Women have worn braids for thousands of years all over the globe. It’s considered to be one of the most versatile styles, running from incredibly complex patterns to simple plaits.
We love braids for being perfect for almost every occasion. You can do braids for the office, for school, the gym or a wedding, there’s a braided hairstyle that’s ideal for every client and their lifestyle or life event. Even better, depending on their hair type, braids can protect their strands from damage and help clients grow their mane longer.
Braids are HUGE this season and they are better than ever! Perfect timing, as lockdown can give you all this much needed time to perfect your braiding skills. The key is to be able to offer a diverse range and give your clients a braid menu to choose from that give them options for every occasion – from ultra feminine, girly, soft and fairy to a statement glamour braid or a tribal-like piece of art. There are hundreds of tutorial videos and guides available online, so if you feel that braiding hasn’t been your no1 skill so far, maybe now it’s the time to work it. Set to be one of the hottest trends of the year; it would really be a shame to miss it.
Braiding is basically practice practice practice; and experimentation. And because any help is appreciated, milk_shake has recently launched the new BRAIDERS Concept and has introduced 3 new products in the Lifestyling range: a Braid Grease, Braid Lotion and Braid Cream to help stylists create stunning braids with the perfect and long-lasting finish.
The Braid Grease is ideal for creating perfect separations, braids and knots, giving this extra shine when applied on dry hair. The Braid Cream and the Braid Lotion are light and flexible, ideal for creating braids and can be applied to damp or dry hair.
For the BRAIDERS Concept, milk_shake has shared these beautiful looks with us -courtesy of z.one Concept for milk_shake; we absolutely love them.
Enough talk, start braiding now!
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