Hair Braiding and More

Are dreadlocks braids?

From afar, dreadlocks and braids look very similar. They both have “locks” in which hair strands are grouped together. But braids have more of a zigzag shape due to the way in which they are created. For hair to become braided, two or more strands are weaved in and out to form the braids.

Do knotless braids last longer?

But compared to box braids in particular, she says you can rest assured that your delicate edges will remain intact since knotless braids are known to put way less tension on the scalp. … Lastly, if you’re fighting the temptation to keep your knotless braids in longer than four to six weeks — don’t.