fashion even in a casual look.

Reverse Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

Reverse Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle
Reverse Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

A young girl in denim with simple cornrow styles can beat many runway models.

One of the perfect hot summer look that any young girl can opt for is presented here.

Blonde hair are plaited into cornrows with small low bun is super causal yet very stylish.

This hairstyle is suitable for girls who love to rock their natural looks by keeping their make-up minimal without compromising on their individual style statement.

Round Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Round updo Bun with Cornrow Braids
Round updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Up-dos and high buns are taken when there is a formal occasion, however, they do not need to be boring every time.

See the picture of cornrows in a bun, we have shared with you, a perfect braided bun is giving a lifting effect as well as creating a unique and stylish fashion statement too.

Though it is made of cornrows that are thick unlike the traditional ones, but still they are looking amazing.

Stylish Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Stylish Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids
Stylish Updo Bun with Cornrow Braids

Red head and black beauty can make a lethal combination like the girl in the picture.

For all those young ladies, who are probably following Christina Aguilera’s for quite a long time and love her braided look.

This hairstyle is for them, looks different from her platinum blonde but still has ability to create a fashion statement. See cornrow braids photos for reference.

All you need is red cornrows that are further braided and collected to form a sleek high bun.

Swoon-worthy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

Swoon-worthy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle
Swoon-worthy Updo Bun Cornrow Braids Hairstyle

African cornrows hairstyles in its traditional form when neatly styled to form a high-bun can surely turn heads.

For women in their 20s and 30s who like a stylish hairstyle that can go perfectly with their formal dresses, should try this high-bun cornrows high-bun.

What’s more they needed to finish their look? A super stylish black short dress.

Updo Rolling Bun Cornrow Braids

Updo Rolling Bun Cornrow Braids
Updo Rolling Bun Cornrow Braids

Want something simple, yet elegant, try this rolling cornrow high bun, that looks amazing on every face shape.

This female cornrow styles with high bun is quite famous and often seen at different red-carpet events.

Sleek, stylish and trendy, this one hairstyle fulfill every definition.

African cornrow styles are sleek, neat and easy on maintenance, as they can stay fresh for days without getting a wash.

Beautiful Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles For Black Women

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Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyle for Black Women

For those days when you want to look like an African American diva, this beautiful cornrow braided up do hairstyles is perfect. This is simple and cute up-do with a beautiful crown to give an effortlessly beautiful attire in no time.

This hair style looks great on every face shape, however, need high maintenance to look great for next three weeks without any product buildup. Women in their twenties can carry this formal hairstyle in casual and formal both events.

Best Updo Braids Hairstyles For Black Women

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Cornrow Braids updo with larger braids and bigger bun

Black hair owns a unique beauty when they are styled in cornrows hair braids

Styled in high buns. These are perfectly formal braided updos for women in their mid-twenties and they can easily carry for two to three weeks. However, use of various styling product can cause product buildup leads to several skin issues.

This hairstyle looks great on long and oval face shapes. Moreover, to make this braided up do more elegant women can add hair accessories too.

Cornrow Bairds Updo Hairstyles For African Women

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Cornrow Braids updo in a mohawk-like style

A beautiful side swept up do focusing on crown area is a beautiful braids hairstyles to look elegant in no time. This is a semi-formal African braids hairstyle that can look gorgeous with formal and casual clothing. To achieve a stylish up-do simply collect the cornrow braids at the crown and then style them by keeping a side-swept.

This is a perfect hairdo for women in their late twenties and own broad jawline and defined cheek bones. As this is a formal hairstyle it can only look great for few days only, however, with high maintenance one can continue with this style for three weeks.

Cornrow Braids For African Women

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Cornrow braids upodo hairstyle with high bun

 Nothing look as gorgeous as cornrow black hair braid styles elegantly tied into high bun. This is a perfect hair style that look effortlessly beautiful one every face shape.

A formal and casual hair do that can go with a white short dress and casual shirt equally. This is achieved by collecting small cornrows in neutral black and then collected at the crown area.

Some women add Marley hair extensions to get volumized bun. To get away the frizz you can add texturing cream and hair spray. However, you can carry the extensions for no more than three weeks.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles For African Women With Big Braids

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Cornrow braids updo hairstyle with a bun

This is a cute braided hairstyles for black girls that can never go wrong in any event. This is quite a stylish design that can bring smile on a young girls face. This can give them a stylish and cute look at the same.

Thick cornrow braids are tightly plaited in thick braids and then collected at the crown area.

This is a perfect hair style for women who really like to own a formal hair braid styles for next few weeks without any trouble of maintenance. Girls in their twenties can carry this hair do without considering their face shape.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles For Black African Girls

 

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cornrow braids hairstyle with a mohawk bun

Black twisted cornrow black hair braids are perfect for black women. This black hairstyles braids has quite a stylish design that can make any face smile with grace. It is perfect for every face shape and women in their teens to women in their 30’s can easily carry this hairstyle.

Firstly the hair are plaited into small cornrow braids and later bumped into center of the crown keeping little swept at the front to maintain a chic look.

This hairdo can get an extended life of four weeks when maintained properly. Afterwards hair need a wash to get rid of dirt and product build-up.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles For Black African Women

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Cornrow braids hairstyle with a formal look

Style your short black hair in thin cornrow braid styles twisted to create a cute pompadour hairstyle. This is effortlessly classic short hair braids hairstyle that can make every women a diva in no time.

It is a perfectly casual hairstyle that can look great on women in their 30’s. Moreover, this is a short hairstyle that can easily have a life of four to five weeks, especially when maintained properly.

They best suit on long, oval and round faces with defined cheek bones.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles For Black Women

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cornrow braids updo hairstyle for young girls

Closely braided cornrow plaits collected like a cap on center of the head is a chic way to attend a formal office meeting. Working women often get confused with how to style their hair.

This is one of the most stylish hair braids styles as it will suit every face shape and women in any age can carry this chic hairstyle. When proper hygiene is followed, this hairstyle can get life of three weeks.

To maintain a glossy look, one can use braid spray or jojoba or coconut oil.  However, if you have added some Marley braids to get super volume you may need to cut them after third week as after three weeks they can cause skin irritation and can stink badly.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles With Human Hair

 

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cornrow braids updo hairstyles with human hair

For centuries cornrow braid designs  have a unique popularity in women, even traces of this hairstyle is found in late Egyptian era as well. Cornrow braids with human hair are still very popular in women.

This is a chic hairstyle that can look gorgeous on women of every age group. Firstly, hair are plaited in cornrow and then collected at the top of head to create a sleek bun.

As this hairstyle is made with human hair it can have an extended life of four to eight weeks depends on the hygiene and maintenance.

Cornrow Braids Updo Hairstyles With Long Braids

 

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cornrow braids updo hairstyle with long braids

A combination of rocking box individual braids and cornrow braids an entirely new and chic hairstyle has evolved. Women in their mid-twenties can carry this chic hairstyle in different variations.

Then can tie them in top bun and can set them free. The hair braids sets need to be replaced after three weeks because they are synthetic and cause allergic infections.

This is a famous African hair braiding styles in which many Hollywood celebrities have been spotted carrying this hairstyle.

Cornrow Braids Updo Ideas For Black Women 2016

 

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cornrow braids updo idea for black girls

For those with high cheek bones and oval faces, carrying a versatile cornrow braiding styles is a chic way to look gorgeous for several weeks. Women in their twenties can look gorgeous in this black braided hairstyles as this add a youthful glow to their overall appearance.

However, depending on the quality of hair, these kind of hairstyle can be carried for next three to four weeks. One can spray their tresses with shine spray or apricot oil to add extra shine and keep them frizz free. This is a sleek casual avatar that can look any attire beautiful.

Latest Gorgeous Braids Updo Hairstyles For Black Hair 2016

 

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Gorgeous braids updo hairstyle with high bun

For women with heart shape, round, or long this is a perfect braiding hairstyles to carry in 2016. This is the best formal hairdo that can look great in every party or even wedding night. Bride’s maids can easily carry this effortless hairstyle with grace.

Thin cornrow braids are carried till the ends of all hair and then all the hair are collected in form of a high bun to get a stylish appearance. As the hair are often synthetic the hairdo can only last for three four weeks.

Cornrow Briads Updo Hairstyles  For Girls

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cornrow braids hairstyle with long hair and high bun

2016 may be dedicated to Ghana braids, as they are everywhere on Instagram or Pinterest. Women of every age group are going after this beautiful braids hairstyle in which Ghana braids are installed and topped in form of a high bun.

This is a perfect hairstyle for women with every face shape. Ghana braids look similar to cornrow braids, but have more volume and versatility in them.

You can experiment with Ghana braids to change their hairstyle. The best part is that these hairstyle are low maintenance and can go for three to four weeks with great elegance.

Cornrow braids are always popular as best braided hairstyles for black women and have bunch of versatility in them. That is why women in every age group are trying them to look gorgeous and elegant.

In fact, not only women, but men are often seen having cornrows to add an extra glam in their overall style appearance.

If you need more help in deciding a perfect hairstyle for your face shape, read our guide on Know your Face Shape and Select the Best hairstyle.