Braids are back in a big way and I am wondering if they have hit Georgia schools yet. The Associated Pres found that across the country salons are offering braid bars for about $30 a braid.
Why are they popular now? One salon owner suggests it’s because of “The Hunger Games” character Katniss, who wears a signature braid.
“CHICAGO — A staple of the stylish grade-school set, braids have moved from the playground to the red carpet and now, local salons.
Salons from Los Angeles to New York and cities in between are weaving “braid bars” into their services, offering special menus of different braid styles for a fixed price.
Danielle Maddox, 25, a Chicago personal trainer, made an appointment at the Braid Bar at Maxine salon for a look to transition from work to a date night with her boyfriend. Stylist Cliff Freeman, who incorporates techniques from crochet and knitting classes into braids, twisted Maddox’s hair into three