Similar to their popular sister style box braids, feed-in braids are quickly taking over your IG feed as everyone’s preferred protective style. This styling method earned it’s moniker due to the method of “feeding-in” pieces of hair to the main braid to gradually grow in size—all while maintaining a more natural look at the hairline (especially when using synthetic braiding hair). Another pro? Since your braid size gradually scales, it protects your edges from excessive tension from too heavy extensions. Here are 15 styles worthy of showing your stylist or trying them out yourself.