Braids are great. Not only do they keep your hair off of your face and neatly tucked away, they are also great fun too. Gone are the days when braids were reserved for school children. They are now perfect for grown-ups as casual everyday wear or for even formal events too.
Need some braid inspiration? After browsing over a hundred different braid styles, we have put together 7 braid hairstyles that you will just have to rock during 2017.
Perfect when you want a simple, stylish and elegant style. The French braid may take a little while to master, but once you do, it will definitely be worthwhile.
It works perfectly with both up and down do’s and is not only suitable for casual looks, but also when you need to be formal as well.
Need to find a way to keep your hair off of your face? Want something that is fresh and funky? Why not go for a headband braid? Perfect when teamed with long, natural waves, this is a hairstyle that we can imagine seeing on the beach!
You can even reverse this style and have it going round the back of your head teamed with a bun or chignon.
This particular braid has become more and more popular over recent years. Ideal when you want a fun yet formal look, the fishtail braid is a different take on the normal style of braid, and definitely one that we love!
You can go for a side fishtail braid or one that is placed high up on your head. You can also opt for one that is messy, as well as one that is sleek and stylish.
Braided Top Knot
Love a top knot? Want to make it look that little bit different? Why not take a stylish step and make your top knot braided? This is a great look for those who like their hairstyles that little bit fresh and trendy and it seems to be becoming more popular on the red carpet nowadays.
Everyone loves a bun, whether a high bun, a low bun or a messy bun. They are great as quick on the go styles. We love the idea of adding in some texture to your bun with a braid.
Whether it is on top, around, or on the side, a braid is a great addition to your favourite bun style.
Another take on a braid crown, the halo braid goes across the top of your hair and makes it look like you are a shining angel, one with really great hair. These halo braids can work with both down and up dos and we really like them with a soft fringe!
The simple braid
Okay, so this one is pretty obvious, but we are big believers in the phrase if it isn’t broke, then don’t fix it. Who doesn’t love the simple style that is the braid. Whether you wear it to the side, on the back or double it up. It is a great hairstyle to go to when you need a to keep your hair tucked away!