Braids have forever been in vogue. They are so fashionable that you can flaunt them everywhere, from the club to the conference room, or even at the bar. With the ever-changing trends they have evolved further and only got way hotter! We’ve rounded up the top 5 braid trends that you must try this winter.
1. Braid It Like Beyoncé
While Beyoncé has her own loyal fan base, this hairstyle has gathered fans of its own! If you think your braiding skills are top notch, try this long jumbo braided ponytail look because Beyoncé is forever #hairgoals! This look is created by putting your hair in a high ponytail first, and then braiding it to the end. And then? Just whip it yo!
2. Zendaya’s Cornrow Braids
After a long night of partying your makeup may smear, but at least your cornrow braids will be intact! This winter switch up your classic braid and opt for this Zendaya inspired cornrow ponytail. Take five sections of your hair, cornrow braid them and just tie them up in a low ponytail to achieve this bomb look.
3. Gabby’s Fishtail Braid
Leave it to Gabrielle to tell you what is trending! Channel your inner Elsa from Frozen and take a dive into this gorgeous hairstyle that is sure to give you tons of compliments. This look is created by putting your hair in a ponytail first, then taking a section from underneath and folding it over the top.
4. Yara Shahidi’s Pigtail Braids
If you think you need a quick hair makeover, try the cute yet trendy braided pigtails. These braids aren’t too hard to make, all you have to do is run down a middle parting and plait them diagonally on both sides and you’re ready to go! Although it is easy, it can take a while to master so start practicing.
5. Lupita Nyong’o Beaded Braids
Just play with it! The hyped up braids need a special shout out this season because they will make you feel very trendy despite the cold weather. Own the hair game by adding hair accessories to your mainstream braids like Lupita. Whether you have full length braids or short braids a jewel touch look fly either way.