Posted in: All Hair Content, Glam Poetic Justice Throwback! 15 Ways To Rock Box Braids Now < previous image 0 of 0 next > Written by Simone C. Porter Posted 03/13/13 In honor of the 20th anniversary of Poetic Justice, we decided to pay homage to our favorite box braids styles a la Janet Jackson. Box braids are a great protective style, especially in the warmer months. They provide refuge from shrinkage, you can give your strands a rest for optimal growth and length retention and avoid having to battle it out with the flat iron. This chic, sophisticated updo we spotted starts as one large, french braid from the back and cascades forward into a slight pompadour. In case you missed it, check out our things to remember when getting box braids. And click through for 14 other ways to rock them.