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freely-flowing-black-curls-with-braids30 Stunning Black Braided Hairstyles

By Karyn Holmes | From Olwomen

Are you bored with the same dull hairstyle then why don’t you give braids a chance? Add braids to any haircut and they will make it fascinating. Black braided hairstyles are not something new but they have been in trend from centuries especially among the African American community. There is always something special about them that is why they are still in trend. The good thing is that there is a great variety of braids; micro braids, cornrows, fishtail braids, blocky braids, twist braids, hair bands and etc.

You can choose any of these depending upon situation, your mood, style or dressing. The awesome African American braided hairstyles listed below would not only add up to your personality but they will give you a whole new look which is sure to be praised by everyone.

30. UNMATCHED COMBO
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Are you confused? Do not know what to go for either braids or curls? Then here it is; the best possible solution for you in black braided hairstyles. It is an unmatched combo that has both braids and curls. On the front you have got braids which explode into curls on the sides giving you a fabulous look. If you introduce a part either in the centre of the braids or a diagonal part that will make the style even more flattering. This style is also very different from the usual braided styles that we normally see. If you want something new, different and unusual then you must go for unmatched combo.

29. FRENCH BLACK BRAIDS

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You are no less than a queen while wearing this amazing French style braid. A thick fabulous braid starts at your bang, completes the whole perimeter and ends at the crown rolling up into a gorgeous looking crown. Really very graceful! French Black Braids are stunning in look and well match a number of occasions and the robes you like to wear on such events. They are one of the most prominent hairdos in African American braid hairstyles that have sustained their popularity over so many years. French Black Braids are especially remarkable for their thick look.

28. ENCHANTING BRAIDS
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Enchanting Braids are old African American braid hairstyles. Even though they are centuries old, but they are still in trend due to their fabulous appeal. All your hair are turned into thin braids running the whole length of your hair. In this style the braids extend up as lower as to the naval. If you want an even more luxurious look the hair on top can be tied leaving those on the bottom free. This style haircut takes a lot of time as so many small fine braids are braided but the end result really pays off as it adds so much to your personality.

27 – MOHAWK BRAIDS
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In Mohawk black braided hairstyles, the hair on the front fall up to your eyes and on the crown the hair are short so they can hold straight up to form spikes. On the back, the hairs are again long hence falling backwards. This small strip extends from the very front to the very back. On the sides there are very fine and thin braids along your skin extending upwards and forming a very intricate pattern. You must only use lightweight holding products on your hair so that they may not weigh down.

26 – BRAID INSPIRED SOLUTION
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Are those full length braids way too much for you? If it is so, then try Braid Inspired Solution, a perfect solution for your hair. In this haircut, the braids extend from the roots to about two inches further along the hair while the ends are un-braided. You can vary the length of the braided portion as per your own choice and liking. This gives you a very interesting look that is suitable for any occasion and this makes it the best in African American braid hairstyles.

25 – INTRICATE PATTERNS BLACK BRAIDS
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The most awesome thing about braids is that apart from their classy looks you can shape and style them in any pattern or shape that you want. This is what is done in this haircut as well. All your hairs are turned into braids right from the roots and forming some pattern. The most common style is that these tiny braids are folded right at crown to form flower type shapes.

24 – DIAGONAL BRAIDS BLACK BRAIDS
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Do you want to stand out among the crowd or you want the heads turned towards you and you don’t want to go unnoticed then what are you waiting for simply go for these showy diagonal braids. The special thing about these black braided hairstyles is that they go well with all face shapes equally well. To add even more beauty at every knot of the braid from crown to the back till the place where the braid is pinned ribbons can be introduced. These ribbons are made from the hair taken out from the knots. They really look great and that is something which you can be proud of.

23 – MOST SOPHISTICATED BRAIDED UPDO
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This is one of the most elegant black braided hairstyles in appearance as the name reflects; this hairdo is so amazing you just keep looking at that. In this haircut your hair are turned to braids from the sides towards the centre. There are horizontal braids and when they reach the centre they fold on to each other forming spirals, this cut will give you a very nice look and are worth having once in a lifetime. It is perfect for oval or round shaped faces as it makes the face appear narrow. Fine braids extend from the centre outwards to side folding inwards naturally even covering your neck from the front giving you a very chick look.

22 – THE CHICK BRAIDED MOHAWK
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Even some simple and easy to make hairstyles can turn up to be very glamorous such as this. In this cut you head is divided into five longitudinal portions with a braid running in the centre of each one and on the back all of them combine to form one single ponytail. It’s definitely among the must have braids. This haircut again is inspired from the legendary Mohawk. This cut greatly matches the sea horse. In the centre numerous thick braid extends down and fold on to each other at the neck. Smaller braids extend from the perimeter to the centre.

21 – CREATIVE CORNROWS
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Cornrows are very common but you can style them in any way you want to have fabulous looking and completely new haircuts. In this style, the centre is heavy and on the very front the braids fold on themselves forming a big circular crown. Pair up this dress with some gorgeous earrings and some showy dress and all the heads will be turned towards you.

20 – TWISTY ACCENT BLACK BRAID HAIRDO
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Twisty braids have been famous since long but this one it’s a masterpiece. It is styled using very easy and simple methods but the end result is simply mind blowing. To flare up the things even more what you need to do is to add some colour and the multi-colour will be very cool.

19 – SLEEK AND REFINED BLACK BRAID HAIRDO
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What a charming and attractive up do with a royal look to it in all the rest black braided hairstyles. Making you look no less than a princess. Great for an evening party or can also be worn in office. Making so many prince charming falls for you. What else would you want? All those straight and curved lines add to the beauty of this up do. Simply gorgeous would be enough to describe it.

18 – A SNAIL SHELL BLACK BRAID
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Again a very formal hairstyle that looks very stunning indeed. In this haircut there is a single braid that runs around your head and it ends on a side in a tiny curl that looks very cute. This hair cut will suit best if paired with a suit. It is so simple to get this style done and what a mesmerizing effect it has on everyone around you. Best for a party or formal wear. This cut really makes you the one.

17 – HAVANA TWISTS BLACK BRAID
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What! Are you looking for a very different and attention seeking haircut in black braided hairstyles? Then prepare yourself to answer all the compliments that you will be getting. Yes Havana twists are the style for you. A very dramatic hairstyle consisting of thick braids tied on the back just above the neck and then again scattering to fall on your shoulders.

16 – TWISTY ELEGANCE BLACK BRAIDS
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Indeed a very complex haircut and all those tiny braids folding on each other to form a tilted crown on the side covering the ear while on the other side a few braids cling to the head forming soft lines flowing on the head. The asymmetrical pattern of this haircut is very amazing.

15 – BRAIDED-ENCIRCLED BOUFFANT
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This again is an excellent haircut suitable for many events. It looks so attractive that it can boost up you among all people around you. The bouffant has a thick braid on its perimeter. The looks can be further spiced up if you add a colour to this style. The side swept hair falling on the forehead make it even more beautiful.

14 – CHIC COCKS COMB
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There is much variation you can make in black braided hairstyles and every shape that comes up as a result of your experimenting is exceptional. A Chic Cocks Comb is again inspired from the well-known Mohawk. The thin fine braids add up in the centre to form a comb like structure.

13 – LOOSELY BRAIDED BLACK SIDE BRAID
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It is a very appealing hairstyle somewhat inspired from the sub-continental braiding style. The loose braid over the shoulder looks very stunning. It is a simple haircut but so gorgeous that you can’t resist the looks. All around you will be seeing the heads turning remember to give your best smile in return.

12 – FREELY FLOWING BLACK CURLS WITH BRAIDS
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This hairstyle is centre parted with a braid in the front on each side. The hairstyle is very easy and comparatively simple to make and maintain up do. The headband braids spice up your looks to a great extent. The wavy look of the curls at the back appears gorgeous in black braided hairstyles and makes it as the best choice for a date.

11 – BLACK HAIR BRAIDS PONYTAILS
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In this style, there are braids on the front running till the crown where they are joined together to form a very amazing looking pony. The hairs on the front are textured and backswept as well. You can divide them into as many portions as you like it’s up to you.

10 – MESSY SIDE BRAID
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In messy side braid haircut, the long side bangs frame the face really very well hence making it look narrow and elongated. The braid that falls onto the shoulder has a rough look to it. You can look up to Zoe Saldana for inspiration. She really looks a hot chick in this style.

9 – TWIST FROM BOX BRAIDS
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Twist from Box Braids is a centuries old hairstyle that Africans brought with them from their native land. All the hair are turned into fine neat braids. To flare up the look even further the braids are bind at the crown to give the style a cool detail.

8 – BLACK FISH BRAIDS
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These braids are named herring bone braids because of their resemblance to a fish’s skeleton. As they are thin and fine like bones of fish. These small braids can then be styled in many ways especially the one that will suit your shape face.

7 – BLACK DUTCH BRAID
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In black braided hairstyles, this hairdo might look very intricate but are still very easy to make. Dutch braid is the exact opposite of the French braid. A fairly thick braid is styled from the crown extending downwards till the whole length of your hair. It’s very easy to make but looks elegant. It is among the oldest braid inspired hairstyles. The most common styles of this hairdo are Side Dutch braid, Twisted Double Dutch Bun, and Half Dutch Headband Braid.

6 – A NEAT PILE OF BRAIDS
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Thick braids are the best to experiment with. You can shape them in any way you like or in any way that suits you they will always look stunning. In this cut, the spiral is formed right on top and it sits on your head just like a crown and on the back you have a centre parting and a round shape formed by a thick braid. Again it’s a formal look and the good thing is that you can pair it with anything you like and it will look dazzling whatsoever.

5 – NATURE INSPIRED BLACK BRAIDS
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In this theme of black braided hairstyles, there are braids extending from the roots of the hair but the ends are unbraided curls. The braids can be compared to some vegetation but the difference is that it’s growing on your head. This is a unique hairstyle and an old African American braided hairstyle as well.

4 – BLACK BRAIDS AND WAVES
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This haircut consists of fine braids ending into wavy looking curls. You can wear this hair cut in many ways. Wear them loose or tie them up on your head and pile them to form a crown. Whatever you do with them you certainly are going to look amazing.

3 – TWISTS WITH PONYTAIL
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This is a very trendy haircut. All those beautifully twisting braids on the front look astounding and the ponytail on the back compliments those twists making you look gorgeous. This asymmetric ponytail is unique in appearance and adds special glow to your demeanour.

2 – BLACK BRAIDS WITH TRENDY DISHEVELLED LOOK
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This hairdo has so much appeal in itself that it surpasses many black braid styles. The thick braids and the dishevelled look make you a class apart. When you mingle style, trend, with your looks, it is simply awesomeness.

1 – BRAIDED FAUX HAWK
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Braided Faux Hawk is a superb hairstyle in black braided hairstyles matching the looks of the popular Mohawk. It is also so easy to make as well. All that you will need to do is to brush your hair from the side to top. Once you are done a braid is formed on the top running from the forehead to the back. If you are not ready to get your sides shaved or trimmed for a Mohawk then the solution to your problem is braided faux hawk.

Your hair need some rest too so it is suggested that you should definitely go for any of the above haircuts and forget about your hair for months to come. Not just that faces will be turned, some hearty smiles will also be passed to you. What else do you want? The braided hairstyles today are getting rough messy and edgy as well. So keep this in mind while getting one yourself. There are so many ideas to change your look and to tell the world what you can be with these black braided hairstyles. So go for one today and let the world know what a chic you are.

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