(Scroll down for 13 trending hairstyles in Kenya followed by a selection of latest Ghanian lines in Nairobi styles, Abuja lines styles in Kenya, and generally mwongezo styles in Kenya.) Also, it seems that many of you come to this article looking for more information about ‘Kenyan hair styles & braids by Eva Nairobi’. I believe that is a salon in Embakasi Pipeline but know very little else about it.
I recently changed my Facebook profile picture and got many comments from friends telling me how gorgeous I look.
I received their compliments graciously, but to tell you the truth, I half-expected them.
It’s not that I am vain or full of myself (at least I don’t think so); rather, I am just fully aware of how flattering plaited hairstyles are on me.
In fact, that’s why I chose to style my hair that way.
I was going away on vacation with a special someone and wanted to make sure that I looked beautiful—all the time—with minimal fuss.
See for yourself!
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Reasons to Braid Your Hair for Instance Into Abuja Lines/Abuja Hairstyles in Nairobi/Mwongezo Styles in Kenya
The beauty of braided hairstyles is something African women have known for ages.
Personally, I braid my hair for several reasons.
First, as I mentioned earlier, braided hairstyles are particularly flattering (not just on me but on most women).
Second, they are incredibly practical.
For the relatively short amount of time it takes to get my hair braided—anywhere from 1-17 hours depending on the hairstyle—I get hassle-free, beautiful, neat hair for the next 2 weeks to 3 months (again depending on the style).
Braided Hairstyles Are Always Evolving (Popular Styles Today Include Ghanian Lines, Abuja Lines/Abuja Hairstyles in Nairobi & Mwongezo Styles in Kenya)
Though braiding has existed for a long time, braided hairstyles are far from old-fashioned.
I’ve been braiding my hair for 30+ years and still, I always manage to find a new hairstyle to try.
When in Nairobi, I look forward to my bi-monthly visits to Kenyatta Market to try one of the many trending hairstyles in Kenya, for example, a hairstyle that is currently all the rage are Ghanian lines in Nairobi.
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Whatever the case, the choice of braided hairstyles is almost endless, and there are hairstyles to suit all occasions, from the most mundane to the most glamorous.
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Minimizing Hair Damage
Some women are wary of braiding their hair because they say it leads to hair breakage and hair loss.
Otherwise, when hair is braided by a skilled braider who knows not to braid too tightly nor attach hair extensions to too small amounts of hair (and braids are not kept in for longer than advised), then all should go well and braiding can, in fact, help grow hair by protecting it from the damage that results from everyday grooming.
All types of hair can be braided—not just African hair.
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Ghanian Lines, Mwongezo Styles in Kenya & More (Some of These May Be Kenyan Hair Styles & Braids by Eva Nairobi)
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Latest Ghanian Lines in Nairobi (Some of These May Be Kenyan Hair Styles & Braids by Eva Nairobi)
Many of the latest hairstyles in Kenya are Ghanian lines styles.
Abuja Lines / Abuja Hairstyles in Nairobi
Abuja extensions are a type of extensions produced by the popular hair extension brand Darling. These extensions are popular for their unusually soft texture and long length. Abuja lines are cornrows using Abuja hair extensions.
Darling Long Abuja Color 2
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