What is the difference between braids and cornrows? If you braid your hair in the form of cornrow lines, you will get Cornrow braids. You create box-shaped squares. It offers a beautiful look for women who are looking for very modern and effortless hairstyles for a long time. Cornrow braids are more tightly adhered to the scalp. In other braiding hairstyles, you can choose much more fluffy and versatile braids.