Micro braid hairstyles are very common for African American women, and when people are on vacation in the Bahamas, Jamaica, Mexico, and many other touristy and tropical areas, they wear micro braids too. For any age micro braids can be a fun hair style, but people usually get a few, and they are only worn for a short period of time. Please keep in mind, the brittle hair is not the best type of hair to be braided. The hair can damaged to hair, and for a period of time it may cause brittle hair to break. When you remove the braids, your hair could be damaged beyond repair.