A braided hairstyle for every occasion
Braids are one hair trend that just won't quit and here at beautyheaven we're obsessed with braided hairstyles! From cornrows to French braid hairstyles, from milkmaid braids to fishtail braids, hair braids come in so many shapes and sizes. And the good news is, braiding hair isn't just restricted to one hair type – the best hair for braiding is any hair! You've just got to find the right hair braiding styles for you.
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Want to find out which plait styles are best for you? Read on…
BRILLIANT BRAID #1: Waterfall braid
Nothing says ‘girly day out’ like a playful braid that makes you look cute as a button. The waterfall braid incorporates an interesting element around the top of your head as well as some seriously beautiful brushed-out waves.
Wear with: your favourite girly frock and a fedora.
Rock it at: afternoon drinks or a girly lunch date. The braiding near the crown of your head turns your style from just sassy waves to an ultra-feminine, too-cute style.
BRILLIANT BRAID #2: Milkmaid braid
Leave your neck looking long and lovely with a crown-hugging milkmaid braid. The intricate detailing of this braid will mean your hair becomes the center of attention and a major talking point among your friends. Plus, you’ll look like a total hair-styling pro – even though it’s oh-so easy.
Wear with: bare shoulders and a statement necklace.
Rock it at: a wedding or event where you want to look a little more sophisticated. It’ll make you look chic without going as elegant as a chignon.
BRILLIANT BRAID #3: Fishtail braid
Plaits can seem a little too ‘schoolgirl’ for some, so a fishtail braid is the perfect way to glam-up your ‘do. Once the braid is complete, you can give it a boho feel by pulling pieces out of it and achieving a sexy, effortless result.
Wear with: jeans and an oversized t-shirt or with a leather jacket.
Rock it at: a first date at the movies or a romantic evening with your special someone. Let it fall over your shoulder for a look that screams ‘girl-next-door.’
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BRILLIANT BRAID #4: Vine braid
The vine braid is for girls who want to add a little something to their look. Sleek and simple, this braid does for your hair what a statement necklace does for a plain black tee. This style is best teamed with straight locks if you want to make it look extra special.
Wear with: a sexy dress, a structured blazer and shorts combo or a floor-length gown that’s in need of something extra.
Rock it at: a party or a night out with the girls.
Which braid do you think you'd be most likely to wear? Which one do you most love the look of?