60 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles We Slay

Braided hairstyles are In Style and versatile.Braids, why do we love them so much? Is it because a simple twist can turn a bad hair day into a great hair day? Is it because there is a braid to suit every occasion? Or is it because braided hairstyles can make you feel festival ready and fairytale princess? Whatever it is that you loved about twists, I think you can agree that they are easily one of the best and most versatile hairstyles there is.
Plaits and braids have been a favored hairstyle of fashionistas and celebrities for such a long time, and it isn’t hard to see why. Just the plaiting, braiding or twisting of a few sections of hair can give such a high impact.

Braided Hairstyles Always On Trend

The braided hairstyles are an evergreen beauty trend; they return year after year. Like the classic little black dress, braided hair will always be in vogue. Whether you choose a simple single French braid or a more ornate updo, it is sure to look effortlessly chic.
A testament to the popularity of braids, it is their appearance every season on the catwalks of some of the top fashion houses. Unsurprisingly, smooth is set to be a significant hair trend. Having featured on many prominent runways. At Balmain the models were given multiple small, tight Dutch braids, secured in a low slung ponytail; loosely braided, romantic updo with face-framing tendrils, was seen on the models from Alberta Ferretti, and medieval style braids gave Antonio Berardi’s models a real ethereal feel.
So, it’s official; braids are in, Check out these 60 stunning braided hairstyles now.

#1: Five Strand Braid

 

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The five strand braid is a considerable variation on the classic three-strand braid, which suits mid- to long-length hair, and looks particularly beautiful on multi-tonal hair. Although it sounds complicated, it isn’t the most laborious braided style to create, and there are many great tutorials online, to help you master it. It is meant to be worn a little loose, so don’t worry about a few escaping tendrils.

#2: Double Dutch Braid

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Popular with over likes of Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian, the double Dutch braid is particularly on trend at the moment. Looking at right on the beach as it does in the bar, this is a style for the girl on the go, who wants to look great, but doesn’t want her hair to get in the way. A Dutch braid differs from the classic French twist, as the strands are weaved underneath each other, as opposed to over each other. It makes the braid look like it is sitting on top of the hair.

#3: Chunky Rope Braids

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Chunky rope braids are a great alternative to classic braids for natural hair. They fall beautifully around the face and look just as good when swept into an elegant updo. Rope braids look just as good with a center or a side part, and your hairstylist will be able to tell you about what will be best for your face shape.

#4: Ponytail Braided

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How do you make a simple high ponytail more exciting? You braid it, that’s how. Sleek and effortless, the high braided ponytail is a simple, high impact look that is easy to achieve. If you don’t have super long locks, add some extensions to your ponytail for a beautiful Rapunzel braid. Add a few hair jewels or flowers for a unique, high-fashion look.

#5: Half French Braid

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The half French (or Dutch) braid is the perfect style for a daytime chic, and it is suitable for many different hair lengths. To create the half twist, take the entire top section of the hair, and apply a few pumps of texturizing spray. Weave the top part and secure at the bottom, before gently teasing out the raid strands all the way down, to add some extra volume. For a little extra touch, and one or more small braids in the loose hair and secure by spraying the ends with a bit of hairspray.

#6: Side Braid

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The side braid is such a versatile style, looking great no matter how you decide to wear yours Suitable for all braided hairstyles, including Dutch, French, and fishtail, leave it loose with the rest of your locks, or secure in a messy bun for perfect casual chic.

#7: Messy Fishtail Braid

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For a relaxed Bohemian look, there is no better style than the messy fishtail braid. To create your fishtail braid, separate the hair you want to braid into two equal sections. Take a half-inch piece of hair from the outside of the left section, and pull over the top to the right part. Then take a half-inch piece from the outside of the right section, and drag over the upper section to the left section.Be repeated until you reach the end of your hair. To create extra texture, generously apply a seas salt spray before braiding, and leave out a few loose tendrils for that laid-back style.

#8: Funky Festival Braids

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When it comes to nailing the festival beauty trend, you need some Weave that is going to stand out. Anything goes, when it comes to festival beauty, which gives you an excellent opportunity to express yourself. Why not try adding some colors, in multiple braids, for a fantasy look; or adding lots of fresh flowers to a single twist for the ultimate in hippy chic. For the festival braids, add some hair glitter down, or around the hairline. Sparkling and beautiful.

#9: Beachy French Braid

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The beachy French braid is a great style for a trip to the coast, or for lazy days by the pool, when on a relaxing holiday. The more it gets messed up by a coastal breeze, or tousled by sea water spray, the better it looks. Loosely braid the hair, leaving plenty of flowing tendrils and secure by backcombing the ends for a minimal finish. Braid all of the hair, or weave just the top section, and give the loose hair a beachy finish by spraying it with a styling gel, and scrunching sections with the hands. Effortless chic.

#10: Half Up – Half Down Braid

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A great style for both long and short hair, the half up/half down braid, is yet another versatile plaited style. Select your method of choice and braid the top half section of hair leaving the bottom half-way loose. Choose soft waves of straight locks, depending on your mood. Either will look dreamy.

#11: Feed-in Braids

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Less bulky and more refined than some other cornrow styles, feed-in braids are flat around the hairline, which gives a natural effect. Furthermore, the tension on the natural hair is relatively small, preventing damage and breakages, and allowing more extended wear. For a more stand out the feed-in braid, add in strands of different color hair to make them pop.

#12: Twisted Rope Braid

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Straightforward and beautiful, the twisted rope, is the perfect low maintenance style, with a high impact. However, it isn’t as simple to achieve as it looks – if you merely twist two strands of hair together, it is likely to unravel as soon as you secure it. The key to getting it right is friction. Separate the hair into two strands and braid them both in the same direction, then twist them together in the opposite direction. It will create the perfect friction to keep the rope braid from unraveling.

#13: Relaxed Side Braid

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For laid-back style that has a simple touch, the relaxed side braid is an excellent choice. Fresh and understated, experiment with different braid styles and combinations, just make sure the finish is comfortable and a little messy. The key to nailing of duty style is to keep from going your look too polished; the rough edges make it.

#14: Long Loose Braids

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With ’90s fashion and styling being bang on trend this year, long loose braids have become a popular choice for African and African-American hair types. To keep the look authentic to the ’90s maintain the section central and the braids, long and straight. Add some gloss to a high shine spray, and smooth any loose strands with a small amount of hair serum. Sleek and beautiful, these braids can also be styled in an updo for a change of look.

#15: Bold Ghana Braids

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Ghana braids have become a huge trend recently in the natural hair community, as they are known to be a protective braided style. Ghana braids start narrow at the hairline, getting thicker and thicker towards the nape of the neck, making for a natural look. Ghana braids are great as they need little upkeep – simple wrap in a silk scarf when sleeping for shiny roots. Extra hair can be weaved into the natural hair, and a bold pop of color is the best way to add color and definition to the braids. Why not get on board with the unicorn hair trend and add a few different pastel shades.

#16: Ribbon Braid

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Weaving Ribbons into a braid is a great way to make them stand out and to add some thickness to thinner hair. Just wrap a ribbon around the top section of your twist, leaving two even lengths to add to pieces of the braid. The great thing about the ribbon braid is that you can match your Ribbon to any outfit, or any mood. Plus, you can weave a ribbon into any braids to add some color or whimsy. Choose a straightforward fabric, or create in many Ribbons, for an extra touch of fun.

#17: Long Sleek Braids

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It is true what they say, fashion and beauty trends always come around again. At the moment it is the beauty and hair of the 1990s that is in vogue, and this has seen a return of some stunning natural hair looks. Long sleek braids a la Janet Jackson are an essential beauty trend for 2017, and you can keep them looking super smooth and shiny with a high shine spray or serum beautiful.

#18: Halo & Fishtail Braid

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Mix a few different braid styles, and the result is stunning, such as the combination of a halo and a side fishtail braid. Make sweet the hair to all one side, and braid around the hairline until you get to the ear. Once at the ear, split the hair into two sections, and fishtail braid the hair to the ends. It is a versatile style, being just as suitable for a casual day out, as for a wedding.

#19: Triangle Braids & Bun divide

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An excellent way to get a fresh take on braids for natural hair is to experiment with the split. A chunky twist with a triangle splitting is a particularly popular style at the moment, as it fits in perfectly with the current ’90s style revival. To give an added ’90s vibe,
pinned some of the triangle braids on the top of the head in a bun, and add some metallic braid clips in random places. Fresh and carefree.

#20: Intricate Mini Braids

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For a style that is cute and quirky, play around with some mini braids. Feed different types of braids into one another, interweave them into one another and cross them over, to create a unique style that is entirely your own. Define your mini twists by smoothing a small amount of serum over them.

#21: Boxer Braids

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Another braid with the Kardashian clan is the Boxer braid, which is two regular braids that start right at the hairline, getting thicker towards the nape of the neck as more hair is added. The boxer braid is inspired by actual female fighters and will look just as good sparring in the ring, as they will be teamed with a cocktail dress. Boxer braids are a great day to night style, although you may need a friend’s help to get the signature tight twist.

#22: Halo Braids

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Adorable and angelic, halo braids are so called because they are worn around the head, just like a halo.it is suitable for both long and short hair, the halo braid can incorporate all of the hair, or only a few sections, depending on the look you want. If you have particularly soft or beautiful hair, add a texturizing spray before braiding, as this will help hold the style in place. Start the braid right at the center of the hairline down to the ends, and wrap around the head, pinning the tips underneath the beginning of the twist. Add some hair jewels for a fairytale finish.

#23: Detailed Weaving Braids

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This eye-catching style is more suited for longer hair, as it requires some pretty intricate weaving down two central columns of hair. Secure in a low slung ponytail for a daytime look, or finish with a fishtail braid for a stunning occasion style.

#24: Double Cage Braid

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The cage braid is another hairstyle that has been blowing up on Instagram at the moment. Better suited to medium to thick hair, the multi-strand braid features what appears to be a tight braid down the middle with a looser twist on it, hence the name. Although it may look like quite a challenging to weave, there are many great step-by-step tutorials online, to help you to get it right. Polished or messy, this plait will always be super chic.

#25: Wet Look Braids

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For a beachy, surfer style, wet look braids are a perfect choice. To keep hair out of the face for an action filled a day at the beach, by weaving either side of the hair reasonably close to the head, and securing in braided ponytails. To achieve the surfer style, spray on a wet look gel before braiding, and a final misting afterward. Sporty and stylish.

#26: Space Bun Braids

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A fresh style that has been popular with festival goers for the past few years, the space Bun is super updo and super contemporary. Separate the hair into two with a center parting all the way down to the nape of the neck. Starting here, Dutch braid each section up to the top of the head and secure in a loose bun. Finish the space bun look, by adding some hair jewelry right down the splitting. Alternatively, for a more manageable take on the style, multi-braid downwards, and secure your space buns at the nape of the neck. Festival chic at its finest.

#27: Rope Braided Bun

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Twisted rope braids are an excellent style for natural hair, and look super chic and classy when styled into an asymmetric chignon at the nape of the neck. A hint of a dark color, such as violet or midnight blue, will add extra shine, as well as giving the braids definition. Keep the braids looking natural by styling the wispy strands around the hairline with a gel, which provides a softer finish. It would also make for a great bridal style for natural hair, as a veil can be affixed to the chignon.

#28: Bridal Bun Braids

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For an eye-catching bridal look, a braided updo is an excellent choice. Flowers can be woven into the strands of the braid, and they provide the perfect support a beautiful, sparkling tiara. A sizeable bold twist on the side of the head into a chignon is a lovely bridal style and will suit nearly every face shape, and for shorter hair, there is a clip in chignons available.

#29: Crown Braid

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Best suited for thicker and longer hair, the crown braid is a hairstyle with plenty of drama. A thick braid is weaved from one ear and pulled over the forehead, so it sits just like a crown. The crown braid can be pinned with loose lock flowing, or it can be incorporated into another twist. If you fancy to feel yourself a bit of a queen, then the crown braid is the one for you. Slay it a queen.

#30: Pigtails Braided

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For a braided style that is super cute and super girly, you have to try pigtails. Not just for school girls, braided pigtails can look super fresh and quirky. Pigtails work on many different lengths of hair, and many different braids types, such as the pull-through, fishtail, and Dutch braids.

#31: Ladder Braid

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The ladder braid is a style that connects two twists, withstands between each braid stitch. The result looks just like a ladder, hence the name. For a showy finish to this style, lightly paint the two braids with a metallic hair paint, to make it stand out. This style is quite a complicated one, and it may take a lot of practice and frustration to get right, but when you do perfect the ladder braid, you will have a striking style to make all your friends jealous.

#32: Pull-Through Braid

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The pull-through braid over the likes of Pinterest and Instagram at the moment, and it is not hard to see why. The large plaits look stunning and are sure to get you noticed. However, this hairstyle is not even a braid, and it is a series of ponytails down the center line of the head, each one separated into two and wrapped around the one below. There are lots of excellent video tutorial on the pull-through braid, and it is surprisingly easy to do. Perfect for prom season. It works best on thick hair, but clip in extensions can be used to help add some volume.

#33: Basket Weave Braid

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There are many different versions of the basket weave braid, but mostly it always looks like the beautiful weaving of a wicker basket. Multiple strands of hair are braided in and out of one another, without any twisting to keep the style flat to the head. It is a delicate braid and can fall out quickly, so be sure to secure it with a generous amount of a high-quality hairspray. The basket weave braid is so intricate, but also so stunning.

#34: Cornrow Braids and Bun

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With natural hair, who want that relaxed and casual look, suitable for all occasions and all seasons, cornrows braids with a bun is a perfect style. Works beautifully with standard thin cornrow braids, or for a more high impact effect, go for chunky cornrows. Any good natural hair salon will be able to give you any cornrow style you want.

#35: Flower Child Braid

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For the ultimate in hippy chic, add some small fresh flowers into a messy five strand braid, which has been teased out to add extra body. Keep plenty of stands loose around the hairline to frame the face to complement this relaxed style, or add a small floral crown to emphasize the fresh flowers. Why not choose pretty little daisies or buttercups, they are readily available, and will pop against all hair colors. The flower child braid is so cute and feminine and perfect for spring and summer.

#36: Chunky Braids

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For those with natural hair wanting a change from cornrows, or small braids, why not try some chunky twists? They indeed go against the grain and undoubtedly will draw plenty of attention. Contrast the bold, chunky twists with some super delicate hair jewelry, for an understated but effective look. To keep your chunky twists looking shiny and healthy, sleep with your braids in a silk pillowcase it works.

#37: Khaleesi Inspired Braids

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The Game of Thrones is the most significant TV show of all time, and everyone’s favorite dragon mother Khaleesi (aka Daenerys Targaryen) has become a considerable beauty and style inspiration. Her long platinum blonde locks are always perfectly styled into an intricate braided design. Multiple different styles of braid are crossed and weaved together for an otherworldly fantasy look. If Khaleesi’s multi-braid updo is a little bit outside your skill level, any kind hair salon will be able to help you. It is a braid to try at home if you are a big fan of the HBO show.

#38: Loose Effortless Side Braid

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Longer, thicker hair will look stunning with a loose side braid; it is so chic and effortless. Just very loosely braid a chunk of hair and secure it loosely too with an invisible band. It looks natural and elegant, and take only a few moments to put in. Those with shorter or thinner hair can also achieve this look, with some clip-in hair extensions.

#39: Chic Braided ‘Lob’

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Go against the grain of the standard long braids, and try out a chic ‘lob, ‘ i.e., a long bob. It is super playful and flirty, and with the addition of a few blunt layers, it will be bang on trend for 2017. Keep it natural and carefree, by leaving the cute wisps of hair around the hairline. Add a cheeky wink to the past, by adding some metal braid clips both retro and contemporary.

#40: Dreadlocks

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Not your usual braid, dreadlocks have become increasingly popular over recent years, having originated within the Rastafarian movement. Dreadlocks are formed by sectioning washed hair and backcombing each one towards the scalp, one inch at a time. Secure at the root and palm roll with a small amount of wax to smooth the dread. These length lasting braids are super stylish and relatively low maintenance. Contrary to conventional misconception, dreads can be washed with a tailored dreadlock shampoo, and only need to be towel dried to get out the moisture.

#41: Ornate Double Braid

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Set your double Dutch braid apart from all the others by giving the hair some beautiful weaving. Weave Criss cross sections across the scalp and secure at each junction with a jeweled hair clip. Ensure the end of your double Dutch braids the same way for a real Weave braid that is sure to make those around you green with envy.

#42: Reverse Braid Faux Hawk

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The reverse braid faux hawk is an insanely cool hairstyle that works for short and long hair. Start a loose braid at the nape of the neck. For short hair braid close to the scalp all the through to the forehead hairline, tuck the ends in place under the braid and secure in place to grips. Tease the twist upwards in the center to give more of a faux hawk effect. For longer hair, braid up over from the nape of the neck all the way to the ends, and double over before securing in place in the Mohawk shape. Super fresh and super contemporary.

#43: Cornrows and Bun

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Cornrows have long been one of the go-to hairstyles for those with natural hair. That does not mean that they are boring – there are so many different things to try with cornrows, such as a Japanese inspired bun, with the trademark face-framing tendrils. When braiding hair into cornrows, leave a two-inch section at the front center parting. Secure the cornrows in a high ponytail, and wrap around the hair tie in a bun, pinning into place. Section the front section into two, and braid into the face-framing tendrils. Fun and flirty.

#44: Twisted Detail Braids

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Loosely twisting two sections of hair together creates a stunning detail that works correctly fed into relaxed braids. Feed twists into traditional three-strand braids, or weave more strands if you want something more ornate. Get some texture and grip into the twists, with a mousse or around spray.

#45: Knotted Braid

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The knotted braid is a simple look that just screams off-duty style. Starting at the outer edges of your hair, take one-inch sections of the hair and tie at the nape of the neck in a single knot. Take the next one inch sections of hair and again tie in a knot at the nape of the neck. Secure when needed with bobby pins, and continue for five or six knots. Help fix the style with a generous mist of a gentle hold hairspray; this will also contribute to add texture to the loose hairs. For some extra detail, start with simple French braids on each side of the head, which become integrated with the knot braid. It is a straightforward style to complete, but with lots of punch.

#46: Elegant Twisted Braids

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Twisted braids are elegant looking, don’t you think. Twisting sections or hair around each other and then pinning into place in a halo, is a super fast way to achieve a glamorous look.It is Perfect if you are a girl who is short on time, or would rather watch another episode of Riverdale on Netflix instead of spending hours getting ready. I know there is a lot of talk about day-to-night styles, but twisted braids are a night-to-day style. After a fun night out in your glam braids, sleep with them in, and when you unravel the twists the next morning, you will have some beautiful tousled waves. So you can cue up the next episode on Netflix.

#47: Bun and Twisted Ghana Braids

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For a little twist (literally) on Ghana braids, go for a rope twist instead of the traditional three-strand braid. Secure the cable twists into a bun or a chignon at the neck for a polished finish. Mist the whole hair with a high shine spray for a healthy sheen, and to tame any flyaways.

#48: Multi-Strand Bridal Braids

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Braids can make the most otherworldly bridal hairstyles, like something straight out of a fairytale. Beautiful multi-strand styles will make any bride feel like a princess on their wedding day. Add an extra bling embellishment with some subtle and lovely hair jewels or flowers. Make sure the style lasts all of your special days with a light mist of hairspray.

#49: Ultimate Multi-braid

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Why have just one type of braid, when you can have three or four in the same braided hairstyle? When it comes to twists, less is more, but also more is more – that is why braids are so cute. Combine a fishtail braid with some French and Dutch braids, maybe even add in a few micro plaits. Weave all the different types of twists together for a truly magnificent hairstyle.

#50: Cross Over Four Strand Braid

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For a fresh and sporty style that can survive the most strenuous of gym sessions, you need to try the crossover four strand braid. The four strand braid is a little hard to describe, but there are many excellent step-by-step guides to be found online. Once you have your two-four strand braids, cross them over at the base of the neck. With this braided style, you can smash your workout and look good while doing it.

#51: Wow Factor Braids

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Why blend into the crowd, when you can stand out from it? Why follow the trends, when you can be a trendsetter? If you are an extrovert that wants all eyes on you when you walk into a room, then you need some wow factor braids. So how do you take your twists to the next level? Think about trying unusual colors, adding tremendous hair accessories, or use hair paints and glitter. Have as much fun with your braids as possible if you wear your braids with confidence, they will always be wow braids.

#52: High Pony Braided

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The best elements of Millennium fashion and beauty have had a bit of a revival in the past few years. Wide leg jeans, flannel shirts, and crop tops are back on trend, as well as nude lips, strong brows, and high ponytails. Amp up the impact of your chunky braids, by sweeping them up into a high ponytail on top of the head. Add a few colored twists to give an extra eye-catching detail. The best hairstyle the year 2000 had to offer.

#53: Four Strand Viking Braid

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Reminiscent of Viking style braids seen in some past TV shows, this four strand braid works best on lock locks (Norse blonde not necessary). Braid a small slice of hair right to the tips down the back center section of the head. Pin this out of the way and leave the rest of the hair into your four strand braid. Then thread the smaller braid through the stitches of the four strand plait and secure both with an invisible tie.

#54: Retro Pony Braid

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If you are a vintage girl at heart, then you will probably love the retro pony braid. With a distinct 1960’s feel, this ponytail style starts with a lot of lift and volume at the crown. So, spritz the roots with a texturizing spray and backcomb to give some lift. Secure the top section of hair into a ponytail and wrap a piece of hair around to hide the brand. Pulling the bottom part of hair into the loose ponytail, again secure, and protect the hair band once more. Continue at 3-4 inch intervals until you reach the end of the ponytail. Timeless chic. For a contemporary twist on the retro pony, Dutch braid the hair to the back of the head, and ponytail the rest of the hair.

#55: Lace Braid

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The lace braid is your standard French braid, with smaller sections added at each stitch. It gives an elegant lace-like appearance to the braid. This style looks just as good when incorporating all of the hair, or if you just lace braid a small section of hair. This lovely twist can work best in mid to long length hair, but small slices of short hair can be put into a little lace braid, with some practice.

#56: Oversized Fishtail Braid

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The fishtail braid is the style to choose for any casual occasion, shopping with the girls, a late lunch, or even a trip to the gym or cinema. For an oversized version of the style, loosely braid your fishtail and then tease it out to create a plumped up version. Pastel hair colors are so on trend right now, and multiple strands of pastel colors will look great woven into your braid a unicorn comes to life.

#57: Nineties Monochrome Braids

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If you have been paying attention, you will know that the nineties are back, so pay homage with some monochrome braids. Tight braids in blonde and black, create an elegant monochrome effect that is so retro and oh so cool. The multi-tones of the hair jewelry help each twist to stand out, creating a striking look.

#58: Romantic Braided Up Do

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One of the lovely things about braids is that they can look fresh and edgy, or soft and romantic. It is a stunning braided up can seem so romanticly, perfect for a special occasion, like prom, graduation or a wedding. For extra elegance secure at the nape of the neck in a bun or chignon, and add some beautiful hair accessories. Any good hair stylist can give you a gorgeous romantic and polished updo that will make you Belle of the ball.

#59: Soft Braided Bands

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Going to a garden party or a beach wedding, then some softly braided bands will be just perfect. Use some thin braids in place of a hair band for a soft and romantic look. Leave the rest of the locks, long and flowing, or incorporate your braided bands into an attractive braid. Add a small flower or simple shell accessory, depending on the occasion.

#60: Egyptian Inspired Cornrows

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Add an Ancient Egyptian flavor to your cornrows by braiding half of the hair up, and a single braid down the center split. A few carefully placed twist rings and twists will correctly finish the look. Complete your beauty look with some winged eye liner…a contemporary take on the beauty of the past.

Braiding Tips

These 60 braided hairstyles are sure to have given you some useful braid inspiration (and probably a little bit of braid envy too). You are probably itching to try some new braiding techniques for yourself. But, before you get started, check out these quick tips to get the most out of your braids

  • If you haven’t already invested in a beautiful texturizing spray, These spays give the hair some extra friction, helping the braid style to hold all day
  • A pintail comb will also prove to be a handy tool, as they make sectioning off hair easy and super neatly.
  • For a sleek and neat style, braid hair when it is damp. It will catch all the loose tendril and smooth it down. If you still have some stray hairs once the braid is dry, smooth with a small amount of wax, rubbed between the palms.
  • Help a braid hold for longer by misting with a lighter hold hairspray before braiding. It is important not to use a firm hold hairspray, as this will dry very quickly and give the hair a hard and ‘crunchy’ appearance.
  • Utilise online video tutorials. They provide significant step by step instructions and even recommend products and tools to use, to perfect specific styles. Although it can be frustrating, remember practice makes perfect.
  • For fresh, minimal chic, instead of using a hair tie to secure a braid, wrap a small section of hair around the ends and secure with a hidden bobby pin.
  • The most important tip of all – have fun! Experiment with different styles – try something simple and try something crazy, don’t limit yourself to a single braid the next one you work might just be your new favorite.

Braiding benefits

Braiding hair, doesn’t just look good, they have some other benefits, including:

  • For many braided looks, heated styling tools are not required. It gives hair a rest from any potential heat damage, keeping locks healthy and glossy.
  • The elements can be harsh on hair, especially hair that is flyaway, and prone to frizz. Braids give a good deal of protection from the likes of sun and wind damage, as well as preventing the dreaded frizz on humid days.
  • Braid styles are pretty durable. You can sleep in your braids and wake up the next morning, with only a few flyaway hairs to smooth down. Furthermore, if you sleep in your twists, you can unravel them the following day, for gorgeous beachy waves.
  • Some days it seems like just too much of an effort to wash your hair…braids to the rescue. Massage a little dry shampoo into the roots, pop a couple of braids in your hair, and you are good to go. In fact, twists hold better in hair that hasn’t been washed for a day or two.
  • Braids are versatile. There are many different types – from the French twist to the Dutch braid, and the milkmaid braid to the halo braid, amongst many others. There are styles for long hair, medium-length hair, and even braids for short hair. No matter your hair length or face shape, there is a braided hairstyle that will suit you.
  • Braids are a miracle hairstyle. Perfect for day or night, the gym or the club, and always on trend, they are a hairstyle that is hard to beat.

Miracle of Braided Hairstyles

The braid is the hair technique that just keeps on giving. It is so much versatility when it comes to braided hairstyles. No matter your face shape, your hair length, or your style, you are sure to find braids that suit you. From simple everyday chic to over-the-top glamour, you will find a style that is just right for any occasion. The twist is a miracle and is a hairstyle that should be embraced by all.