Black braided hairstyles for women over 40’s are a stylish braided hairstyles that look amazing and charming on mature black women. They are stunning, creative and look adorable in that they will bring out the beautiful features in your face which in turn will make you look attractive and eye-catching.
When you grow up to the mature age, you have to be sensitive of the kind of braided hairstyle you wear coz now you
are mature in the fresh and mind. The type of braided hairstyle that you wear will determine how people will respect you, treat you and perceive you how mature you are in your reasoning (mind).
I like what Apostle Paul said to the church at Corinth in 1 Corinthians 13:11 (when I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put away childish things). So you too have to put some braided hairstyles for teenagers off and stick to braided hairstyles for women over 40 that will make you be respected and treated with honor in the community were you stay or even at your workplace.
In this write up, we have brought out some of the best black braided hairstyles for women over 40’s that will look great on you and trust me we have heard many testimonies of mature ladies saying that some of these braided hairstyles makes them look younger than their actual age.
Come with me as we explore the best and charming black braided hairstyles for women over 40’s that will not only allure your looks but they will as well complement your facial features making you look adorable and remarkable to any occasion you are dressing them too.
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Black Braided Hairstyles for Women over 40’s With Natural Hair
Natural hair will always remain the best hair to play with when creating or installing various black braided hairstyles to determine one that works for you most. I would like to encourage older women with natural hair (though it has grey hair its fine) to try out this stunning braided hairstyle for black women over 40’s.
Its unique, easy to style and will take you less than an hour to have a finished look yet looking great on you. Its features goddess braids installed in the sides and then gathered at the back to form a braided lower bun.
As portrayed by this amazing and awesome black woman over 40, you too can rock this eye-catching braided hairstyle for black women that will make you look exclusive on any official or extraordinary occasion you’re dressing for.
Get a few tips from her braided hairstyle (don’t just copy and paste coz by doing so your aren’t being creative in the way you install your braids on your head which will make you have a similar braided hairstyle like other older ladies) to come up with your own unique and modish black braided hairstyles for women over 40’s with natural hair. This kind of braided hairstyle for older women is perfect for all occasions ranging from casual, ceremonial to special occasions.
Micro Braids Hairstyles for Women over 40’s With Natural Hair
The other alternative way or style to give your natural hair a new fresh look is by styling it into micro braids. As you can see, micro braids look great on all women of all ages be it younger girls, teenager or older women over 40’s.
All you will need is to choose a design of the micro braids that will balance with the shape of your face which in turn will disguise the unwanted features on your face and bring out the beautiful features of your face making you look pretty and awesome.
For instance, in this particular section about micro braids hairstyles for women over 40’s with natural hair, we bring to you two ladies featuring the same type of braided hairstyles for black women but the design and style of the braids differ.
The charming black lady in the first image brings out micro braids that were installed on her scalp up to around the crown section of her head and then the rest of her hair was styled into a wavy (curly) hairstyle.
The curls look fuller and voluminous which we guess you too can have by adding in a few hair extensions to your natural hair. The color of the extensions you add in must be easy to blend into your natural hair. Give your hair those bouncy and voluminous curls and then style them around your face in a way that balances with your facial features.
For the other black lady, her hair was installed into loose micro braids off the scalp. Not all her hair was installed into micro braids, actually the micro braids end in straight hair strands which makes this braided hairstyle for black women to look trendy and modern.
As shown in the picture above, she as well styled the micro braids around her face in a way that cover-up the round corners of her face making her round face to look slightly longer than its wide. These kind of braided hairstyles for women over 40’s with natural hair are best for both official and casual occasions. Your dress code will define the occasion or event you are dressing for.
Twist Braids Hairstyles for Women over 40’s
Twists combined with braids will always look great on mature women to almost all extraordinary functions they are invited too. It all depends on how resourceful you are in the way you install your twists and how you style them around your face.
A good picture of what we are talking about is this nice-looking black women featuring twist braids hairstyles for women over 40’s that look great, stunning and marvelous on her pretty face.
Her hair was parted in the middle then the twists were installed from the parting towards either sides of her head. If your hair is short or of medium length, you might need to add in some hair pieces (extensions) to increase on the length and thickness of your twists.
Install the twists entirely on your head and then style them in a way that balances with your facial features. For this awesome and amazing lady, she choose to wear or style her twist braids into half up and half down. The twists at the front were pulled (gathered) at the back to form a loose low ponytail while those in the back were left to freely hang over her back. This brought out all the beauty in her pretty face which made her look younger like she is in her early 20’s.
Braided Updo Hairstyles for Women over 40’s
It’s quite easy to choose for a braided hairstyle that always looks great on you but wearing that same style over and over again sometimes seems boring thus the need to style your braids into a new fresh braided hairstyle.
One way to give your hair that new fresh look every time you get out of your dressing room is by simply styling it into an updo hairstyle. Black women over 40’s surely look great with their braids styled into updos such as ponytail ( low, high, side, front, or double) , bun ( low, front, high, side or double) or any other braided updo hairstyle.
For example this awe-inspiring black lady brought out one of the braided updo hairstyles for women over 40’s were by her hair was installed into braids and then styled into a high ponytail. However, braided updo hairstyles for women over 40’s look great on women with long faces such as oblong, oval, heart, diamond, among others. For ladies with round or square faces, this wouldn’t be the best choice for you.
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Twisted Updo Hairstyle for Black Women over 40’s
Have you been invited to a special event, official occasion or a bunnies meeting with your associates and you’re kind of wondering which braided hairstyle to wear that will look amazing on you to make head turn and necks bend?
Well if this is you, then you are in the right place at the right time. Just set back and relax as we bring to you this delightful twisted updo hairstyle for black women over 40’s which will make you look attractive and eye-catching.
As portrayed in the image above, you will have to twists your hair into small flat twists and then styled them into an updo. The updo was made to look attractive by adding in a few golden hair decorates.
Wow I like her style of makeup. The clear or neutral makeup made her look striking. The black color of the twists perfectly matched with the tone of her skin making her look perfect for any special occasion that you might think of.
Cornrows Braided Hairstyles for Black Women over 40’s
Some people believe that cornrows look awesome to only ladies below 40’s which we strongly disagree with because from what we discovered, cornrow hairstyles will always look great on all women of all ages even those over 50’s though it’s kind of painful to install them at an old age.
Take a look at these two beautiful women over 40’s featuring cornrows braided hairstyles that were installed by braiding hair to the scalp in a series of simple straight rows. You can as well try to do the cornrows in a series of complex symmetrical or curvy designs for a distinctive and stylish look.
If you are tired of your daily routine of maintaining your natural or relaxed hair, cornrows braided hairstyles for black girls will be the best way to go coz they can be worn on your head for several weeks and their maintenance is easy as they require only washing your hair and oiling your scalp after 3-4 days.
Cornrows braided hairstyles look great when dressed for any occasion. All you need is to define the occasion being dressed for by the attires you wear. Otherwise they are ideal for an office day, a night out with your husband, among others
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