Latest Fashion Update…. 2018
African braids look stylish, give your hair a rest and can provide protection. There are a variety of braids to choose from and so many different ways to style them. If you are looking for a new braided style we are here to help. We have found 23 trendy ways to rock African braids. There is a hair idea for everyone from statement updos to summery braids with beads.
1. African Braids with Chunky Beads
The first hairstyle we would like to share with you is this braided look with beads. This style has thin cross over braids on the top of the head while the rest of the hair is loose. There are also chunky beads too. We love this look and you can recreate it with different beads.
2. Long, Ombre African Braids
Brighten up your hair with ombre braids. These braids start off dark and then blend into a burgundy tone. We love the color used but you can have braids with any color. You can have vibrant or natural shades. Ombre braids can also be styled into buns, half-up hairstyles and more.
3. Braided Half-Up Bun
Next, we have a braided half-up style. Half the hair is braided and the rest has been put up into a bun. The bun looks great and shows the funky braids underneath. This hairstyle is perfect for someone who wants a trendy new look. Ombre braids would look amazing with a style like this too!
4. Creative Feed in Braids
Want a braided style that will wow? Then you need to check out this next hairstyle. The hair has been braided onto one side with a crossover feature at the front. This is a gorgeous hair idea and it would be great for special occasions. You could even add some braid cuffs or beads.
5. Zig Zag Lemonade Braids
Our next pick features a trendy zig zag pattern. The pattern is very intricate, neat and stylish. A statement making braided look like this will suit anyone. It would look amazing with different colors braided into it too. You can have long or short braids for a style like this.
6. Elegant Ghana Braid Bun
Braided buns look very chic. This next style features a braided low bun. A hairstyle like this would be perfect for occasions like weddings and parties. It would also be great for vacations. You can have a similar style with a higher bun too. We love this protective hair idea!
7. Long Side Swept Braids
Side braids look so cute! Next, we have long braids that have been placed on one side. The other side has a stylish pattern while the braids have braid cuffs and beads. You can recreate this style or choose shorter braids. A style like this would be perfect for the summer.
8. Jumbo Box Braids
Next, we have two amazing ideas! Here we have jumbo box braids that have been styled in two different ways. Either hairstyle looks amazing and will give anyone a trendy updated look. You can add beads and braid cuffs to braid like these too.
9. Trendy Cornrows
Our next hair idea features trendy cornrows. We love how neat and stylish the pattern is. You can have cornrows braided into any pattern with long or short braids. Hair like this will suit anyone and it would be great for summer. Different colors would look amazing too.
10. Statement Making Updo
Looking for a statement updo for a special occasion? Then this hair idea is for you! The hair has been braided into thin intricate braids and styled into a round updo. This hairstyle is amazing and will wow everyone. The braids have been accessorized and you can do this too, maybe in colors of your choice.