5 Easy Braided Hairstyles for The Festive Season | POPxo

Festivities In the H-Air: This Diwali Shine Like A Celeb With These Braided Hairdos!

Nidhi Kavle

Senior Beauty Writer

Chic and feminine or edgy and unconventional, it’s amazing how braids can transform your look. A braided hairstyle is a great look for parties, weddings, college and even to work. Since the festive season is here, we’ve found some stunning braided hairstyles that will look great with your traditional outfits.  


1. Chitrangada’s stunning triple tribal braid








This tribal braid and smokey eye look is absolutely stunning for that next Diwali party!


Difficulty level: Medium


Get the look:


-Divide your crown into three parts and make 3 fishtail braids to get a similar look.


-Secure each braid with bands and pin them together.


-Once you’re done with the crown, use a hair curler to create loose beachy waves.


-Finish off the look with warm brown smokey eyes and nude lipstick.


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2. Athiya’s effortless side parted braid







 




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This easy braid will add some life to your selfies. It’s a great hairstyle to add some spice to your otherwise boring, long hair. It takes literally 10 minutes, and virtually no braiding skills.




Difficulty level: Easy


Get the look:


-Part your hair to your best side. Then take the wider section of your hair and make a thin braid.


-This could be a rope braid or a four-strand braid.


-Use gel eyeliner to ace that winged eye. Finish with a tinted lip balm and bronzer.


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3. Yami’s simple braid







 




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This easy peasy braid is a great way to hide greasy roots and give your hair some style, without actually trying too hard.


Difficulty level: Medium


Get the look:


-Part your hair towards the right. Pick up a thick section of hair from the front and start braiding. Remember, you’re braiding towards the back of your head.


-Secure it with bobby pins and hairspray.


-Add some peach lipstick and matching eyeshadow to finish the look


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4. Kareena’s classy conventional braid







 




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This braid will bring back a lot of childhood memories! It’s going to look just as stunning on a saree as it is with a formal dress. If your hair is thin, you could explore the idea of using extensions.


Difficulty level: Medium


Get the look:


-Comb all of your hair to the back and make a low, loose pony.


-Start braiding your hair into a conventional braid.




-Pull out some face-framing strands from the front.


-Play up the drama by adding in some nude lipstick and a soft smokey eye.


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5. Sonakshi’s gorgeous high pony-braid







 




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This gorgeous high braid is edgy and sexy. It’s going to look stunning with traditional and bodycon dresses. Similar to the classic braid, this one gets bonus points for being extremely easy too.




Get the look:


-Comb and secure all of your hair into a sleek high pony. Use a hair mousse or hairspray to get that sleek look.


-Take some hair from the pony and wrap it around the rubber band. Secure it in place with some bobby pins.


-Make a tight braid all the way to the bottom of your hair. Secure with a band.


-Bronze, shimmer shadow and a dusty rose lipstick will make this look versatile enough to be paired with a lot of different outfits.


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Published on Oct 09, 2017
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