Braids never go out of style. They're easy. They're versatile. They're elegant. They're casual. They can be inside out and upside down and tucked and coiled and French and Dutch and fishtailed. They can be just about anything you make them with the proper inspiration. So, we compiled 50 of our favorite French braid hairstyles and a bunch of great variations to get you started.
Long, luscious braids on the New York Fashion Week runways give us hair envy, but we're seriously dying to chop our hair. Lucky for us, braids look great at every length. We've pulled together 11 of our favorite braids for short hair. So go ahead, make the cut, and then add these braided hairstyles to your great big book of beauty ideas.
Whether you call them box braids, jumbo braids, or even Poetic Justice braids, this trendy hairstyle is one to try. Not only is it a fun look, but it's also a great style for girls trying to protect their natural hair in the cold winter months. Check out these 15 box braids hairstyles to keep your look fresh.
We vow to love wedding hairstyles for long hair all the days of our lives! To show our commitment, we scoured thousands of beautiful pictures on Pinterest--our favorite place to plan that dream wedding--for fresh wedding day looks. Check out this collection of chignons, side braids, and classic half-up-half-down styles. Nobody will look prettier on her wedding day than you!
Fall is fast approaching, and with the season change comes the desire for a new hair look. Fortunately, plenty of celebrities are rocking cool new trends to inspire us.
Spice up your everyday hair routine using one of these amazing braided hairstyles by Ulrika Edler, our go-to hair guru of Yet Another Beauty Site. With everything from fishtails to updos to lace braids and beyond, you'll find a tutorial that suits your hair and your braiding ability with this ultimate guide.
The season's most popular food and drink trend is now a hair color.
We're always on the prowl for hot new hairstyles that are easy yet polished. Whether you're headed to a fancy occasion or just looking for a way to change up your everyday hair, these half-up, half-down hairstyles effortlessly amp up any look.
Big, messy braids were all over the NYFW runway this year; so much so that they spilled over into music festivals, street style, and even casual weddings! While getting the perfect messy braid is often easier said than done, this voluminous mermaid braid is the exception to the rule.
Who says medium hair is just an in-between style when you're growing out your locks? We think this length is gorgeous enough to stand on its own. Get inspired by our picks for the best medium celebrity hairstyles for straight hair.
The rising summer temps call for a hair change. Instead of throwing your hair up into an expected topknot, try one of these new summer hairstyles. If you think you lack the hair skills to make it happen, don't fret. We've scrolled to infinity and beyond to find the best easy styles on Pinterest. Check out these 15 braids, knots, buns and ponytails to inspire your 'do this summer.
There's a slew of decisions to be made when preparing for a homecoming dance: which dress to wear, who to go with, what makeup to try. It's a big night, and you want to look your best. To help, we've rounded up 22 homecoming hairstyles that are fit for a queen. Sit back, relax, and read on--there's a hairstyle for every girl.
If you've mastered the French, Dutch, and fishtail braids, the four-strand braid should be the next on your list. It may look complicated, but it's not as hard as it appears. Whether you practice on a friend or on yourself, this cool plait is worth the extra effort.
You've seen a French braid. You've seen a Dutch braid. And you've probably seen a French fishtail braid. But have you seen a Dutch fishtail braid? Make a couple of changes to your regular French fishtail, and turn that braid inside out!
Add a personal twist to the low ponytail trend with an infinity braid. The look is fresh, easy, and totally boho-chic. Plus, you need only a small elastic to keep your mane in check. This summer, skip the old hair ties and give this braid a try.
Give short hair a boost and make it look fuller with this quick and easy ponytail tutorial for short-haired gals.
Prom is right around the corner, and finding the right hairstyle is almost as important as finding the right dress. Prom hairstyles for medium-length hair can be fun, flirty, simple, and completely glamorous. Whether you're the prom queen or working the decoration committee, you're sure to find the perfect prom hair idea here!
I'm the queen of dirty hair. It's a fact I'm strangely proud of since, most of the time, people are surprised when they learn I rarely wash my locks more than twice a week. My aversion to the long, drawn out shampoo-condition-detangle-blow-and-style process has pushed me to develop a stockpile of creative techniques for masking not-exactly-clean tresses. Next time you're feeling less than motivated, try one of these tried and true techniques to conceal greasy hair and leave people impressed by your style savvy.
If you have fine hair, then you've probably pined for thicker locks, for hair that will do something, anything. We've compiled a list of the most flattering hairstyles for fine hair that will have you loving your locks in no time. We got in touch with hairstylist Dana McGill, Nioxin expert and educator Jordan Loven, Paul Mitchell Transformations stylist Grace Watson, and Global Team Educator for Eufora International Mirza Batanovic.
Looking to jazz up your three-strand braid? This is the tutorial for you. Don't worry; while a pull-through with a stacked braid may look super-complicated, it has only a few more steps than a typical pull-through ponytail. Plus, the results are absolutely stunning.
Dry shampoo may not take the place of real shampoo, but when you’re in a hurry, it’s a great way to eliminate grease, cover up odor, and even add some volume and shine. Dry shampoos work especially well on blond hair or ashy tones. If you have darker hair you might find the powder takes away some of your shine. Still, it’s a small price to pay for getting rid of that greasy look. Here’s how to use a dry shampoo the right way.
Although these braids look very elegant and complicated, they're actually quite easy to do.