Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

20 beautiful hair braids that are deceptively easy to create

Do you ever gaze in envy at a friend/colleague/stranger's awesome hair braid and think, "how did she do that?" 

We're always on the lookout for new and exciting ways to style our hair and although they often look complicated, most braids are a quick (and easy!) way to update your look.

From twists on the classic French Braid to a whole host of new ways to plait, we've tracked down the ultimate 20 braided looks that you can do at home. 

Happy braiding!

Related

rexfeatures_4673625ak.jpg

How to create the hottest festival hair trends

confessions-of-a-shopaholic-wallpapers9.jpg

June beauty bulletin hottest new launches this month

rexfeatures_4826703an.jpg

All the fashion highlights from the Tony Awards

C7569_YL5412.jpg

50 pieces of statement jewellery under £50

1.jpg

From kaftans to sunglasses; 30 beach essentials under £50

4.JPG

20 awesome bobby pin hair hacks

Comments

More

Edible manicures are a thing and they’re crafted from chocolate

You’d be forgiven for biting these.

by Amy Lewis
06 Dec 2016

The 30 best beauty buys for every Christmas party

From sparkly eyeshadow to glittery lipstick

by Sarah Biddlecombe
05 Dec 2016

Jessica Alba reveals the budget products that give her gorgeous hair

Her regime's not for everyone though...

by Anna Pollitt
05 Dec 2016

These are the top 10 cities where tattoos are given as gifts

And two of them are in the UK...

by Sarah Biddlecombe
30 Nov 2016

Alicia Keys speaks out about impossible beauty standards

“It’s sad that girls can’t be themselves”

by Harriet Hall
28 Nov 2016

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche: “Women can like make-up and be intellectual”

“I think it’s time to really stop that ridiculous idea that somehow if you’re a serious woman you can’t and should not care about how you look.”

by Harriet Hall
23 Nov 2016

Model Winnie Harlow speaks out against beauty ideals

“My skin doesn’t define me”

by Harriet Hall
22 Nov 2016

It’s now possible to digitally design your own nail art

Get you nails WAH did

by Anna Pollitt
21 Nov 2016

Scientists have discovered an “uncombable hair” gene

Mystery solved.

by Moya Crockett
21 Nov 2016

Stylist's beauty team try homemade multi-masks

Treat your skin to a custom face mask

by The Stylist web team
18 Nov 2016