Are you ready to kick off the summer season with an eye-catching protective look? Explore middle part tribal braids, which are inspired by a variety of West African braiding patterns and techniques!
Get familiarised with our style guide below to choose your favourite tribal braid that would best fit your personality. Middle part tribal braids have been the mainstay of braids for centuries. They tend to suit people with rounder, fully faces.
However, if you have a thinner, more chiselled face, then it may be a good idea to go for a thinner braid on a middle parting.
Below you can find some pictures of different middle part tribal braids. Let us know in the comments which is your favourite style.
Types of Middle Part Tribal Braids
Below you’ll find an example of thick braids done in a middle parting. This style suits people with rounder faces.
A very stylish centre piece that sits between the two partings. Alicia Keys helped make this look famous back in the 90’s and these days it’s flourishing as a look. Next time you’re on TikTok, pay attention to how many women rock this style of braid.
Just your bog standard middle parting with long braids.
A very unique looking middle parting where each braid tapers off on the scalp. Always be careful when getting braids tightly woven for the frist time as they can be very painful and give one a headache.
White braids on a middle parting at 1 centimetre intervals.
Why not spice in things and put a little ring in your centre piece braid.
Perfectly symmetrical tribal braids that have been woven very close together.
This lady is looking super sassy with her middle part tribal braids. She’s chosen a very thick braid in a light brown colour.