WHAT ARE CROCHET BRAIDS?
Crochet Braids are not actually braids at all. Its a technique where hair normally used for braiding is laced through a cornrow base. Your natural hair is cornrowed into a basic pattern. Then the hair is attached to the cornrows with a latch-hook.
There is a lot of detail involved with understanding which cornrow pattern to use and spacing of the hair as well as hiding the actual cornrows in order to have an elegant look. The bonus is that you don't have to sit for many..many hours as you would for individual braids and other styles like that.
CROCHET BRAIDS ARE CONSIDERED A PROTECTIVE HAIR STYLE.
Protective Hair Styles are designed to protect the hair growing out of your scalp. Crochet Braids allow your natural hair to take a break from the everyday wear and tear. It is also a healthy alternative to sew in weaves, glue on weaves, quick weaves and, individual braids. There is minimal tension on your hair.
The Crochet Braid style is actually a technique that dates back to the 90's and was a style that Wanda did for her daughters. In fact, it was her youngest daughter who inspired Wanda to pick up her tools again. And it is her oldest daughter, who is a successful master cosmetologist in Atlanta, that also inspires Wanda to master the Crochet Braid technique.
Most common benefits:
- You have access to your scalp
- Your scalp loves you because it can breath
- Helps protect and may promote growth
- Great for taking a hair break from traditional perm/relaxers
- Last up to 6-8 weeks
- Average install takes approx 3-4 hours
2015 Huffington Post Article About Crochet Braids:
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BEST CROCHETS in Charlotte!
You won't go wrong with Wanda! She's absolutely amazing! She makes sure the installs are styled to your face shape and head. Her cornrow braiding technique will make your actual hair happy too. Shes very professional and also has a beautiful spirit in and out! I've been amazed with each style I try and cant imagine going anywhere else.
HIGH QUALITY SERVICE AND HAIR CARE
Wanda is a crochet braid expert and master stylist! She installed my first ever crochet braids which I continued to get from her for 10 months. She is extremely knowledgeable about hair care. She consulted with me about my hair and how to best take care of my natural hair and the braids. She also took great care of my hair in between installs and kept my hair conditioned and healthy. As a result I had maximum growth with her technique and protective styling. I am so grateful for the care she gave my hair. Also, she is a beautiful person inside and out!! Book her today!!
Ms. Wanda did a great job on my hair, very professional stylist and detailed. I love my crochet braids
Top Notch Stylist
Ms. Wanda installed my first human hair crochet braids and I love it! The hair is very soft and I have a middle part so it looks natural. She has been my crochet braid stylist for over a year and I am hooked. She is all about hair care and is very experienced in making your style look natural and professional. I have received compliments at week 6 and 7 on my way to Ms. Wanda to get it redone!
THE Best Master Crochet Braid Stylist in Charlotte
I've had 5 installs since February 2017. Ms. Wanda is very knowledgeable about hair care, brands of hair, and maintenance of the hair. She is also about what's best for the customer. I love how natural the install looks EVERYTIME. Every install has lasted at least 6 to 8 weeks. I've received numerous compliments about how natural it looks. Initially, I had a fear of the install having too much volume, but the results were natural and professional. No one could tell it was a crochet install. It fits professional and casual environments. Ms. Wanda is truly the best in Charlotte and surrounding areas.
Natural Looking Crochets
I've gotten my crochets done by Ms. Wanda twice, and have received many compliments!! People still complimented after crochets were in a month. She's knowledgeable, professional, and very positive. My crochets always look natural, especially where it's parted in the front. It looks professional for the work place, and it always feels light (not too heavy). I recommend her to complete your chic and sassy crochet styles if you're in the Charlotte area.
I had Crochet Braids done by Danielle and she did an awesome job. I've received many compliments on them. l'll definitely be returning for future service! Thank you!
The service was great. Wanda did a wonderful job.
Thank you to Ms Wanda. This was my first crochet braid experience and I love it. I received many compliments on my hair and I love the fact that I can wash and oil my scrap with the install. I am truly grateful for the tips Ms Wanda provided me on how to wash my hair properly. I will definitely be going back again.
I am very pleased with my services that I received at Crochet Braids Elegance. Ms. Wanda is very knowledgeable brands of hair and how to keep you hair healthy. She protected my edges due to breakage. I will absolutely be using these services again.
My daughter loved her crochet braids. Very professional.
The best I truly enjoyed the experience Wanda is first class very patient and professional she is definitely my go to person .
Wanda is a true professional and she knows her craft! I have truly enjoyed my first ever crochet braid and it is has held up extremely well. I've gotten so many compliments on the style...you won't be disappointed!
This is my first experience with crochet braids, and I love it. Should have tried sooner. There was no pain involved , no tight braids, no dreaded headaches we hear about. Took about 3.5 hours. 4 weeks later style still looks great!
My daughter wanted braids and I didn't have 5-6 hrs to wait. I found Ms. Wanda and she put in crochets in two hrs. My daughter loves them and I do too!
Professional & Quality service
I love my crochet braids and I've gotten so many compliments. Ms. Wanda is the best in the business.
I was very pleased with my hair
Love my new look!!
First time ever with crochet braids. Love it for it's low maintenance. Will definitely be returning!! Excellent service!!!
Wanda provided an outstanding xperience from consultation to completion. The environment was comfortable and all stylists were friendly. I would recommend this salon to my friends and family...or anyone! :-)
A Happy Client!!!!!!!
I am so pleased that I met Wanda and got the chance to experience the wonderful services that Crochet Braid Elegance offer!!!! Very pleased
As always Wanda is very professional and friendly. She does great work and is very gentle with my natural hair. I was more than satisfied with my look when she was done.
I had the Kima Ocean Wave installed, I love this hair and the style. It took alot longer than planned but I'm pleased with my hair.
Ms. Wanda did a great job. This was my first experience with crochet braids and I asked a million questions. Wanda was patient, friendly and informative. She answered all my questions and gave me thorough care instructions. I LOVE my crochet braids!! My hair is protected and i have received many compliments on my gogo curl style. The process took about 4.5 hours and she provides the hair. Overall a good experience.
Very professional, but personable
Ms. Wanda is the best. She's friendly and really cares about her clients. She is a perfectionist and will make sure you are satisfied before you leave. She's excited about her craft and it shows. I recommend her to all of my friends and family.
Friendly people, great atmosphere, and nice visual aesthetics
My stylist Chakra Wanda was friendly and gentle on my hair. The price did exceed what I wanted to pay for crochets braids but this was my learning experience. Crochets braids are very easy and quick(without so many breaks) to install and the stylist braided my hair just right..not too tight. Thank you Wanda.
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