braided hairstyles

Your Date Is Going To *Love* These Insta-Worthy Braided Hairstyles!

Sonali Pawar

Editorial Coordinator

From Game of Thrones to the A/W shows at Fashion Weeks the world over, we've seen some beautiful new twists to the traditional braid. Braids are also such a fun thing to make between girlfriends. From elegant milk braids to a simple side-swept braid, this is the best time of the year to try this trend. There’s a braid for every occasion and they’re perfect for salvaging a bad hair day, while making you look so romantic and chic. So, if you’re looking for some *perfect* braided hairstyles, take your pick from these 7 pretty ones.




1. Cute as a button










 

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This double french braid looks so cute, doesn’t it? This pretty do allows you to weave short to medium length hair and also works well if you have a layered haircut. All you have to do is, divide your hair into two equal parts and start making a french braid from front to back on either side. This hairstyle will give you a cute and simple look.




2. Mesmerizing mermaid








This mermaid braid will make you look like a dream. It might look complicated but is one of the easiest braids to create at home, with a little practice, you’ll master it in no time. This style will add a feminine touch and make you look as pretty as a mermaid.


3. Like a boss!












 

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Dutch braids are taking instagram by a storm, from Kim K to Lilly Singh, every celeb is flaunting it! This style looks pretty and empowering at the same time. It’s the perfect kind of braid for when you’re having a bad hair day.


4. Like a princess










 

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Milk braids look absolutely gorgeous and are perfect for both day and evening dates. Not to mention, they also keep your hair off of your face and neck. Simply pull your pigtail across the top of your head and pin it on the other side, behind your ear. It’s that simple! To give your hair a slightly messy and relaxed look, pull out a few strands from the front and you’re good to go.


5. Subtle is serene










 

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We absolutely love how simple this hairstyle is! A fine side braid looks gorgeous with wavy locks flowing down your shoulders. This do can go with both Indian and western wear and is perfect for when you don’t want to go for an elaborate hairstyle.


6. Messy is chic








Messy hair is sexy, ladies. And this messy half braid definitely takes the cake! Tousled hair is backcombed at the crown for that voluminous boost, before French braiding 3 sections just at the nape. The best part is, you don’t need to aim for perfection, ‘coz the messier, the better! We love how easy chic this braided do is and you can do it in under 10 minutes. How cool is that?


7. Flower power








This beautiful rose braid is perfect for your date night as it gives such an elegantly feminine feel. Simply fishtail 2 sections on either side, starting at the front, before twisting and winding them into a bun at the back of your head. This braided hairstyle is suitable for girls with medium to long hair and is such a beautiful twist to the half-up half-down look.

Published on Aug 30, 2017
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