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43 Braided Bun Hairstyles for Black Hair

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One of the most popular braided hairstyles is a bun. Braided bun hairstyles are easy to wear, always look stylish and a bun will suit any occasion. Not only that, but you can have buns created in different colors and more. To give you some hair inspiration, we have found 43 of the best braided buns on Instagram. There is a hairstyle for everyone whether you want something chic and classic or trendy and bold. If you didn’t love bun hairstyles before you will after this and you won’t know which one to try first!

1. Braided Bun with Beads

First up we have this braided bun with beads. The bun is styled high with two braids at the back and there are braids in the actual bun too. There is also a loose braid at the side that is decorated with beads. This is a stylish hair idea and it is unique because of the beads. You can recreate a similar look to this or try different beads for a more unique hairstyle.

Braided Bun with Beads

Source: @fancy_claws

2. Beautiful Blonde Bun

Next, we have a beautiful high bun that was created with blonde braids. We love the blonde because it really makes the bun stand out. A bun like this is perfect for those who want to try a different style and try a new color too. The style will be perfect for the summer. You can recreate this or try a different blonde shade.

3. Braids and Curls

Need a glam hairstyle? Maybe you have a special occasion coming up? If so, this hair idea could be perfect for you. Here we have a stunning braided look. All of the hair is braided on the head and then for the bun, the hair is all curly. The curls and braids look gorgeous together! Hair like this is for the times when you want to wow and impress.

Braids and Curls

Source: @fancy_claws

4. Box Braids Bun

Looking for a hairstyle that easy to wear and stylish? Then this could be just what you need. Here we have a beautiful braided bun that is styled high on the head. There are no bold colors or trendy patterns, just a simple and stunning bun that is easy to create if you have box braids. A bun like this will suit everyone and can be worn for any occasion.

5. Chic Braided Bun with a Center Braid

This next hairstyle is one of our favorites. For this look hair on the head is sleek and swept back with a braid in the center. There is also a high braided bun too. The combination of the sleek and braided hair is so trendy and beautiful. Recreate this look or you can leave out the center braid. Either way, your hair will look amazing.

Chic Braided Bun with a Center Braid

Source: @fancy_claws

6. Edgy Shaved Hair with a Braided Bun

If you want to completely transform your hair and try a trendy new look, then this could be perfect. The hair at the sides is shaved with a stylish pattern and the rest of the hair is braided and styled into a high bun. Some of the braids are different colors too. It is a bold hair idea that will make you stand out from the crowd in style.

7. Large Bun with Blue Braids

Next, we have a statement making bun. The hair is beautifully braided and the braids are styled into a high bun. Some of the braids are also a dark blue shade. The bun really demands attention and the color just gives the hair a unique edge. Recreate this or you can try a similar bun with a different color other than blue.

8. Cornrows into a Bun

Give your hair a trendy and glam makeover with a hairstyle like this one. Here we have a sky high braided bun with loose curls and a stylish braided pattern. The pattern is amazing and the large bun looks gorgeous! Hair like this will look amazing on everyone. You can recreate this or you could even try the bun in a cool color like red.

9. Bun with Stylish Braid Pattern

This next hair idea is another one of our favorites. For this look the hair is braided into a trendy zig zag pattern and then the braids are styled into a braided bun. Hair like this perfect for those who want a new look that makes them stand out style. Try a bun like this or you could have the pattern with a simpler braided bun.

10. Glamorous Braided Bun

Looking for a hairstyle that will make you look like a Queen? Then this hair idea is for you. This braided bun is styled high and there are no trendy patterns or bold colors. It is just simply and effortlessly glamorous. A bun like this would be perfect for a special occasion. A smaller version of the bun would also look gorgeous.

11. Stylish Bun Updo

If you like to wear stylish braid patterns, then this next look is perfect. The hair on the head is braided into a wave pattern and then the hair is styled into a sky high braided bun. Patterns like this one are a great way to make your hair look more unique and you can have any design created that shows off your own individual style.

12. High Braided Bun with Grey Braids

Next, we have another braided look with a bold color. Here we have a jumbo braid bun with loose side braids. Some of the braids are also colored in an amazing silvery grey shade. This color looks amazing with the black braids as the contrast of colors is so striking. Recreate this or you can add more grey color.

13. Large Braided Bun

Want a hairstyle that will wow? Then check out this bun. For this look the hair is braided into a neat and sleek pattern on the head. Then the hair is styled into a large, high bun. We love this bun because the braids on the bun start chunky and then get thinner. It just looks so cool and trendy. With hair like this, you will steam the limelight wherever you go.

Large Braided Bun

Source: @fancy_claws

14. Sleek and Braided Hair Idea

This next hairstyle is a little different from the rest. The hair is sleek with bangs. There is a beautiful twisted bun and there are only braids at the back of the head. The sleek hair looks amazing with the braids and the twisted bun is one of our favorite looks. You can recreate this or try a different braided pattern.

Sleek and Braided Hair Idea

Source: @fancy_claws

15. Braided Bun with Loose Side Braids

Next, we have a beautiful braided bun with two loose braids at the sides. The hair on the head features a simple and very gorgeous pattern and the bun is high. This is a stylish and easy to wear look. Try a similar bun to this or you can try it without the loose side braids. Either way, it will look amazing.

16. Multi Tone Braided Bun

You can jazz up the simplest of styles by adding color and this next hairstyle is the perfect example. Here we have a feed in bun. What makes this hairstyle really stand out is the multi tone braids. Some braids are black and blonde, some are brown and more. As you can see, the colors really make a statement. Recreate this summery hairstyle or you can try any colors to create a multi tone look.

17. Braids with Triangle Parts

Another way to make your braids look unique is with triangle parts. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next idea. This hairstyle features a sky high bun with a braided pattern and triangle parts. The triangles are trendy and they create a bold hairstyle too. This is perfect for the ladies who want their hair to stand out from the crowd.

18. Two Cute Buns

We love this next hairstyle! Here we have two cute braided buns instead of one. There is a stylish braided pattern on the head with two high buns. A hairstyle like this is fun and would be perfect for the summer, vacations and festivals. You could even add some hair accessories too. It would also look amazing in a cool color like red or maybe pink.

19. Glam Blonde Braided Bun

If you love the blonde hairstyles, then you need to see this next hair idea. This hairstyle features thin braids with a stylish pattern. The braids on the head are black and the braids used for the bun are blonde. The color combination is so trendy and hair like this will suit everyone.

Glam Blonde Braided Bun

Source: @fancy_claws

20. Unique Heart Braid Updo

This next hair idea is one of our favorites! Here we have a beautiful braided bun that is styled low at the the nape of the neck. What really makes the hair unique is the heart shaped braid. The heart is so cool and unusual, it makes a statement too. Hair like this will be perfect for a special occasion such as Valentine’s Day.

21. Easy to Wear Bun

Next, we have an easy to wear bun. It is simply gorgeous and looks effortlessly stylish. The braided pattern features thin braids and the bun is styled high on the head. Hair like this will look fabulous on anyone and it will look amazing for any occasion too. It is a great hairstyle for busy ladies who need hair that will look beautiful day or night.

22. Bold Braided Bun Idea

Want to try a bold new hair color? Then then check out this hair idea. This braided bun is styled high with loose side braids. The braids are also a vibrant blue color. We love the blue color because it is so vibrant and fun. Hair like this is perfect for the ladies who want to show off their unique sense of style. Recreate this blue look or try a different blue bun. You can also use only one blue shade too.

23. Trendy Braided Bun

The next hairstyle we have to show you is trendy and edgy. For this look, the hair on the head features a pattern with thin and thick braids. All of the braids are then put into a bun. The color of the braids is a gorgeous light brown shade. This is a super stylish hair idea and it is great for those who want to try a new look.

24. Accessorized Braided Bun

Next, we have an accessorized braided bun to show you. For this look, the braids are styled high and a braid at the back has braid rings. This is a trendy and stunning updo and it will look amazing on everyone. Recreate this or try a bolder color of braids. Red or blonde would look gorgeous.

Accessorized Braided Bun

Source: @eklustyles

25. Braided Bun with Center Braid

If you are looking for a simple but beautiful style, then this is for you. Here we have a chic braided bun. The braids are gorgeous and the center braid just makes the braids look super stylish. Recreate this or you can accessorize that center braid with cuffs, rings or beads. Either way, your hair will look amazing.

26. Braided Space Buns

The next hair idea is cute and trendy. Instead of just one braided bun, this style has two. The two buns are styled high on the head. While the back of the braids are accessorized. Hair like this will be perfect for the summer. Try this or you can wear the buns lower on the head. Also play and experiment with accessories.

27. Pretty Blue Braided Bun

Like the colorful hair ideas? If so, check this out. Here we have a pretty blue braided bun. So, the bun is very high on the head. The braids have stylish cord patterns and some of the braids are bright blue. This is a statement making look that will suit all ages. Recreate this or use a different color instead of blue.

Bold Blue Box Braids into a Bu

Source: @malia

28. Chunky Braided Style

Next, we have a simple and amazing hair idea to show you. The hair features chunky braids that are swept back into a low bun. It is such and easy to wear updo and it will look amazing on everyone. A lighter shade can be added to the bun which will lift and brighten the hair. You can keep it simple like this or accessorize.

29. Simple Braided Bun

This next hair idea is another one of our favorites. Here we have a simple and high bun. The braids are so neat and stylish while the bun is sky high. This is a versatile updo that can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion. The bun is great for busy ladies who need easy hair that can be worn anywhere.

30. Multi Tone Braids

If you want to add red to your hair, then this idea is for you. This style features chunky braids with a sky high bun. Most of the braids are red and ombre red. We love this multi tone look and the red really makes a statement. Recreate this or use any shade of red or any other color if red is not for you.

Black and Red Braided Bun

Source: @fancy_claws

31. Blonde Braided Bun

Love the lighter and more vibrant hair colors? If so, you need to check this out. The braids are thin and have a stylish pattern. Each braid is a bold blonde and light brown color and all of the braids meet into a high bun. This is a fun hair idea that will make you stand out from the crowd in style.

32. Gorgeous Braided Updo

The next hair idea is gorgeous. This hairstyle features a high bun and braids in multi thicknesses. Some braids are chunky and some are very thin. We love this because the different thicknesses look so stylish. You can recreate this or maybe try a lower bun. Chunkier braids can be used as well.

33. Trendy Braided Low Bun

Looking for a trendy and fierce hairstyle? If so, this is perfect for you. Here we have very sleek, neat and thin braids that are swept back into a low bun. The braids look amazing  and the low bun looks edgy. This hairstyle will look amazing with any outfit and for any occasion. It will suit everyone.

34. Blonde Boxer Braid Bun

Next, we have a beautiful boxer braid hairstyle. The hair is split in two and braided. The braids then meet into a low bun. This look is complete with blonde hair color. This is a chic, trendy and gorgeous look. Recreate this or try a different color instead of blonde. You can also add some accessories.

35. Pretty Braided Updo

If you want a stunning braided updo, then this could be perfect. The hair is braided at the back and these braids are then styled into a high bun. You can also just see that there are sleek bangs at the front. This is a beautiful hair idea and it will be a great choice for special occasions.

36. Chunky Braided Bun with Curls

The next hairstyle is so cute. For this look, the hair features simple, chunky braids that are styled into a high bun. It is a simple style that everyone can wear and it is a great updo for the summer. Keep it simple like this or jazz up the hair with some accessories or bold color such as red, blonde or even pink.

37. High Bun with Loose Side Braids

This next hair idea is beautiful and very stylish. The thin braids are styled into a high bun. There are also two loose braids at the sides. The braids are also accessorized with beads. This is a stunning hair idea and a high bun like this will make you feel like a Queen every day.

38. Coppery Braided Bun

Like the more statement making hair colors? If so, this is for you. Here we have a high braid bun and the hair is a stylish coppery color. We love this warm and spicy color because it suits everyone and every season. Other colors can also be worn with copper such as red and blonde.

39. Multi Braid Updo

Next, we have another multi braid look. This time the bun is high on the head. Some braids are very chunky and there are three small braids in-between each chunky braid. This is another way to wear the multi braid style and we love the pattern, it looks beautiful. You can try this pattern with a low bun as well.

40. Stylish High Bun

Buns will suit every age and everybody. Here is one that will look amazing on everyone. The braided pattern is simple and they are put into a high bun. Hair like this is so easy to wear and it can be glammed up or down. You could also add some cuffs or rings if you wanted to jazz up the style.

41. Two Braided Buns

Love the double bun hairstyles? If so, take a look at this. This time we have another version of the two bun look. The braids are chunky and have blue weaved into them. These buns are also styled high. This is a cute look that will suit all ages. Try the blue color or use any vibrant shade of your choice.

Two Braided Buns

Source: @ajleojamal

42. Neon Green Hairstyle

If you love all the bold colors, then you need to see this idea. Here we have a braided bun that is a neon green color. Neon green is so trendy and statement making. Neon colors are a must-have for the summer. Try the green look or choose a different neon color such as pink or orange.

43. Accessorized Braided Bun

Next, we have have a cute and stylish bun that is so easy to wear. There are braids in different thicknesses and the pattern looks gorgeous. We love the chunky, high bun. This is another versatile style that can be glammed up or down to suit any occasion.

We hope you have been inspired by these braided bun hairstyles!

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