100+ Braided Hair Ideas and Tutorials for Women

The types of braids seem endless… with so many new looks found on the streets, runways, Pinterest, Tiktok, etc., Here, you’ll find some of the coolest braids I’ve found and I’ll even show you how to braid them.


Gorgeous long box braids
Love playing with long hair? Scroll through these badass styles to get started!
Braided updos
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!
French braid hairstyles for women
If you love braids and you know it, clap your hands... and then come ogle those super adorable French braids!
Medium box braids
No need to hit the floor with your pleats. Dive into these styles and go right in the middle.
The most popular blonde box braids
Searching for a real attention-grabbing and summer-ready hairstyle? Click here and let these chic braids surprise you!
side braid
Having a braid is one thing, but having your braid off to the side is elegant and beautiful.
Micro braids for black hair
Down for a sassy, highly detailed look? Revel in these small-but-deadly pleats.
Havana twist hairstyles
Take a hand into this unique and relaxed hairdo. Revel in the best ways to style those twists!
Burgundy box braids
Wanna give your pleats an extra touch of allure? Don't be a stranger to this sexy shade and see more of it here.
Cutest braids for short hair
Need a quick, fun hairdo for your short locks? Here are the best looks to save your day.
Halo braid hairstyles
The easiest way to whip up an angelic look? Wallow in these incredibly chic braided designs.
braided bun
Amp up your usual bun with braids for your formal or casual events.
The hottest twist braids
This one's fast-becoming the go-to hairdo for women with afro hair. Better catch up!
Triangle box braids
A protective hairstyle that's straight-up hot?! Turn heads with these unique patterns!
poetic justice braids
The comeback is realest! Join the excitement and take a look at these Janet-inspired plaits.