Alicia Keys Just Slayed The Neon Braids Trend

The former queen of braids is having a major hair comeback 

Bomb braids are perfectly plaited, neat, sometimes include an original design and are a perfect match with your natural color. Summer’s here and all the fly girls are rocking braids in all its iterations, including the 90s trend of bright colored braids that are making a wave on Instagram. There’s only one rule to the look: Be bold. We’ve seen the braids of IG range from the Jamaican national flag colors to Justine Skye’s signature violet to hot pink. Alicia Keys, known early on for her cornrows, debuted her neon braids on the ‘gram over the weekend and she’s giving serious Starburst vibes with fluorescent orange, yellow and pink box braids. 

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While most of the photos of Keys’ new look appear quite bashful, it’s clear she loves the craftsmanship of the braids. Her braids reach her lower back in one of the photos. Who knew fluorescent colors could be so sultry?

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Here are some of Keys’ other braid looks that we loved this year:


There’s jewels in my mind…. #currentmood #vibes #howifeel #love

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