51 Latest Ghana Braids Hairstyles

51 Latest Ghana Braids Hairstyles

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Ghana braids 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.

History of Ghana Braids

It was around 500 B.C. when Ghana braids became prominent in Africa. It was originally created to give honor to social status, religion, age, and ethnicity. During that period, Ghana braiding style can be observed in Hieroglyphs and sculptures. It can be seen at the back of the head of a sphinx. This style managed to survive through the Middle Passage until the Western civilization. Some slaves create curvier and more complicated designs to show their defiance and protest when their masters want to straighten their hair. At the time that they were caught and sold, they decide to shave their heads.

Now, a lot of women from various ethnic groups and races are rocking Ghana braids more than ever. It looks great on women of all ages. You can also adorn it with beads or flowers. If you want your shoulder length hair to look longer then you tucked some extensions into it.

We have collected different Ghana braids styles, from the center-parted braids to the most detailed updo.  These images only prove that any women can rock this cool style. What are you waiting for? Start pulling out your combs and start braiding right now.  Continue scrolling to get you inspired.

Pictures of Ghana Braids Hairstyles

1. Best Ghana Braids

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Originally posted by misslaja

Super long braids will always be here forever.

2. African Braid Hairstyles

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Ghana braids are also known as invisible cornrows, banana braids,  pencil braids and Cherokee cornrows.

3. Banana Cornrows Styles

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Originally posted by indulgy

These braids are a classic cornrow hairstyle which has a thicker size.

4. Purple Ghana Braids

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Ghana braids had been around for a while.

5. Best Cornrow Braids Hairstyles

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Originally posted by favehairstyles

This trendy new braid hairstyle seems to be on the internet every day.

6. Beautiful Ghana Braids Styles

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We’ve seen different varieties of braids flood on Pinterest and Instagram, yet this style is having a great moment right now.

7. Big Ghana Braids

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Ghana braiding actually originated in Africa, which is why it is known as Ghana.

8. Ghana Weaving

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Among the braided hairstyles, Ghana braids are considered very unique.

9. Amazing Ghanaian Weaving

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This is not like your normal braiding process. In this style, you need to add hair to the braids in a continual process.

10. Cornrow Braids

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This style is suitable for any women of all ages.

11. Elegant Braids

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Want to rock this fierce hairstyle?

12. Glorious Braids

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These parallel braids look neat and stylish as well.

13. Inspiring Hairstyle

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Anyone can look great in these braids!

14. Easy Ghana Braids

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Do you want to look your best?

15. Colorful Braids

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These feeding cornrows are the go-to summer hairstyle especially when it’s really hot and you can’t think of anything else to do.

16. Braids For Any Season

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Hey ladies, have you tried these Ghana braids?

17. Twist and Cornrow Braids

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There’s no doubt that this style is one of the most iconic types of braids.

18. Braids Hairstyles With Extensions For Kids

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Ghana braid is a well known African style that is usually found in most African countries.

19. Banana Cornrows

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This type of style may require special skills.

20. Green Ghanaian Braids

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This style has been known for its complexity and finest details.

21. New Style

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This style has been seen on various celebrities.

22. Cherokee Cornrows

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This style is usually worn by famous celebrities on and off the red carpet.

23. Beautiful Styles of Ghana Braids

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Models on Fashion Week runways are rocking this style.

24. Ghanaian Braids

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It doesn’t only look nice but it can also last longer.

25. Protective Style

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It has the ability to completely transform your appearance.

26. Invisible Cornrows

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These braids which run toward the back of your head can quickly give you an edge.

27. Pencil Braids

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This hairstyle carries various names, depending on which region of the world you are.

28. Top Braids Styles

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Nigerians call this style “Ghana Weaving”.

29. Ghana Braids Styles

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Some people call this style as cornrows.

30. Ghana Cornrows

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This hair style actually originated from the country of Ghana, situated in the Western part of Africa.

31. Nice Updo

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Typically, cornrows can be worn my men or women, however, Ghana weaving can only be worn by women.

32. Hairstyle for Long Hair

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Ghana weaving can also be used as accents to your curls or waves.

33. Ghana Cornrows

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Want to upgrade your basic look into a more elegant hairstyle?

34. Ghana Cornrows Braids

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This is the perfect protective style if you don’t have time to do your hair.

35. Ghana Cornrows Maintenance

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With the right maintenance, you can enjoy wearing this style for a couple of days.

36. Thin Braids

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The best thing about this hairstyle is that when you take it down, you can enjoy fabulous waves!

37. Ghana Weaving Hairstyle

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Why don’t you put off those Brazilian wigs and opt for a simpler yet classy Ghana braids?

38. African Hairstyle

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To make Ghana braids, you can start by braiding the hair to the scalp using crescent pattern while the loose braids are left hanging down on the back.

39. Hairstyle For Women of All Ages

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This style can give your hair some rest while protecting it from harsh environmental elements.

40. Ghana Weaving Styles For Round Faces

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Looks stunning!

41. Great Looking Braids

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This traditional hairstyle for women has been popular throughout Africa, most especially in North Africa, and West Africa.

42. Great Looking Braids Style

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This particular hairstyle has deep history and meaning.

43. New Protective Style Cornrows

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The Ghana braiding can be associated to religion, status, age,  ethnicity and others.

44. Nigerian Braids Hairstyles

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This style starts with thin cornrows then its size gradually increases.

45. Lovely Braids

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This hairstyle is ideal for any special occasions.

46. Good Looking Braids

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This style is composed of simple patterns.

47. New Ghana Braids Styles

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This is the best protective hair style for summer.

48. Awesome Braids Styles

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It gives you a polished feeling with very detailed quality.

49. Ghana Weaving

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This style reminds us of traditional basket weaving.

50. Simple Ghana Braids

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This is nicely done!

51. Stylish Ghana Braid

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This is a great hairstyle for the summer.

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