Currently, hair styling is flooding with the emerging of different types of braids. The best thing is that these braids are the latest and trendiest. Essentially, to make a braid you only need smaller or thinner strands and twist them together. Besides being that easier to create, braids have a history of pulling out a striking look. This list is a superb compilation of braided hairstyles worth taking anyone’s breath. Just take a look!
#1 Fingerwave Rope Braid
The one is a cools smooth braid you create similar to the way you create a ponytail. Another remarkable thing about this twist is that it doesn’t take long to create.
Whether you are looking for a style that you can take to a social gathering or a formal occasion, this comfortable style is just the right fit. Just create a ponytail and secure its different knots with an elastic.
#3 Braided Headband
Forget about using headbands to secure your hair. Let this hairstyle hold your messy fringe. Just create a standard braid by twisting three sections together. Finish by wrapping the braid around your head.
#4 Milk Maid Braids
Here is the most adorable and an easier type of a crown braid. It gives off a cool and a relaxed vibe, and it holds your hair in place in case you're working.
#5 Princess Crown Braid
Using this braided updo for your work or school can give you a cute enough hairstyle that warrants showing off your beautiful mane at any occasion! Make sure you leave some strands dangling out to flatter your face.
#6 Ombre Waterfall Braids
For an enhanced and charming disarray, start braiding from the hairline to the back as you bring more strands to the braid. A colorful transition from the roots to the ends won't do bad.
#7 Mermaid Blue Melt
Mermaid braids look gorgeous on their own. However, it won't be bad if you combined your braid with complementary colors to create an eye-catching accent. Go for this stunning color transition from the roots to the ends.
#8 Excellent Pink and Purple French Braids
This is also proof that different types of braids can look lovely. These are easier to create. Color one side of your hair with pink while the other one with purple hues. Start braiding each side differently to create two braids.
#9 Long and Fishtail Braid
This fishtail braid looks appealing with its strands gathered loosely in the middle, and then tightened from near the end. If you have super long, thick hair, you better have fun with this braid.
#10 Cute Pony Braid
This ponytail braid is a fresh take on the rising braiding trend. It gives your hair a strong uniformity while also adding a lovely flare to your whole look. Create it by pulling your hair back and twisting a braid at the nape of the neck.
#11 Twisted Crown
Securing messy hair with a fishtail braid is a technique that's so trendy right now. What you need is first creating the braid, and then pin it around your head.
#12 Blonde Fishtail Braids
Currently, most hairstyles are incorporating different types of braids to make them look exceptional. Join the trend by creating this super easy hairstyle that features two braids at the back of your head.
#13 Sassy Braided Hairstyle
Here you've got a perfect date night hairdo! Get ready by pulling your hair back and then creating three sections. Twist the three sections together and create a fishtail braid.
#14 Astounding Summer Hairstyle
This one will get your friends by surprise. It consists of a braid, a bun and the rest of the hair brushed down and straight. Be sure that this hairstyle looks unique and it has all capabilities of elevating your overall looks.
#15 Backbone Hairstyle
The best words to explain this braid is just saying it's elegant. The braiding is flawless that each strand is uniform in size and shape, hence creating a lovely pattern all over the back of the head.
#16 Braided Bun
This cute braided bun is a superb way to secure your hair up yet maintaining a sassy and chic style. For sure, this one is quick and easy to create.
#17 Red Milkmaid Braids
Nobody can look away from the red glow of this upward hairstyle finished with a fishtail braid. This braided hairdo will work best for any long hair, but you can still attach the braid provided you have short hair.
#18 Gorgeous Braid
With different types of braids entering the trend, this one will remain at the top. It features smooth hair brushed back, then secured with two braids that start from the nape.
#19 Princess Braids
With this floral pearl and the fancy braids, you'll be able to show off your smooth and thick hair. The hairstyle will need you to create a bun at the crown, and then a braid running around the bun. Finally, you'll let the braid flow to the back and finish the style with a dazzling pearl.
#20 Fantastic Braids
Does this one look complicated? No, it isn't. It's just a way of making your braided hairstyle look unique. Create two braids on each side of your head. When the braids reach the nape of your neck, just join them together.
#21 Ponytail and Side Braid
Side braids look astounding, and they are convenient for any long hair. However, you can combine ponytail and side braid as in this look. Create a side braid on one side of your head, while the rest of the hair feature the ponytail style.
#22 Braided Topknot
Is attention what you're looking for at this time? Then settle on this one. You'll need a braid at the back of your head and a bun on top. On the front side, you'll need to create some bangs for a face flatter effect.
#23 Five Strand Braid
Having the hair trend filled with different types of braids, why should we create an ordinary hairstyle? We're going to settle on this style that is the epitome of hair perfection. It’s flawless, and gorgeous that everyone will spot it from the crowd.
#24 Pretty Fishtail Braid
Sometimes you might want to go a little bit messy. That's a trick that also comes with elegance and class. This style will help you if you can just pull your hair back, and then finish with a loose fishtail braid.
#25 Braided Mohawk
You thought braids couldn't create a mohawk, believe now they can. Just gather all your hair, part it into three sections and start twisting them together. Twist a long braid from the hairline to the back.
#26 Red and Blonde Ombre Braid
Which one comes first, braiding or coloring? That's the question you'll get from your friends. As a matter of fact, that means that you'll be dressed to kill whenever you are wearing this hairstyle. This super gorgeous hairdo features a stunning transition from red roots to blonde ends. From there, the stylist finished the look with a braid.
#27 Gray Braids
Forget about the fifty shades of gray and settle on two shades of gray. Go for dark gray on the roots while the light gray tones start from the midshaft. Finish the look by creating a striking braid that finishes with loose strands.
#28 Superb Braided Color Melt
Color transition and braids make your braided hairstyle looks unique and astonishing, thanks to all these different types of braids. For a top-notch effect, let's settle on this look that features a superb color melt. Plus, an excellent style with the braids secured with a bun at the back of the neck.
#29 Voluminous Loose Waves and a Braid
Do you want to make a more defined casual look? You'll need the exact braid at the back. From there, go on and style the same loose waves. Let the waves flow down your shoulders for a final touch of glamor.
#30 Super Long Pull-Through Braid
Have you ever tried pull-throughs? They're super long and elegant that you can easily get addicted to them. If you want to give people a story to tell, go on and create this version of pull-through braids. It's worth tons of attentions.
#31 Ladder Braid
You definitely need this hairstyle. Let your head feature these ladder braids with an excellent dark color fading from the roots to the ends. Leave the rest of the hair flowing, though you would need it straightened to tame the flyaways.
#32 Gorgeous Zigzag Braid
Here is a real traffic stopper. Take your braids one notch higher by creating this style. It's simple to create, as you create it the same way you create a braid, but you divert from a standard braid by featuring a letter 'Z' with your braid. The letter can stand for 'zazzy.'
#33 Amazing Smooth Hair
There you go! This one is the masterpiece of all braided hairdos. It spots smooth hair with no flyways. Then this girl has decided to wrap different sections of the pulled back hair with some strands.
#34 Lovely Long Braid
Are you a fan of long and romantic braids? Then this one will unmistakably drive your crazy. The best thing is that it's easier to create, and it's a protective style.
#35 Chic Braided Hairdo
If you came here because you want something unique, don’t think otherwise. This braided hairstyle is a real winner. You can take it to enhance your curly hair, or just take it to garner lots of attention with your long mane.
The best way to customize your looks is by way of adding a braid. And because these different types of braids are always a winner when it comes to elevating any woman's look, be sure you'll be more astonishing than you've ever thought. You can come for them when you're at a loss for a style, or you can be using them throughout to create yourself glamorous runaway hairstyles.