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Outer Banks Braid articles. The articles feature some basic information about everything from single braids, to multi braid corn rows. The articles also show pics of the many styles you can choose from whether you are visiting the Duck or Corolla location or the Nags Head Kitty Hawk locale.
Braid Services in Corolla or Duck
Looking to get your hair braided in Corolla or Duck? Here is some basic information to keep in mind
If You Can’t Decide Which Braid Style…Then Don’t..
Corn rows with braids gives you both styles fused together. If you want to integrate it into your current style, you can just get it done on one side, giving a very unique look that combines your current style with corn rows and braids.
Going All Out with Braids in the OBX
The style you see here shows the fusion of the styles together. It is also the same hair style Bo Derek had in the movie “10”.
Easy to care for…
With the braid corn row combo style you do not have to brush your hair for three weeks. No worrying how to style your hair. The only thing you have to do is wash it.
The Final Touch
At the end of the braids you can make even more choices. You can use different colors for a fun beach look. You also have the option of using bands, if that is more your style
Here are 2 Outer Banks visitors that added their own touch to braids and extensions. These two visitors to Life on a Sandbar’s Nags Head Braiding location have a hair braid that is underneath their current style.
Braids with 3 Colors of Beads
This allows them to keep their current hair style yet still add some new (braiding) touches to it. The braid extension also allows some color coordination. Both ladies opted for 3 different colors of beads.
Very Sturdy for the Active Lifestyle
Another huge advantage of this style of braid is that it is perfect for the active person. Whether you are visiting one of the beaches in Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills or Kitty Hawk or beyond, this braid can last a long time
In fact this could be one of your most lasting Outer Banks memories, both in photographs and for the time you take it home. Some of these braids can last up to a year! You also have the option to remove it if you want to much sooner, without it impacting your current style.
Multiple Braiding Styles Are Offered At Both Locations
When asked what is the most popular style of braid by Outer Banks visitors it is hard to say. Everyone is a little different and the selected look changes often as fashion changes. There are braid trends that come up a lot which include:
And of course Corn Rows!
Corn Row: Another hot braiding style
Corn Rows are a very popular style at the Corolla and Nags Head locations of Braids by Life on a Sandbar. While there is a traditional way to wear corn rows, there are other ways to wear it.
Sideways Cornrow Braids
The sideways cornrow braid gives you a fusion of a number of styles. It allows you to mix a set number of braids with your existing style. Most women get between 4 or 5 braids on one side. Regardless it can breathe new life into your regular hair style without a lot of effort
Making The Sideways Cornrows Last
Life on a Sandbar will help you find the right braiding style for you and will give you instructions on how to care for it. Come visit us in one of our two locations:
Corolla (in the blue kiosk next to the pizza restaurant)
807 Ocean Trail ,Corolla, North Carolina (252)-453-0809
Nags head (next to Kitty Hawk Kites near Jockey’s Ridge)
3933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC
Sideways Braids in the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX)
What are Sideways Braids
Braids really allow you to express your creativity. The different variations of braid styles allow people of all ages to have fun and express their individuality. One style that has become very popular is the sideways braid
The sideways braid is a hybrid of the cornrow style, except it is designed to work with other styles instead of being the dominant hair style. It also can be done in a myriad of ways.
The new trend in Braids
The sideways braid has been very popular here in the Outer Banks. In both the Corolla and Nags head Life on a Sandbar Braiding locations, you see this style quite often. Both younger girls and teenage girls choose this as their braiding selection, both on their Obx visit and when they go home.
Care and time for braids to last
If cared for properly, sideways braid styles can last up to 3 weeks. For the best way to care for this, and other styles of braids come visit one of the two Life on a Sandbar braiding locations in the Outer Banks:
Corolla Hair Braids by Life on a Sandbar (in the blue kiosk next to the pizza restaurant)
807 Ocean Trail ,Corolla, North Carolina
Kill Devil Hills/Nags head/ Kitty Hawk Hair Braiding by Life on a Sandbar (next to Kitty Hawk Kites near Jockey’s Ridge)
3933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC
Braids are an excellent way to do something a little different on your beach trip to the Outer Banks. Combining self expression with just plain fun, hair braids can be as unique as you are. At Life on a Sandbar there are a number of options for you to do.
Braid Styles in OBX
Major braid styles
There are a few principle options you can choose when you are opting to braid your hair.
One is a simple colored braid called the feather extension. This is a really fun, non committal way to have style without a drastic change to your hair
Corn Rows and Hair Wraps and more extensive styles
If you are looking for braids that are a little more prominent, then hair wraps and corn rows are a good choice. These are a great way to have a whole new style.
Hybrid Braid Styles
You can also do multiple variations on these styles. Some people have chosen to go with partial corn rows while leaving their current style in place.
Have questions about Braids?
Come visit us or give us a call at one of our two locations:
Nags Head, OBX location in the same building as Kitty Hawk Kites
Phone number :(252) 449-9066
3933 S Croatan Hwy,
Corolla OBX Location in the blue Kiosk
807 Ocean Trail ,Corolla,
Aren’t these two sisters really cute. Love their matching dresses.
braids done by Life on a Sandbar in the Outer Banks
One got the cornrows and the other a hair wrap. We hope to see them again this summer at life on a sandbar, either in Corolla or Nags Head. 252-449-9066.
Styling with braids on your visit to the Outer Banks
What better way to “dress up” in the Outer Banks than with a colorful sun dress and some new braids. These two girls are stylin on their visit to Nags Head with different braiding styles
Looking the same…being different
These two sisters decide to wear cute matching dresses but let their individuality show with their hair. The older sister opted for corn rows. The younger sister got a hair wrap and feather extension. Braids make a great souvenir for the kids to remember their beach trip for weeks to come
Time for Braids!
We cannot wait to braid your hair when you visit us in Obx. There are lots of styles to choose from including hair wraps, feather extensions, and corn rows.
2 locations for Braids
Nags head Hair Braids by Life on a Sandbar (next to Kitty Hawk Kites)
3933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Corolla Hair Braids by Life on a Sandbar (in the blue kiosk)
807 Ocean Trail ,Corolla, North Carolina 27927