Highlight Braid is a style of kanekalon jumbo braid where the individual strands of hair are multicolored. It's similar to our multicolored Festival Braid, but it seals much easier with boiling water or steam. Perfect for making dread extensions, box braids, and twists!
Highlight Braid can sometimes bleed when used with hair care products, especially those containing tea tree or orange oil. If you normally use conditioning oil on your natural hair or scalp, stick with regular kk jumbo braid or high heat multicolored kanekalon instead -- or do a deep cleanse to remove any oil products from your natural hair prior to installing Highlight Braid. We recommend doing an ACV rinse prior to installing the hair to remove excess dye and minimize bleeding.
Length: 24" folded, 48" unfolded (60 cm folded, 120 cm unfolded).
Weight: 2.0 ounces (56 g).
Texture: Kinky jumbo braid texture, similar to RastAfri Classic Braid and kinkier than RastAfri Freed'm Silky Braid. This hair is softer than most other types of kk jumbo braid, but it's not as slippery as Festival Braid.
Brand: RastAfri Highlight Braid.
Color: Ash. 1B Off Black at the top, fading down into grey in the center and pale silvery grey at the ends (labeled as "3T1B/GRAY" on the packaging).
Please note that this color a little bit from batch to batch; if you've ordered it in the past or have bought it elsewhere, the color you have may not be an exact match to the one that's in stock now.
In the seventh and eighth pictures, Somhi used Ash Highlight Braid for a loose crochet style. In one she's left it full length, and in the other it's been trimmed down to shoulder length.
The last two product pictures are color comparison shots that show the following:
- Ash on the left, and 44 Gunmetal, 51 Grey, Solid Grey, and 60 Silver White from top to bottom on the right.
- Solid Grey on the left, the light grey at the ends of Ash in the middle, and 60 Silver White on the right.
We do our best to take careful photographs of our products that show their appearance accurately. However, every screen is calibrated differently, and different types of lighting can affect color appearance, so the way a color appears on your device may not be exactly how it looks in person.
We recommend ordering color samples to ensure an accurate match.
We also offer a free color matching service. For color matching, just send a sample of your hair--or anything that you want us to match the color of--in a plastic baggy to:
I Kick Shins
690 Roberts Rd #383
Pacifica, CA 94044
Please make sure to put the sample in a plastic bag along with a note indicating what product you want your sample matched with (for example "kanekalon jumbo braid" or "human weaving hair") and your e-mail address in the envelope. When we receive it, we'll match it up and let you know what comes closest.
Please do not put your e-mail address inside the plastic bag. The only thing that should be in the bag is the hair sample.
We are also happy to take color comparison pictures for you. If you'd like to see a few similar colors side by side, contact us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!