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23 Beautiful Braided Updos for Black Hair

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11. Braided Bun with Stylish Loose Braids

Next, we have this stunning braided bun. The braids on the head have a stylish combo of thin and thick braids, then the hair is styled into a high bun. There are two loose braids at the front and the updo has been finished off with gold hair cuffs. The hair cuffs look stunning and really jazz up the braids. This is a trendy style that will give you an edgy but glam look.

Braided Bun with Stylish Loose Braids

Source: @gratsikat

12. Glam Braided Bun for Black Hair

Our next idea is another stunning bun. This one has intricate braids on the head and then the braids are styled into a beautiful, high bun. We love this one because the thinner part of the braid has been turned into a gorgeous feature. It looks so stylish and wow. A bun like this would look amazing in a color like red or blonde too.

Glam Braided Bun for Black Hair

Source: @fancy_claws

13. Gorgeous Twist Updo

Instead of having one bun for your updo, why not try two?! This super cute hairstyle has two buns, one on the back of the head and the other is on the top of the head. There are also gorgeous, accessorized side braids too. A hairstyle like this is the perfect way to show your unique sense of style. Recreate this look or move the buns to different places, maybe to the other side or lower. It is a fun updo that you can experiment with.

14. High Braided Bun with Jumbo Braids

Next, we have this super stylish high braided bun. As the bun sits very high on the head, you have quite a lot of hair to work with underneath the bun and on top of your head. You can use this to create some very trendy braid patterns. Here is a great example. For this look there is a combination of thin and thick braids that have been styled into a slightly waved pattern. Recreate this look or try your own funky designs.

15. Elegant Braided Bun with Weave

For the next look, we have a braided bun with weave. We love this hairstyle because the hair is very sleek and the bun sits high on the head. The braid is loose which creates an elegant and statement making style. Braided updos like this would be amazing for a special occasion.

Elegant Braided Bun with Weave

Source: @phophotha

16. Natural Braided Updo with Side Braids

When creating an updo, you can use different braid thickness and styles. By using a variety of braids, the hairstyle will wow and can be unique. Here is a great example. This updo features chunky braids at the front and back but has gorgeous thin braids at the side. As you can see, the different braids have really made an impact. You can try this look or create your own stunning updo!

Natural Braided Updo with Side Braids

Source: @4adaniels

17. Cornrows in a Bun

It’s not just different thicknesses that you can experiment with, but different patterns too. Here we have a braided updo where the cornrows have a little wave to them. It is a subtle design but the braids look amazing. Braided updos like this are for the ladies who are trendy and like standing out from the crowd.

18. Thin and Thick Braids into a Bun

Our next idea is another example of how stylish thick and thin braids look together. For this updo, a pattern of a thick braid then two thin braids has been created. As you can see, this results in a very trendy look. The hairstyle has been finished off with a high braided bun and some gold braid cuffs.

Thin and Thick Braids into a Bun

Source: @braided__

19. Loose Box Braids Bun

Next, we have a bun that is stunning and it will allow you steal the spotlight everyday! This updo features goddess box braids that have been put into a large, high bun. There are also loose curls at the front. This is an elegant, chic and romantic hairstyle that would be perfect for a wedding or special date night.

 Loose Box Braids Bun 

Source: @idlelocs

20. Upside Down Braids into a Bun

Upside down braids are trendy and edgy. This style involves braids that would usually go on the top of the head but they are instead at the back of the head. These braids then end in a beautiful wrapped high bun. This is a gorgeous look that would be great for the women who want to mix up their look and try something new.

Upside Down Braids into a Bun 

Source: @fancy_claws

21. Braided Space Buns

If you want to try a new look that is fun and cute, then this updo could be for you. This look features two braided space buns. The double bun updo is stylish and will jazz up your look for any occasion. Try two high buns like these or try two lower buns. Either way, it will look gorgeous!

22. Goddess Braids Updo

Our next idea is a pretty goddess braids updo. The hair has been braided into three large goddess braids and they have all been wrapped together to create a low bun. Braided updos like this would be great for the summer and vacations, when you need your hair to be neat, stylish and keeping you cool.

23. Glam Natural Hair Updo

The last braided updo we have to show you is this glam look. For this style the hair has been braided into two braided buns. There is a stylish braided look at the front and a different one at the back. This updo is perfect for the times when you want to look elegant, trendy and when you want to show off your unique sense of style too. You can try to recreate this updo at home by following this easy step-by-step YouTube tutorial by Brittany Kyss.

We hope you have been inspired by our braided updos for black hair! We know we did. Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments below.

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