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Cornrows and box braids which is the best

Cornrows or canerows are a style of African braids in which the hair is braided very close to the scalp, using an underhand, upward motion to make a continuous, raised row. Cornrows are often done in simple, straight lines, as the term implies, but they can also be styled in elaborate geometric or curvilinear designs.

  Cornrow braids last for six to eight weeks if they're properly looked after. For the health of both your hair and scalp, you should avoid leaving them in for longer than eight weeks. Doing so can damage both, and doesn't allow dead skin cells, natural oils, and shed hair to escape from beneath the braids, which can then become a breeding ground for bacteria. By this point as well, your hair will have started to grow out, and the braids will also be losing their integrity.

 Box braids are a type of hair-braiding style that is predominantly popular amongst and created by black people. This type of hairstyle is a "protective style" and is "boxy", consisting of square-shaped hair divisions. 

 The amount of time you keep your braids in completely depends on you. That being said, it does take equal parts skill and patience to perfect this look, so once you’ve got your braids looking flawless, it’s important to work with the style to keep them looking fresh.

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