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Braided hairstyles embrace plenty of terrific versatile versions, including protective natural braided hairstyles for long, medium and short hair, showy tree braids and braided mohawks, big or small box braids and inventive braided updos, chic fishtails, classy french braids and twist braids. View the brightest looks of Beyonce’s box braids and select your most inspiring looks from the tons of vivid braided hairstyle pictures!

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70 Best Black Braided Hairstyles That Turn Heads

Embrace the unique advantage your beautiful voluminous natural hair, allowing for creative and durable braided looks that stand out and also provide lasting protection. The versatility of African hair braiding styles — ranging from microbraids, cornrows, fishtail braids, to twist braids, tree braids, and French braids, among others — means you have a plethora of options to choose from. Opting for a specific style and thickness, you can transform your hair into an array of stunning braided hairstyles suitable for both everyday wear and special occasions. Explore different types of braids for Black women and embrace the natural bounty of your hair!

by Gege Uboma
April 09, 2024
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50 Exquisite Box Braids Hairstyles That Look Really Hot

Box braids hairstyle offers an excellent opportunity to extend your hair, add color to it, and wear versatile hairstyles which look exquisite yet are very simple to do. This is also a protective hairstyle for natural hair that requires just a little maintenance. Box braids can be styled in a number of awesome ways! Whether you are trying a box braids style for the first time, want it braided a different way, or look for a pretty individual braids updo idea, this guide is sure to serve you with lots of beautiful options.

by The Editors
May 20, 2024
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40 Fun and Cute Braids for Kids to Style in 2024

One braid or two braids is a universal hairstyle for kids, but it may look too banal. To make your girl’s braided style more interesting, try to experiment with volume, different types of braids and various braided designs. Our selection of 40 best braided hairstyles for girls will be your inspiration!

by The Editors
May 29, 2024
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40 Ideas of Micro Braids and Invisible Braids Hairstyles

For some women, micro braids are a mainstay, while other girls just dabble in them. Whatever your approach to the style is, these ‘dos provide tons of inspiration. Rock your mini plaits freely hanging, try different updos and half up styles or use invisible braids as a chance to get full, voluminous curls.

by The Editors
January 17, 2024
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20 Amazing Fulani Braids for Women of All Ages

If you’re not old enough to have heard of actress Bo Derek, you’re probably at least old enough to know who singer-songwriter Alicia Keys is. Aside from being stately, beautiful, and successful women, these gorgeous celebrities have something else in common: they’re both known for their classic Fulani braids.

by Andrea Payme
January 17, 2024
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38 Quick and Easy Braided Hairstyles

An easy braided hairstyle can be difficult to find, because most of them take certain skills and precision to succeed. Sometimes you simply don’t have those extra fifteen minutes to spare in the morning. The next time you need to fly right out the door without sacrificing a cute hairstyle, try one of these 38 easy braids.

by The Editors
August 09, 2023
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40 Athletic Hairstyles for Workout and Game Days

When you decide to commit to a workout regimen, you have to take many things into consideration, and if you're a woman, one of those things happens to be how to wear your hair. You want a hairstyle that is efficient, won't interfere with your workout, and still cute. Sporty hairstyles have come a long way from the banal half ponytails or buns of the past and now look good enough to be worn even outside of the gym.

by The Editors
February 20, 2024
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50 Thrilling Twist Braid Styles to Try This Season

Twists are a top favorite technique in black hairstyles, along with braids. Twists allow extending your natural hair, attaching anything from quality commercial strands to dreadlocks. Many African American women hold themselves back from going natural simply because they have no idea of how they are going to style and protect their natural hair. Here are a couple of nice ideas in pictures, ladies.

by The Editors
August 02, 2023
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A Tall Cool Glass of Lemonade Braids!

Braids named after a summer drink? What’s that all about? We think we know! Just like their “bigger than life” spokes-icon, Beyonce, lemonade braids are refreshing and tasty, tart and sweet, and quenching the thirst of thousands of women who are “putting a ring” on the look.

by Andrea Payme
July 03, 2023
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Braided Ponytail Ideas: 40 Cute Ponytails with Braids

Braided ponytails can be worn with anything. You can wear them to formal engagements, like your friend’s wedding, or to your laid back weekend outings, like your neighbor’s barbeque. There are braids and tails for every occasion! Whatever events you have coming up, be sure to look through our 40 ponytails with braids and pick out the perfect one for you.

by The Editors
October 20, 2023
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20 Trendy Ways to Wear Braids with Shaved Sides

Braids with shaved sides are a perfect way to balance the femininity of braids and give them a punk-inspired edge. Is this exactly what you have been looking for? Then check out the best ideas on how to combine the modern side shave with various types of plaits.

by Sophia Brigstock
August 30, 2023
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40 Prettiest Dutch Braid Hairstyles to Style

Although hair trends are changing to a greater or less extent every season, braided hairstyles always keep a reserved place in them. Dutch or “backwards” French braided hairstyles give a fresh and showy take on the trend. Dutch braids look like an inside-out braid and may even appear detachable at first sight. Fear not, it’s not difficult to weave: you’ll master it like a shot. And then it will open for you a full range of new opportunities in unhackneyed braided hairstyles.

by The Editors
December 20, 2023
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20 Hottest Flat Twist Hairstyles for This Year

Flat twist hair has been a go-to style for African American women for generations. However, with today’s trends, these twists have evolved into a multitude of stunning, captivating styles.

by The Editors
January 18, 2021
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20 Ultra Chic Ways to Style Bob Braids in 2024

Is there anything as chic or sophisticated as the timeless bob? As a matter of fact, there is – bob braids are both elegant and edgy, plus they're always in fashion. Easy to style, universally flattering, and extraordinarily versatile, braided bob hairstyles run the gamut between funky and conservative.

by The Editors
January 24, 2024
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Top 25 Tree Braids Hairstyles

Women often encounter such annoying hair issues as brittleness and dryness, lack of length and laborious styling routines. Tree braids are an excellent solution to all of them. Opting for this type for natural hair extensions, you will be able to protect your natural hair, gain a fantastic mane of desired length and thickness within just a few hours and get an awesome base for numerous effortless hairstyles, ideal for an office day, a night out or a very special event.

by The Editors
October 26, 2023
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40 Gorgeous Braided Hairstyles for Short Hair

Many people believe that it is difficult to find a cute style with braids for short hair. Mostly, because without length it can be hard for the sections in braids to stay together and not unravel. But, messy styles are in — even for formal events — so those with cropped cuts should put aside antiquated ideas and embrace pretty plaits.

by The Editors
January 16, 2024
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30 Totally Gorgeous Ghana Braids for an Intricate Hairdo

It’s hard not to go gaga for Ghana braids. They’re stylish, detailed, and versatile. If you think that there is one type, you’re about to be surprised by the vast number of options available. From short to waist-skimming lengths, and from beads to colored coils, there are countless ideas to experiment with.

by The Editors
February 09, 2024
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Top 20 Box Braids Updo Hairstyles

Box Braided updos are quick, easy and inventive. This is where you can get creative and style your braids differently every new day. Besides, braided updos are elegant and ideal for hot summer days. Pair them with strapless and halter styles of dresses and tops. We bet you are going to love your box braids even more after you try some of the chic updos from this gallery.

by The Editors
October 26, 2023
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20 Super-Flattering Braids for Curly Hair of Different Types

When you’re looking for a fantastic new hairstyle for your curly hair, why not try some different braid options to give it an extra special touch? Stylish cornrows, French, goddess, and lemonade braids — the list of braids for curly hair goes on and on. Pick a style that suits your hair texture, and you’ll look great at your next big event!

by Andrea Payme
October 24, 2023
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30 Gorgeous Braided Hairstyles for Long Hair

Woman’s hair has been always considered her identity, her symbol of pride and beauty since time immemorial. Whether it’s the Biblical scriptures or the artifacts from ancient times, there’s enough evidence to prove that woman’s hair has always been one among her most prized assets. Braids are possibly one of the oldest women’s hairstyles. Even today, centuries later, they firmly hold a supreme spot in every trendsetter’s diary, for reasons us ladies already know and agree with! Here are 30 gorgeous braided hairstyles for long hair that you are sure going to love.

by The Editors
January 16, 2024
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20 Stylish Side Braid Hairstyles For Long Hair

Side braid hairstyles are the ultimate cure for a lifeless mop of long hair. If you’re looking for a suitable way to liven up your Rapunzel-like stands, one of these twenty side braids will be sure to sweep you right off your feet!

by The Editors
October 28, 2021
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40 Best Large Box Braids Hairstyles

Thinking of the most convenient female hairstyles for African American women, box braids are the first that comes to mind. And we mean here, first of all, big, full and rich box braids, giving you that special effortlessly presentable look, so precious especially through the summer months.

by The Editors
December 22, 2023
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20 Amazing Bohemian Braided Hairstyles

Boho hairstyles are more and more taking over the classical variants, being the most sought after looks to wear either for a wedding or a walk to the beach. Much more so boho braids that seem to be a high point of this chic hairstyle. Romantic, soft ‘dos combined with floral accents and flowy dresses, who would not want to wear that?! Here are 20 of my favorite bohemian braided hairstyles and how to recreate them.

by Sabrina Dijkman
January 15, 2024
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40 Modern Braided Mohawk Hairstyle Ideas

Mohawk-inspired hairstyles are not ever going to be outdated. A head-turning braided Mohawk hairstyle is not reminiscent of punk rockers or shied away from anymore. Sleeking or braiding the sides, you draw attention to the outlines of your face, facial features, and a beautiful neckline. So, if these are your stronger points, check out the selection of chic Mohawks with braids and weaves you can embrace this season.

by The Editors
January 06, 2022
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30 Elegant French Braid Hairstyles

French braid hairstyles are timeless classics and they’re picture perfect for so many occasions. From classy affairs in the evening and weddings to relaxed days around town, French braids, fishtails, and Dutch braids will accompany and complement your every outfit. All you need to do is to master a few braiding techniques and then get a bit creative.

by The Editors
October 27, 2023
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60 Breezy Crown Braid Hairstyles for Summer

Face it: pulling your hair up during the summer is a necessity — especially if you want to enjoy the sunshine. Crown braids are the answer. The great weather may have you sweating (or shall we say glistening), but this great hairstyle will cool you off!

by The Editors
June 04, 2021
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40 Flowing Waterfall Braid Styles

A waterfall braid is a style that allows you to weave a circle, horizontal or diagonal plait throughout loose hair with strands flowing through it like streams in a real waterfall. You can wear this just as easily during an everyday activity, like an office meeting, as you would to a formal event. Long or short, blonde or brunette, this hairdo looks beautiful on every woman.

by The Editors
January 03, 2024
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30 All the Rage Looks with Long Box Braids

Women with long hair are a “weakness” of many men. No wonder, long beautiful locks are a sign of good genes. However, growing your hair “that long” is not possible for some of us or too painstaking for the others. With long box braids you can make your long-hair dream come true, at least for a couple of months. They are, indeed, beautiful, fun and simply “wow!”

by The Editors
December 29, 2023
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20 Halo Braid Ideas to Try in 2024

Aside from its fairly descriptive name, there’s something inherently magical about the halo braid. The wearer looks like a goddess, medieval princess or an ethereal sprite — the kind you see in fairy tales.

by The Editors
January 16, 2024
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20 Accent Braid Hairstyles and How to Recreate Them at Home

Knowing how to create an accent braid is a powerful tool to take any hairstyle to the next level. Whether it be for a workout or a wedding, an accent braid is incredibly versatile, and that’s why they are such a modern staple to the hair industry. Personally, I have learned a thing or two about accent braids throughout my career, and I would love to share some of my inspiration with you.

by Michaela Paskell
April 20, 2021
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