30 Simple & Easy Braid Hairstyles with Pictures

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Long time ago, women had long tresses, which they loved to flaunt. A nicely long braided hair always caught the eyes of on lookers. Braid hairstyles have been in trend for a very long time. There are different types of braids as well as braid hairstyles.

Braid Hairstyles with Pictures

In the present scenario, most women like to keep their hair short and stylish. If you think braids are not for short hair, then you might want to think again. Here are some braid hairstyles, which includes styles suited for both long hair, medium hair and short hair also.

Beautiful Hairstyles in Braided With Pictures:

This article gives the list of braided hairstyles along with images that make your presence more alluring.

1. A Simple French Braid:

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If you have been braiding your hair to school, then you surely know what a simple French braid is. This is the most common braid hairstyle of all. This is gives a very classy look. This mostly suits ethnic outfits like salwar kameez and sarees. This would also blend in, if you are trying to pull off a fusion outfit.

2. A Fishtail Braid:

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Fishtail braids seemed to be the one of the trendiest braids at the moment. The braid resembles a fish tail – the reason for which it is named a fishtail braid. Be it a casual evening or day out in the heat, fishtail braids are the fun thing to pull off. Wear a strapless or one shoulder or noodle strap top and let your braid fall on the open shoulder.

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3. Side Braid With Half Pin Curl:

A half pin curl though slightly vintage is a completely hot hairstyle that could never go out of fashion. Team it with a side braid, and see how classy you can make the whole look seem. You can try this look for a fine evening get together or an event.

4. Messy Fishtail Braid, With Asymmetrical Bangs:

The trend at the moment seems to be having a slightly messed up hair. A messy fishtail braid hairstyles is usually very edgy and casual. Now, if you have asymmetrical bangs, this would just make the look even more astounding.

5. Braided Bun:

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Buns are another very common hairstyle. But here is a hairstyle that mixes two hairstyles together. A simple French braided hair is simply tied into a bun, in this hairstyle. This is a very formal style. This would work great for working women, who like to wear suits and formal attires.

6. Braided Updo:

Updo is a messy hairstyle, which is usually hair pinned and held together with clips and pins. Updos have been in trend for being one of the messy yet arranged hot looks for this season. Take a small portion of your hair from the side, braid it and line it across the front of your head before you do an updo, and this style is set. Casual day or a fine evening this look would definitely draw some attention.

7. Messy Bangs With Milkmaid Braid:

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The milkmaid braid is also known as crown braid. The braid usually encircles the head, making it seem like a crown, which is the reason it is called so. Women who have bangs can pull off a much cooler look with a milkmaid braid, by letting the bangs look slightly messy, and undone. Yet again, this is a very casual for evening events.

8. Low Sided Braided Bun:

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Braided bun as mentioned earlier is one of the most formal looks. Buns are usually experimental and braided buns can be experimented too. Here in this case, you can braid your hair to side, and then roll up your hair into a bun hanging lower. Since it is braided to one side, the bun also appears on one side. And there you have the low sided braided bun.

9. Long Bangs In A Braided Fashion:

In case your bangs have started to grow longer and you don’t plan to cut them but still want your bangs to seem amazing, then braid your long bangs and pin them to one side with help of clips or pins. This would give the effect that you have hair band across one side as well. Let the rest of your hair loose, and pull off a casual look with t-shirts, kurtis, etc. This could make an ideal college hairstyle.

10. A Braided Band:

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This is one of the easiest braid hairstyles to do. The hair braids are made to appear like a band over your head, which is why it is called a braided band. The braided band can be done by parting the hair into two sections, braiding them separately and then crossing them across the head to make it look like a band.

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  1. meryjaneroy

    July 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    I tried out the Waterfall Braid Updo last night for an engagement party. Loved it! Thanks for the links. Will be trying some more of these out with the millions of weddings I have to attend!

  2. jessy

    August 11, 2015 at 8:48 am

    thank you for this highly informative post. We will definitely share for our friends Great job all the hair styles are very nice

  3. janaki

    August 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    really beautiful hairstyles!! like all of then