Saturday, February 2, 2013

What are Chunky Braids, Solange Braids or Poetic Justice Braids?

Chunky Box Braids

Chunky Box Braids are also called Poetic Justice Braids (made popular from Janet Jackson wearing them in the movie, Poetic Justice) or Solange braids, made popular from the singer/style icon, Solange, sister of Popular singer Beyoncé). Poetic Justice or Solange Braids  are merely very long chunky box braids extensions that are done with very large parts.

Janet Jackson – Poetic Justice Braids

Janet Jackson sported large braids in the movie "Poetic Justice" (1993) which caused people to name these braids, Poetic Justice braids.

Janet Jackson sporting large box braids 

Janet Jackson (right)  sporting large box braids 

Solange Braids

Beyonce's baby sister, well-known for her unique style brought this style back recently and it has taken the hair world by storm since 2012. This is without a doubt the most popular new braid trend for 2012-2013.

Solange sporting Chunky Box Braids

How to Style Chunky Box Braids

Watch the video below to see a few styles that can be done with chunky/jumbo box braids.

Don't forget to check out our blog post on different types of box braids for more information on box braids or another post on how to do box braids extensions.

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