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Braided Hairstyles

Braids are so hot right now! The types of braids seems endless… with so many new looks found on the streets, runways, Pinterest, etc.. Here you’ll find some of the coolest braids we found and we’ll even show you how to braid them as well.

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    Do You Dare to Try This Braidhawk Tutorial?

    It's sexy, edgy, and something you should totally try the next time you feel a bit adventurous! You know you want to do it. This bodacious braided updo is actually really easy to do. This tutorial proves it!
  • Boho Braid Tutorial

    Master This Boho Braid Tutorial and Break Some Hearts

    Ever wondered how to pull off a boho braid? Well, this tutorial is just what you need!
  • Mermaid Braid Tutorial

    The Ultimate Mermaid Braid Tutorial for Beginners and Experts Alike

    Need something new to do with your hair? Look no further. This mermaid braid is different, glamorous, and easy to pull off! We guarantee that, with this amazingly unique braid, all eyes will be on you!
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    Let’s Master This Stacked Topsy Tail Braid Tutorial

    A topsy tail braid is super fun and the perfect way to get hair out of your face while still being stylish as ever. Let us show you how to create one of your own!
  • Sultry Hair How-To: The Snake Braid Tutorial

    Here’s a fun braid for you to try out! Maybe you’ll even make this an everyday staple!
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    Hairstyle Raid: The Milkmaid Braid With a Headband

    Do it the milkmaid way. If you've got a snazzy headband you want to show off, go ahead and try this tutorial!
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    Master the Half Up Side Fishtail Braid in 3 Easy Steps

    Looking for a way to express your creativity? This tutorial might be just what the doctor ordered!
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    A Fishtail Ponytail Tutorial for the Fashionista in You

    If you’re in the mood for a new and exciting braided hairstyle, allow us to introduce you to this ultimate fishtail ponytail tutorial!
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    The Perfect Fishtail Wrapped Bun Tutorial

    A fishtail wrapped bun is fun, simple, and the perfect way to get hair out of your face without sacrificing your stylishness. Would you like to learn how to master the look?
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    Learn to Master the Simple Knot Side Braid Here

    It's definitely "knot" your traditional braid, but it's still one of the hottest looks right now. Learn how to create the simple knot side braid here!
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    14 Fabulously Cool Braids for All Occasions

    Forget the outdated “hip 90s soccer mom” French braid and weave your hair into a modern braided ‘do that is guaranteed to turn heads. If you’re jonesing for some braidspiration, look no further than our list of 14 creative and chic braids you can try on your hair today!
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    25 Men on Instagram Rocking The Man Braid

    Women aren't the only ones rocking the braided trend these days. Men wanting to make a serious hair statement are now donning the man braid!
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    7 Days of Plaits: Your Guide to the Coolest Summer Braids

    Keep cool -- literally and figuratively -- this summer with these gorgeous braids!
  • Festival Hair Tutorial: Leather Wrapped Braids

    Our Top Pick for Festival Hair: Leather Wrapped Braids

    Check how the tutorial for this easy festival-inspired hairstyle that incorporates leather strips into loose half fishtail braids. It's a beautiful and wearable look that's perfect for dancing in the hot sun!
  • Let’s Try This Chain Braid Tutorial!

    Just when you thought you’d seen every braid out there, yet another one makes it way into our hearts! Allow us to introduce the chain braid. Learn how to create one here!
  • An Infinity Braid Tutorial That’s Much Easier Than It Looks

    An infinity braid is fun, elegant, and the perfect way to get hair out of your face. Step up your hair game and try this tutorial! It’s much easier than it looks. We promise!
  • A Totally Chic Boho Braids Tutorial For You to Try

    This boho braided look is quick, easy and can be done in a matter of minutes. Not to mention that it doesn't require any tricky braiding!
  • The Side Fishtail Braid Tutorial

    The Side Fishtail Braid Tutorial Every Woman Needs

    Know what looks great with just about any outfit? Braids. Fishtail braids. Take it a notch further and show off your fab fishtail braids from the front!
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    The Lobster Tail Braid Tutorial You’ve All Been Waiting For

    This new and exciting braid is far sexier than it sounds. It’s crazy, daring, and different. Whenever you’re feeling bold, bust out this tutorial and rock a lobster tail braid like there’s no tomorrow!
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    Hair Royalty: Try These 5 Different Braided Crown Tutorials

    Try all of these amazing crown braid tutorials, perfect your favorites and walk around with your pretty head held high.
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    A Surprisingly Easy Braid Wrapped Updo Tutorial

    There are braids, and then there are jaw-droppingly awesome braids. This one definitely falls in the latter category. This handy tutorial will teach you how to do create an awesome braided updo all by yourself!
  • Different Braids: 6 Ways to Elevate Your Braid Game

    Seldom are people sporting plain ol' braids these days. Nope -- people are taking your everyday version of the three-strand braid and turning the volume up all the way to 11. With the help of some of the 'net's best hair gurus, we're teaching you six ways to take your braid to the next level. Check 'em out!
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    Dramatic Hair Tutorial: The Embellished Spiral Fishtail Braid

    Like fishtail braids? If so, you’ll love this dramatic hairstyle! Learn to create it here!
  • 7 Styles: How to Braid African American Hair Like The Pros

    Whether you're a hair expert or novice, you can learn to braid hair with our step by step tutorial!
  • The Tri-Braid Half Up Hairstyle Tutorial

    [Hair Tutorial] The Tri-Braid Half Up Hairstyle

    We're suckers really simple braided hairstyles. And, when said hairstyle only takes FIVE minutes to do? Hello! We're sold!
  • Splashy Hair: 5 Different Ways to Do a Waterfall Braid

    If you love a sleeker braid that evokes more of a romantic, bohemian vibe, then you'll love these different ways to wear a waterfall braid!
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    Upgrade Your Braid: The Double Braided Ponytail Tutorial

    Does your ponytail need a little boost? Could your braid stand a little upgrade as well? Well, you're in luck! Learn how to master a gorgeous double braided ponytail in only four simple steps.
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    10 French Braid Hairstyles That Add Flair To Your Look

    If you love braids and you know it, clap your hands... and then come ogle those super adorable French braid hairstyles!
  • Low Braided Bun Tutorial

    How to Pull Off the Perfect Low Braided Bun: A Tutorial

    Braids and buns are a somewhat tricky combination, but with this tutorial, you'll be able to pull it off seamlessly!
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    14 Gorgeous Braided Updos You Must Try

    The next time you feel like jazzing up your hair, you should try one of the gorgeous braided updos we were lucky enough to find!
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    5 Stunning Braids You May Not Have Tried Before

    Is it time to spice up your braid life? Peep these 5 stunning, less-than-commonplace braids for you to give a go!
  • How to Rock a Tousled Rope Braid Bun Like a Goddess

    The best braids look easy and effortless. This braided hairstyle fits the bill. This beautifully tousled rope braid bun will have you looking like a goddess in no time!
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    Where The Low Bun Meets The Braided Headband: A Tutorial

    We keep finding new ways to rock braids. Feast your eyes on our newest discovery: the chic low bun + braided headband. It’s such a wonderful timeless look that you can recreate with this super simple 5-step tutorial (with video)!
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    Revitalize Your Look: The Deconstructed Accent Braid Tutorial

    This accent braid adds – you guessed it – a whole lot of accent to your hair. Learn how to create it with our tutorial here!
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    A Super Easy Half Up, Half Down Brocade Braid Tutorial to Try

    The brocade braid is a unique look and not like any other braids you’ve seen. The good news is that it’s a lot easier than it looks! You can definitely achieve a half up, half down brocade braid hairstyle in a matter of minutes. Come see what we mean!
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    Learnin’ The Ropes: 6 Ways to Style a Rope Braid

    While the rope braid, sometimes referred to as a twist braid, typically only uses two strands, it does require a certain sort of finesse to make it look well done and polished. Check out this tutorial for six ways to style a rope braid!
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    How to French Braid [and 12 Creative Ways to Rock It]

    Whether you’re itching to learn how to French braid or looking for a way to up your French braid game, we’ve got just the thing for you! Here, you can find out how to French braid and check out 12 different ways to wear it.
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    Fresh Fish! 6 New Ways to Style a Fishtail Braid

    By now, most of you have probably figured out how to create your standard fishtail braid. The process is actually quite simple, though repetitive, and anyone with two hands and medium length or longer hair can pull it off! We've grown a bit bored with our basic fishtail braid and have vowed to get a little creative. Check out these pretty new ways to style your fishtail plait and get inspired!
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    The Braided Headband [A Simple Hair Tutorial]

    Give the braid trend a try with this simple yet elegant look.
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    Strand Out: 5 Extraordinary Braids To Try at Home

    While we're huge advocates of the standard, three-strand braid, we must say that we're thoroughly impressed with all the innovative braids that hair bloggers come up with. So much so that we find ourselves trying them out and attempting to master them! We've deemed these five braids as especially extraordinary, so wear them and relish in admiring looks and positive attention.
  • The Wrap Around Braided Bun [Hair Tutorial]

    This wrap around braided bun is sure to turn a few heads wherever you wear it!
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    How to Create the Perfect Half Up French Braid

    The French braid is a classic hairdo, but it can come off as outdated sometimes. If you love the French braid, but if you don’t want to look like you stepped out of the 90s, we have the perfect solution for you: the half up French braid! Find out how to create it right here!
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    Grab Your Clogs: 5 Easy Dutch Braid Hairstyles

    Are you ready to get creative with that Dutch braid of yours? We've got five haute hair tutorials to help you do just that!
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    How to Pull Off a Flawless Rope Braid [A Tutorial]

    The rope braid is one of the prettiest and most unique braids ever. If you’ve ever seen a rope braid and wondered how you could ever make one, you’re in luck! We have a super easy rope braid tutorial right here.
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    Gone Fishin’: 6 Ways to Style a Fishtail Braid

    If your go-to fishtail braid is the type that sits off to the side -- like a parrot perched on your shoulder -- we urge you to try a new variety. May these fabulous fishtail hairstyles be your catalyst for the beautiful hair days to come!
  • How to Create a Gorgeous French Braided Ponytail

    French braids are pretty, but they may be too common sometimes. That’s why we added a twist to the French braid – the ponytail! Our French braided ponytail will add a whole lot of spunk to your look.
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    Where the Milkmaid Braid Meets the Scarf: A Tutorial

    If milkmaids could do it back in the day, so can you! The milkmaid braid is actually easy to pull off. In fact, it’s so easy that we added a twist: a scarf! Come see our super easy tutorial on how to rock a milkmaid braid with this awesome colorful twist.
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    How to Do a Perfectly Messy 5-Strand Braid

    es, it’s entirely possible to braid your hair with five strands, and it’s actually quite easy to do! Our messy 5-strand braid tutorial will prove it.
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    The Great Gatsby-Inspired Fishtail Faux Bob Tutorial

    If you love 1920s fashion and fishtail braids, we have good news for you. It’s called the fishtail faux bob, and it’s a gorgeous hairstyle that looks like it stepped out of the Great Gatsby. Intrigued? Come check out our step-by-step tutorial with pictures!
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    A Messy Fishtail Braid Tutorial For the Boho in You

    Whoever said braids had to be tight and tidy was wrong. You can certainly rock a messy braid! Messy braids reflect a fun, trendy and adventurous character. Know what else screams “fun”? The classic fishtail braid. If you messy up your fishtail braid, you’ll end up with a hairstyle so ready to paint the town red!
  • The Ultimate Waterfall Braid Tutorial

    If there’s any unconventional braid, it’s would be the waterfall braid. It doesn’t look like a normal braid, but it’s just as gorgeous! Tease your hair up with our ultimate guide to the perfect waterfall braid!
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    Where the Side-Swept Bun Meets Micro Braids: A Tutorial

    Even though micro braids are tiny, they add a whole lot of zest to your look. The micro braided look has been around for centuries, but we can’t stop finding new ways to rock those teeny braids! Our latest hot micro braided look is the side-swept bun. Come see how to do it and why we’ve fallen in love with the look!
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    Add Some Zest To Your Hair With a Zig-Zag Dutch Braid

    Take the everyday Dutch braid to a whole new level with this mesmerizing, zig-zag look.
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    How To: The Rodarte-Inspired Messy Braid

    The braided trend is not going anywhere anytime soon. We continue to see braids on the runways year after year, but when we saw the edgy half-up braided hairdo on the Rodarte runway, we all but swooned at our feet! It brings a whole new meaning on the classic braid with its sexiness, playfulness and edginess. The good news is that the hairstyle is super easy to pull off! Just follow our step-by-step tutorial.
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    The Timeless Crown Braid: A Simple Tutorial

    Want to look like a princess? Try the crown braid! It’s a timeless look that’s unparalleled by any other braided style. The benefit of having a crown braid at your special occasion will be definitely worth the effort, which isn’t actually that much! Creating a crown braid is much easier than you think. Don’t believe us? Check out our super simple tutorial!
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    How To: The Messy 4 Braid Updo

    The braided trend isn't going anywhere anytime soon, and this easy enough updo is your ticket to trendy.
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    Look Amazingly Chic: How to Braid Your Hair Into a Pretty Flower

    Celebrate spring year round with a chic flower braid!
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    A Stunning New Hairstyle: Where the Low Bun Meets the Herringbone Braid

    Kick your braided hairstyling skills up a notch with this gorgeously low key and unique twist on the herringbone braid.
  • Easy Glam: The Upside Down French Braid

    Today we're dishing on a quirky braid that looks complex, but is super easy to pull off: the upside down French braid. Just how easy is this style to create? Take a look...
  • Expert Tips to Achieve Your Best Braid Yet

    With so many variations of the braided hair trend still going strong, you'll love these tips to help you create your best braid yet!
  • DIY Hair Idea: Boho-Inspired Braided Updo

    This braided updo is all about texture and softness and is super simple to achieve!
  • Here’s A Super Cute Waterfall Braid (With A Twist!) For Little Girls

    Looking something fun, easy and pretty to do with your little girl's hair? We have just the tutorial for you!
  • 3 Updos Every Woman Should Know How To Do – #1 The Braided Chignon

    The braided chignon is one of those styles that you can make sleek and classic, or soft and romantic. Give it a try!
  • New York Fashion Week Hair Tutorial: The Braided Bun

    Braids are all the rage right now, and we're loving the braided bun rendition as seen at the Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter show.
  • Holiday Party Hairstyle How-To – A Braided Updo

    Christmas is the party season and this gorgeous braided updo is perfect for your next night out.
  • Tips To Take Your Braided Hairstyle From Summer To Fall

    Beautiful braided hairstyles were all the rage this summer and are still going strong! From fishtail braids to French braids, these pretty plaits aren't going anywhere soon.
  • Beautiful Braids!

    It is time to get totally braid-inspired by these super trendy, braid-wearing celebrities!