10 Best Small Box Braid Hairstyles For Black Women

10 beautiful ways to wear tiny box braids.

Small box braids are one of the most versatile braided hairstyles out there. They look beautiful and intricate when worn down and can be easily manipulated into both complicated and simple styles. Small box braids hairstyles are on-trend while still being one of the most classic and regal styles out there. Here are some of our favorite ways to wear small box braids, along with our top product recommendations for the best ways to style these looks:

1. Low Ponytail

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Pull your small box braids back into a low ponytail.

Pull your small long box braids back into a low and sexy ponytail. Bring it over your shoulder and let it cascade down to show off your braids.

2. High Ponytail

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Alternatively, you can wear your ponytail high and flirty. This is one of our favorite small box braids styles.

You can also pull your braids up into a high and flirty ponytail. Level it in line with your cheekbones to draw the eye up and flatter your face.

3. Wrapped Bun

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Put your braids up into a beautiful bun.

Wrap your braids around themselves and secure them up in a high bun. The layers of braids will create major volume for a finished look that’s both sophisticated and modern. Finish off with a mist of Suave Professionals Natural Hold Non-Aerosol Hairspray to hold the look in place.

4. Accessorize

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Add a trendy hat to finish off your look.

Accessorize your braids with a hat. The best accessories will bring attention to your unique style without stealing the show.

5. Half Up

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Pull your hair back into a half-up style.

Grab a hair tie and secure your hair in a half up style. Your hair will be out of the way and out of your eyes while still leaving some of your braids down around your face.

6. Half Bun

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Or wrap to ip into a half bun.

Or get in on the half bun trend that came on the scene last season and isn’t going away anytime soon.

7. Flipped Over

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Flip your braids over to one side to add some volume.

Add some extra instant volume to your style by flipping your braids over to one side of your head.

8. Wear ‘Em Down

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Wear your braids down and loose and show them off.

Show your braids off by wearing them down and loose.

9. Pulled Back

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Keep your braids out of your face by brushing them back.

Pull your braids back and away from your face to keep them out of the way and out of your eyes.

10. Frame Your Face

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Frame your face by wearing your box braids bob down.

Let your bob braids be the perfect frame for your face.

Editor’s note: We would suggest taking care of and washing your braids every 2 to 3 weeks. Pay special attention to keeping your scalp clean and healthy by using Dove Purify & Strengthen Shampoo and Dove Purify & Strengthen Conditioner.

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