70 Box Braids Hairstyles That Turn Heads

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41. Twisted Updo

This gorgeous updo is one to try. We love the hairstyles that are not hard to learn. At first, this hairstyle may seem really complicated and time-consuming, but actually it’s not.

Box Braids Twisted Updo

Source: @braidsgang

42. Big Box Braids Half Up, Half Down Style

Big box braids are a hot style, especially if you pull them in one of our favorite hairstyles – the half updo. Perfect style when you want your braids out of your face.

43. Braided Side Bun Tutorial

Ladies, after this tutorial there’s no excuses for poor looks! Next time when you’re in a rush, make sure to turn to this hairstyle. The tutorial is easy to follow.

44. Colorful Box Braids

The colors scream summer, but let’s face it, very few women are bold enough to sport this colorful style.

Colorful Box Braids

Source: @magavilhas

45. Box Braids into a Halo Braid

French braid your box braids from ear to ear to create this fabulous halo or goddess braid.

Red Box Braids into a Halo Braid


46. Simple Half Up, Half Down Style

We love this hair color! It’s perfect for warmer seasons and compliments black skin so beautifully.

47. Small Box Braids Half Updo

You probably think: “Why didn’t I think to try this hairstyle sooner?” It’s so simple yet so stylish and cute. Gold cuffs add a special glam touch to the whole look.

48. Messy High Bun

This woman is a real beauty, isn’t she? Gathering the box braids in a high bun is one of the easiest styles women may opt to. The messier bun, the better.

49. Chunky Side French Braid

Only French braids have ability to transfer an ordinary hairstyle to a whole new level. This side French braid is a super easy way to style your box braids. Once you try it, you’ll get addicted! You have been warned.

50. Black and Blonde Braids into a Ponytail

Yes, you can look incredibly stunning by simply tying your box braids up in a high ponytail. We love how the black and gold colors are featured in the braids, as well as in her outfit.

Black and Blonde Box Braids into a Ponytail

Source: @feebwills

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  1. Kay

    June 16, 2015 at 9:48 am

    does anyone know what color those braids are in picture #1??

  2. Monique

    June 16, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Soul Sister Yaki Braiding Hair, color 30. 🙂

  3. queen anne

    July 28, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    i hav always been afraid of wearing braids because i think i have such a wide fore head what braids hair style do you think suits me if i want to cover up my face alitle bit like th aaliya sorta hair style i mean it works wel with weaves cos they are light but braids are abit heavy and tricky to style

  4. Miah

    August 8, 2015 at 9:19 am

    @Kay colour looks like its a 30

  5. Achiaa

    August 16, 2015 at 11:47 pm

    #35.the gray hair where can I purchase hair from?

  6. Monique

    August 18, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Unfortunately, we don’t have that information.

  7. nene

    December 25, 2015 at 4:49 am

    how much u gone charge to domy hair

  8. LaQuana

    December 25, 2015 at 4:52 am

    Try Your Local Hair stores For The Gray Hair .

  9. Stella Johnson

    January 7, 2016 at 7:31 am

    All your box braids hairstyles are really stunning and especially the colorful box braid is the most eye-catching one. Can you please elaborate what are the specific colors that we can choose for such kind of style?-or any other color that can be suitable as per your choice.

  10. adebowale oluwakemi

    January 8, 2016 at 12:54 am

    Nice one

  11. Cheyenneeeee

    February 7, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    Does anyone know how to do number 48? I wanna do that with my braids

  12. Helen sosoo

    June 15, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    So Lovely

  13. Heaven

    July 4, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    These hair styles are beautiful I’m going to try some too thanks Ladies

  14. Braidly

    July 12, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    GORGEOUS women with beautiful braid styles!!! We will definitely be sharing this post 🙂

  15. Anonymous

    July 28, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    Great dora

  16. okoloba jennifer

    August 12, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    U love this pls woman your hear is your beulty try to do deference styles

  17. star frans

    September 4, 2016 at 2:30 pm


  18. Dorcas

    September 8, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    I like it

  19. Sarah

    October 4, 2016 at 3:56 pm

    Dey look good

  20. Ifeoma

    October 20, 2016 at 9:26 am

    I love the styles

  21. Sdabgal

    October 23, 2016 at 7:57 am

    Dis styles ar so lovely…. Lovin dem lyk…kilode!

  22. Nondumiso

    November 1, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    I like these Nigerian styles

  23. Dike Tina

    January 10, 2017 at 4:05 pm


  24. Tamika Oliver

    March 21, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    I want a short bob in the box braids but I dont know how many packs of hair I need

  25. Monique

    March 22, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    Hi Tamika! Which style you like the best? Let us know so we can find additional info!

  26. Osuolale bisols

    April 7, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    So Beautiful

  27. asɦɛ

    May 26, 2017 at 8:09 am

    sօ ʟօʋɛʟʏ

  28. Abel Precious

    June 15, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    These are beautiful styles, I will appreciate it if you can post crotchet styles

  29. Monique

    June 16, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Thank you! We have an article about crotchet styles, too –

  30. Anonymous

    February 27, 2018 at 10:29 pm


  31. Nathalie

    August 8, 2018 at 3:47 am

    Hi, how long the hair need to be long to attach a box braid extension? TIA

  32. Anonymous

    October 5, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    very smart

  33. Ay Angel

    February 13, 2019 at 12:40 pm


  34. Anonymous

    February 23, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Their called cornrows, the women in my family have called them this for years. Plz stop changing the name of these to adapt it to your culture.

  35. Help a friend

    April 15, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    How you fit all that hair in your hands?

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