• Mary J. Blige's Blonde Box Braids Are A Must-Try For Summer

    3 days ago - By Essence

    It's no secret that box braids are a go-to protective style for many us, especially during the summer. Not only are they easy to keep up, but they're super versatile and can take us from the beach to a fancy night out.

    Or even the stage as Mary J. Blige proved at this year's ESSENCE Fest. The songstress rocked beautiful waist-length blonde box braids during her set. While we're used to seeing the singer in her signature cropped 'do, we couldn't get enough of this remix on a classic protective style.

    While most of us typically opt for shoulder or mid-back length braids when we get them...
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