What is Classic Braiding Hair? Classic Braids are 100% Kanekalon fiber or also known as modacrylic synthetic fiber. There is about 3.0 oz inside each package and usually takes about 2 packages of Classic Braids to complete a full hair of braids. Many companies only offer Braids that are made of synthetic P.P. fiber. The differences between Kanekalon fiber and the synthetic P.P fibers is again, cost. The disadvantages of Braids that are produced using P.P. fibers are that they are not flame retardant. This could be extremely dangerous if your beautician does not know what they are doing. They also look more bulkier in the package however, what you see is not what you get. If you think your getting more for your money then think again. When weighed on a scale, it usually only contains about 2.0 oz. and these types of braids will take up to 3 packages to do a full head of braids.
There are so many braiding techniques that it is impossible to list them all. The style gaining popularity are dreadlocks however they will be mentioned at a later post. Meanwhile, The most popular braiding methods include: