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'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.
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!
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!
Whether you have naturally curly hair or want to add some texture and dimension to your 'do, we've put together a list of 36 curly prom hairstyles just for you. With step-by-step tutorials from our favorite beauty bloggers, you will look and feel like nothing short of a princess on your special night.
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.
Sometimes, more formal occasions--your sweetie's holiday party, your best friend's wedding, or even a night on the town--call for a new, sophisticated style. But you don't need to book an appointment at the salon. With this hair tutorial, you'll be able to create a low bun hairstyle that's perfect for any event. Here's how to make it.
There's nothing worse than the feeling you get when you find the perfect "done in three steps" hairstyle on Pinterest, but you get to step one and you realize already you don't know what to do. No fear. With this list of basic hair things, you'll be mastering those hair tutorials in no time.
If you're tired of your basic, boring ponytail--but you don't have a lot of time to spend on your hair--this is the perfect updo.
Prom season is upon us, and it's time to get some planning out of the way. Finding the right dress and shoes to match can be tough, but nothing brings an outfit together like a gorgeous updo. Whether you are going for a classic look or want something unique or edgy, we've got you covered. Here are 40 updo hairstyles with tutorials from some of our favorite bloggers that will help you look perfect on your prom night.
Every girl with thick hair knows the struggles that come with it: broken brushes, lost bobby pins, humidity frizz, not to mention the triangle effect. Don't worry--we've all tried to go short and suffered the consequences. So, we consulted Loxa Beauty hairstylist Teddi Bickers and compiled a bunch of hairstyles for thick hair to get you a look that's both manageable and fabulous.
Give short hair a boost and make it look fuller with this quick and easy ponytail tutorial for short-haired gals.
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!
Is that pricey hair straightener really worth it? Will the drugstore one work just as well? How do we know these are the absolute best hair straighteners out there? Our editors worked with their friends at Rank & Style, which pulls tons of data from shops, blogs, and magazines and crunches the numbers with a fancy algorithm to simplify our shopping lives. No matter what your budget is, we've got the top 10 hair straighteners your hard-earned cash can buy.
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.
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.
Ever wondered how some women get a perfectly rounded bun on top of their head? Chances are that hairstyle wasn't courtesy of a trip to a salon, but a well-placed sock! See how you can master the sock bun look with this simple how-to video.