Hurting braids can cause lot of discomfort for anyone who wears them. The braids can be hurting mainly if they are created tightly and it can be solved with simple styling methods. You can just make the braids to lose by using simple tools without going to a hairstylist. There is no need to remove the braids completely when you feel them hurting.
Making the cornrows or normal hair braids to loosen can take the tension out of the scalp. Go through the scalp on your head and try to rub them with fingers very gently and mainly on the places where you find the tension strong. You can also just massage the scalp with your fingers to find out the areas that cause discomfort and use the cotton swab to work it gently over the middle of your braid to make them loose without spoiling the hairstyle. Avoid wrapping the braids too tight while creating the ponytail and let the hair fall down on its down without putting them in a scarf. It is important to add moisture into the braid when you create them too tightly. Use normal moisturizing techniques on the braids to make them comfort. Always condition the hair in a proper way before creating the braids and maintain them perfectly by using hair conditioners. Don’t use leave-in hair conditioners too much as them can make the hairstyle look oily and sometimes they can also cause itchy scalp.