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21 Easy Ways to Wear Natural Hair Braids

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Searching for a new hairstyle? Then this is the place to be! We have found some gorgeous natural hair braids to share with you. These are not like other styles that require straight hair and that are high maintenance, these hairstyles will keep your hair looking natural and beautiful. You can create some many amazing braided styles, so take a look and get inspired. You will find chic ponytails, trendy buns and more.

1. Upside Down Braid and Bun

The first natural hair braid we would like to show you is this upside down style. For this look the braid is at the back of the head with a high bun. This is a cute and stylish look that will suit everyone. You can check out how to recreate upside down braids like this one with tutorials online.

Braided Bun Idea for Natural Hair

Source: @_ammamama_

2. Accessorized Side Braid

An easy but cute style to wear is a fishtail braid just like this one. This is a side fishtail braid that has been accessorized. A hairstyle like this can be glammed up for a special occasion or worn casually for a relaxed look. Choose your own accessories to make the hairstyle unique or leave the accessories out. Either way, it is a stylish natural hair braid.

Natural Side Braid Hair Idea

Source: @ebscurlytv

3. Natural Hair Braids into a Puff

Many ponytail hairstyles include a sleek and long ponytail but as many will already know, they look great when they are short and curly too. Here we have a gorgeous example. This ponytail has stylish braids and beads. It is a trendy and pretty hairstyle. Recreate this look or try different braids and beads to make it unique.

4. Crown Braid for Natural Hair

Next, we have a braided crown. For this style two braids have been created around the front of the head to create a headband, while the hair at the back has been left loose and curly. This is a pretty hairstyle that will suit everyone. We love this natural hair braid idea! If you like this look, make sure to check out the YouTube tutorial by 4aDaniels.

Crown Braid for Natural Hair

Source: @4adaniels

5. Elegant Cornrow Updo

Looking for a glam hairstyle? Then this is for you! Here we have chunky cornrows that end in a braided bun. This is a beautiful hairstyle and it is another one that you can wear anywhere from a casual day out to a party or night out. As you can see, braids like these really show off your accessories too!

Elegant Cornrow Updo

Source: @mimi.irvin

6. Long Side Braid

Our next idea is a long side braid. There are also some beautiful gold hair cuffs added too. This is a pretty and elegant hair idea that is super easy to wear. It is perfect for a date night or other occasion were you want to feel stylish and glam. Recreate this look or try a shorter ponytail. You can even add different hair accessories.

Long Side Braid for Natural Hair

Source: @spstyled

7. Braids with Beads

Looking for a hairstyle that will wow? Then this is for you. Here we have short hair that is braided at the front. The braids are decorated with beads and gold cuffs. This is an amazing hairstyle that will demand attention. You can try this hairstyle or create your own funky pattern at the front of the hair.

8. Braided Updo for Natural Hair

Next, we have a braided updo. This style includes chunky braids at the back with thinner braids towards the front. There is also a chunky braid at the front too. This is a stunning updo that will look glam at any special event. It would be perfect for the holiday season, parties, nights out and more. Here is a YouTube tutorial if you would like to recreate this look.

Braided Updo for Natural Hair

Source: @4adaniels

9. Stylish Side Braids

You don’t have to go all out with your braids. Maybe try something subtle and stylish like this. The hair has been left beautifully curly with three small side braids. By adding small braids like these, it just jazzes up your hair and gives you a trendy look. Side braids like this will work on different hair lengths too.

10. Pretty Braided Hairstyle for Natural Hair

Our next idea features double braids and a bun. The two braids go down both sides of the head which creates a chic crown braid look. Then the braids meet and create a beautiful braided bun. The hair has been finished off with glam gold cord. This is a stunning hairstyle that would be perfect for the holidays and other events where you want to wow with your hair.

Pretty Braided Hairstyle for Natural Hair

Source: @_ammamama_

11. Accessorized Thick and Thin Braids

Next, we have a gorgeous braided look that is unique and super stylish. The hairstyle features two thick braids that meet at the back. There are also two small braids added too. The hair is completed with accessories like gold cord and stunning shells. We love the addition of shells to the hair, they look beautiful. A hairstyle like this is perfect for trendsetting ladies.

Accessorized Thick and Thin Braids for Natural Hair

Source: @_ammamama_

12. Small Cornrows into a High Bun

Love bun hairstyles? Then this is for you. Here we have a very high, curly bun. The rest of the hair has been braided into a funky pattern with two loose beaded braids at the front. This is a gorgeous hairstyle and it will look amazing on anyone. Make the bun unique by using different beads, maybe in your favorite color.

Small Cornrows into a High Bun

Source: @ahfro_baang

13. Butterfly Braid

If you want a simple but stunning hairstyle, then this is for you. Here we have butterfly braids. The hair has two braids at the front of the head that meet at the back to create a beautiful ponytail. This is an easy to wear natural hair braid that will suit any occasion!

Butterfly Braids for Natural Hair

Source: @_ammamama_

14. Goddess Braids on Natural Hair

Next, we have another stylish hair idea where the hair is loose at the back and braided at the front. We love the braids at the front because of the funky pattern. This is a gorgeous hairstyle that is perfect for the ladies who want to try something new, modern and trendy.

Goddess Braids on Natural Hair 

Source: @fancy_claws

15. Braided Bun with Upside Down Braids

Earlier in the post we featured a hair idea with upside down braids. If you loved that hairstyle then you might like this one too. This braided look features upside down braids at the back. Then the hair is styled into a very high bun with a few braids. This is a stunning idea that will look gorgeous for a special event. You will definitely steal the limelight with hair like this.

Braided Bun with Upside Down Braids

Source: @fancy_claws

16. Natural Hair Cornrows

Our next natural hair braid idea is another ponytail. This one features small braids on the head that end in a curly side ponytail. It is a gorgeous ponytail and we love it! The hair has also been accessorized with a gold cord. Hair like this will suit anyone and it will give you a stylish and elegant look.

Natural Hair Cornrows 

Source: @ahfro_baang

17. 2 Cornrow Braids on Natural Hair

Looking for an elegant hairstyle? Then this could be perfect. Here we have decorative braids with beads. This look features two cornrow braids down the sides, one braid in the center and all the braids meet at the back to create a bun. The hair has been finished off with silver cuffs. This is a stunning natural hair braid style and it would be perfect for an occasion where you want to impress.

18. Double Cornrows for Short Natural Hair

Next, we have a super stylish braided look to share with you. Here we have two cornrow braids on each side of the head. This creates a double braided look. It is perfect for the ladies who like the classic two braids but would like to try something different. We love this idea! If you love it too, here is a quick YouTube tutorial.

Double Cornrows for Short Natural Hair

Source: @4adaniels

19. Accessorized Braided Bun

The amount of different looks that you can create with braids is endless and here is another cute idea! This look features multiple braids that meet in a low bun. The hair is accessorized with hair cuffs too. It is a trendy hair idea and it will jazz up your look for any occasion, and keep your hair off your face.

20. Trendy Cornrows

Our next natural hair braid idea features trendy cornrows. The hair has a center part with braids on each side, then the two braids meet to create cute pigtails. This hair is cool and stylish and it will suit everyone. You can add accessories and try different braid patterns to create a similar hairstyle.

Trendy Cornrows for Short Natural Hair

Source: @duendemanes

21. Simple Braided Updo

The last hairstyle we have to show you is this stunning bun. For this look the hair has been styled into a high curly bun with pretty braids. There are also loose curls and curly edges too. This is a super glam and stylish hair idea. A hairstyle like this can be dressed up or down.

We hope you have found a stylish natural hair braid to try!

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