Braids Look Book

For occasions or everyday, detailed or classic, the braids trend is here to stay. Show off your skills with these gorgeous styles.

Braids are one of the most verstaile styles around; suitable for any occasion, hair type or personal style. A perfect next day hair hack, braids are an easy way to rework curls and waves into a tumbling woven look.

If you have the skills and the patience, you can create intricate cascading masterpieces of fishtails and pull throughs. If you're short on time, they can turn a bad hair day into a fabulous one with a few accessories and a loose braid.

Perfect these beautiful braided looks and tailor them to your hair type for infinite styling possibilities.

Halo Braid

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Halo braid

A perfect mix of elegance and bohemian style, halo braids are a stunning bridal look. If you're thinking of an updo for your big day, embrace your inner goddess with this dreamy style. Leave out the front sections of your hair and add some soft waves using the ghd curve® soft curl tong to frame your face for an ethereal touch.

Double Dutch Braids

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Double Dutch Braids

A cool girl classic, dutch braids are a popular festival style. If you've got thick hair now is your time to shine, weave full-bodied braids for a laid back next day style. Braid all the way down your back or stop at your neck and turn into textured pony tails, create a variety of looks with these versatile braids.

French Braid

For those of you with long hair, a cascading French braid is an easy technique but with enchanting results. Perfect for college or exploring a foreign city, French braids can be worn anywhere and with anything.

Braided Half-Updo

Adorn loose locks with this textured braid for a free-spirited look. Create waves in your hair using the ghd platinum+ styler then select your braiding style; classic, waterfall or fishtail and use clear elastics to secure. Add hair rings or beads for a fresh festival feeling.

Fishtail Braid

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The braid that dreams are made of; the embellished fishtail. Smooth your hair using the ghd gold® styler before braiding for a healthy-looking shine, then begin weaving your fishtail. Embellish with sparkling hair accessories or flowers for the ultimate occasion look.

Braided updo

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Braided Updo

Elevate your everyday updo with a chunky braid for an easy summer look. Style a low bun, leaving the front sections of your hair loose for braiding and to frame your face. Create a relaxed dutch braid with the front sections of your hair, then wrap around your bun and pin to secure. Spritz with ghd final fix hairspray to keep the look in place.

Classic Braid

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Classic Braid

For a last minute look that doesn't comprise on style, accessorize a classic braid with a bold head scarf for a holiday feeling. An easy cheat for next day hair, work with your hair's natural texture to achieve this effortlessly glam look in just five minutes.

Pull Through Braid

Pull Through Braid

Create a truly Instagram-worthy look with a chunky pull through braid. Mix up your usual style with this mermaid-like updo and inspire awe where ever you go. Follow our step by step tutorial to achieve this sophisticated updo.

Braided Space Buns

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Braided Space Buns

Rocked by Elisa Maino at Coachella 2019, braided space buns are a fierce festival trend. Use the ghd tail comb to create a centre parting and separate the top sections of your hair before braiding. Add glitter for true festival glamour and party all night.




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