Can you believe braids have been made for thousands of years in many different cultures. The oldest known of hair braiding may even go back about 30,000 years. African people such as the Himba people of Namibia have been braiding their hair for centuries. In many African tribes hairstyles are unique and used to identify each tribe. Braid patterns or hairstyles can be an indication of a person’s community, age, marital status, wealth, power, social position, and religion.
In our modern times beachy braids can add to your style and help you keep cool during your summer outing. We came across some trendy styles perfect for when you are having fun in the sun!