An alternative if you don't have the time to do braids.
I did to "French ropes", joined them in the back, secured with barette an bobby pins and did a single rope braid.
2aNii, middle brown, 20/BSL/waist length
current routine: Wash every two days with organic shampoo and conditioner, jojoba oil on the ends. From time to time deep conditioning with egg, honey and jojoba oil.