63 Badass Tribal Braids Hairstyles to Try
In need of a new hairstyle? Then this is the place to be! We have found 63 of the badass tribal braids hairstyles for you to try. There are braids to suit every style, from ponytails to buns, and even braids with vibrant colors. The only problem you will have by the end is deciding on which braided look to try! So, what are you waiting for? Take a look and we guarantee you will soon be booking your next hair appointment.
1. Tribal Braids into a Bun Updo
The first hairstyle we have to show you is this beautiful braided bun. This bun sits high on the head with loose braids at the sides and braid cuffs. Braided buns like this are gorgeous and would be perfect for occasions where you want to look elegant and glam.
2. Vibrant Tribal Braids
Next, we have vibrant tribal braids. The braids are styled into a ponytail and are bold pink. We love this hairstyle and it is perfect for the ladies who want a bold new look. You can recreate these braids or even try a different vivid shade.
3. Tribal Feed In Braids with Cords
You can make the simplest of braids look trendy and unique by using hair accessories. These feed in braids are jazzed up with cords and braid cuffs. You can use different color cords like featured or just use one. A sleek and stylish hairstyle like this will suit everyone.
4. Tribal Braids with Beads
While we are on the subject of hair accessories, you need to check out these tribal braids with beads. The medium length braids are adorned with lots of beads in different shapes and colors. There are also some shells added too. Beads are an easy way to update your braids. The more different shapes, colors, and styles you add to your braids, the better they will look.
5. Tribal Braids with a Stunning Intricate Pattern
Our next idea features tribal braids with an intricate braided pattern. The braids almost look like a heart with a braid in the center. Braids like these are perfect for anyone who wants to express their individual style. Recreate a pattern like this or come up with your own.
6. Beautiful Blonde Braids
You can add any color you like to braids. One of the most popular colors is blonde, and with hairstyles like the one featured below, we can see why. Here we have braids that have different shades of blonde running through them. This is a beautiful hair idea that will suit everyone. It is perfect for bringing a summery vibe to your look all year round.
7. Tribal Braids with Beads and Cuffs
If you are looking for trendy braids, then this hair idea is for you. Here we have tribal braids with cuffs and beads. What we like about this look is that the pattern and accessories are not over the top. Hair like this will suit everyone. Choose long braids like featured or try short ones. Any length will look great, that’s for sure.
8. Braided Ponytail
Next, we have a super stylish braided ponytail idea. The ponytail sits high on the head, has loose braids at the side and is styled with gorgeous hair accessories. Recreate the ponytail and add your own accessories to make the ponytail unique. The center braid looks beautiful so try and keep a similar look.
9. Pretty Tribal Braids with Side Pattern
The patterns you can have in braids are endless. These braids are quite simple until you see the sides. There is a small section on the side of the head with a trendy line design. We love this look because it makes an impact but it isn’t too dramatic.
10. Tribal Braids into a Long Ponytail
Braids look so stylish when they are styled to one side. Here we have a braided ponytail with a subtle twist design at the top and braids that sit on side. This is a beautiful hairstyle that is finished off with accessories. You can recreate with or without the beads and cuffs.
11. Long & Bold Blue Braids
Earlier in the post we featured vibrant pink braids. We stumble upon on another bold color but this time it is a beautiful blue. As you can see, blue looks stunning as a braid color. Style your tribal braids into a half bun for the days you don’t want braids in your face. Blue can be worn on any braid length and with any braid pattern.
12. Tribal Braids with a Trendy Forehead Braid
Looking for unique braids that will wow? Then this idea is for you. Here we have a stylish braid design with different braid thicknesses. The look is finished off with a braid that goes across the forehead. Forehead braids like this will give you a goddess vibe and will look amazing for a special occasion.
13. Ombre Braids
When adding different colors to your braids, you don’t have to have the color from the top to the bottom of the braids. You can create an ombre look like featured. These braids are a light purple tone and the color is gradually weaved in until all the ends are purple. You can recreate the purple look or choose a different vibrant color. This look screams summer!
14. Jumbo Braids with Unique Pattern
If you like to look unique and stand out from the crowd, this next hairstyle could be for you. Here we have jumbo braids with a creative pattern. There are many different patterns on the head, braid thicknesses and braid rings. This is a hairstyle that will get you noticed, for sure.
15. Long Tribal Braids
Next, we have a beautiful hairstyle that features long tribal braids. If you are looking for an easy way to take your braids from meh to amazing, we recommend braids cuffs in any color. If you aren’t fan of long braids, don’t worry because this design can be worn with short braids too. Try to use similar accessories to those featured as they suit the hairstyle perfectly.
16. Short Tribal Braids with Beads
Speaking of short braids, check these out! Here we have a gorgeous short tribal braid idea that has been finished off with beads. We love how neat and sleek the braids are. You can recreate with or without the beads. The beads will make the hairstyle unique to you.
17. Funky Tribal Braids
Our next idea features a stylish and creative design. The braids have been sectioned into four areas and the center creates a pattern that reminds us of a star. A design like this will look amazing with braids in any length and in any color. You can be a star everyday with hair like this.
18. Thick Accessorized Tribal Braids
Next, we have long and thick tribal braids to show you. These braids feature a funky pattern, have beautiful wavy edges and are accessorized with glam cords. Tribal braids like these are stylish and will suit anyone. You can have long braids like featured or choose a shorter length. Either way, you will have a beautiful look.
19. Braids with Cuffs and Subtle Blonde
Earlier in the post we featured blonde tribal braids. We love the bold blonde but it is nice to have a more toned down look sometimes, too. Here we have a gorgeous example. These braids have subtler blonde weaved into the bottom of the braids. You can recreate this look with blonde or choose another trendy color. Style with or without braid cuffs.
20. Tribal Braids for a Queen
Every woman should feel confident and like a Queen. One way you can feel like this is by having amazing hair. This next hairstyle could be just the thing you need. The hair has braids in different thicknesses and is styled with braid cuffs. We love the way the hair is swept back. It is a powerful hairstyle that will get you noticed.
21. Fiery Tribal Braid Hairstyle
Our next idea features fiery tribal braids. The braids have a warm copper tone weaved into them. There are also beautiful accessories. A hair color like this is perfect for the fall. You can recreate with or without the accessories. The color is stunning and will suit every skin tone.
22. Braided Bun with Chunky Loose Braids
Love braided buns? Then this hairstyle is for you. Here we have a high braided bun with two chunky loose braids at the sides. This is a stunning hairstyle that will let out your inner goddess. Tribal braids like this will look amazing for any occasion, from a night out to a formal event.
23. Patterned Braids with Beads and Gold Accessory
The next tribal braided hairstyle we have to show you are these braids with beads. The braids have a creative and trendy pattern with a stunning gold accessory. Each braid also has pretty beads. You can recreate this look with any beads.
24. Tribal + Box Braids
Next, we have a stylish braided look to show you. Here we have long tribal braids with a beautiful pattern. We love these braids because they are so easy to wear and will suit everyone. Recreate these braids or you can try a similar pattern with shorter braids too. A bob would look cute.
25. Sky High Ponytail
Want a trendy and statement making hairstyle? If so, this could be perfect for you! This look features tribal braids that are styled into a sky high ponytail. There is also a loose braid left on one side and the hair is accessorized with beads and cuffs. It is an awesome hairstyle that will make you stand out from the crowd in style.
26. Long Tribal Braids with Beads
If you love to accessorize, then consider a hairstyle like this one. The hair is styled into long tribal braids with a trendy pattern. These braids are also accessorized with large statement beads. We love this look because the beads are so unique and beautiful. You can recreate a similar hairstyle or try your own bead design to show off your individual style.
27. Bold Blue Braids
Make a statement with hair like this! Here we have stunning tribal braids and the braids are different blue shades. The combination of light and dark blue is just gorgeous. The braids are styled into a high bun too. We love this hair idea because of the color, blue will look amazing on anyone. Recreate the bold blue bun or try loose long braids. Either way, it will look gorgeous.
28. Half Up, Half Down Ponytail
Another cool hairstyle that you can try is a half ponytail. Here is a trendy example. The tribal feed-in braids are long and half of the braids are left loose and half are put up into a ponytail. This is a cute and easy to wear style. For this look, the hair has accessories but you can recreate with or without beads and cuffs.
29. Long Blonde Braids
Thinking about trying a new hair color? Then check out these braids. These braids a sleek and long with a beautiful pattern on the head. The braids are also a mix of colors including blonde and a warm darker shade. We love these multi tone braids and colors like these will be perfect for the summer. Recreate these braids or you can try a different multi tone look in any color from natural colors, to vivid and vibrant shades.
30. Glam Tribal Braids
Glam up your look with our next hair idea! Here we have beautiful tribal braids with a cute bun and loose curly hair. This is one of our favorite hair ideas because it includes some of the most stylish looks all in one hairstyle. Something like this would be perfect for a special occasion or for the events where you want to impress.
Here’s a YouTube tutorial for the look:
31. Tribal Braids and Loose Curly Hair
Next, we have a stylish hair idea. For this look, the front section of hair is styled into tribal braids and the rest of the hair is left loose and curly. The combination of loose hair and braids is gorgeous. These braids are also decorated with beads and other cool hair accessories. We love this hairstyle, it would be perfect for the summer as it has a boho vibe.
32. Bright Orange Braids
If you love bold hair colors, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have a tribal braid ponytail with two loose braids at the side. The front section of the hair is black and the rest of the hair is a vibrant orange shade. Orange is such a cool hair color and it will look fabulous on everyone. Recreate this or try a different vivid color.
33. Beautiful Beaded Braids
The next idea is beautiful and unique. Here we have long braids that are accessorized with lots of beads! The hair at the top is quite simple and the bottom of the hair with the beads is bold and statement making. We love this hair idea because it shows off her individual style. You can recreate a similar look to this or try a different beaded design. Maybe try adding beads in colors that you like. You can also have beads on shorter braids too.
34. High Tribal Braid Ponytail
Next, we have another beautiful ponytail to show you. The ponytail is very high on the head and it is accessorized with cords, beads and cuffs. It is a stylish ponytail and it will look stunning on everyone. A ponytail like this will look gorgeous for any occasion from a casual and relaxed day, to a night out or party.
35. African Tribal Braids
Look like a Queen with this next hair idea. Here we have a braided bob and the ends of each braid all feature different beads. This is a stunning hairstyle and it will look amazing on anyone! You can recreate this or try using less beads for a subtler hairstyle. Hair like this will be perfect for the summer.
36. Pink Tribal Braids
Another stylish color you can try is pink. This next hair idea shows how trendy pink can look! The hairstyle features long tribal braids that start black and then blend into a vibrant pink shade. As you can see, the pink really makes a statement. The hair is styled into a half ponytail but you can style your pink braids however you like. This color is great for the spring and summer.
37. Accessorized Tribal Braid Ponytail
Love the high ponytails? If so, this idea is for you. Here we have long tribal braids that are styled into a high ponytail. There are loose braids at the front too and the hair is accessorized with beads. It is a trendy and easy to wear hair idea that will suit everyone. Recreate this or try the ponytail without the accessories.
38. 2 Layer Tribal Braids
The next hairstyle we have to show you is super stylish and easy to wear. This hair idea features 2 layer tribal braids with half left loose and half put up into a bun. There are also two loose braids on each side too. A half bun is a trendy updo and it will look cute for the summer. It would be the perfect festival hair too.
39. Blonde Braided Ponytail
Next, we have another beautiful ponytail. This one is summery and stylish. The tribal braids are styled into a high ponytail and they are a gorgeous light blonde shade. Blonde suits everyone and it will transform your hair. This is perfect for the ladies who have been fed up with the same old style and want something trendy and different.
40. Medium Tribal Braids
If you like the shorter hairstyles or like braids with beads, then this could be perfect for you. Here we have stylish braids that are about mid length. A lot of the featured braids have been very long, but we really like this shorter look. Each braid also features gorgeous beads. It is a beautiful hairstyle and something similar will really glam up your look.
41. Cute Tribal Braids
Prefer simpler hairstyles? Then check out this next idea. Here we have long tribal braids with a trendy pattern. Hair like this looks effortlessly stylish and it will suit any occasion too. Recreate this or you can try a similar pattern with shorter braids. This hairstyle would look cool in a different color too, maybe try red!
42. Stylish Braided Ponytail
The next hair idea we have to show you is another gorgeous ponytail. The hair is styled into a neat and trendy pattern with loose braids at the sides with a long ponytail at the back. This is another stunning hairstyle that will just make you look amazing for any occasion. Recreate this or you can try a shorter ponytail.
43. Small Accessorized Braids
Going on vacation or need a new stylish look for the summer? If so, this hairstyle could be perfect for you. Here we have mid length tribal braids that are accessorized with beads, shells and more. This is one of our favorite hairstyles because the length is easy to wear and the shells are perfect for a beach vacation or to wear during the summer. Something like this would be great for a festival too.
44. Long and Trendy Braids
Next, we have long and trendy tribal braids. So, for this look, the braids are super long and they are accessorized with cuffs, rings and more. Hair like this will make a statement and it will suit everyone. Recreate this look or you can try similar braids with a shorter length so they are easier to wear.
45. Medium Length Braids with Beads
If you like to accessorize with beads, then this hairstyle is for you! Here we have a cute braided style and each braid is decorated with glam gold and clear beads. As you can see, the gold really makes a statement. This is pretty hairstyle and it is easy to wear and it will suit everyone. You can buy beads online so you can shop around to find some amazing ones that you like.
46. Tribal Braids with Super Cute Buns
This next hairstyle is amazing! For this look, the hair is sleek, straight and long with the braids at the front section of the hair. Some of the hair is also styled into four cute braids too. There is so much going on with this hairstyle so it is unique and bold. This hairdo would be perfect for the summer and festivals.
47. Chic Braided Hairstyle
The next hair idea is so chic! Here we have long braids with a simple and trendy braided pattern. Hair like this is so easy to wear and it is also versatile. This style can be glammed up or down to suit any occasion from work to a special event or night out. Recreate this or you can try similar braids with a shorter length. Some gold accessories would really jazz up the braids.
48. Neon Tribal Braids
Like to wear vibrant colors? If so, you need to check out this hair idea. This style features long tribal braids with added neon color. The neon is so stylish and bold. You can try a similar look to this or you can choose any neon color. This is another style that would be amazing for the summer.
49. Chunky Braids with Pretty Shells
We love this next hairstyle, it is another one of our favorites. For this, the front section of the hair is braided and the hair is loose at the back. Not only that, but gorgeous shells have been added too! The chunky braids and the voluminous loose hair look stunning. Shells would be perfect for the summer and vacations. You can also use other decorations instead. Flowers would look amazing.
50. Stylish Caramel Blonde Braids
Caramel blonde braids look gorgeous. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at this. Here we have long tribal braids that are a beautiful blonde shade. There are also gold rings added to the parting. It is a trendy style and the blonde will suit everyone. You can recreate this or you can use the caramel blonde on a different braided pattern.
51. Cute Half Up Bun
Next, we have a cute and casual style to show you. Here we have long tribal braids. Half are left loose and the other half are styled up into a high bun. This is a fun and pretty style that is easy to wear. You can try a similar style or try using shorter braids. The bun can be styled lower for a more low-key look.
52. Trendy Bright Blonde Braids
Like the blonde hairstyles? If so, we have another one to show you. This time the braids are a cooler and more bright blonde, while the style has loose braids with a stylish braided pattern. We love the brighter blonde because it makes more of a statement. This is an edgy look that is perfect for the trendsetting ladies.
53. Gorgeous Tribal Braids with Beads and Accessories
The next hair idea features another accessorized look. This style has long tribal braids that are accessorized with beads, swirls and more. It is a stunning look and the accessories really make the hair unique. You can recreate this or you can try similar braids with different beads. Have fun with accessories and show the world your individual sense of style.
54. Black and Light Pink Braids
Next, we have another fun hair color idea. This time the braids are very long and some of the hair is styled up. The section of the hair at the back also has light pink color. We love this multi tone look, it is so trendy and edgy. You can recreate this or you can choose a different pink shade. Red would be amazing choice with this hairstyle!
55. Braided Bob with Triangle Parts and Beads
Love braided bobs? If so, you need to see this next look. Here we have a cute bob with triangle parts and clear beads. We love the triangle parts because they are so stylish and they jazz up the classic bob. This is a pretty and trendy hair idea. Recreate this or you can use different beads. You can ditch the beads and go for a simple version of the bob.
56. Small Half Up Braids
Looking for a hairstyle that makes you stand out from the crowd? If so, this is perfect for you. Half of the braids are left loose and half are styled into a high ponytail. There are also shorter braids at the front which creates bangs. If all that wasn’t enough, the braids are also decorated with gold beads. These cornrow tribal braids are amazing!
57. Braided Style with Curly Weave
Another color that has become a trendy must-have is grey. Next, we have a cool grey style to show you. For this look, the hair is braided at the front with loose hair at the back. The curly weave is a mixture of black and grey color. It is a unique look that is perfect for the ladies who like to make a statement. Recreate this or you can try the grey on a different braided style.
58. Neat Tribal Cornrows
Maybe the simpler hairstyles are more your thing? If so, this is for you. Here we have long tribal braids that are swept back. It is a pretty and easy to wear style. Hair like this will suit everyone, you can keep it low-key or you can jazz up the hair with accessorizes. This style would look great with shorter braids as well.
59. Easy To Wear Braids with Warm Brown Color
Next, we have another easy to wear style but this one is jazzed up with some color. So, these braids are long and swept back with two center braids. The hair is also a beautiful brown shade. We think the color really makes a difference to the style. Brown shades like this one will suit everyone and they will suit everyone season.
60. Cute Bob Braids with Beads
This next hairstyle is another one of our favorites. The hair is braided beautifully into a sleek and neat pattern. These braids are also mid length with clear beads at the bottom. We love the pattern, beads and length. It is just a cute and pretty style that will suit all ages. Of course, you can recreate this or try the style with different beads.
61. Beautiful Ombre Braided Hairstyle
Ombre is still a must-have look and these braids show how to wear it in style. As you can see, the hair is styled into a trendy braided pattern. The hair also starts black and then blends to a brown shade. This ombre is beautiful and the natural looking color means it is easy to wear. You can try a similar look or be bolder with the ombre.
62. Blonde Braids
Next, we have another glam look to show you. Here we have long braids with a stunning braided pattern. The hair is also blonde. The length and color of the braids are just gorgeous. A hairstyle like this will wow so it is perfect for the times where you want to dress to impress. You can also try this braid pattern without the added color.
63. Chunky Medium Braids
The next hairstyle features trendy tribal cornrows. The hair has a gorgeous pattern on the top of the head and the actual braids are mid length. Each braid is also decorated with beads. It is a fun, pretty and stylish look that will suit everyone. The style can be recreated with any beads and in any length.
We hope you have found the perfect new hairstyle to try!