63 Best Braided Ponytail Hairstyles for 2020
Ponytails are a versatile hairstyle. You can wear a braided ponytail for any occasion, with any outfit and it will always look stylish. Not only that, but you can create so many different versions of the braided ponytail. You can use different braid patterns, different braid thicknesses and accessorize. To give you some hair inspiration, we have found 63 of the best braided ponytail hairstyles. We have something for everyone, from glam to chic and simple. Take a look and you will soon be booking an appointment at the hair salon.
1. Braided Ponytail with Cords
First up we have this stylish braided ponytail with cords. Cords can really jazz up your hair because you can create different patterns and use different colors. This ponytail uses gold cords which creates a glam vibe but you can choose any color, maybe mix and match a few.
2. Blonde Braided Ponytail
Our next braided hairstyle features blonde braids. Adding blonde to your braids gives them a summery lift. So, these are perfect for when you want a new, updated look. Wear these braids for any season, in spring and summer for a sun-kissed vibe, and in fall and winter if you want to brighten up your look. Blonde will work with any braids especially a trendy ponytail like this one.
3. Stunning Braided Ponytail with Gold Braid Cuffs
Another way to accessorize your hair is with braid cuffs. Braid cuffs give your hair a glam, goddess look. Here we have a beautiful example. The hair has been styled into chunky braids and has been finished off with gold braid cuffs. A hairstyle like this will get you noticed.
4. Fulani Braids into a Long, High Ponytail
Next, we have a trendy braided ponytail. This one features long Fulani braids that have been styled into a high ponytail with two loose braids at the side. This is a gorgeous way to wear your ponytail and it will suit everyone. Style with beads and cuffs like featured or leave the braids simple. Either way, you will have a stylish look.
5. Long, Braided Ponytail + Undercut
Looking for a statement making ponytail? Then this could be just what you are looking for. This ponytail has been styled high and into long, chunky braids. About half way down the head, the hair has been shaved into a trendy web design. This is such a fabulous idea, you can recreate something similar or choose your own pattern.
6. Burgundy Braided Ponytail
You can give your braided ponytail the wow factor by choosing a vibrant color for your hair. Here we have a braided ponytail idea that features a burgundy tone. A color like this is so stylish and will look amazing for any season and occasion. Create a style like this with thin and thick braids or just choose one thickness.
7. Long Braids
Ponytails look beautiful with any length of hair but if you want to create a statement, then try a very long ponytail like featured. The braids sit at about thigh length and are styled high on the head. We love this hairstyle because it demands attention – it is fit for a queen! You can style a long ponytail like this with any braids and you can also accessorize.
8. Trendy High Ponytail
Our next hairstyle features a mix of thick and super thin braids. Thin braids like these look stunning and it makes the overall braided design look more intricate. Two of the braids are left loose and also start the opposite way to the other braids which creates a funky design. A hairstyle like this will suit anyone.
9. Jumbo Braid Ponytail
Next, we have a gorgeous ponytail idea that features jumbo braids. Jumbo braids are trendy and look stunning when styled into a ponytail. You can have a ponytail with just large braids or have a mix like this hairstyle. Create any pattern and add beads or braid cuffs for an accessorized look.
10. High Ponytail with Tribal Braids
High ponytails instantly make you look on trend. Here we have a beautiful example. The hair has been styled into a high ponytail with the braids falling to one side. When the hair is on the side like this, you get a relaxed but stylish vibe. You can also add beads like featured. We love the accessorized center braid too, so try to keep that if you recreate a similar look.
11. Elegant Braided Ponytail
You can create so many amazing designs by using braids in different thicknesses. Here we have a braided ponytail that features chunky braids with thin ones in-between. The combination creates a unique and stylish pattern. This is a beautiful hairstyle that would look stunning on anyone.
12. Braid Ponytail with Weave
Our next idea is a very high ponytail that features a trendy but subtle pattern and braid cuffs. We love the small pattern that has been designed at the back because it is stylish but is not too over the top. It is perfect for someone who wants a pattern without being too bold. You can recreate a similar style or choose the ponytail without the pattern or braid cuffs.
13. Trendy Braided Ponytail with Chunky Braids
It is not just beads and cuffs you can accessorize your ponytail with. You can also use other things like pretty shells. This braided ponytail features just one shell at the front. The use of the shell creates a stylish, creative and stunning hairstyle that will wow. You can use one shell like this or maybe add a few more. Either way, it will look gorgeous.
14. Ponytail Braids for Black Hair
You can make your braided ponytail unique by adding beads. Beads can be bought in any shape and color so the possible looks you can create are endless. This ponytail features lots of wooden beads with the addition of a shell. Recreate a similar look or choose more vibrant beads.
15. Super Long Braided Ponytail
Next, we have another long braided ponytail but this one shows another way you can style it. This one features a braid cord and uses thicker braids. We love this ponytail! It will wow everyone and give them hair envy. You can use any color cord and create any pattern.
16. Ponytail with Center Braid and Cuffs
Give your braids a unique look by creating an intricate design like featured. The hair has been braided into a center braid with braid cuffs and also has side braids that start thin and follow round the head into the ponytail. Recreate a similar look or choose different patterns and braid thicknesses.
17. Multi Braids with a Trendy Design
Our next idea features another intricate design. This one uses very thick braids and very thin ones too. These braids follow a round shape until they blend into the ponytail. The hair also has this patterned design on the back of the head too. This is such a trendy hairstyle and it will suit anyone.
18. Feed In Braids Ponytail
Next, we have a chunky braided ponytail to share with you. We love this one because of the chic braid cuffs. The braid cuffs jazz up the ponytail and give it a super stylish look. Recreate this ponytail or use just thick braids instead of a mix.
19. Ponytail with Funky Twists
Looking for a unique ponytail idea? Then this next pick is for you. The hair has been braided into twists with braid cuffs and it also has braids that are styled into a wavy design. The braided twists create a circular pattern which is creative and statement making. Recreate the twists with wavy braids like featured or straight braids.
20. Thick Ponytail with Stylish Thin Braids
Our next braided ponytail features a trendy mix of thin and thick braids. There are thin braids in-between the thick ones, and there is a stylish set of thin braids at the back of the hair. We love the thin braided section because it is very chic and unique.
21. Long Braids into a Ponytail
If you love the long ponytails, then you may like our next hairstyle idea. This ponytail is super long and is styled with medium thickness braids. There is also loose braids at the sides and the look is completed with cords and beads. One of our favorite features is the very thin center braid with the braid rings. This is the perfect ponytail for a stylish queen!
22. Braided Ponytail with Color
Next, we have a thin and thick braid ponytail with subtle blonde running through it. This is a beautiful ponytail idea. Recreate the blonde look or maybe try the braids with different colors. Red would be a great choice, if you want to be bolder, consider blue or purple.
23. Long, Wrap Around Ponytail
Last on our list is this long wrap around ponytail. For this style the hair has been braided with thin and thick braids and the thin ones start in the opposite direction. The braids have also been wrapped around the start of the ponytail which gives it a trendy look. Recreate with or without the cords.
24. Glam Curly Ponytail
Next, we have a glam ponytail to show you! A section of the hair is sleek and swept back while the rest of the hair on the head features a stylish multi braid pattern. The actual ponytail is high and the hair is loose and beautifully curly. Hair like this will wow and it will look amazing on anyone!
25. Vibrant Orange Braids
Thinking about trying a bolder and more statement making hairstyle? Then this could be just what you are looking for! Here we have a high braided ponytail with a trendy braided pattern and loose braids at the sides. What really makes these braids stand out is the vibrant orange color. Orange is such a stylish color and it is perfect for the summer. Be daring and try something new! Recreate this or you can try orange braids with another ponytail.
26. Long Braided Ponytail
This next idea features one of our favorite hairstyles! Here we have a stunning, long braided ponytail. The actual braids on the head are styled into a neat, sleek and chic pattern. All of the braids meet into a low ponytail with a super long length. Long braids like these will make you stand out from the crowd in style! You can recreate this or you can try braids that are a little shorter too.
27. High Ponytail with Chunky Braids
Looking for a super stylish and easy to wear braided ponytail? Then take a look at this! This ponytail is styled very high and there is a trendy multi braid pattern on the head. As you can see, this hairstyle looks gorgeous and it will make you look amazing for any occasion. A ponytail like this will suit everyone. It would also look beautiful in a color like red.
28. Trendy Fish Tail Braid Ponytail
Next, we have a ponytail that is perfect for the trendsetting ladies! The hair on the head features a pattern with different braid thicknesses and there is a high ponytail that is styled into a fishtail braid. We love the long fishtail braid because it is so stylish. The look also features chic gold hair rings. A ponytail like this would be perfect for the times where you want your hair to impress.
29. Super Glam Braids
The next idea that we have to show you is one of the most glamorous hairstyles ever! For this look, the hair at the front of the head is braided into a beautiful swirl and the rest has simple braids that are styled into a ponytail. The hair is finished off with gorgeous, gold accessories. Gold accessories like these will jazz up your hair and instantly make your hair look more dazzling and glitzy.
30. Sleek and Stylish Ponytail
You don’t have to go all out with the braids, you can choose a ponytail with a subtler braided pattern like this. All of the hair is sleek and it is styled into a stunning, long ponytail. There is a section of the hair on the head that is styled into three braids to. As you can see, the braids look very stylish even though there is only a few of them. This is a trendy and easy to wear hairstyle that will suit everyone.
31. Goddess Braids Ponytail
Next, we have a stylish and unique hair idea. For this look the actual ponytail is high and features a mixture of curls and braids. The hair on the head is styled into braids and there is also a sleek criss-cross pattern too. We love the criss-cross because it is so trendy and different. Recreate this or you can try a shorter ponytail too.
32. Tribal Braided Ponytail
This next ponytail is cute, chic and accessorized. The hair has simple and stylish braided pattern and the braids are styled into a high ponytail. This look is finished off with trendy gold hair cuffs. Hair like this is easy to wear. Recreate this or add more accessories for a bolder look.
33. Diamond Part Braids
Another way that you can jazz up your braids is by using different parts. One trendy look you could try are diamond parts. Here we have a gorgeous braided ponytail with diamond parts. As you can see, the diamonds look so stylish and they really make a statement. You can recreate this hairstyle or you can have longer or shorter ponytails. Maybe even try a cool color like red.
35. Bold Red Braided Ponytail
Next, we have a trendy ponytail that is a gorgeous color. The ponytail is mix of braids and curls and there is stylish braided pattern on the head too. What really makes this look stand out is the color of the hair. The hair is a gorgeous dark red shade. Red is easy to wear, will suit everyone and it will make you stand out from the crowd too. Recreate this hairstyle or you can try red with a different ponytail.
36. Low, Curly Ponytail with Braids
Love the ponytails with curls? Then check out this next idea. For this look the hair is sleek with two beautiful braids that meet in the center of the head to create a low ponytail. The ponytail is long and super curly. We love this hair idea because it combines three different styles including straight hair, curls and braids.
37. Trendy Black and Blonde Braids
Another way to create stylish braids is to add color. Here is a great example. The hair is braided into a gorgeous pattern with a long ponytail. Once the ponytail has started, the hair begins to turn blonde. Blonde and black is such a trendy color combination and it will really jazz up your hair. Recreate the black and blonde look or try a different color combo.
38. Jumbo Braids High Ponytail
The next hairstyle we have to show you is so statement making and beautiful. Here we have a sky high ponytail with a gorgeous braided pattern. The pattern features braids in different thicknesses and there are two loose braids at the sides of the head too. This is a stunning braided look and it is perfect for those who want a hairstyle that stands out from the rest.
39. Feed in Ponytail
Prefer a more simple hairstyle? Then check this out! This hairstyle features a beautiful and chic braided pattern. The actual ponytail is quite high and there is a braided wrap around the base of the ponytail too. Hair like this looks effortlessly stylish and it will look amazing for any occasion.
40. Super Long Braided Ponytail
Next, we have fierce and trendy hairstyle to show you. The hair on the head is braided into an amazing pattern and the ponytail is sleek and styled into a three strand braid. We love this hairstyle because the braided ponytail is long and the braid style looks amazing. With hair like this, you will look like a trendsetting Queen every day!
41. Curly Ponytail with a Gorgeous Braided Pattern
Our next idea is another curly ponytail. For this look the hair is braided into a stylish pattern and it has different braid thicknesses. The actual ponytail is gorgeous and curly. Hair like this is easy to wear and glam. It would be a great summer look because you can have beautiful curls, but they will be manageable and out of the way.
42. Feed in Ponytail with Blue Braids
Another cool color you can try is blue and here is how to wear blue braids in style! This braided ponytail is super long with a stylish braided pattern and there are two loose braids at the side. The hair starts black and about midway, the hair turns blue. As you can see, blue and black is a trendy color combination. This is perfect for ladies who want to try a different hair color without being too bold.
43. Multi Braid Curly Ponytail
The next hair idea features another gorgeous ponytail with curls. There is a braided pattern and the braids have different thicknesses. We really love the thin braids because they look so stylish! The actual ponytail is mid length and curly. This is a cute and trendy hairstyle that will suit everyone.
44. Trendy Black and Red Ponytail
Next, we have a trendy black and red ponytail. These braids start black and then blend to a rich red shade. The actual ponytail is styled high with two loose braids on either side. It is a trendy, bold and stunning hair idea. You can recreate this or go for a different shade of red. Go lighter or darker depending on if you want more statement or low-key color.
45. Criss Cross Ponytail
This next ponytail is another one of our favorites! The hair on the head is braided beautifully and it is complete with a criss cross pattern. The actual ponytail is a thick braid that is also accessorized. We love the glam accessories and the trendy criss cross pattern. A ponytail like this will wow. You can check out the front view on the page below!
46. Half Up Feed in Ponytail
Love half up ponytails? If so, take a look at this. Here we have a very glam hairdo that features a half up ponytail. The hair is braided into a stunning pattern and gold accessories are also added to the braids. This is a gorgeous hairstyle that will suit everyone. You can recreate this or try chunkier braids. For a subtler look, you can try a similar style without accessories. There are so many ways to try this ponytail!
47. Small Feed in Braided Ponytail
We love this next hair idea! For this look, the hair has been styled into sleek and simple feed in braids. Then the hair has been styled into a sky high ponytail with a wrap around. It is a stunning and versatile hair idea. Depending on what makeup and clothes you wear, this hair can either be stylish and casual or glam and formal.
48. High Braided Ponytail with Chunky Braids
Give your hair a trendy makeover with a ponytail like this one! The hair is styled into thick and thin braids which create a stylish pattern and the ponytail is high on the head. It is a simple and gorgeous braided ponytail that will suit everyone. Recreate this or you could even try a bolder color like red or maybe ombre. Ombre would look amazing.
49. Bright Blonde Hair Idea
Looking for a new hairstyle and want a new hair color? If so, this is for you. Here we have a bright blonde ponytail. Again, we have that pattern that features thin and thick braids and the ponytail is long. What makes the pattern stand out is that the thin braids are natural and the thick braids are blonde. It is a trendsetting and modern style. You can try a similar look or you can use a different shade of blonde.
50. Long & Low Ponytail Idea
This next hair idea is so glam and beautiful, we want to wear it! This style features a long braided ponytail. The hair on the head is stylish and sleek and the actual braid is unique because it uses five strands! This different braid type really jazzes up the simple and style. It is so pretty and easy to wear. You can find tutorials for five strand braids online so you can practice and recreate the look yourself.
51. Braided Ponytail with Curls
Maybe you like ponytails but think the style is too simple and you prefer something more bold? If this sounds like you, then this hair idea could be perfect. Here is a glam and statement making version of a ponytail. The hair is braided beautifully into a high ponytail. It is complete with loose curls and gold accessories. The curls and cuffs just make the hair look fabulous and they really jazz up the otherwise subtle style.
52. Edgy Ponytail
Next, we have an edgy and stylish ponytail. For this look the front section of braids are left loose while the rest are tied up into a ponytail. Some gold accessories have also been added. We love this unique ponytail and think the loose braids really make a statement. A ponytail like this would look amazing in a bright color like blonde or red.
53. Super Glam Ponytail
We love this next hairstyle! Here we have a super glam high ponytail. The hair on the head is sleek with braids and the ponytail is accessorized with a gold cord! This hairstyle will wow and it can be worn for any occasion. If you want to recreate the look, you can find written instructions and watch a short video on the Instagram page below. There is also a full YouTube tutorial and the link to the channel can be found down below.
54. Unique Braid Pattern
Next, we have a pretty and easy to wear hairstyle. For this look, the hair is braided into a stunning pattern and the ponytail is high with a wrap around. This is another versatile style that can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion. This ponytail would look cute with a shorter hair length too.
55. High Blonde Ponytail with Clear Beads
If you love the blonde ponytails, then you need to see this! Here we have a high half ponytail that is a bright blonde color. Each braid also has clear beads at the end. It is a bold and beautiful style that will wow everyone. You can recreate this or you can try a full blonde ponytail with beads. A vlog about the hairstyle is available to watch which shows the experience of having the hairstyle done. The link to the channel is available on the page below.
56. Red and Black Ponytail
Love the red and black ponytails? If so, take a look at this! The hair is styled into an amazing pattern and the hair on the head is a mix of black and red color. The feed in ponytail is long, red and has a wrap around. The color is gorgeous and the style is easy to wear. Try a similar style or you can try a different shade of red.
57. Multi Braids with Cords
The next hair idea features another multi braid pattern. So, for this look, some braids are thin and some are thick. They are all tied into a ponytail and accessorized with a cord. We love the pattern and the overall style is amazing. Hair like this will suit all ages. Recreate a similar look or you can try a lower ponytail.
58. Stylish Braided Hair Idea
This ponytail is another one of our favorites! The hair on the head is braided into different patterns and there are loose braids too. This ponytail is long and the hair has amazing accessories like colorful cords and gold cuffs. It is a statement making and unique hairstyle. This is perfect for those who want to stand out from the crowd.
59. Glam High Ponytail
Next, we have another glam ponytail with curls. This one is styled sky high and is very long. The hair in the ponytail is a mix of braids and loose curls. We love the curls because they really jazz up the simple style. It is a stunning hair idea that will suit everyone. Try a similar look or you can try a shorter length of hair.
60. Chic and Easy to Wear Hair Idea
The next hairstyle is simple, easy to wear and beautiful. For this look, the braids on the head have a side part and the ponytail is quite low with a wrap around. This is another style that will look very glam or relaxed depending on how you wear it. Try this subtler style or be bolder with color or accessories.
61. Beautiful High Ponytail
Love the high ponytails? If so, this could be perfect for you. This ponytail is simple but statement making. It is very high on the head, there are also loose braids with beads and some braids are decorated with a cord too. It is a beautiful hairstyle and you can recreate this with any hair accessories and in any color.
62. Half Ponytail with Curly Ends
This ponytail idea is just stunning! Here we have a half up ponytail with pretty curly ends. Not only that, but the hair is a gorgeous, warm color too. This is a glam and stylish ponytail. You can recreate this look or try the same style in a different color. This color would be great for the spring and summer.
63. Long Jumbo Braids Ponytail
Next, we have bold and high ponytail. This one features chunky braids with zig zag parts. There are also loose braids to. This is a trendsetting and modern hair idea that will make you stand out from the crowd in style! We think this hairstyle would look amazing with gold hair accessories.
We hope you have found you next braided ponytail hairstyle!