Summary: Braided type of hairstyling is very popular now-a-days among men. Men prefer keeping their braided hair longer than they usually do. They also impart different looks and patterns to the braids with the help of various types of styling. Some of the most common types of braided hairstyles that are highly popular these days amongst men worldwide are the Cornrow braided hairstyle, Belgian waffle braided hairstyle, and Zigzag braided hairstyle.
Braided hairstyles are in much talk these days amongst men. Braided type of hairstyling is becoming a favorite of many men in France. Now-a-days, men in France don’t have to face any rejection of education, employment or the society’s ridicule because of their longer hair. With the freedom to keep longer hair, men are highly drawn towards the braid hairstyles. Men braided hairstyles are always amazing to look at. Whether you opt for a braided maze, braided flower or a braided money-symbol pattern, the styles are always jaw dropping. Men braids are of various types viz. long, short, pulled up, shelled, or beaded. Astounding creativity can be witnessed in men braids. The styles are often very fun-filled and crazy too.
Some Popular Braided Hair Styles Found amongst Men
1) Cornrow braided hairstyling:-
The Cornrow type of braided hairstyling is one of the most famous and a common fashion among men these days. It is one of the most favored braided hairstyles amongst men. Cornrow is a traditional type of braiding wherein the hair is braided very close (confining) to the hair scalp. The cornrow braided hairstyling comes in various patterns. Usually, Cornrow braiding is done in properly aligned straight rows, but curved, parallel rows, linear, swirls and various other complex geometric patterns are also very popular amongst men. Cornrow braiding can often be seen adorned with the help of shells or beads. The thing which makes men go gaga about the Cornrow braided hairstyles is the fact that they are extremely easy to maintain and retain too.
2) Belgian waffle braided hairstyling:-
Well, the name may sound awkward and may make you think about those famous and delicious Belgium waffles. It is actually the look and the styling of this type of braided hairstyling that resembles that of the Belgium waffles. In a Belgian waffle styled braiding, the hair is cornrowed in such a way that it looks identical to the pattern of the Belgium waffles (food item). Men opt for this type of braiding to impart a distinctive look and feel to their entire personality. Many different designs can be created while retaining the Belgium waffle look.
3) Zigzag braided hairstyling:-
This type of braiding is popular amongst those men who enjoy performing arts with their hair. Herein, the braids are tight, very small and patterned in a straight line starting from the front to the back. There are no hard and fast rules for making the design patterns in this type of braiding. Any pattern or art can be implemented on them. Hence, the term – ‘zigzag’ best describes this type of braiding.