From ancient civilizations right up to modern-day, women have used braids as accessories to enhance their beauty. Braids have never lost their appeal through the ages. In fact, different ways of braiding the hair have evolved, so that now one can choose from the finest examples of hairstyles with braids to go with any outfit and suit any occasion. There are simple, conventional, stylish, trendy and modern ways of braiding the hair so there is no dearth in choices.
The section of hair that is to be braided is usually divided into three, five or seven parts and then braided to produce a masterpiece. The rest of the hair can be left loose to give a deliberate cool modern look. To get a neat look for work or add style to a party dress, braiding all the hair and tying it up serves the purpose. Hairstyles with braids can turn an ordinary hairdo into a piece of art.
You want to keep your face clear of loose strands of hair, then this snap is the best example of trendy neatness with all the hair tied up around the head in a neat, thick braid.
A black off-shoulder gown goes very well with a braid crowing the head ending in a loose bun. The hair accessories in black and white complete the picture of subdued elegance.
Hairstyles with braids can be a woman‘s crowing glory like the one in this picture. The bun at the back enhances the tidy look.
Braid in Sand
Hair tied in two braids on either side of the face adds a youthful look and compliments the beauty of the face so this is one of the most popular hairstyles with braids.
Down The Rabbit Hole
This snap of a young girl with hair tied in a French braid spells youth, summer breezes, vacations, and fun time.
Side French Braid Hair
The flower tattoo on the nape of the neck is almost but not completely overshadowed by the classically plaited sideways braid in this snap.
A simple horizontal braid at the back can change an ordinary hairstyle into an exotic hairdo when loose hair cascades down from the braid to look like a waterfall. A very trendy and summary style indeed!
French Braid Hair
Hairstyles with braids running horizontal across the back of the head is chic and adventurous.
Aura By The Water
This is an example of one of the traditional hairstyles with braids, with the braid tied at the back along the full length of the hair. Its simplicity is its style.
This snap shows one of the best examples of hairstyles with braids with a French braid forming into a lovely bun at the end.
Hairstyles with braids crowing the face can give an appearance of subtle elegance that suits any occasion. It looks neat and stylish.
Straight long hair left loose with a slanting braid as the only ornament has made this hairstyle extraordinary. It exudes a sense of glamour and elegance that is unparallel.
One of the latest trends in hairstyles with braids is the braid tied at the nape of the neck. This is best suited to keep medium length hair from getting tangled.
Hair tied up at the back in an unconventional horizontal braid highlights naturally beautiful skin in this picture.
Classic beauty with sharp features and clear skin need just a crown of loosely braided hair to remind one of sunny skies and bright flowers of the summer.
You want to compliment your party gown with a chic hairdo then this is one of the most sophisticated hairstyles with braids that will make you the belle of the ball. A one-side braid across the shoulder adds to the style quotient.
Swedish Miss Braid
Thick hair tied in two braids at the side of the head and ending in a loose ponytail reminds one of pretty European damsels and traditional ethnic fashion.
For study or work, hair combed back from the forehead and tied into a simple braid resting over one shoulder show style in simplicity.
A chic French braid, with a few loose strands flying in the breeze, reminds one of cool winters and woolen coats. A zigzag ribbon is the only adornment required to add a dash of style.
A one-sided braid ending in a loose bun is accentuated with leaf-shaped clips for an evergreen youthful look.
Hairstyles with braids can be a woman‘s colorful crowing glory like the one in this picture. The two hues of the hair in blue and pink add a funky look. The thin sideways braid draped over loose hair at the back and across one shoulder adds style.
Among hairstyles with braids, as is seen in this photo, thin hair can be turned into a modern and stylish braid without requiring volume.
A simple step cut can turn into a picture of style with a braid on one side tied in a rubber band. The simplicity of the hairstyle is a fashion statement by itself.
This thick traditional braid at the back with loose strands of hair framing the face is a modern and charming style in hairstyles with braids.
Above The Braid
This is one of the most unusual hairstyles with braids, with hair atop the forehead cascading into a lovely braid to frame the face.
A hairstyle with a thick French braid is neat and stylish. It emphasizes the thickness of the hair and needs no further adornment to make it your piece of pride.
Heart Shaped Hair
Two braids on either side shaped to form a heart at the back adorn long and straight blonde tresses leaving no requirement for other accessories. This is a simple yet trendy hairstyle for any age groups.
A triple crown of dark thick braids around the head spells class, neatness, style and charm all rolled into one.
To get a carefree yet chic look, this snap shows the best choice of hairstyles with braids with a one-sided braid ending in a loose bun.
Straight blond hair left loose to frame the face, one side bangs tied up in a pretty braid and clipped down enhance the pleasant smile and youthful look of the girl in this picture.