Braided Hairstyles

May 2, 2016
Braided Hairstyles

I’ve always loved braids and cute braided hairstyles. There’s something truly feminine, girly and elegant about them and even though I’ve never been quite good at doing braids, I like looking at tutorials and experimenting with my hair. Have you every seen a hair tutorial online that looks amazing but it just doesn’t work for your hair? I think we all have. I will often try to do a hairstyle and ignore the fact that the girl in the tutorial has way different hair than mine, usually leaving me with results completely different and dissatisfying. I often end up starting over and repeating this process until I finally give up, settle with my hair up in a bun and wonder why the gods have forsaken me with this thick unbraidable hair.

While braids can be tough to master, they only require practice and the right hair products. You don’t need to use a blow dryer or a hair straightener to get the result you want, which I consider a good reason to choose braids next time you want to try something different with your hair. I love my hair straight, and it’s my usual go-to style, but I’m trying to use less heat to keep my hair healthy and strong.(Also, the last two times I straightened my hair and went outside, I had an unpleasant encounter with rain, my hair went from straight and glorious to a wavy, frizzy mess.) Braids are a timeless classic for all ages, If you ask my daughter what hairstyle she rocks to school every day, she will tell you its braids. Her hair is really long and not as thick as mine, so it allows me to easily try different hairstyle I find online and she loves it.

Below I found some beautiful braid hairstyles for various hair lengths that will provide good inspiration for the next time you want to braid your hair. What do you think of braided hairstyles? Let me know in the comments below.
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*images via Pinterest


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  • Reply Marta May 2, 2016 at 2:20 pm

    Beautiful……. I love these hairstyles braids!!!!

  • Reply Dara May 2, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    I love braids so so so much. I may even want to incorporate it into my bridal hair for the big day, some of the updo’s you posted are just heavenly!

    – Dara //

    • Reply Desimira May 3, 2016 at 12:42 pm

      That’s such a wonderful idea, I’d love to see your bridal hairstyle 🙂

  • Reply Aubrey May 2, 2016 at 3:47 pm

    braids are a perfect summer hairdo.

    xx. The Coastal Confidence

    • Reply Desimira May 3, 2016 at 12:43 pm

      Yes, they are so great to wear during spring and summer. 🙂

  • Reply Mademoiselle Coconath May 3, 2016 at 5:30 am

    I am a huge fan of braid hairstyles! Great post!


    Mademoiselle Coconath

  • Reply thefashionfolks May 3, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    Lovely post, so chic with braids and yet so simple to do (often)! Xx

    • Reply Desimira May 6, 2016 at 3:44 pm

      Thank you, I’m glad you liked the post! x

  • Reply ≈ CARMEN ≈ May 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    Man, if only I could actually achieve some of these looks. I can only do a basic braid! :]

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    • Reply Desimira May 6, 2016 at 3:43 pm

      I’m still learning too 🙂 Also it’s so difficult because my hair is really thick, so braiding usually takes way too long. But I just find it to be such a girly and feminine hairstyle.

  • Reply vanessa May 3, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    wow so wonderful!

    • Reply Desimira May 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm

      I’m glad you liked it, thanks for stopping by.

  • Reply Trang Do May 4, 2016 at 7:43 am

    Beautiful hairstyles! Looks so pretty!!

    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  • Reply Jessica Lee Hart May 4, 2016 at 3:47 pm

    I wish I was better at braiding my own hair. These braided styles and photos are so cute! Thanks for sharing, I’ll go practice now 🙂


    the way to my Hart

    • Reply Desimira May 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm

      Thank you for stopping by. I’m also trying to get better at braiding my hair and I like looking at some braid hairstyles for inspiration .

  • Reply Anna James May 5, 2016 at 4:47 am

    You can never go wrong with a braid. Love all of these. Fabulous post as always, love. xx

    Fash Boulevard

    • Reply Desimira May 6, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Thank you, I agree a braid is always a good idea 🙂

  • Reply Raina Elegado May 7, 2016 at 9:17 am

    I love it all! Thanks for sharing 🙂 I’m definitely going to try these!

    xo Raina

  • Reply Meghan May 11, 2016 at 1:48 am

    Gosh, if only someone could braid my hair in these styles haha

    Meghan |

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