At this point of his career Brandon has become synonymous with the durag often times being referred to as “Durag B.I” which stands to reason why the Brandon Ingram braids is a topic of interest both on and off the court.
The New Orleans Pelicans forward has made a name for himself over the past few years which has resulted in fans taking a liking towards his personal fashion choices, durags and braids.
As well as his braids we will cover all the previous hairstyles he has worn throughout his career.
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Fresh cornrows can be seen on Brandon each week during game time with a new pattern or style that he reveals. Outside of the court he mostly covers his hair, so it also makes it a moment to witness.
“It might be my signature thing. I don’t wear my hair out too much unless it’s game time.”
His cornrows can be seen in multiple different styles and patterns.
Off Scalp Braids
If he’s not styling his hair in cornrows he often times alternates to installing off scalp braids in his hair.
He has worn them as braids and twists giving each hairstyle a different look but one which is unique to the player.
Similar in appearance with the subtle difference being the off-scalp braids use 3 strands of hair intertwined with each other while twists use 2 strands of hair which is why it’s often referred to as 2 strand twists.
2 Big Braids
Again, another protective hairstyle great for the court as hair does not interfere with the players performance. Off scalp braids are great but you run the risk of hair getting in your face, therefore we can see him styling his hair in 2 big braids often.
The 2 big braids can be styled with shaved sides, taper fade, multiple patterns or with a thin braid along the middle parting area. There are multiple choices should you be interested in this particular style.
One of the benefits that comes with afro textured hair is the natural twist outs as a result of unravelling braids, twists, and cornrows. In the images below we can see what Brandon Ingram Braids look like once taken out.
This curly bouncy effect can be worn for a few days before hair is washed and braided again. Our twists for men editorial will detail how you can also achieve this look.
While styling your hair is great as a protective style its also equally important to let hair breathe and release tension which is why we can see Brandon Ingram wearing his afro with no style.
A break from braids is also necessary due to the constant pulling on your edges, hairline and back that can lead to breakage and scalp irritation. Therefore, we see his hair out of braids and in an afro from time to time.
Everyone with braids should be educated on this!
Key Take Away: Maintenance!
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Whether it be braids, cornrows, or twists the upmost care to ensure this is implemented in your routine we have listed the most important parts of the process. This is not complicated at all, just requires discipline, ensure you
- Oil your scalp
Find an oil that works with your scalp best and doesn’t irritate you. Oils great for hair growth range from Coconut Oil, Argan Oil & Olive Oil.
- Keep them in for a maximum of 6 weeks
This allows for any dirt and product build up to be washed and removed. This is nothing short of good hygiene! Your hair has been exposed to multiple layers of dirt and environmental factors which requires upkeep! Wash days are your best friend, and it will repay you which shiny, clean hair.
- Moisturise your Hair
This ensures your hair is hydrated and healthy. Nothing worse than having dry brittle hair
- Protect hair at night or doing any physical activity
(As the name suggests Durag B.I, he is always protecting his hair with a durag so his hair stays fresh and intact with no fizziness)
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