3 influencers who’ve braided their own hair during lockdown – and how you can too

Box braids (PHOTO: Getty/ Gallo Images)
Box braids (PHOTO: Getty/ Gallo Images)

Winter is slowly approaching, which means it’s protective-style season and box braids seem to be the perfect lockdown hairdo for many.

With limited access to hairstylists because of the coronavirus outbreak, many have had to take matters into their own hands and braid their own hair.

You might have seen some of your faves doing their own box braids, but you may not have a clue how to do it yourself.

Here are a few local stars who have given it a go and a tutorial to help you style your own locks.

Read more: Nandi Madida cuts her daughter’s hair just like hers – and it’s adorable!

  1. Sho Madjozi

Known for her bright and bold hairstyles, the singer recently shared a TikTok video where she showed off her hair skills.

Yal bettttttttttttttttter tune in to my Live on Instagram at 9pm tonight because:

1. I just hit a million followers ??

2. I spent a ridiculous amount of time doing my hair yesterday ??

3. I have a couple of special guests [Thread] pic.twitter.com/YP1RETbi86

— #SenaAla (@ShoMadjozi) April 23, 2020


  1. Neo Nontso

Cook and entrepreneur Neo showed off her braids in a sleek updo. What can she not do?


  1. Melody Molale

Fashion and beauty influencer Melody  showed off her waist-length box braids on Instagram.

Read more: Having bad hair days? Here are five easy headwrap styles to try

If you’re dying of fomo or it’s something you’ve always wanted to try, the time to learn how to do your own braids has arrived.

Here’s a quick and easy tutorial:

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