Cornrows & Braids

I am positive you may need seen lately that dutch pigtail braids have gotten actually widespread. I’ve seen significantly that the Kardashians have been receiving a variety of backlash as a result of they have been sporting these braids and calling them regular dutch braids, when apparently they’re really cornrows. So I began to surprise, what really is the distinction between cornrows and dutch braids?

I used to be beneath the impression that this can be a dutch pigtail braid:

And that that is cornrowed hair:

And these are the braids that the Kardashian sisters have been sporting:

They’re a little bit tighter than common dutch braids, however there’s plenty of YouTube tutorials on these braids (tagged as issues like “Kardashian impressed braids”) the place the individuals making the movies are nonetheless referring to them as dutch braids. What do you assume? Are these dutch braids or cornrows?
Perhaps we might put collectively an inventory of issues that make dutch braids completely different to cornrows in order that we are able to clear this up!

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