43 Two Braids Hairstyles Perfect for Hot Summer Days

Tired of the same hairstyle and want to try something new? Then this is the blog post for you. We have found 43 gorgeous braided hairstyles. Each one features two braids and you will find classic ideas as well as new and modern styles. Take a look, you won’t be able to decide which braided look to try first. You can have different hair everyday!

1. Two Feed in Braids

We would like to begin our list of the best two braid hairstyles with this trendy red and black look. The hair is a beautiful blend of black and dark red with two long feed in braids. There is also a center braid that has been accessorized with gold rings. It is a statement look and is perfect for the ladies who want a bold hairstyle. You can recreate with or without the accessories.

Two Feed in Braids with Accessories

Source: @mimisbraids

2.  Dutch Fishtail Braids

Our next idea is unique and stylish. Instead of all the hair being braided, the braid only goes about halfway and then the hair is left loose. This half braid creates such a trendy look. You can try this style with fishtail braids like featured or you can use a different braid of your choice.

Two Dutch Fishtail Braids

Source: @hairbyjaxx

3. Long Cornrows

Looking for a trendy and easy to wear style? Then this is for you. Here we have cornrow braids that are long and simple. It is a hairstyle that looks effortlessly cool. From day to night, this braided style will keep you looking stylish. You can recreate the long braids or try shorter ones.

4. Two Braids into a Braided Bun

If you need a hairstyle for a special occasion like a wedding or the prom, then check out this next look. The hair has been beautifully braided into two side braids that meet in a low bun. It has also been accessorized. You can try a similar hairstyle with any accessories, pearls or gems would be pretty. Also, to make the updo less formal, you can leave the accessories out for a simpler look.

Two Braids into a Braided Bun

Source: @dvir_tvik

5. Cornrow Braids with a Center Braid

Next, we have a statement making hairstyle. For this look the hair has been styled into two side braids with an accessorized center braid. There are also smaller braids too, and the ones near the center braid have trendy triangle partings. This is such a creative and unique style. It is perfect for the ladies who like to stand out from the crowd.

6. Two French Braids

Our next idea is so chic and cute. The hair has been styled into 2 side braids and black hair ties have been added about half way on the braids. It is a simple way to accessorize but it just makes the hairstyle unique. Use black hair ties for an elegant look or choose bright and colorful ones for a bolder hairstyle.

Two French Braids Hairstyle

Source: @dvir_tvik

7. Two Braids with Curly Weave

Earlier we featured a half braid look. Here is another beautiful way to wear a similar style. The hair has been braided into 2 side braids and then halfway the hair is left loose and curly. It is a stunning and elegant hair idea. You could wear this style anywhere but it is a great braided look for a special occasion.

8. Two Big Fishtail Braids

Want to completely transform your look with a new hairstyle and color? Then this is for you! For this idea the hair has been dyed with multiple pastel colors. Then the hair has been put into a double fishtail braid style. The braids are quite loose but there is a section in the middle that is tight. This look reminds us of a princess! Recreate the whole style or try the braids in your own hair color. Braids like these will take practice but it will be worth it.

9. Feed in Cornrow Braids

You can make your hairstyle unique but simply changing the angle of your braids. Here we have 2 cornrow braids that have been braided on an angle. As you can see, it is a simple style but it does make a trendy statement. You can change the angle on any braid type to create a similar look.

10. Two Dutch Braids

Next, we have another cute hairstyle to share with you. The braids are very big and have been styled to create a Dutch braid look. It is a stylish idea and it is great for the ladies who want to try something new.

11. Two Cornrows with Stylish Braided Pattern

Looking for hairstyle that is unique, trendy and bold? Then this is for you. Here we have 2 long side braids with small patterned braids in-between. The pattern used is so intricate and beautiful. You can recreate this style or you can use your own braided design. A hairstyle like this would look awesome with accessories too.

Two Cornrows with Stylish Braided Pattern

Source: @fancy_claws

12. Cute Fishtail Braids

Our next idea features more fishtail braids. We love these braids because they are so versatile and can be styled in many ways. This look features two high fishtail braids that have been pulled loose. By pulling your braids a little, it creates a textured look and makes them appear bigger. You can view tutorials online to see how to create similar fishtail braids.

13. Double Braids with Stylish Small Braids

You can jazz up your double braid hairstyle by adding smaller braids. Here we have two sleek, long braids that have been styled with one small braid, there is probably one on each side. It is a simple but super stylish look. We think a hairstyle like this would look amazing with some accessories like beads or hair cuffs.

14. Corset Braids

Next, we have a cool and stylish idea and it is called a corset braid. It involves braids, one on each side of the head, with hair in-between the 2 creating a corset look. There are a few ways that you can create these braids. You can use ribbons, bobby pins or hair like featured to create the ties. There are tutorials online to help you try the hairstyle yourself.

15. Two Boxer Braids

Braids are a great choice for the summer and for vacations. The hairstyles look great and will also keep you cool in the hot weather as the hair will be neatly tied up. Here is a gorgeous braid idea, these are beautiful feed in braids also known as boxer braids. It is a simple and super stylish look that will be perfect for the beach. We love this hairstyle!

Trendy Boxer Braids

Source: @beautybylee

16. Purple Fishtail Braids

Earlier we featured pastel braids. If you loved that hairstyle then you may like this one too. This hair idea has a similar look with the loose fishtail braids but these are shorter and the hair color is purple. It just shows how versatile braids like these can be. A hairstyle like this unique and make you stand out from the crowd.

17. Pretty Braided Style

Our next idea features more double braids with a pattern in-between. Here we have two long braids that have smaller accessorized braids in the middle. It is such a trendy idea. You can recreate this look or you can try your own pattern. We think this idea is awesome because when you add a braided pattern, it makes the hairstyle unique to you.

18. Two Pull-Through Braids

Need a new way to style your braids? Then you need to check this hairstyle out. The hair features two pull-through braids – a pretty and creative idea to get your hair off your face in summer weather. Tutorial for this style is down below. These braids are not as hard as they look, we promise.

19. Two Big Braids with Hair Cuffs

Next, we have another accessorized look. The hair has been braided into 2 cornrows with two small braids on each side. These small braids have been accessorized with gold hair cuffs. It is such a stylish idea and you can recreate with gold or silver cuffs. You can also try to recreate the look with just one side braid.

20. Loose Double Braids

A lot of these hair ideas have featured tight braids but this next one has beautiful loose braids. Here we have two French braids that have been pulled loose and near the ends of the hair, the braids meet. It is a glam set of braids that would look amazing with accessories. You could jazz up these braids with pearls or flowers for a wedding.

21. Trendy Cornrows

Need a trendy new look? Then this hairstyle is for you. Here we have two long cornrow braids. As you can see, it is a simple style but it really makes an impact. It is an edgy and cool look that will suit everyone. Recreate these braids or you can try shorter ones too. We think these braids would look awesome in a different color too, maybe red.

22. Two Dutch Braids with Curly Ends

Our next idea features big, double Dutch braids. These start as the classic Dutch braids but half of the hair is left curly and loose. It is a unique and creative idea that is perfect for someone who wants to try something new.

23. Bold Red Braids

The last hairstyle we have to show you features bold red braids. It is a simple two braid style but the red color really makes a statement. This is trendy look that is perfect for anyone who wants hair that stands out. You can try this red shade or a different funky color of your choice.

24. Blonde Ombre Dutch Braids

Next, we have a stylish and statement making two braid style to show you. For this look, the hair is styled into two Dutch braids. What makes the hair unique is the ombre color. As you can see, the hair starts dark and then changes to bright blonde. We love this ombre with the braids, it is so trendy and summery. Recreate this look or you can use a different braid type. Any ombre color will look amazing.

25. Cute Braided Hairstyle

This next hair idea is cute, pretty and perfect for those who love Dutch braids. We have already featured some Dutch braids but this version shows how stylish they can look on shorter hair too. This is a gorgeous summer hairstyle and it can be dressed up or down. You can try the style with an even shorter hair length.

26. Stacked Fishtail Braids

We love this next braid idea and it is another one of our favorites! Here we have what is called stacked fishtail braids. So, the hair is styled into two fishtails with a small three strand braid going down the center of each one. It is such a unique and bold way to jazz up the classic style. You can find online tutorials for stacked fishtail braids so you can try this hairstyle yourself at home.

Stacked Fishtail Braids

Source: @letitbraid

27. Two Cornrows with Curls

If you liked the braids with the curly weave that we featured earlier, then you need to see this hair idea too. This is another version of the stunning style. With this one, the hair looks more natural, the curly section has more volume and the curls are smaller. It just shows another way to wear the gorgeous style. Hair like this will suit everyone and you can recreate this or add some accessories. Hair accessories like gold cuffs would look amazing.

Two Cornrows with Curls

Source: @theglamplan

28. Accessorized Multi Tone Braids

Speaking of gold hair cuffs, this next hair idea shows a beautiful way to wear them. Here we have two long braids. The beginning and end of each braid is adorned with stylish gold cuffs and as you can see, they really glam up the style. Not only that, but the hair is multi tone with added blonde color. We love the blonde because it makes the braids more edgy, unique and summery. You can buy hair cuffs online and use any hair colors when recreating the look.

29. Messy Half Up Two Braids

This next hair idea is cute, stylish and easy to wear. For this, the hair is styled into a half updo while the rest of the hair is left loose. The half up section is also split into two long and loose braids. It is a very relaxed and beautiful style. You can recreate this simpler look or you can jazz it up with some hair accessories. Flowers, beads or glitter would be perfect for the summer. This style accessorized or not would be great for festivals.

30. Trendy Grey Hair Idea

Looking for a trendy and bold hairstyle for the summer? If so, this could be perfect. Here we have two long braids with smaller side braids. The hair is also a mix of natural color and cool grey. We love the grey because it looks so stylish and edgy. Hair like this will wow all summer long. You can recreate this style or try a simpler braid design with similar grey color. Of course, a different shade of grey can be used. If you like bold and colorful braids, then make sure you check out the hair stylist’s Insta.

31. Two Braided Ponytails

Next, we have another Dutch braid idea to show you. Earlier in the post we shown a version of this style on longer hair with more defined curls. This one shows how to wear a similar Dutch style with shorter hair. Not only that, but the curls are more relaxed and textured which looks more beachy then the elegant one we saw before. This is a cute and easy to wear style and it is great for summer days and vacations.

32. Sleek Two Braid Hairstyle

This next hairstyle is another one of our favorites! Here we have two classic and sleek feed in braids. We really love this because the braids are so neat and the sections of hair create such a statement making pattern. Hair like this stylish, easy to wear and it will look amazing on everyone. Recreate this or add a bold color to the braids. You could even try this style with a shorter hair length.

Two Sleek and Long Cornrows

Source: @1naebraids

33. Pink and Blue Braids

If you want hair that is fun and unique for the summer, then this is for you. This style features two long braids with a braided pattern on the back of the head. Light pink and blue color has been braided into the hair. The colors look so cute and the braids are beautiful, intricate and bold. Hair like this will make you stand out from the crowd in style. These braids can be recreated in any color.

34. Two Dutch Side Braids

We love this next hairstyle! This hair idea features another half up, half down design. Instead of the braids going down the back of the head like the more classic styles, these braids are worn to the side. So, the hair is simple and loose on one side with messy braids on the other. This is a cute and unique hair idea. Different braid types can be used, fishtail would look gorgeous as well!

35. Colorful Braids for Summer

Summer is the perfect time to add bolder colors to your hair. If you like colorful looks, then you will love this style. For this, the hair is styled into two long cornrow braids. A vivid and bright blue and yellow colors have been weaved into the hair. As you can see, the colors look so pretty, fun and statement making. You can recreate this or add a different vibrant color to the hair. A different braid type will work this style as well.

36. Two Braids with Buns

Next, we have another cute braided updo. For this look, the hair is styled into two large and loose braids. The end of each braid has also been tied up to create two low, braided buns. This style is finished off with glam gold accessories. Hair like this has a stylish boho vibe. It will look amazing for days and evenings. You can recreate this look using different colored beads and accessories. Wooden beads will create a more beachy style.

37. Ombre Pull Through Braids

Earlier in the post we shared a pull through braid idea. If you liked that braid type, then take a look at this too. Here we have ombre pull through braids. The hair color starts dark and the changes to bright blonde. Ombre color with this braid type looks amazing! You can try this blonde look or try a different ombre color.

38. Two Braided Pigtails

The next hairstyle features two braided pigtails. These pigtails have two braided sections that are separated with hair wraps. This is a modern and quirky version of the classic and cute pigtail style. Recreate this or you can use a different braid type for the different sections. You could even use one braid type on the top sections and a different one on the lower sections.

39. Two Braids With Natural Curls

We love this next hairstyle! Here we have long and natural curly hair that is styled into two braided pigtails. This is such a beautiful style and it is a trendy and casual hair idea for the ladies with very curly hair. It is a great way to tame the curls on hot sunny days. Braids like these will also look great with shorter hair.

40. Neon Two Braid Hairstyle

The summer season is the perfect time to try bold and daring new hair colors. They match the fun and colorful season. Here is a vibrant hair idea that you could try. This style features two classic cornrow braids with neon green and blue color weaved into them. The neon color is a must-have for the summer so it will be a trendy and statement making look. Recreate this or try using a different neon color. Pink would look amazing as well.

41. Trendy Hairstyle with a Side Braid Design

Earlier in the post we shared two braids with a smaller braid on each side. If you loved that idea, then take a look at this. Instead of one braid this style has two side braids. This is just a different way to wear the style and it shows you can jazz up the classic two braid hairdo. You could even create smaller braids and have three side braids.

42. Glam and Pretty Braids

Two braid hairstyles can be worn for special occasions. This one would be perfect. Here we have long and curly hair that has two small braids on the top section of the head. It is a stunning hairstyle and it would be great for the prom and for bridesmaids. You could even add small flowers or hair gems to the braids. Both of which can be bought online.

43. Vibrant Red Hair Idea

Another bold color you could try is red. Here is how to wear red braids in style. This hair idea features two long and sleek braids that are a vibrant red shade. As you can see, the red looks so statement making and amazing. Red hair is a fun and bold color that is perfect for the summer. A style like this will look great in any vivid color. If this is too over the top, then try red ombre.

We hope you have been inspired by our two braid hairstyles!

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Rebecca Puttock


3 thoughts on "43 Two Braids Hairstyles Perfect for Hot Summer Days"

  1. Anonymous says:

    These are so cute I wish I could look like anyone of these

  2. GailRenee' Ballinger says:

    Love these, keep them coming!

  3. brianna reece says:

    hi my name is brianna in can u do my hair

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