“A girl without braids is like a city without bridges”. Quite true, isn’t it? Braids have always been into fashion. You know what is so amazing about braids? You can design and create it in different ways. May it be a party or a casual date with your bestie, you can get creative with your hairstyling in so many ways. Isn’t that fascinating? Whether you are heading for a party where you haven’t shampooed your hair or keep your hair intact in one place yet look classy, braids will always make you look like a fashionista. To make your braids look thick as well as bouncy, hair extensions with natural curls or highlights will change the entire outlook of your attire.
Let’s delve into the super easy and sassy styles which you are bound to fall head over heels with –
1) French Braid
Always had a classic and elegant charm, French braids is so a classy fashion that blends well with your street style or casual attire. May you be travelling or heading to toned workouts, the best way to keep your hair intact and in place is this spine-tingling classic French braid. All you gotta do is start braiding from the top and as you keep progressing keep adding the hair from both sides alternately. As you reach the neckline just twist a simple braid and the final results are worth a beautifully clicked picture. A Lil practice and you can master the art of doing this simple and classy braid.
2) Fishtail Braid
For medium length hair to long hair, fishtail braids look appealing and sassy. Mess it up with wavy locks and highlighted colors, fishtail braid makes your classy attire look sharp and phenomenal. Known to be one of the most romantic stylings of hair, all you got to do is take tiny sections of your hair from the neckline and start crisscrossing it. And Viola! The end results are surely going to make you fall in love with your own self. Highlight your eyes or go for nude makeup, let your outlook to the talking!
3) Milkmaid Braid
Want to wear a crown with your gown? Or look like a fairy diva with sparkling eyes and simple yet beautiful dresses? Milkmaid braids are so cute. Less time consuming and more like a head garland crowned naturally. This braiding technique is way too easy. Just start with a normal braid from one side of the head and warp it to the other side. Secure it with a bobby pin. To make it look more imperious, lash out some of the strands of your hair and widen the braid to make it look thicker and give it more volume. Set it with a hairspray.
4) Waterfall Braid
Boho or tribal look! One piece of oversized sweatshirts! A cascading shower from the peak can be perfectly highlighted in waterfall braid. It might look a bit of perplexing, but if you can ace it, you can create the look like a pro. If you are a master in doing French braids, waterfall braiding will just take few moments of your busy timings. To make it look more appealing, you can perform three wavy curls or tile the end of the braid with a bright colored ribbon.
5) Fishtail Milkmaid
What an incredible fusion! Fancier and much sassier than a normal milkmaid braid, the fishtail braid is going to be the perfect look for you brunch date or evening get together looks. The format of this braid has to be incurred in such a way that both the braids complement each other impeccably. Create a perfect fishtail braid on one corner of your head and the rest of the procedure is known to you! Secure the braid with a bobby pin or you can also highlight your looks with beautiful hair accessories.
6) French Crown Braid
As the name states, your hair will be the headband tiara for you! You need to know the best and the most unimpeachable technique for highlighting your beautiful crown braid. Again a fusion of two, this type of braid is also known as halo braid. To get the look, you need to start weaving your hair like a French braid from one end of your ear and keep continuing until you reach the other end. Complete the entire look in a circular pattern and fix it with a bobby pin. From neckline length to long hair, this braid is entitled to all. You can even use Ombre hair extensions to make your crown look like a beautifully weaved garland.
7) Upside Down French Braid
It’s time to stand out from the crowd and catch awe looks from your girlfriends and your beloved (of course!). Amateur braiders need to seek help from their peers or so. Else the technique remains the same. All you gotta do is start the French braiding from the nape of neck and head to the top. Secure the entire hair with your rubber band following it into a messy bun. To give it a more beautiful look to this cool hairstyle, you can opt for hair extensions to make you bun thicker and full of volume. Make it a bit messy! Bingo! A perfect look for chic styles!
8) French Rope Braid
Easiest among all, French rope braid is all about twirling. Start taking two sections of your hair and start twisting it. Keep adding the section of the hair from each side before twisting it together. You can either tie it into a pony or form a bun and secure it with bobby pins or fancy hair accessories.
9) Dutch Braid
French braid proficient will easily be able to learn the concept of Dutch braids. The only difference that occurs in a Dutch braid is that it involved the crossing of the hair underneath rather than being overtopped. A pop out appearance that looks sassy and highly becomes a street style fashion trend.
10) Half Up Braid
Uber chic, sassy, bold and stylish, half up braid is so stupendous. There are different ways where you can opt for half up the braid. You can either make a normal half braid or a French braid. You can even complement two looks at the same time. Make a braid and tie it into a half messy bun. Isn’t that so quirky!
There are so many of the braided hair-styling techniques that you can opt for. Just a lil bit of practice and nail it like a pro. From quirky to elegant, braids will forever stay in fashion and will be a leading trend for the styling of your hair. To ornament your looks, there are hair extensions styles, hair colors, hair accessories, clips, pins and even bright colored ribbons.