Do you have long mermaid hair but tired of styling it into waves? Then this is the time to try a different look with various types of braids. Long braided hair will never lose its appeal whether they appear in a fine intricate way or a loose manner.
You can try various braids for long hair, all seasons instead of pulling the hair into a bun or ponytail. Some of the braided styles are easy to achieve without a helping hand while others require the help of a third party. Long straight hair will give you fine braids but you can also go for a messy braid with curly hair. Now is the time to try one of these interesting looks on the hair. Below are different ways you can style your long hair this year:
# 1 Icy Fishtail Braid
The slaying hairstyle features a wavy pastel silver hair with fine fishtail braid that descends graciously from the crown downwards. Pick some strands of hair from the sides to get two braiding patterns other than one.
This is a stylish way of keeping your long hair at the face without pulling it back into a solid ponytail. You do not have to worry about your weaving skills since the messy look is part of the style.
# 3 All Round Fishtail Braid
Bring all the on your head info one loose fishtail braid that runs from one side all the way round to the other one. The hairstyle has been prevalent on the runways and red carpet events; therefore, you don’t have to worry about the outcome.
# 4 The 5-Strand Dutch Braid
The hairstyle makes your hair look full and thicker. Divide the hair into five sections, weave them together at the back simultaneously into a fine Dutch braid, and secure the ends with a clear band. Loosen the edges to make the braid appear thicker.
# 5 A Dutch Braided Bang
Weave the rose gold hair into a large Dutch braid from the back extending to the front. Allow it to hug the forehead the way a bang does. Stretch it to the other end before securing it with bobby pins.
# 6 All Sizes of French
This is the best way of pulling all your hair at the back without too much effort. Braid the hair into a thick braid but be keen to other small braided sections that you tuck on the large braid to give a stylish look to the hair.
# 7 Fishtail Mix
The hairstyle brings out three independent fishtails into one in a lovely way. Part the hair at the center leaving some hair at the front. Braid the three sections independently but allow the fishtail at the top to disappear into the other two braids. Secure the two braids with a clear band at the back.
# 8 Unicorn French Braid
Get artistic with your hair by using almost all the rainbow colors on your hair and then braid the most of the hair to French braids. The braids allow the hairstyle to pop in style.
# 9 The Flawless Loose Mermaid Tail
The very loose braid that has a bubble ensemble brings out the feminine perfection in any woman wearing it. Pull your hair at the back and braid it all the way to the back leaving some side swept bangs to give the hairstyle some dimension.
# 10 Romantic Braids with Flowers
This stunning Bohemian hairstyle keeps the hair out of your face in a stylish way on your special way. Make different sections of hair at the crown and twist them create some subtle volume before extending them into two loose Dutch braids.
# 11 Mermaid Fishtail Braid
Notice how the hair at the front disappears under the fishtail braid before getting into a sleek fishtail too. Brush your hair smoothly and remove all the knots and tangles before braiding the hair to get the smooth finish.
# 12 A Dutch Top-knot
The hair is a combination of straight hair and a braided topknot the runs all the way to the ends. Section the center top part of the hair up to the crown and weave the hair into a fine Dutch Braid. Secure the hair into a ponytail using a beautiful band.
# 13 Virgin Pink and Neon Moon French Hair
The secret to rocking in bright unicorn colors is keeping the strands thick but loosely done. Braid your hair into a lovely French Braid that gives a highlight to the neon moon colors against the pink one.
# 14 Stacked Mermaid Braids
The hairstyle appears difficult to pull but looking at it keenly, you will easily get the different sizes on the Dutch braids. Pull the top hair into a thick braid that begins from the crown to the edges. Pick the remaining strands of hair on the sides, pull them together on top of the other braid, and weave into a medium sized braid. Tie the two together in a knot at the edges.
# 15 Loosely Braided Hairs
The braid and go hairstyle requires you to pull all the hair at the back into a Dutch Braid. Loosen the braid to increase its thickness and leaves some playful fly aways at the front too.
# 16 Loose Crown Fishtail
Style your all hair along the crown into a loose fishtail braid securing it with bobby pins for it to hold correctly. The pink color on blonde makes the braid appealing as a headband.
# 17 Loose Boho
Texturing and Curling your hair is the secret towards getting this perfect Bohemian hair. You do not have to worry about your braiding skills since the volume curls hide the nature of the braid. Tuck the top hair under the roughly braided hair and allow it to flow freely. A flowered hair accessory comes in handy with the style.
# 18 Over the Shoulder Braided Mermaid
The side braids work well with long hair since all the hair gathers to the side and the braid falls graciously over the shoulder. Begin weaving the hair into a French braid from the head top of one side gathering all the strands towards the front part and tying a knot on the ends.
# 19 Fishtail Pigtails
Pigtails and a fishtail combo have a way of making someone look younger and cheerful. Give a center part to your hair and then begin braiding from the front extending to the back on both sides. Use a knot at the nape of the neck instead of a band.
# 20 Messy Fishtail Mermaids
The braid holds your hair together in a stylish way when you are engaging in strenuous outdoor activities. Pull the all hair back into a fishtail braid that also flaunts the blonde balayage color.
# 21 Braided Long Ponytail
Bands are the common items that most people use to hold the hair into a ponytail. Dare to be different by weaving out a fishtail braid at the back leaving some fly aways to give dimension to the hair.
# 22 Side Dutch Braid into a Bun
Adopt the little innocent girl look by braiding your hair into a side Dutch braid. Pull the braid loosely to make it thicker before holding it together into a cute bun at the nape of the neck.
# 23 The 5-strands Braid
Section the hair into two halves. Pick five strand of hair from each section and then weave the hair into a push back braid that extends all the way to the ends. Many strands create the illusion of a thicker hair.
# 24 The Warrior Braid
The hair features a large and loose fishtail braid at the top and small French on the sides. Use one of the French braids to secure a ponytail at the back while the other one falls gracefully on the large fishtail. Accessorize with different hairpins on the sides for a unique look.
# 25 Rainbow Crown Braid
Rainbow colors will sure attract so many eyes on your sides, therefore; you should always pull them off elegantly. Pull the hair together around the crown using a large French braid to highlight the different bright colors.
# 26 Crossed Stacked Braids and Stacked Braids
The hairstyle brings out different braids into one comprehensive look. Pick the hair strands on the ends and weave them into a large crossed braid and other two small ones letting them sit well on the crown. The hair beneath these crossed braids consists of a large fishtail braid and a small French overlay.
# 27 Fishtail with a Knot
The hair consists of a fishtail braid that begins at the nape of the neck and pulls all the hair to the back. Leave some hair strands at the front that you tie just right on top of the base of the braid.
# 28 Waterfall Braid into a Fishtail
The braiding style adds volume to the fine hair. The waterfall braids fall at the front and extend to the crown after which it transforms into a fishtail. Hold the other parts of the hair with subtle waves into a ponytail.
# 29 Loosely-Braided Pigtails
A slight braid can add an interesting look to your hair. The hairstyle involves sectioning the hair ends into two parts and then weaving two Dutch braids independently. Include a baseball hat for a stylish appeal.
# 30 Gorgeous Fishtail Crown Braid
The continuous movement of the fishtail braid on the crown is nothing short of amazing. The braid holds all the hair on the top bringing out all the feminine charm in a woman. It is a perfect hairstyle for the red carpet or runway.
# 31 Bantu Knots and a Twist
The hair features Bantu knots on the top of the head and the ponytail that ends in a twist. Begin by sectioning the top part where you want to place the knots and style each of them independently. Hold the other hair at the crown and make one fine twist up to the ends.
# 32 Stunning French Braid
The 5-strand braid that begins at the top pops out well on the gorgeous hair colors. The secret behind making a braid pop in multi-colored hair is going big. The hairstyle keeps the hair off the face in an appealing way.
# 33 Wavy Dutch Braid
Tame your waves with a Dutch braid that keeps all the hair on the head intact. The loose braid allows the hair waves and the color variation to pop even after weaving them. The hair braid does not leave any unintended curls on your hair.
# 34 The Dutch Ribbon Braid
The reflector ribbon on the Dutch braid attracts attention to anyone looking at this hairstyle hence conveying the intended information faster. Section some hair, weave it into a large Dutch braid and then wind it on the head to form the shape of a road.
# 35 Mixed Braids
This hairstyle is a conglomerate of more than three types of braids. The combination of the small, medium-sized, and large waves gives the hair dimension and an artistic look. You will pull an elegant look on the hair if you are good in weaving different types of braids.
# 36 Hair Defining French
Include a small hair braid on the hair that begins at the hairline and extends down to the edges with a rich as an accessory. The braid breaks the monochromatic look of the rose gold hair while highlighting the hair accessories at the top of the head.
# 37 Fun Stacked Piggies
The hairstyle features to Dutch braided pigtails with some playful fly aways at the front. Give the hair a side part before weaving a braid that runs along the hairline and extends up to temple before flowing down freely.
# 38 Dutch and Fishtail Crown Braid
Large Dutch and Fishtail braids will always look awesome together. While styling the hair, allow the fishtail to run around the head and then add a Dutch braid that cuts through the crown.
# 39 The Braided Mermaid
Include some subtle braids to your mermaid hair for a more detailed look. The small size of the braids accentuates the type of the hair without overwhelming it. The hairstyle is ideal for women with fine hair.
# 40 The Flowered Braids
Keep the hair out of your face with this stunning hairstyle. It features two large loosely done Dutch braids that start at the crown end in a twist. Loosen up the curls to acquire a thicker look before accessorizing with flowers.