The Difference Between Cornrows, Dutch Braids, & More
While there are many people
who blatantly rip off Black hairstyles, I recognize that others are simply uneducated about them. And with more braided hairstyles flooding our feeds than ever, confusion is something that’s bound to happen. “Braiding and twisting requires the same manipulation,” Devri Velázquez, an editor at
Naturally Curly, tells
Refinery29. “We are intertwining and weaving hair. They’re closely-knit together as far as definitions go, but with the proper amount of education and research beforehand, it eliminates the potential for the stylist and client [to misidentify them].”