Ghana weaving hairstyles have been making the rounds in Nigeria. Ghana weaving is a technique created by Ghanaians that preserve the health of their natural hair by using synthetic hair with creative and unique styles. The hairstyles are a win-win because not only are there stylish for any occasion, as well as able to frame any face shape, but they last long which will be very convenient for you if you are a busy Nigerian.
Popular Ghana Weaving Hairstyles
Here we have listed 10 most popular Ghana Weaving Hairstyles for women in Nigeria. Go through the styles to find out the suitable one for you!
1 All Black Braids
These Ghana weaving hairstyles are simple and easy to achieve. It is perfect for females with a chiseled jaw bone or a high cheek book. Depending on your preference you will have 3 or more cornrows along your hair. Your stylist may even cornrow the weave inside or outside. The hairstyle will last 3 – 4 weeks depending on how you preserve it. Lastly, it requires little or no maintenance since your natural hair is protected.
2 Marley Twist
Marley Twists are quite popular among the Ghana weaving hairstyles for Nigerian women. It can be worn by anyone for work and/or special events. Marley twists depending on the color you choose will blend with your black or dark brown natural hair perfectly.This is because the texture of Marley twists is very similar to that of your natural hair. In addition, the twists can be installed very long towards your buttocks or short towards your neck or chin length. Lastly, it is a versatile hairstyle that can be styled anyway.
3 Braided Cornrow Ponytail
Nigerians love the cornrow braided ponytail because it will have them looking gorgeous. Ponytails are classic Ghana weaving hairstyles which is still popular among the Nigerian women. The ponytail can fall to the left, right or back of your hair, it just all depends on preference. For example, if your left side of your face is your best side then you can request from the stylist to let the ponytail fall or lay there. Lastly, you can add hair beads, charms or locks to the ponytail to accentuate the style.
4 Spiral Braids
Another creative hairstyle trending is Spiral braids. Once you wear this hairstyle you will be in everyone’s field of vision because its unique. The technicality of the pattern can only be changed by professional hairstyle so that it comes out neat, as well as, shapes your face well. This is definitely the summer hairstyle for Nigerian women.
5 Side Braids
Another popular Ghana weaving hairstyles among the Nigerian ladies, especially if they have a roundish face is the side braids. The side braids are very elegant and classy. You can do it in various colors such as red like in the picture, black, brown, grey and many others. They are perfect for school, work, special events, practically for every occasion. You can add hair jewelry or accessories to the length and end of the braids to add more flair to the look.
6 Ghana Dual Effect Braids
If you want to elaborate your braids then you can go ahead and style your hair in the weaving hairstyle of Ghana with dual effect braids. These braids are a trendsetting hairstyle that is extremely fashionable. They are specifically worn on extravagant occasions such as fashion shows, family reunions, weddings, and many more. All eyes will be on you, specifically your hair, because other Nigerian ladies will want to know how you achieve this hairstyle. Ensure to find a hair stylist that can actually style your hair this way perfectly.
7 Jumbo Twist Braids
Another exquisite hairstyle perfect for any occasion such as weddings, parties, work, etc. The jumbo braids will have you feeling like a fierce Nigerian Queen. In addition, it should take less time to install than smaller twists because the twists are bigger. As well as, your natural or relaxed hair will be protected for a long time because the jumbo twists can last up to 4 to 6 weeks. Lastly, these Ghana weaving hairstyles offer much versatility. You can style it into a half up, half down, ponytails, buns or let it all out. These are great Ghana weaving hairstyles for any Nigerian women.
8 Elevated Braid
Ghana weaving hairstyles always develop interesting and intricate shapes and design on your hair. The weaving will make you look more youthful and accentuate your features. Although the hairstyle may look complex it is very simple to achieve. It isn’t as detailed as many other cornrowed braided styles. You can choose to add smaller cornrow braids between the elevated braids like in this picture. It shouldn’t take a long time to complete because there are fewer braids to do. Lastly, laying your baby edges in a “Swoop” pattern will add more flair to your look.
9 Bulky Braid with High Bun
Another very simplistic and classy hairstyle, You can have 3 or 5 cornrows in your hair, depending on what you like. In addition, the bun can be high, low or in the middle of your hair. The bulk braids add texture to the hairstyle. These Ghana weaving hairstyles does not take a long time to achieve nor does it take a long time to style. This is definitely another summer look for Nigerian and Ghanaian ladies.
10 Micro Braids
Micro braids are making a comeback within the beauty community in Ghana and Nigeria. It was really popular in the early 20s where black R&B singers would be seen rocking the hairstyle. Micro braids are another round face hairstyle because it can be styled to frame your face structure and best features.
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Ghana Weaving hairstyles do not take long to create and can last up to 1-3 months depending on how it was plaited. Interestingly, you can rock this hair for any event and you will take the center stage. There are salons that will make this style and it will cost you a fortune. Do you think you are going to rock these Ghana weaving hairstyles?