Waist length individual braids have been trending hard for over a year. When Solange and her über famous sister donned them, the masses jumped on the band wagon and are still riding the wave. I think it was the high bun that had us all drooling. As a braider, I’ve seen them before. Mega length braids is a style that will always be in circulation. The media is responsible for sensationalizing them; before Solange, there was Janet. Before them there was Patra and the list goes on, reaching back to everyday braided divas and ’round the way girls There is really nothing new under the sun, it’s all about the reinvention or as Diddy would say— the remix.
The Senegalese twist are a spinoff of the traditional braided style. Twist captures all the elements of braids, while achieving its on individual look. The length isn’t compromised and the styling versatility is endless. The style may last up-to three months, with proper maintenance and touch up.