Hairstyles

30 Stunning Black Braided Hairstyles

Are you bored with the same dull hairstyle then why don’t you give braids a chance? Add braids to any haircut and they will make it fascinating. Black braided hairstyles are not something new but they have been in trend from centuries especially among the African American community. There is always something special about them that is why they are still in trend. The good thing is that there is a great variety of braids; micro braids, cornrows, fishtail braids, blocky braids, twist braids, hair bands and etc.

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You can choose any of these depending upon situation, your mood, style or dressing. The awesome African American braided hairstyles listed below would not only add up to your personality but they will give you a whole new look which is sure to be praised by everyone.

30.  Unmatched Combo

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Are you confused? Do not know what to go for either braids or curls? Then here it is; the best possible solution for you in black braided hairstyles. It is an unmatched combo that has both braids and curls. On the front you have got braids which explode into curls on the sides giving you a fabulous look. If you introduce a part either in the centre of the braids or a diagonal part that will make the style even more flattering. This style is also very different from the usual braided styles that we normally see. If you want something new, different and unusual then you must go for unmatched combo.

How to Style

  1. Straighten the hair at the back of your head, to make braid
  2. Use pomade or gel to make the sides look sleek
  3. Tease the crown section, which will make the French chignon
  4. Tuck this hair on sides on both sides and secure with bobby pins

Recommended Face

  • This style compliments round faces, and makes them look elongated as it adds height

Recommended Product

  • Use styling gel to make the hair look sleek and a bit of hair spray at the crown when back combing.

29. French Black Braids

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You are no less than a queen while wearing this amazing French style braid. A thick fabulous braid starts at your bang, completes the whole perimeter and ends at the crown rolling up into a gorgeous looking crown. Really very graceful! French Black Braids are stunning in look and well match a number of occasions and the robes you like to wear on such events. They are one of the most prominent hairdos in African American braid hairstyles that have sustained their popularity over so many years. French Black Braids are especially remarkable for their thick look.

How to Style

  1. Start by parting your hair into four sections from your hair line.
  2. Now start making French braids on each of these sections till you reach the nape of your neck
  3. Once all the sections are tied into braids you can either combine all them into one braid or make a ponytail with each individual braid

Recommended Face

  • This is a style which looks good on all face shapes but compliments round faces more, especially if you have a small forehead

Recommended Products

  • You may want to wet your hair slightly or use a bit of coconut oil so that when you are parting your hair into sections it does not tangle. This will make it easier to manage the hair

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28. Enchanting Braids

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Enchanting Braids are old African American braid hairstyles. Even though they are centuries old, but they are still in trend due to their fabulous appeal. All your hair are turned into thin braids running the whole length of your hair. In this style the braids extend up as lower as to the naval. If you want an even more luxurious look the hair on top can be tied leaving those on the bottom free. This style haircut takes a lot of time as so many small fine braids are braided but the end result really pays off as it adds so much to your personality.

How to Style

  1. Start with clean hair, just pick random sections of your hair and start braiding them all the way till ends.
  2. The smaller sections you pick the more elegant your style will look
  3. Slightly loosen the braids from the crown to give your hair some volume.
  4. You can either tie the hair together into a ponytail at the nape of your hair or leave it completely open

Recommended Face

  • This hair style is very elegant and goes well with almost all face shapes but looks more elegant on slightly round and oval face shapes.

Recommended Products

  • You can use some oil sheen and in the end use hair spray to make the braids last longer.

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27 – Mohawk Braids

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In Mohawk black braided hairstyles, the hair on the front fall up to your eyes and on the crown the hair are short so they can hold straight up to form spikes. On the back, the hairs are again long hence falling backwards. This small strip extends from the very front to the very back. On the sides there are very fine and thin braids along your skin extending upwards and forming a very intricate pattern. You must only use lightweight holding products on your hair so that they may not weigh down.

How to Style 

  1. Part your hair into a side part
  2. On the smaller section start making corn rows and secure the ends with a rubber band
  3. The braids start from your ear and go till the parting
  4. Leave the rest of the hair free or you can use wide barrels tong to add some volume to them

Recommended Face

  • This style is more suitable for people with oval and long faces

Recommended Products

  • Just use some mouse or hair gel for the roots. Using mouse will give your hair more structure.

26 – Braid Inspired Solution

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Are those full length braids way too much for you? If it is so, then try Braid Inspired Solution, a perfect solution for your hair. In this haircut, the braids extend from the roots to about two inches further along the hair while the ends are un-braided. You can vary the length of the braided portion as per your own choice and liking. This gives you a very interesting look that is suitable for any occasion and this makes it the best in African American braid hairstyles.

How to Style

  • From your hair line just start braiding your hair into fine braids, similar to corn rows but don’t pull the hair so tightly
  • You can stop after two inches or take the braids slightly further down.
  • Then simply sew all the ends at your name or on one side below your ear.

Recommended Face

  • This hair style is ideal for people with oval and rectangular face shapes.

Recommended Products

  • Use a bit of moose to give your hairstyle a more polished finish.

Quick link = Long hairstyles

25 – Intricate Patterns Black Braids

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The most awesome thing about braids is that apart from their classy looks you can shape and style them in any pattern or shape that you want. This is what is done in this haircut as well. All your hairs are turned into braids right from the roots and forming some pattern. The most common style is that these tiny braids are folded right at crown to form flower type shapes.

How to style

  1. Part your hair into three or four sections.
  2. Instead of making the parts into straight lines you can go in any shape you want.
  3. You can even start form the front and then make the sections join diagonally.
  4. Start braiding one section at a time and braid all the way down tills the end.
  5. You can then combine the braids and make a nice bun or even a pony.

Recommended Face

This hairstyle goes well with any face shape. This is ideal for those whose hair is curly or wavy as it tames your hair.

Recommended Products

You can use hair moose and finish the look with some hair spray.

24 – Diagonal Braids Black Braids

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Do you want to stand out among the crowd or you want the heads turned towards you and you don’t want to go unnoticed then what are you waiting for simply go for these showy diagonal braids. The special thing about these black braided hairstyles is that they go well with all face shapes equally well. To add even more beauty at every knot of the braid from crown to the back till the place where the braid is pinned ribbons can be introduced. These ribbons are made from the hair taken out from the knots. They really look great and that is something which you can be proud of.

How to Style

  1. Start by taking a tiny section at the front, make a diagonal braid and secure with a hair band.
  2. Now start the second braid slightly apart and cross it over the first one.
  3. This way make diagonal braids all across your hair line, overlapping each braid
  4. When you are done you will have a criss-cross pattern on the crown area.
  5. You can take another section from behind one ear and French braid it diagonally towards the other ear, right over where all the braids end.
  6. This will hide all the braids endings and give you a nice head band made with your own hair.
  7. You can leave the ends of your hair the way they are or curl those slightly using tongs.

Recommended Face

  • This hair style will suit anyone especially if you have a small forehead; it gives the illusion of a slightly bigger forehead.

Recommended Products

  • Use an oil sheen or some pomade. This ads shine to your hair and also keeps the hairstyle intact. You might want to spray the front section with some hair spray also.

Quick link = Curly hairstyles

23 – Most Sophisticated Braided Updo

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This is one of the most elegant black braided hairstyles in appearance as the name reflects; this hairdo is so amazing you just keep looking at that. In this haircut your hair are turned to braids from the sides towards the centre. There are horizontal braids and when they reach the centre they fold on to each other forming spirals, this cut will give you a very nice look and are worth having once in a lifetime. It is perfect for oval or round shaped faces as it makes the face appear narrow. Fine braids extend from the centre outwards to side folding inwards naturally even covering your neck from the front giving you a very chick look.

How to Style

  1. Sprits you’re slightly water or any other styling product that you prefer.
  2. Then smooth it all into a Mohawk.
  3. Braid the sides into fine braids and end them where the Mohawk starts
  4. If your hair is short add hair extensions to give your bun more volume
  5. Tease the bun slightly and add a hair slip or any other jewelry to add glam
  6. Then spray the braids and the bun with hair spray

Recommended Face

  • This hair style is suitable for round and small faces as it adds height to your face and makes it look slightly elongated.

Recommended Products

  • Hair pomade, hair spray and soft clip-in extensions.

22 – The Chick Braided Mohawk

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Even some simple and easy to make hairstyles can turn up to be very glamorous such as this. In this cut you head is divided into five longitudinal portions with a braid running in the centre of each one and on the back all of them combine to form one single ponytail. It’s definitely among the must have braids. This haircut again is inspired from the legendary Mohawk. This cut greatly matches the sea horse. In the centre numerous thick braid extends down and fold on to each other at the neck. Smaller braids extend from the perimeter to the centre.

How to Style

  1. Part hair into sections, dividing it into a base and the sides
  2. Create corn rows around entire head, ending them at the base or the middle section which should be left
  3. Then sew curly hair into the middle section
  4. Style the Mohawk as you desire, either leaving it all at the crown or making some hair fall as bangs

Recommended Face

  • This hairstyle is ideal for people with oval and round faces.

Recommended Products

  • Use hair grease or gel if you like to give your ends a spiky look. Finish with some shine spray.

21 – Creative Cornrows

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Cornrows are very common but you can style them in any way you want to have fabulous looking and completely new haircuts. In this style, the centre is heavy and on the very front the braids fold on themselves forming a big circular crown. Pair up this dress with some gorgeous earrings and some showy dress and all the heads will be turned towards you.

How to Style

  1. Work on hair which is freshly washed and still slightly damp or rub some pomade into your hands and work it through small sections of your hair on which you are working.
  2. Section you hair into a thin part and make a cornrow till the very end.
  3. Remember though that the direction these cornrows will take will be towards the back of your crown and not the nape of your neck.
  4. Similarly braid the hair at the bottom taking it upwards.
  5. This adds volume to your head’s back and give a twist to the conventional cornrows

Recommended Face

  • This is ideal for practically any face but suits more if you have a round or square face

Recommended Products

  • Use pomade or some coconut oil when styling if your hair is not wet. It makes the hair more manageable.

20 – Twisty Accent Black Braid Hairdo

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Twisty braids have been famous since long but this one it’s a masterpiece. It is styled using very easy and simple methods but the end result is simply mind blowing. To flare up the things even more what you need to do is to add some colour and the multi-colour will be very cool.

How to Style

  1. Simply make braids by dividing you hair into small sections. These will be two strand braids which you just make by twirling both the sections around each other all the way till the end.
  2. You don’t need to section your hair or anything
  3. Then gather the braids in the crown area and clip them together at the crown, just like you would make a pouf.
  4. You can clip them using a nice barrette or even add flowers for a hint of color

Recommended Face

  • This is ideal for people with small foreheads. This accentuates your features

Recommended Products

  • Use moose to hold the braids, and once you make the pouf spray the crown area with some holding spray.

19 – Sleek and Refined Black Braid Hairdo

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What a charming and attractive up do with a royal look to it in all the rest black braided hairstyles. Making you look no less than a princess. Great for an evening party or can also be worn in office. Making so many prince charming falls for you. What else would you want? All those straight and curved lines add to the beauty of this up do. Simply gorgeous would be enough to describe it.

How to Style

  1. Make fine cornrows all the way down to the end. You may even use extensions to give your hair length.
  2. Then make a loose ponytail of the ends.
  3. Braid the ends of the hair into three or four bigger plaits.
  4. Wrap them into a nice bun at the top of your hair.
  5. Leave one plait which you can wrap around the bun for extra polished look

Recommended Face

  • This is one of those styles which anyone can carry. This is ideal for people whose hair is long and slightly wavy.

Recommended Products

  • Seal the look with a light sheen and use hair extensions which are straight or wavy.

18 – A Snail Shell Black Braid

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Again a very formal hairstyle that looks very stunning indeed. In this haircut there is a single braid that runs around your head and it ends on a side in a tiny curl that looks very cute. This hair cut will suit best if paired with a suit. It is so simple to get this style done and what a mesmerizing effect it has on everyone around you. Best for a party or formal wear. This cut really makes you the one.

How to Style

  1. You will start by making corn rows which are not too fine. They will all end at the centre of your head.
  2. You may also use hair extension to add length to your hair.
  3. Once all the hair is gathered at the top, twist the ends of the braids so they coil tightly.
  4. Now with the ends make a braid and wrap it around your whole head.
  5. You may use bobby pins to secure this braid around your head.
  6. Seal the hair style with a generous amount of hair spray.

Recommended Face

  • This style is ideal for any face shape and hair type.

Recommended Products

  • You need bobby pins and hair spray and may need hair extensions depending upon your hair length.

17 – Havana Twists Black Braid

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What! Are you looking for a very different and attention seeking haircut in black braided hairstyles? Then prepare yourself to answer all the compliments that you will be getting. Yes Havana twists are the style for you. A very dramatic hairstyle consisting of thick braids tied on the back just above the neck and then again scattering to fall on your shoulders.

How to Style

  1. Simply make two strand braids by twisting both the strands around each other.
  2. Take small sections and do it to all you hair all the way till the end.
  3. Then gather the braids at the crown area and make a small bun at the crown.
  4. Secure this using bobby pins

Recommended Face 

  • This style is good for people with small foreheads and those who want to make their features look more prominent.

Recommended Products 

  • You need some moose or hair wax to secure the braids and bobby pins to hold the bun. Lastly spray the bun at the crown with some hair spray so it doesn’t come loose.

16 – Twisty Elegance Black Braids

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Indeed a very complex haircut and all those tiny braids folding on each other to form a tilted crown on the side covering the ear while on the other side a few braids cling to the head forming soft lines flowing on the head. The asymmetrical pattern of this haircut is very amazing.

How to Style

  1. Start by parting your hair diagonally from one ear to the other
  2. Start making twisted two strand braids, work your way from one ear, across your crown towards the other
  3. After you have braided all your hair this way, tie our hair in a lose pony just below your ear or you may make another twisted braid by dividing the already plaited hair into further two sections

Recommended Face

  • This is ideal for people who have long or oval face and wavy hair

Recommended Products

  • You may start by applying hair pomade or even gel if you want the style to last long and some hair ties.

15 – Braided-encircled Bouffant

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This again is an excellent haircut suitable for many events. It looks so attractive that it can boost up you among all people around you. The bouffant has a thick braid on its perimeter. The looks can be further spiced up if you add a colour to this style. The side swept hair falling on the forehead make it even more beautiful.

How to Style

  1. Start by dividing your hair into small sections from one ear, braid each section into braids of about two inches or a bit longer
  2. The braids should end at the crown of your head, if you have short hair you may add extensions at his point
  3. Then form a pony of the loose ends and make another braid of the ends
  4. At the top of your crown make a small loop of your hair and tuck the ends into it, secure with bobby pins

Recommended Face

  • This hair style will suit practically anyone, but more if you have a broad jaw and want to add some height to your face to make it look longer

Recommended Products

  • Use a soft holding gel or some hair moose, hair ties and bobby pins to secure the style and hair spray in the end so your bouffant stays put.

14 – Chic Cocks Comb

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There is much variation you can make in black braided hairstyles and every shape that comes up as a result of your experimenting is exceptional. A Chic Cocks Comb is again inspired from the well-known Mohawk. The thin fine braids add up in the centre to form a comb like structure.

How to Style

  1. Part your hair into three vertical sections. At this point just tie the middle section so the hair is out of the way
  2. Make corn rows or intricate French braids which lead towards the middle section, secure with pins where the hair meets the middle section.
  3. Do this with both sides
  4. Flat iron or make loose curls of the hair in the middle, so it forms towards the face
  5. Use a hair spray to make the hair stay

Recommended Face

  • This hair style is good for people with round or square face and hair which is short to medium

Recommended Products

  • All you need for this style is bobby pins and a finishing spray with a strong hold

13 – Loosely Braided Black Side Braid

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It is a very appealing hairstyle somewhat inspired from the sub-continental braiding style. The loose braid over the shoulder looks very stunning. It is a simple haircut but so gorgeous that you can’t resist the looks. All around you will be seeing the heads turning remember to give your best smile in return.

How to Style

  1. Simply de tangle all your hair and brush it on one side, add a little moose to get rid of any frizz
  2. Then from just below your hair divide your hair into three or two sections and plaid it.
  3. Finish with a generous amount of hair spray, to tame fly away

Recommended Face

  • This hair style suits those with a longer face more, and is ideal for long hair

Recommended Products

  • All you need to make this is a hair tie and some hair spray

12 – Freely Flowing Black Curls with Braids

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This hairstyle is centre parted with a braid in the front on each side. The hairstyle is very easy and comparatively simple to make and maintain up do. The headband braids spice up your looks to a great extent. The wavy look of the curls at the back appears gorgeous in black braided hairstyles and makes it as the best choice for a date.

How to Style

  1. Simply part your hair from the middle
  2. Make braids of each section
  3. You can then combine both the braids at the back of your head either into a pony or a two section twisted plait.

Recommended Face

  • This hair style is ideal for those who have a heart shape or an oval face

Recommended Products

  • For this simple style all you need are just some hair ties, and maybe some pomade if your hair is hard to manage. This will reduce the frizz and make your hair look polished.

11 – Black Hair Braids Ponytails

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In this style, there are braids on the front running till the crown where they are joined together to form a very amazing looking pony. The hairs on the front are textured and backswept as well. You can divide them into as many portions as you like it’s up to you.

How to Style

  1. Divide your hair into five or six sections depending upon the thickness of your hair
  2. The sections will run from the front of your hair all the way to the back of your head
  3. Then make braids till end of each section
  4. Combine them into a ponytail at the back of your head, leaving one braid out
  5. Wrap this braid around the braid two to three times

Recommended Face

  • This hairstyle is best suited for people with heart shaped or small faces

Recommended Products

  • Just use some sheen or hair oil, this ads shine to your hair and helps in making the whole look very polished.

10 – Messy Side Braid

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In messy side braid haircut, the long side bangs frame the face really very well hence making it look narrow and elongated. The braid that falls onto the shoulder has a rough look to it. You can look up to Zoe Saldana for inspiration. She really looks a hot chick in this style.

How to Style

  1. Start by combing your hair to one side
  2. Then tie a pony at the bottom of one ear
  3. Now make a loose braid, once you reach the ends pull out hair slightly from the plate, giving it a messy look
  4. Spray some hair spray all over hair
  5. Then cut the tie you tied at the top

Recommended face 

  • This hairstyle is more suitable for people who have round or square face as it gives your shape an elongated look

Recommended Products 

  • All you need is a spare hair tie or even a rubber band as you will cut it out and discard it another hair tie for the bottom hair and some hair spray.

9 – Twist from Box Braids

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Twist from Box Braids is a centuries old hairstyle that Africans brought with them from their native land. All the hair are turned into fine neat braids. To flare up the look even further the braids are bind at the crown to give the style a cool detail.

How to Style

  1. Start by making fine two strand twisted braids of hair all over all the way till the end
  2. Then take two to three braids from the crown area and form small coils and pin these braids in.
  3. Keep on doing this all over your crown.
  4. Vary the size and even shape of these coils by taking more than three braids and just secure the coils with bobby pins
  5. Leave the braids towards the end open

Recommended Face

  • Anyone can carry this style, but people with square or long oval faces will carry this better

Recommended Products

  • Hair ties, bobby pins, styling mouse and some hair spray in the end

8 – Black Fish Braids

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These braids are named herring bone braids because of their resemblance to a fish’s skeleton. As they are thin and fine like bones of fish. These small braids can then be styled in many ways especially the one that will suit your shape face.

How to Style

  1. For this style you have two options, either you can back comb the front and spray it with hair spray and start braiding from back of your head or start a French braid right from the front and then make a pony at the back of your head
  2. Once you are done with making a pony divide your hair into two sections.
  3. Take a small section from the outside of one section and cross it across the other section, do the same on the other side
  4. Keep on doing this by taking small sections alternatively
  5. Tie your hair once you reach the end
  6. Then pull the hair out from plait slightly to loosen it up

Recommended Face

  • This can be worn by practically anyone since it is such a complimenting hairstyle. If you have curly or wavy hair you might want to straighten it out first using a flat iron for a neat braid

Recommended Products

  • You may use some mouse or hair pomade depending upon the structure of your hair and off course a little hair spray at the crown area to keep it from becoming flat

7 – Black Dutch Braid

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In black braided hairstyles, this hairdo might look very intricate but are still very easy to make. Dutch braid is the exact opposite of the French braid. A fairly thick braid is styled from the crown extending downwards till the whole length of your hair. It’s very easy to make but looks elegant. It is among the oldest braid inspired hairstyles. The most common styles of this hairdo are Side Dutch braid, Twisted Double Dutch Bun, and Half Dutch Headband Braid.

How to Style

  1. Part your hair into two sections from the front.
  2. Take a small section from one of these sections and start making a braid in such a way that your braid is going towards your ear and you keep on adding hair as you move down
  3. You can make a simply braid or a French braid, it’s up to you. Stop as you reach the nape of your neck.
  4. Then do the same on the other side
  5. Once both sides are braided combine the hair and make one braid
  6. You can even make a side braid or bun by making the two braids meet below one ear instead of the centre

Recommended Face

  • This hairstyle is ideal if you have a heart shaped or an oval face

Recommended Products

  • You just need a hair tie and some hair spray to make sure the braids don’t come loose. You may even use some moose if that’s what you prefer.

6 – A Neat Pile of Braids

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Thick braids are the best to experiment with. You can shape them in any way you like or in any way that suits you they will always look stunning. In this cut, the spiral is formed right on top and it sits on your head just like a crown and on the back you have a centre parting and a round shape formed by a thick braid. Again it’s a formal look and the good thing is that you can pair it with anything you like and it will look dazzling whatsoever.

How to Style

  1. Start by making French braids at the base of your hair. Make two to three braids depending upon the thickness of your hair
  2. Then combine these braids and make a twist, you can either make a simple bun or make them coil around each other
  3. Secure the style by using bobby pins, after you have placed the braids into desired shape.

Recommended Face

  • This style best suits women with square or round face who have thick coarse hair

Recommended Products

  • Use oil sheen to add some shine and making sure the hair stays put. You may also tie a satin scarf around your hair to make the hairstyle stay in place for longer.

5 – Nature Inspired Black Braids

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In this theme of black braided hairstyles, there are braids extending from the roots of the hair but the ends are unbraided curls. The braids can be compared to some vegetation but the difference is that it’s growing on your head. This is a unique hairstyle and an old African American braided hairstyle as well.

How to Style

  1. Simply start braiding your hair into fine braids by taking random small sections
  2. Stop two to three inches above where the hair ends
  3. Now taking a curling iron or rollers, curl the bottom of your hair
  4. You might want to use some gel or moose when curling the ends
  5. If you have curly hair you may want to flatten them first before you start styling

Recommended Face

  • This is suitable for women with round oval face and who have medium length hair

Recommended Products

  • Hair ties or beads, some gel and a curling iron or hair rollers

4 – Black Braids and Waves

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This haircut consists of fine braids ending into wavy looking curls. You can wear this hair cut in many ways. Wear them loose or tie them up on your head and pile them to form a crown. Whatever you do with them you certainly are going to look amazing.

How to Style

  1. Start making fine corn rows from your hair line; end them as you reach your crown area.
  2. Instead of tying them with a hair tie secure them with a pin
  3. Now taking a large barrel curling iron create waves in the end of hair which is lose

Recommended Face

  • This adds height to your face and is suitable if you have a small forehead and a small face

Recommended Products

  • Use some hair pomade and seal in the style using a hair spray. You will also need bobby pins to secure your corn rows

3 – Twists with Ponytail

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This is a very trendy haircut. All those beautifully twisting braids on the front look astounding and the ponytail on the back compliments those twists making you look gorgeous. This asymmetric ponytail is unique in appearance and adds special glow to your demeanour.

How to Style

  1. Start by making twisted braids in the front of the hair. Take them till you reach the crown area of your hair.
  2. At this point simply tie them at the end
  3. Now take all these braids and combine them into a ponytail
  4. You can either leave your hair loose or divide the pony into two further sections and then twist these sections to form a twisted braid.

Recommended Face

  • Use this style if you have a small forehead or a round face

Recommended Products

  • You can use pomade or hair oil sheen whichever you prefer

2 – Black Braids with Trendy Dishevelled Look

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This hairdo has so much appeal in itself that it surpasses many black braid styles. The thick braids and the dishevelled look make you a class apart. When you mingle style, trend, with your looks, it is simply awesomeness.

How to Style

  1. Start by braiding your hair into fine braids, use some moose or oil to make hair more manageable
  2. Then take some braids randomly from your crown area and pin them at the crown
  3. Leave a few braids loose at the front
  4. You can even take three braids from both sides of your head and clip them at the back of your head

Recommended Face

  • This style is suitable if you have a heart shaped face or a wide forehead. This even suits anyone with an oval face

Recommended Products

  • Use hair pomade or oil sheen to make your hair look shiny.

1 – Braided Faux Hawk

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Braided Faux Hawk is a superb hairstyle in black braided hairstyles matching the looks of the popular Mohawk. It is also so easy to make as well. All that you will need to do is to brush your hair from the side to top. Once you are done a braid is formed on the top running from the forehead to the back. If you are not ready to get your sides shaved or trimmed for a Mohawk then the solution to your problem is braided faux hawk.

How to Style

  1. First part your hair into two horizontal section
  2. Smooth each section into two ponytail so that they form a Mohawk
  3. Then start braiding the bottom pony in such a way that you are making an inverted French braid which leads towards the crown
  4. Now entwine the hair into the top pony and continue with the braid, till you reach the part from where your bangs start
  5. Either let this hair fall freely over your face or curl them using a curling iron and let them fall on your head

Recommended Face

  • This hairstyle is suitable for people with oval or square face shape. 

Recommended Products

  • You will need some hair ties and bobby pins. Make sure you use some oil on the sides of the hair to get that Mohawk look neat and at the ends apply some moose.

Your hair need some rest too so it is suggested that you should definitely go for any of the above haircuts and forget about your hair for months to come. Not just that faces will be turned, some hearty smiles will also be passed to you. What else do you want? The braided hairstyles today are getting rough messy and edgy as well. So keep this in mind while getting one yourself. There are so many ideas to change your look and to tell the world what you can be with these black braided hairstyles. So go for one today and let the world know what a chic you are.

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