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Must-try braided hairstyles

Braids are hitting a fashion high note right now. Play with these four trendy styles to add a touch of boho glam to any look.

Weaving your locks into braid styles is so hot right now. From fishtail to French, unicorn to halo, hair braids come in a spectrum of different shapes and sizes, meaning you can rock braided hairstyles whatever the occasion.

Plaiting your hair won’t just score style points. Braids are also super practical when you’re after a fuss-free do, as they can be achieved in minutes. Whether you’re in need of a laid-back festival look or a pretty bridal do, we’ve highlighted four on-trend braid styles to try at home.


Double Braided Buns

Halo braid

Radiate romance with a pretty crown braid. If you’re trying the style for the first time, it may take a bit of time to get to grips with. Once you’ve got into a rhythm, this braided beauty won’t take long at all. Here’s how to create a halo braid.


Easy Side Fishtail

Easy side fishtail

 

Braiding hair in this style is easy to master despite its intricate appearance. Spotted all over runways and red carpets, fishtail plaits are one of the trendiest hair braids to be sporting right now. Here’s how to rock it to the side:


Double Dutch Braids

Double Dutch braids

The fashion world is having a love affair with double Dutch braids. This braided hairstyle has rocketed in popularity since celebs started flaunting the look, both off-duty in the gym and at glitzy parties. While these plaits are often worn tighter and longer as boxer braids, they can be styled shorter and looser for a more casual vibe. Braid your way to double Dutch perfection using these simple steps:


Unicorn Braid

Unicorn braid

Make a bold statement by stepping out wearing this luxe braid. It’s super simple but can totally revamp a look. The unique style is focused on creating a thick plait down the middle of your hair, paired with tousled waves. To get this contemporary look, just follow these simple steps.


You’ll soon fall in love with braided hairstyles – they’re easy to rock and simple to create. Perfect these four different looks and you’ll be flaunting some of the hottest hairdos of the year.

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