Hairstyles

29 Cute Braided Hairstyles

It has always been a big problem, how to look beautiful. Question arises which things are included in your looks to make you perfect. Your dressing, hair styling and other accessories, these have much importance in your everyday look. Many women have become victims of these iron rods which make their hairs so rough and dull. Split ends, no shine and much more unbearable with which one can never get rid of. In summers it’s too difficult to make them, style them and look as fresh as ever.But I have found a very reliable way for your look and for your hairs. Flaunt your hairs, play with them and enjoy yourself.

Braided hairstyles

Here we have a list of braided hairstyles for you. Yes you got it! No more curling and straightening your hair. If you love your hair don’t use harmful ways and false means of beauty. Let’s have a look on some of the most desirable and gracious braided hairstyles.

29. Braided Ponytail

Braided Hairstyles

It is very easy to make Perfect ponytail. Easy to carry, look elegant and stylish. These braided hairstyles are suitable for medium and long hair length. This hairstyle can be worn out on casual and formal occasions at the same time and with many styles like with side swept bands, without bangs, with a wrapped strand of hairs and without ponytail. For summers it’s a best hairstyle. Get noticed!

How to Style:

  • Make a side part firstly.
  • Start making a French braid from your frontal hairline and continue it up to the crown of your head.
  • Secure the braid with some hairpins and tie the hair into a high ponytail.

Recommended Face:

  • This hairstyle suits best on round, heart, diamond and triangular faced ladies as it makes your forehead look wider, making your face look bigger. If you have a forehead that’s already wide enough, let loose some bangs at the front.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Use some hairspray to settle the fly aways and add a smooth finish to your ponytail.

28. Simple Braided Bun

Simple-Braided-Bun

Among many marvelous bun hairstyles of summer this is an easy one to make. It just takes few minutes from your precious time but gives priceless look to your personality. Free from baby hairs without spray neat look and classic touch. It provides others the chance to praise you, to love you in a glance and can never forget you with this hairstyle. We are pretty sure that it is suitable for every face cut. No need to worry it takes out few minutes from your busy schedules. This hairstyle is best for Prom, gala, engagement party and marriages. Love yourself with braided hairstyles elegance!

How to style:

  • Leave some hair loose at the front.
  • Make a regular braid with the rest of the hair.
  • Form a hair bun with the braid and secure it with pins.
  • Now take the hair we left loose at the front and wrap them around the bun.
  • Finish it off with a hairspray and smoothen the fly aways.

Recommended Face:

  • The hair bun would look good on all types of faces. Go for a side part or a middle part, whatever you like best.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • We are already saving our hair from the heat of iron rods. To further eliminate the harm done to your hair, use organic hairsprays like the ones from Aveda.

27. Half Up Braided Crown

Half Up Braided Crown

You are free from the tension of making what to wear for everyday look, Back to school braided hairstyles. Very funky and casual hairstyle suitable for girl, it’s framing just your face beautifully. Believe me when you would be wearing this avatar you will love yourself and there’s nothing better to be loved by yourself.Love is in the air and you are the source of it.

How to Style:

  • Do some back combing at the top of your head, at the crown, to add volume. This volume will look princess-y when you will wrap the braid around your head.
  • Take a section of your hair and tie it with an elastic band.
  • Make a regular braid out of that section.
  • Form a crown around your head with that braid and tuck it in at the opposite side with some hairpins.

Recommended Face:

  • It looks good on most of the face types. It is however, ideal for round shaped, heart shaped and diamond shaped women, for it looks the best on them.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Sprinkle on Lulu Organics Hair Powder before adding volume to your hair – it keeps the volume in place.
  • Spray Aveda Hairspray on the volume after backcombing your hair, to keep the volume in place.

26. Simple French Braid

simple-french-braids

You want to look young? Want your long hair in a fabulous style? Then try this. Another back to school hairstyle, it is covering from the crown to the back of your head. This braid is suitable for school, for lunch and for everyday look. Braided hairstyles are in fashion, all the actresses using braids to incorporate with their hairs and give best click to the world to be a memorable inspirational thought for all.

How to style:

  • Leave some hair flicks loose. Curl those flicks via plastic rollers and apply some hair spray to keep the curls in place.
  • Tie the rest in to a French fishtail braid.
  • A fishtail braid has two sections compared to the regular braid, which has three sections.
  • The hair you want to braid, part them into two large sections. Let’s call them section A and section B.
  • Now take tiny sub-sections of hair from section A and cross it over to section B.
  • Alternately, take tiny sub-sections of hair from section B and cross it over to section A.
  • Repeat until you reach the bottom and them secure with an elastic band.

Recommended Face:

  • The best part about this hairstyle is that it looks great on all types of faces and can be made on medium to long hair length quite easily.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • We recommend Aveda Control Force Firm Hold Hairspray to lock everything in place while keeping chemical interactions away.

25. Easy Braided Side Updo

Easy Braided Side Updo

To look like a princess is a wish of every girl but that was just an old story. It’s no more a wish to look like more desirable women on earth. This updo can be fasten with headband, bands and beads to give more princesses look . Make boho braid covering the crown to the side. This updo can be worn out on parties, Fashion shows and in farewell party. Little teasing can add 60’s touch to your entire look and flicks can cover your face. Fairy tale look, innocent face and bangs are a wonder of braided hairstyles.Be happy always!

How to Style:

  • Start with a side part.
  • Tease your hair from both the sides and add some hair spray.
  • Make a French braid starting from the side.
  • Now what is different about this side French braid is that it will sit right upon the hairline.
  • As you reach the ear, gather all the hair at the side.
  • Continue the braid as a regular one and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Now make a side hair bun with the braid and secure the bun with hairpins.
  • For a professional look, finish it off with a hairspray to keep everything in place and settle all the fly aways.
  • For a messy look, leave the hairdo as it is, no hairsprays = no chemicals.

Recommended Face:

  • This hairstyle suits heart, diamond, angled, round, oblong faced people with medium to long hair length.

Recommended Products:

  • Use a firm hold hair spray or hair volumising powder to hold the volume in place and make it easier to tease the hair.

24.   Simple Fishtail Braid

Simple Fishtail Braid

These fun fishtail braided hairstyles are just a Game of strands. This is your right to look descent yet stylish, Try this even if you do not have time. It merely takes 2 to 3 minutes. It can be applied to straight, long, medium and short hairs. It can be worn out every day and on birthday parties. Simplicity is the best policy you have heard this many times but have never taken out the chance to get into this line deeply. Wear this hairstyle and have a simple avatar.

Quick link = How to do a fishtail braid

How to Style:

  • Do some backcombing around your head to add volume and a bit of glamour to your hairdo.
  • Curl your hair for the runway oomph (optional).
  • Make a high ponytail and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Separate the ponytail into two equal sections.
  • Clip up one section for later hairstyling.
  • Make a fish tail with one section and secure it with an elastic band once you are done.
  • Now make another fishtail with the section we clipped up earlier.
  • Once the second fishtail is complete, secure it with an elastic band.
  • Loosen the fish tails to add volume.
  • Now join both the fish tails from the middle with invisible hairpins.
  • Lastly, cover the elastic bands with a lock of hair.

Recommended Face:

  • This hairstyle suits almost all types of faces so everyone can make them.
  • It is however ideal for round, heart and diamond faced people.
  • People with angled face should definitely add some volume around the head to add softness to the look.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • You do not really need any hair products for this hairstyle unless you are going to add volume or curl your hair. Use a firm hold hair spray and teasing powder to keep the added volume and curls in place.

23. Side Braided Ponytail

Side Braided Ponytail

Is it looking difficult? In a glance, it seems that you can make it with ease and can be ravishing. This dazzling hairstyle is combination of three braids. Yes you were finding this and now you have it. You can use it at picnics just carry it on casually. It gives a deep hidden volume to your hairs. No need of sprays and irons. Feel blessed and courageous because you worth it.

How to style:

  • Add teasing powder and tease your hair at the top to create some volume.
  • Section your hair into three parts. First section should be at the crown of your head and the rest of the two just below the first section, on the nape of your neck.
  • Clip up the upper two sections for later hairstyling.
  • Gather your hair at a side and make a loose regular braid with the third section, the section closest to the nape of your neck. Once you reach the end of the braid, further loosen it, pulling it outwards from the sides. Secure it with an elastic band.
  • Make another loose regular braid with the second section, the one in the middle. Reaching the end, loosen it by pulling it sideways. Secure it with an elastic band.
  • Make another loose regular braid with the first section, the one at the crown of the head. This one does not need to be loosened.
  • Gather them all at a side you wish your final braid to be at and pin them up with invisible pins such that they all look like one single volume-added braid. Secure it with an elastic band.
  • Wear a hair band or add some hair accessories to create the perfect hairstyle for gatherings and parties.

Recommended Face:

  • This hair do is ideal for oval, diamond, oblong, square, rectangle and all other angle faced ladies.
  • It wouldn’t be recommended for round faced ladies as it is meant to soften the sharp angles of your face.
  • It can be made on medium to long length of hair.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • You do not really need hair products for this hairstyle; however, some hair teasing powder would not be a bad idea to make the back combing worthwhile.

22. Braided High Ponytail

Braided High Ponytail

Having long hairstyles is an extreme pleasure and ultimate way to look like a diva. Braided hairstyles with a poof on front and high ponytail give a lovely combination of beauty and desire. This hairstyle is suitable for straight long hair. To have a funky look you can carry these braided hairstyles. Lovely hair gives possible sign to success as it increases self-confidence and enhances your persona.

How to style:

  • Start by throwing in some teasing powder at the top (optional).
  • Tease your hair at the top to add some volume.
  • Make a high ponytail and smoothen the flyaways.
  • Secure the ponytail with an elastic band.
  • Make a fine braid picking up a lock of hair from the ponytail.
  • Hide the elastic band with that braid, secure the braid with an invisible pin and VOILA!

Recommended Face:

  • The ponytail is ideal for round, diamond, heart, square, rectangle and oval shaped women. For oblong faces, they can make a ponytail at the ear line instead.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Hair teasing powder and firm hold hair spray is recommended to add that professional touch to your pony tail.

21. Waterfall Braid

Waterfall Braid

These braided hairstyles are much like a bestowed idea. Form one end to other end, tied in a pony. Leaving strands is a disastrous combination of style and trend. Wearing this and walking on the floor feels like a model walking on the ramp fearless of the world and making her mark in the show and will win the heart of millions only by her style. This water fall braid hairstyle can be applied to long, short and medium hairs. Suitable for formal occasions.

How to Style:

  • Curl your hair prior to braiding it. It further adds to the charm of your hairstyle. As you continue the braid, the curls will automatically open softening the overall look.
  • Waterfall braids are made by starting a regular French side braid from the temples. Make a side part.
  • Take three strands from whichever side you want your braid to be at.
  • You want one strand to be thicker than the rest of the two. This strand will be continued as you keep leaving hair from the braid, adding the waterfall effect to your braid. Let us call this the base strand.
  • Keep your hold firm, continue the braid while keeping that base strand and adding a new strand after every twist.
  • Once the base strand is too thin to be continued, add more hair to the base strand. Continue the braid as a regular one once you reach the other ear.
  • Secure the braid with an elastic band.
  • Once done, spray an adequate amount of firm hold hairspray to the curls to keep them in place.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle is good for wider faces as it makes your face look much smaller. It looks perfect on thick long hair and can be made on medium hair lengths too.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Aveda Naturals Firm Hold Hairspray to keep the soft curls intact.

20. 5 Strand Braided Ponytail

5-Strand-Braids

Its looks like much awaited girl of the day. This is funky plus easy to carry braided hairstyles. It can be fasten with ribbons. Interweave 5 strands together put them diagonally on one another and you are ready to go with friends on a party. It can be worn out on formal and casual occasions. You are amazing!

How to Style:

  • There is nothing so difficult about this braid.
  • It is a regular three stranded braid with one section already braided.
  • Out of the three different sections of your braid, you are going to braid one section.
  • Now make a braid with two other sections and the braid.
  • Secure it with an elastic band.

Recommended Face:

  • This is a great hairstyle for all the ladies out there with all types of faces. To add some glamour to the look, add abundant volume at the top. The braid can be made with long and medium hair length.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Sprinkle Lulu Organics Jasmine Hair Powder before teasing your hair to make the backcombing worthwhile and easier.

19. Crown Braid

Crown BraidIn cute braided hairstyles nuances, crown braid is the perfect choice for embedding a soft and impressive look to your hair. The impact of this braid is immensely pleasing and it gives a perfect boost up to your juvenile innocence and femininity. There are only a few steps involved to wear this gorgeous braid that is mainly generated out the basic French braid.

Remove tangles from your hair by brushing them up and distribute the layers into three sections on the left side. Braid them into a basic French braid and pin up hair. Come to the right side now and repeat the same steps and finish it at the end by making the back combing. Now join the left braid to the right side by crossing it over and the right braid to left side. Use bobby pins to secure them.

How to Style (step by step):

  • Bring some hair at the forehead. Let’s call these hair “bangs”.
  • Section the bangs into three.
  • Make a French braid with the bangs.
  • Secure it with bobby pins.

Recommended Face:

  • It is recommended for oval and oblong faces as it will hide your forehead to quite some extent and portray a much smaller face.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • You do not really need any hair products but you can always use some hair spray or mousse to settle the fly aways.

18. Inverted French braid

Inverted French braidThe creation of this braid style is not as much difficult as it seems to be.  It may be a little bit stumbling for you to get a fine and a nice shape of this style in the first attempt.  But don’t lose patience; it’s all the game of just practice. Start its making with combing your hair. Always remember a wide tooth comb is the best. Now, apart your hair in a “v” form from the front side to the crown of your head.

Now take three small parts of your hair and start braiding. Don’t forget to take a strand from both sides on every turn. Do the same procedures until you finish braiding. At the end secure it with a pony band and enjoy a lovely fantastic style.

How to Style (step by step):

  • Part your hair in the middle.
  • Make a side French braid at one side and secure it with some bobby pins.
  • Make another side French braid and secure it with some bobby pins on the other side.
  • For a formal look, spray on some hair spray and settle the fly aways.

Recommended Face:

  • It goes great with round, heart, diamond, oval, angled and smaller faces as it leaves no hair on your face, bringing it into the spotlight. People with sharp angles can add some head jewellery to soften the overall look.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Firm hold hair spray or extra hold hair mousse to settle the fly aways.

17. Infinity Braid

Infinity BraidInfinity braid is exquisitely pretty and is the best of cute braided hairstyles, you are looking for. The remarkable edge wearing it is to make your face glow, crowned with a gorgeously knitted braid. It does not require any complex step hence you can wear it within a very short time. Make three sections of your hair, and create a French braid in one of them and braid the other two sections simple. Now take the middle braid and make a bun by wrapping it in loose form.

Now wrap the French braid around and under the middle braid. It is the turn of smaller braid now, turn it around the middle bun and secure it by using the pins. The movement of the braid in a circular shape, ending into a bun creates the sign of infinity that the very title of this stunningly unique braided ‘do. Use hair spray to make your style long lasting.

How to style:

How the hairstyle shall be made is already mentioned above therefore I will just give a few additional tips here.

  • Curl your hair to add volume to the braid.
  • Curl your hair inwards to make sure all the hair are going in one direction.
  • Sprinkle hair-teasing powder to keep the teasing volume intact.

Recommended Face:

  • It is good for all face shapes and can be made on long hair. Unlike most of the hairstyles, this hairstyle goes great with oblong faces as well.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Aveda naturals firm hold hair spray to add shine and keep everything in place; the curls as well as the locks.

16. Braided Chignon

Braided ChignonIn all the changing hair fashion trends, braided hairstyles have survived successfully. They are even today, the most cherished styles for women in all region of the world. Breaded chignon is an outstanding hair fusion of much-loved braided ‘do with chignon for attaining a stunning look.

Prepare your dry hair and clear them from tangles. Now put your hair on one side and start creating the braid. Make a braid coil around as the shell of a snail. Pin it properly for securing the style. At the end, put some bangs on your face from the front.

How to style:

  • Leave adequate amount of hair in the front and above your ears.
  • Make a small chignon at the nape of your neck.
  • Cover the chignon with the hair left loose at the front with the help of bobby pins.
  • Smoothen the kinks with the help of some hair mousse or hair spray.
  • Make several narrow braids with the hair left loose above your ear.
  • Wrap your chignon with the braids randomly and pin them up at the ends with bobby pins.

Recommended Face:

  • The chignon will suit heart, round, oval, oblong and all other types of faces. Medium hair length is ideal for this hairstyle while long hair would require an extra bit of effort to make it.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Add hair ornaments to accessorise the hairdo. Before wrapping the braids around the chignon, take a dollop of extra hold hair mousse and smoothen the fly aways.

15. Stacked pull-through Braid

Stacked pull-through BraidA stylish and cute braided hairstyle impresses everyone. The reason is its cool and amazing appeal that distinguishes it from numerous other hairstyles. To create it, make a fine ponytail first. Take a small section of hair from ponytail and tie the rest of the hair with a rubber band or with some gape. Now, part the section of hair equally and twist it around the ponytail.

Now take a small part of hair from the next session and tie the previous twist with pony tail and do the same procedure with the next step. After getting it complete now pull out a little bit of both twists from each cross to make a shape like a feather. Your fantastic stylish braid is ready to receive the appreciation.

How to style:

  • Part your hair horizontally into two sections from the crown of your head, continuing from one ear to another.
  • Clip the top section for later hairstyling. Top section shall have half as much hair as in the lower section.
  • Work with the lower section and braid it.
  • Make a loose regular three-stranded braid, pull it from the sides and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Make a tighter three-stranded braid with the top section and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Secure the top braid onto the centre of the looser and larger braid with the help of invisible hairpins.
  • Secure both the braids with a single elastic band.
  • Add hair accessories however and wherever you please.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle can be made on all types of faces. Just remember one thing; women with larger forehead or those of you who want to soften the look, shall leave some flick of hair loose at the front.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • No hair products required, you may, however, add accessories if your desire.

14. Rope Braid

Rope BraidRope braid is undoubtedly a fascinating idea in cute braided hairstyles and a perfect complement to your divine image. Make a fine ponytail after combing the hair. Divide this ponytail into two equal parts and twist them well. Here comes the next and basic step of the style that is to start the braid. Hold each section in both of your hands and start cross twisting around each other.

Do the same process till it completes and tie its ends with any rubber band. Finish it applying a hairspray to keep the braid in its exact shape.

How to style:

How to make the hairstyle is already mentioned above, therefore just a few additional tips to further guide you towards being successful in making the braid.

  • The difference between a normal rope braid and a French rope braid is that you keep adding hair to the 2 parent sections of the braid.
  • Keep your hold firm while making the braid, loosening it would mean a not so neat braid and you might not even be able to make it.
  • Hairspray is a must for this braid to keep it in place or the twists might undo themselves after a few hours.

Recommended Face:

  • The French rope braid goes fine with heart, round, diamond, oval, square as well as oblong shaped faces. It can be made on long, medium and short bob hairstyles.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Aveda naturals firm hold hair spray shall be a good option to keep everything in place while keeping it organic.

13. Messy Split Fishtail

Messy Split Fishtail

You’ll definitely love to do this style as you get a grip on it. As you go through the basic process of creating a basic braid, you’ll find a box shape fishtail. It’ll appear like double braid. Cut the rubber band that you put to make the ponytail and let your braid a little bit loose. Now the most important step of the style that you have to do is to pull out the hair to lose the cross sections underneath the braid to give it a split messy look. Apply a hair spray to feature the style.

How to style:

  • This is again a double braid connected at the centre via invisible hairpins.
  • Gather all your hair at a side.
  • Separate your hair horizontally into two sections.
  • Clip the top section up for later braiding.
  • Make a loose fishtail braid with the bottom section, loosen it from the sides and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Make a neat fishtail braid with the top section and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Place the top braid centrally on the looser braid with the help of invisible hairpins.
  • Cut the elastic bands, pull the lower braid from the sides further to create the feathery effect and secure them both with a single elastic band to create the illusion of a single volumised braid.

Recommended Face:

  • Wear it with confidence and the braid can be rocked by all face shapes and sizes. You, however, need long hair to cope up with the braid.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • No hair products required.

12. Tri-Braid Half Updo

Tri-Braid Half UpdoIn cute braided hairstyles, this braid combines with an updo for a sizzling and stunning impact. Backcomb hair from the crown. It will create the volume at the top and now the process of preparing braid can be started. Make a little ponytail at the nape and comb hair smoothly to remove the tangles and extra volume.

Now make two braids; each on both sides of the head and tie them at the middle of the crown. Leave the remaining hair open and brush to make them smooth. You can add curls to them to make them look more gorgeous.

How to Style:

How to make the hairstyle is already mentioned above so I will give you a few tips to make you a pro at it.

  • The 2 side braids will go in the ponytail.
  • Use hairspray to smoothen the fly away.
  • Wrap the ponytail with the third braid made underneath, to hide the elastic band.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle looks best on oval, diamond and oblong faces. Leave some flicks loose here and there and you are good to go.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Toni and Guy Glamour firm hold hairspray.

11. Banded Puff Braid

Banded Puff BraidAnother enthralling braided hairstyle with a completely different and unique look! You need some practice to do it nicely with its correct techniques. The first step to create it is to pull back two small sections of front hair from both sides and tie with a rubber band in the middle of the backside of your head. These sections of the hair should be taken near from the ear.

Take more two small sections from both sides and tie them in the same way. This will be right up on the first one. Now pull this tie over through the first one. After it, take more two sections from both sides and do the same thing. This time you will pull this bottom tie over through the newly upper one. In the end, you will find a twisted edge line and the bows in the middle. Pull them a little bit out slightly to enhance their puffed look.

How to style:

Below are a few tips to add a professional touch to your look.

  • Do not give up too soon, after some practice you will be able to pull off the look and trust me it is worth it.
  • Add pearl adornments for an evening look.
  • Finish with a hairspray to keep those locks in place and settle the fly aways while the hair is wet with the spray.

Recommended Face:

  • It will look chic on oval, heart and oblong faces. You can easily make it on medium to long hair length after a little practice. Been there, done that! Trust me; it is not as complicated as it looks.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Use Aveda firmata’ Firm Hold Hairspray to lock those pretty loops in place.

 

10. Boho Braid

Boho BraidAt first glance, Boho braid seems pretty much complex hairstyle but actually it is quite easy to wear. You can do in a few minutes. The preparation begins from splitting hair in two halves. Twist one half and pull round over the other part. Now take another small section, twist it and pull round over the first half. Repeat the procedure till you reach near your neck. At the end secure it with a rubber band.

Now style the other side in the same way. At this time you’ll have two French twist braid. To finish the style make a simple rope braid with both of already done braids. And put a rubber band to stop it open. A wonderful choice in cute braided hairstyles!

How to style:

  • Part your hair from the middle.
  • Curl them with a curling rod and once done, comb the curls to loosen them. You may even curl with a straightener for softer curls.
  • Spray on the soft curls just enough to keep them intact.
  • Now start braiding your hair taking one large section and two other sections with tiny chunks of hair right from the middle part.
  • This will be a French braid so you need to keep adding new hair at the outer part of the braid, the part that lies near the forehead, after every twist.
  • Stop adding new hair once you reach the temple of your head and continue as a regular three-stranded braid. Secure it with an elastic band.
  • Do this on both the sides.
  • Pin up both the braids at the back in between the crown of your head and the nape, to create and illusion of a crown.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle suits round, heart, diamond, square and oval faces’ best. Women with oblong faces can also carry the hairstyle really well; all you need is good long hair.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Aveda firmata’ Firm Hold Hairspray to keep those soft curls intact.

9. Chainlink Braid

Chainlink BraidChainlink braid has lots of methods to create it.  Usually it is done out of rope braid but you can also opt for a stylish and trendy way to wear it. For that, you have to make a low pony tail. Now section the ponytail into four equal parts. Now take the third part and cross it over the second part. Then take the fourth section and cross it over the third and down from the second part.

In the next step, take the first part and cross it over the third and down from the fourth. Complete the style in the same way. Tie it with an elastic band. You can also make the links with some other pattern as you like.

How to style:

  • Start by making a high ponytail and covering the elastic band with a lock of hair.
  • Now section the ponytail into two sections.
  • Clip up the first section for later rope braiding.
  • Take the second section and part it into two.
  • Make a rope braid with it. Put the sections one over the other while twisting it to create the rope effect.
  • Once you reach the end, secure it with an elastic band.
  • Unclip the first section and make another rope braid with it. Secure it with an elastic band in the end.
  • Twist both the braids around each other. Secure the braid with an elastic band you used earlier for one braid. Take out the other elastic band as well.
  • VOILA! YOU ARE DONE!

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle suits everyone. Just make it in place of a regular ponytail or a regular braid and enjoy the appreciation.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Use water to spritz all over your hair to settle the fly aways or for a more professional look spritz some hair gel or some firm hold hairspray.

8. Milkmaid Braid

Milkmaid BraidPerfectly natural and traditional in appearance! Its simplicity needs no extra embellishment or hair accessories to adorn it.  This breaded hairstyle is as easy and even a beginner can do it without facing any problem. Just start it to make with combing your hair properly and get two equal sections of hair dividing from the middle of your head.

When you finish braiding, fix the both ends at the backside of the head with bobby pins. To make this beautiful native style more stylish you can frame your face with front curly locks, side forehead bangs, etc.

How to style:

  • First thing’s first, side part your hair.
  • Start a side French braid at one side, such that it forms a half crown.
  • Once you reach the ear, continue it until the end. Secure it with an elastic band and pin it at the back.
  • Make another side French braid at the other side, continue it until the end and secure it with an elastic band.
  • Now unpin the first braid and rotate it around your head to create an illusionary crown. Pin it at the end.
  • Do the same with the second braid while pinning it underneath the first braided crown.
  • Spritz some hair spray, hair gel or water to smoothen the fly aways.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle attunes best with smaller faces. Women with round, heart, diamond or even oval faces can carry the hairstyle very elegantly.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • For a formal look, spritz some firm hold hair spray on your hair to smoothen the fly aways. Do not use hairsprays when not needed. Save your hair from chemicals as far as possible.

7. Halo Braid

Halo BraidIt’s a perfect style for hot summer days. Once you wear it and establish your grip on it, you’ll definitely love to wear it again and again. Just part your hair equally in two sections and take strands in your hand to make an inverted French braid. Continue the procedure around your head till you finish it. Fix it with bobby pins at the back of the head. In all summer days’ parties, functions and get together it will be the most wanted and favorite hair style.

How to style:

  • Make a regular three-stranded braid.
  • Rotate it around your head the way you desire.
  • Pin it up with hairpins and VOILA! You are good to go!

Recommended Face:

  • Round, diamond, heart, oval faced ladies can wear this hairstyle to add a glamorous touch to your personality. Women with longer faces can rotate it round the forehead to cut down on all the extra length on their face.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • No such hair products required.

6. Mermaid Half Braid

Mermaid Half BraidThis style stands unique in all the cute braided hairstyles because of its fabulous and stylish appearance. It works well with pretty straight and silky hair. Divide into two equal parts from the middle of your head. Now take a small piece of front hair from one side. Take the same narrow strand from the other side. Split one small piece into two halves and twist the three strands like a simple braid at a fixed point on the back side of your head.

After this step take another small, narrow piece of the hair from the both sides and twist like a braid. Do the same thing with more four, five steps and then finish it with a simple braid of few of these strands. Left of the hair will be straight free under the braid.

How to style:

  • Apply some Moroccan oil evenly all over damp hair.
  • Let your hair air dry.
  • Straighten your hair with a hair straightener.
  • It is a French braid, made ever-so carefully that it looks as if it is woven.
  • Take flicks of hair from the front and take them all the way to the back of your head.
  • When you will twist your front flicks into a French braid at the back, it will automatically look like this pretty braid you see in the picture.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle suits best all types of faces shapes and sizes. All you need is some confidence and a cute smile to accompany the hairstyle and you are ready to rock the look.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • You will need Moroccan Argan oil to protect your hair from heat styling damage. People swear by the goodness of Moroccan Argan oil for the hair, it is a worthwhile investment for sure.

5. Peek-a-boo Tuxedo Braid

Peek-a-boo Tuxedo BraidIf you fancy braided hairstyles, the range is extensive, from easy to complex and simple to trendy. The name of this braided style seems to refer a complex braided ‘do there is nothing like that. However, you need practice to do it in a right way.  Section your hair in the way to get a strip of hair in the middle of the head. To complete step with middle strip, secure both parts on the sides with a ponytail.

Now make a simple braid with the middle strip of the hair and secure it near the neck with elastic. Repeat it with the other two sections. Open the ponytails and take small strands from both outer sides, divide these strands in three parts and start making a regular loose French braid till then you will not find any more strand to work on.

Now make the simple braid with the rest of the hair and secure it with a rubber band.

How to style:

How to make this hairstyle is already mentioned so to further simplify the braid making process for you, I would just like to add that this complex braid is actually a combination of two different types of braids.

  • Part you hair into three sections; one at the left side of your head, one in the middle and one at the right side of your head.
  • Clip up the forehead section and make a ponytail at the back with the hair at both sides.
  • Unclip the forehead section and start making a French braid with the hair.
  • As you reach the crown, stop adding in hair and continue it as a regular braid. Secure it with an elastic band.
  • Undo the ponytail and make a mermaid French braid at the back with the hair at the sides to create the mermaid effect.
  • Once you reach the 0nape, continue as a regular braid and secure with an elastic band.
  • Spritz water and smoothen the fly aways with soft hands.

Recommended Face:

  • The braid shall suit almost all face shapes, longer and/or angled faces may leave some hair loose at the front as flicks or bangs to soften the overall look.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Some water is all you need for this hairstyle, which makes it even more ideal as you do not need to put on ounces of chemical in your hair.

4. Romantic Twisted Braid

Romantic Twisted BraidThis hairstyle is almost a surprise for everyone. Its stunning presentation mesmerizes the viewers because of the idea behind its creation. The way in which it is created is also very fascinating. The variety and versatility with its creation also come to see. First create a little volume to the front hair of the head. Now take a small piece of hair and twist it properly. Then fix it to the right side of the head.

Now take a small section of hair from the left, twist it and fix it on the right side with a hair pin. Now do the same thing with the opposite side. Now, apart your hair into two pieces near the bottom of the neck, take one piece and wrap it around the other section of the hair and secure it by making a knot. Twist around the left bottom hair to each other like a loose rope braid.

How to style:

  • Side part your hair and dampen them a bit to prevent kinks.
  • Make a side French rope braid by rotating every loop inwards and twisting it.
  • Add new flicks of hair in every twist, rotate and put it one over the other.
  • As you reach the ear lobe, stop adding new hair to the braid. Continue it as a regular three-stranded braid.
  • Secure it with an elastic band in the end.

Recommended Face:

  • Women with oval, heart, diamond and oblong faces can all carry this hairstyle really well. It can be made on long as well as medium hair length.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • No hair products needed to make this hairstyle.

3. Spiral Braid

Spiral BraidA dramatic nice impression with this hairstyle seems pretty cool to imagine. See how nice it would be if you actually wear it. Its alluring, feminine appearance supported it with a priceless place value among the whole galaxy of cute braided hairstyles. So let’s explore the ways in which to create the style skillfully. The very first step is to take a deep part of the hair on the right side.

Then sweep all the hair to the left side and apart them into three sections. Now, it is the time to begin a fish braid of all the three sections separately. Secure each braid with elastic band and wrap around all three braids to each other and secure it with a rubber band to unfold its spiral semblance. The fanciful spiral fish braid is ready.

How to style:

  • Tease your hair from the top to add some volume to the hair. To use teasing powder or not is completely your choice, it just keeps the teasing easier and impactful.
  • Pin up the puff with some hairpins at the crown.
  • Make a high ponytail with an elastic band.
  • Cover the band with a lock of hair.
  • Initiate a French fish braid with your ponytail.
  • Out of the two sections, you are going to keep one section common and keep adding hair on the second section. This will create the spiral effect.
  • Before your first fishtail ends, add new hair to the section you were keeping common and differentiated.
  • Now start new French fishtail and repeat the whole process.
  • Once the second fishtail end, start a new one until you reach 3/4th of your ponytail. Secure with an elastic band, spritz water and smoothen the fly aways.

Recommended Face:

  • This braided ponytail will unravel the hidden beauty of women with round, square, heart, diamond and oval face shapes. This hairstyle requires you to have long hair with least layers in them. The more layers you have in your hair, the messier this braid style will turn out.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Water is all you need so spray some on to smoothen those little monsters who kink up from here and there.

2. Twist around Braid

Twist around BraidIt’s a really formal wearing style that you can opt for sombre events and gatherings, wearing a sedate and modest look. It works beautifully with hairstyles for long hair and brings forth your innate beauty and grace, enhancing the grace of your divine image. To do it, all you need are some pony elastic bands. Sweep all your hair to a side because it is basically a side braid. Now make a low ponytail.

The next thing is to split in half the secure part of hair with a rubber band and cross the entire free bottom hair through that split gap. The next step is to put another rubber band with a distance from first one and again split the portion in half, again pull all hair through that loop. Repeat the same procedure till you reach your desired steps. Enjoy the light, cool feeling with your daily assignments, but with some gorgeous style.

How to style:

  • Tease your hair to add some volume at the top. Some teasing powder will make the job easier but it is optional.
  • Now make a neat ponytail at the back of your head, secure it with an elastic band and part it from the middle, a little before your elastic band. Your ponytail will pass from the middle of the part-cum-hole.
  • Leave some distance, say about 2-3 inches and secure the ponytail with another elastic band. A little before your second elastic band, make a part-cum-hole and pass the ponytail from in between.
  • Repeat the 3rd step over and over again unless you the desired hairstyle.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle is sure to suit oval, oblong, square, heart and diamond faced women.
  • The best part about this hairstyle is that it can be worn by long as well as medium hair lengths and does not require you to have expertise in braiding.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Hair teasing powder (optional)
  • Just keep a handful of elastic bands and hairpins to be able to make this hairstyle conveniently.

 1. Brocade Braid

Brocade BraidOpting for braids is just to go through an endless journey of styles. Brocade braid stands here prominent in the long list of alluring and cute braided hairstyles. It is also very easy to make with just a few steps to follow. The main thing is to section your hair right from the height of your eye-brow and clip it separately. Then get a square section of hair under that section but above of the ear. Make a simple braid of this square section.

At the last step hold the middle strand in your hand and lift up the both left strands together to get your brocade braid. Secure it with small elastic. Now release the upper section of hair from the clip and comb it to be straight. Now pull your brocade braid over the hair and fix it with bobby pins. Do the same thing on the other side.

These edgy braided hairstyles are a remarkable piece. It gives you soft look but with this you can win heart of millions. Angles would want to have this, if they could have hairs. From the front, some of the part has been taken to make strands and make French braid mix it all up make a bun and you have ended up with this. No doubt, you have chosen your best. This hairstyle is for medium to long hair can be used on any formal occasion. We hope you liked this content and we appreciate your efforts in following our suggested hairstyles.

Obviously to have really cool Braided Hairstyles you need strong and sometimes long hairs and if your hairs are short and now you are wondering about growing them then you really need to see our article totally based on How to grow hair faster.

How to style:

  • Tease your hair or simply make a puff at the top front of your head.
  • Now make a three-stranded side braid to add some edge to your look.
  • Hold on to the third strand of the braid and pull backwards to create the brocade effect.
  • Pin the braid with some hairpins and smoothen the kinks by spraying on some hairspray.

Recommended Face:

  • The hairstyle is a good to go for women with round, diamond, heart, oval and all types of small faces. Rock the hairstyle with long and medium hair length.

Recommended Hair Products:

  • Spray on some Aveda firmata’ Firm Hold Hairspray to keep the kinks from coming un-invited

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