27 Adorable African Hair Braiding Styles

Braids look great and are a comfortable style to wear. If you are blessed with frizzy hair, it will be a good idea to try out African hair braiding styles. If you think your choice is limited, you are far from the truth. There are several ways of braiding which you can try out to keep changing your look. Cornrows are rows of braids on your scalp which are placed in a pattern. You can have braids tied up in a pony or an uncomplicated single fish braid. Pull up the ends of your braids and you get another style. Try a braid today.

If you love braids, why not go in for an African hairstyle. These braids are versatile with numerous styles to choose from. You can be sure your braids will need minimal care and at the same time look neat. Tie your hair in braids and beat the heat. You can try a simple braid or create fascinating new patterns with micro braids. Even men love wearing these braids. You can wear your braid for weeks till you feel like a change. Visit your stylist and try out the simple Bob Marley, fish tail, Ghana weaves or kinky braids.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Cute Hairdos, Cute Ponytail Ideas, Little Girls Hairstyles and Hairstyles With Bangs And Layers.

Puff

Braids that are lifted on your crown are a good idea to achieve a stunning look for the evening.

Puff

Puff

Crawling Snakes

Frame your oval face with skinny braids which flow down from the scalp on to the shoulders.

Crawling Snakes

Crawling Snakes

Princess

Wear your thick braids like a crown on your head for royal appearance.

Princess

Princess

Evening Wear

Do up your eyes in a silvery blue to match your pink baubles and skinny golden braids.

Evening Wear

Evening Wear

Lines Of Braids

Style out cornrows on your scalp and allow the ends to fall free down your neck.

Lines Of Braids

Lines Of Braids

Crossover

This hairstyle is all about micro braids which flow down your scalp on either side.

Crossover

Crossover

Not So Thin

Even men wear braids; wear your braids circling your face for this stylish style.

Not So Thin

Not So Thin

Covered Up

This style needs no planning; wear these long braids in no particular pattern.

Covered Up

Covered Up

Just Braids

Go for braids that start from your scalp and you will get a great style.

Just Braids

Just Braids

Golden Braid

Look young with this style; draw all your braids into a single one and include a golden braid as a highlight.

Golden Braid

Golden Braid

Zig Zag

Along with some parallel cornrows include a few curves of cornrows to create an unusual pattern.

Zig Zag

Zig Zag

Braids All The Way

A young girl can wear thin braids emerging from the crown for a neat and cool look.

Braids All The Way

Braids All The Way

Golden

The thinner the braids the more sophisticated the look; try these out with brown coloured hair.

Fine Braids

Fine Braids

Rolled Up

It is s good idea to combine cornrows and mini braids; the result is a flattering new style.

Rolled Up

Rolled Up

Bunch of Braids

Pile up all your jet black braids on one shoulder which complements your young looks.

Bunch of Braids

Bunch of Braids

Shoulder length

It is a good idea to wear your shoulder length hair in braids with a red dress on an evening out.

Shoulder length

Shoulder length

Two Ponytails

Keep your little girl’s hair in place by tying up neatly made braids in two ponytails.

Two Ponytails

Two Ponytails

Royalty

Wear your hair like the royals did in the ancient times; bunch up all your braids before allowing them to flow.

Royalty

Royalty

Model Your Braids

You can strut proudly with your mini braids piled up on your head; which complements your off shoulder dress.

Model Your Braids

Model Your Braids

No Nonsense

For a prim proper look, pile up your braids in a magnificent roll on your crown.

No Nonsense

No Nonsense

Braids with Accessories

Ask your stylist to create a style with braids adorned with pretty beads and satin ribbons.

Braids with Accessories

Braids with Accessories

Get casual with braids

Achieve this carefree look with your brown braids loosely falling over your cheek.

Get casual with braids

Get casual with braids

Beaded Ends

Close up each braid with twin colours of blue and green and toss over to the back.

Beaded Ends

Beaded Ends

Dress Up With Braids

Irrespective of your age or the time of day, braids are a good choice when it comes to doing up your hair.

Dress Up With Braids

Dress Up With Braids

Little Black Beads

Accessorize your golden cornrows with beads; this will add a special touch to your braids.

Little Black Beads

Little Black Beads

Easy Style

You can do this on your own with little help; make random braids all over your scalp.

Easy Style

Easy Style

Highlighted Braid

Braids complement a young carefree attitude; highlight your mini braids with brown colour.

Highlighted Braid

Highlighted Braid

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