CitiHair Hair Braiding
Hairstyles come and go but hair braiding is an ancient beauty technique with a long and literally winding history that roams across countries, cultures and centuries.
Braids have made appearances on the heads of men and women throughout history, indicating everything from utility to glamour, social status to ethnicity, marital status to even religious affiliation.
In modern times, hairstyles aren’t quite so serious but one thing hasn’t changed: braids are cool.
Melbourne’s Leading African Hair Braiding Salon
To make sure you look fabulous this summer season, contact us on (03) 9077 7676 or visit our salon at 502 Victoria Street North Melbourne.
Havana Twist/Masai Twist
A micro-two stranded twist that is held using hairdressing clay.
Appointments take 3 hours of longer
Hair Corn Rows
Hair is braided close to the scalp and can be done on hair length 5cm or longer.
Appointments take anywhere from 30mins to hours
Can be done on any length hair, incorporate hair extensions and vary in size right up to jumbo braids.
Appointments take 1 or more hours
A single ponytail braid that starts at the scalp and gets narrower at the end. This plait style can incorporate beads, flowers and hair extensions.
Appointments are typically 1 hour
Extremely thin and even plants that can be styled like natural hair. Micro braids often incorporate hair extensions either of the same colour as the natural hair or with contrasting or vibrant colours.
Appointments take 3 hours or more
Two strands of hair are twisted together to form a soft rope of hair that is easy to style and shape. Wool, synthetics and hair extensions can be twisted with natural hair to create more volume.
Appointments take several hours
These are braids using the most natural looking extensions for Afro Hair, it can be twisted, Crocheted, or box braids as well as Cornrow braids. The same hair can be used to create DreadLocks to suit any textured Hair.
also known as Banana cornrows, use extensions that touch the scalp. Start by creating cornrow braids. As you go along, you need to add more synthetic hair so as to create bigger braids. This style which is also known as straight backs is considered as the best protective style for women who have naturally curly hair. Braids are not only for women but also for men.
are a certain type of hairstyle wherein all the hair is braided together to form one single braid. The braiding will start at the forehead then it goes down at the back of the head. It is one of the simplest types of braiding styles. But know that it also offers various advantages. For one, it can keep your hair away from your face. And due to its sleek design, it will give you an elegant and sophisticated look.
are an excellent protective style option. Aside from protecting your natural hair, their versatility can make you look even more gorgeous.
these are braids done in two sections. the front part the hair is cornrowed flat while the back single box braids are prominent.
These are braids done using colourful Kanekolon fibres, it is suitable for all festivity throughout the year. The Cornrows braids are done in different patterns to suit each individual. More images are on display on our instagram page.
Synthetic Hair for Braiding
we have a collection of many Kanekolon Hair fibres used for Hair Braiding. Plenty of options to chose from.
These are braids done using only two strands of hair, additional extensions is recommended for extra firm hold. It is more stylish and looks more fashionable than regular Box braids.