I’m really not sure what to call this new hair style I just got. The first person I saw with the look was “Next In Fashion’s” Claire Davis (@nothanksm8) with her natural hair in thin twists and I knew I had to do the same. One popular model and influencer Hannah Mussette (@mussette) called them lion tail braids on Instagram, but they’re simply jumbo box braids or twists with leave out.
Though my version ended up more like Hannahs, ditching the marley hair and opting instead for sleek kanekalon braiding hair to get the vibrant highlighter pink I wanted. I’ve been seeing versions of this trend with celebs like Amandla Steinberg (@amandlasponsored) since at least 2018. I wonder what other forms this look will take and if it’ll eventually get an official name. Only time will tell, but I can say for sure that it’s a vibe!