Criss cross braids are one of the most popular braids these days and they are created by crossing the entire braid or half of the braid. Criss cross braids look so lovely and when handled properly, they can last for a month or more.
This braid style can be done with natural hair but if you want to add hair extensions, then you can do so with kanekalon hair extension. About 2-3 packs of kanekalon hair extension should be okay but it really depends on how long you want the hair to be.
To make your criss cross braids even more stunning, you can enhance them by adding rubber bands and ribbons to make them more appealing and beautiful. Let’s take a look at some attractive criss cross braids.
Some criss cross braids ideas
Criss cross braids with black rubber bands
You can choose black rubber bands when braiding a criss cross . But this is optional. This is to make your braid look more beautiful and attractive as well. The reason why most people choose black rubber bands is that they want their braid to look neutral with no colors.
Criss cross with colored rubber bands
If you want your braids to be colorful and to catch people’s attention, then you should opt for colorful rubber bands instead. Whether you want just one color or to mix up different bright colors, your criss cross braids will look lovely when it’s colorful.
Criss cross with gold and silver ribbon
Another way to add a pop of color to your criss cross braids even if you don’t want the colorful rubber bands is to use silver or gold ribbons instead. These will make your braids look lovely even without the many bright colors.