Searching for some braid inspiration? Add a creative edge to your hairstyle with these four beautiful braided looks!
Urban chic: the double Dutch braid
How do you keep your hair down and out of your face without resorting to the standard half-up, half-down look? With this double Dutch braid! It might look complicated, but a Dutch braid is very similar to a French braid, except that the strands are passed underneath the hair.
Top tip: before starting your braid, apply a smoothing and fixing styling spray like the . Not only will this keep flyaways at bay, but when you take out your braids at the end of the day, you'll be left with perfect beachy waves!
Edgy attitude: one-sided Dutch braid
Turn up the heat on the street with this contrasting look featuring super sleek hair on one side and a faux-shaved look using a tight Dutch braid on the other.
Top tip: The will give your hair that glossy swish that provides such a contrast to the braid.
Grace and elegance: the braided low bun
This low braided bun is effortless yet super chic. Tie hair in a low ponytail with a transparent hair elastic, then create a very loose, thick braid. Before reaching the end, curl your hair back underneath itself and tuck into the elastic behind the braid.
Top tip: for a beautifully natural finish, use a separate small section of hair to wrap around and hide the hair elastic.
Hippy happy: thin bohemian braids
If braids aren't usually your thing, ease yourself into the trend gently with a few laid-back bohemian braids. The best thing about this style is that it doesn't matter if your braids are messy, it's all part of your relaxed hippy look!
Top tip: for a subtly messy texture, we recommend a quick spritz of the micro-powered after braiding.