30 Magnificent Black Braid Hairstyles

Hairstyles come and go but some sustain the test of time. Braids have never gone out of fashion and never will. They have a timeless beauty that surpasses any other hairstyle. Young or old, any woman can carry off a braided style at any occasion. It maintains the hair in a tidy style throughout a party or function you are attending without needing constant attention. Once tied, no hassles. It also eliminates the need for ornaments and accessories because the braid is a versatile hairstyle.

Long thick dark hair that is straight is a natural asset for a woman. It can be styled in different ways but braids have always been the most popular hairstyle. Braids can be tied from the crown till down the back. They can be tied to one side and draped over the shoulder. They can be tried in the French braid to make it more stylish. Multiple braids can be tied in parallel rows or they can be tied together into a ponytail. There is no dearth of variety in which braids can be used a perfect hairstyles.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Black Weave Hairstyles, Hairstyles With Braids, Permed Hairstyles and Perm Hairstyles.

Combination Of Two

Dark tresses have a beauty of their own. But when you tie up the hair in a bun and then tie up the ends in a braid the combined effect can be superlative like in this snap. The Lycra dress completes this innovative hairstyle to create perfection.

Combination Of Two

Combination Of Two

Zig and Zag

A thick braid that goes zigzag from crown to down the back sounds incredible till you see this picture. This hairstyle is a trendy masterpiece that would go really well with a simple party gown. The hairstyle itself is the best accessory this girl has.

Zig and Zag

Zig and Zag

Beauty in Length

Long thick hair up to the hips looks the best when braided like in this picture. You match it with an artistic back tattoo and the effect is superlative. Surely this girl has the right to show off…

Beauty in Length

Beauty in Length

The Longest Braid

If you have very long straight hair and want it looking shorter, what could be better than this artistic hairstyle? The braid is rolled up at the top of the head into a bun and a small part at the end draped over the shoulder. This is an innovative way to show off a braid and would win a prize at any hairstyle competition.

The Longest Braid

The Longest Braid

Super Combo

An oval face, bangs on one side and a fishtail braid over one shoulder is a super combo like this one. This hairstyle shows off the girl’s lovely complexion and enchanting face with great style.

Super Combo

Super Combo

Braids And Sunshine

If you are attending a summer party or going on a picnic, this will be the perfect hairstyle for you as no hair will get out-of-place with the breeze. The two braids at each side of the head are tied together in a bun at the back to create a crown-like effect that is worth imitating.

Braids And Sunshine

Braids And Sunshine

The Long Classic Braid

Very long dark hair can be styled in many different ways when you want to attend a special function. This hairstyle of braids all turned round and round to form a huge bun is an ageless beauty among hairstyles and keeps the hair neat and well-groomed.

The Long Classic Braid

The Long Classic Braid

A Braid Of Class

Oomph! That’s how everyone is going to react to this picture. The black off shoulder gown compliments the gorgeous woman’s assets and the long braid over one shoulder complements the beautiful face. Do I need to say more?

A Braid Of Class

A Braid Of Class

Classic Hair Band

Straight long dark hair itself is a sign of beauty. When you braid a part of the hair and tie it around the head like a hair band, then it becomes a superb piece of art where hairstyles are concerned.

Classic Hair Band

Classic Hair Band

The Long Braid

Long hair is a matter of pride whether it is curly or straight. It is versatile because it can be groomed in any way you like. This thick long braid of straight hair is a classic piece of art and never goes out of fashion.

The Long Braid

The Long Braid

Brilliance Of Colors

Tropical forests are a collage of myriad colors…this young woman definitely believes so. Her multiple braids tied into a ponytail at the top is a fitting complement for the bright multi-colored dress and the dark skin tones.

Brilliance Of Colors

Brilliance Of Colors

Triple Crown

Classic features of a beautiful face deserve a classic trend setting hairstyle. This set of triple braids tied like a tiara around the head is a class apart among hairstyles. It has a timeless beauty that is unmatched by any other style.

Triple Crown

Triple Crown

Banded Perm

Dark permed hair looks fantastic. A braided hair band around the head will make it a classic hairstyle worth copying. This picture shows the most befitting hairstyle for an attractive oval face.

Banded Perm

Banded Perm

Medieval Style

This hairstyle has a medieval touch and reminds one of knights and conquests. The simple braid over one shoulder is ably completed by the spikey looking hair band. The effect is then balanced for a modern look with dangling earrings and a woolen top.

Medieval Style

Medieval Style

Bands And Braids

Multiple braids down to the nape of the neck look truly lovely. When you tie them at the ends in rubber bands in contrasting colors, you have a whole new idea in hairstyles.

Bands And Braids

Bands And Braids

Let The Hair Down

A summer holiday is the time you don’t want to deal with constant styling of hair. But breeze can be a problem if the tresses keep flying all over the face. This hairstyle shows you how you can show off the long hair at the same time tie a plait around the head to keep it away from the face.

Let The Hair Down

Let The Hair Down

Unisex Braided Style

Multiple braids all tied in parallel lines from top to bottom are a brilliant and modern hairstyle. It never goes out of style and suits any outfit. It is a unisex hairstyle that men and women have carried off with panache.

Unisex Braided Style

Unisex Braided Style

Undecided and gorgeous

This is an unusual and artistic way to tie the hair in braids. Some strands left loose and some braided make a very stylish and modern hairstyle. This style emphasizes the length of the hair with an amazing effect.

Undecided and gorgeous

Undecided and gorgeous

The Simple Power

The classic hairstyle of long straight thick braid is old-fashioned and trendy at the same time. It is an everlasting hairstyle that will suit any garment, whether formal or casual. Also, it is a no-nonsense any weather style as well.

The Simple Power

The Simple Power

Braids And The Beautiful

Long dark ponytail…so what’s different about that? This photo will tell you what. When multiple braids are tied up together in a long ponytail of braids, then it is definitely extraordinary. It is superb for a formal function or party.

Braids And The Beautiful

Braids And The Beautiful

SA And The Braid

A young lady with such beauty really doesn’t need accessories or help to look good. But a braided hairstyle like this one and diamonds…that surely adds to the heady allure of this wearer.

SA And The Braid

SA And The Braid

Casuals

A long braid of thick dark hair is a masterpiece on its own. Wear it with party gowns or casual T-shirt, the hairstyle will look gorgeous either way. It has a timeless beauty that has sustained for centuries and crossed borders.

Casuals

Casuals

Double Effect

Two long braids, one on either side of the head going right down the back can look really attractive like in this photo. The hair remains tidy so this is perfect for a function or an activity where you need to look neat for a length of time without having to groom the hair constantly.

Double Effect

Double Effect

Braided Treasure

A hairstyle of dark long permed hair falling in a cascade over the shoulders makes a great picture. You want something different? Just tie a braid across the forehead like in this snap and you could be the belle of the ball.

Braided Treasure

Braided Treasure

Dual Display

The pictures show two different styles in tying a braid in the shape of a bow. Both hairstyles would look superb with formal dresses or casuals. The styles show off the thickness of the thick and healthy look of the hair to perfection.

Dual Display

Dual Display

Control

Very thick hair requires more control. This large braid is the artistic effect of the attempt to control the tresses into a semblance of neatness. This hairstyle looks superb without any hairpieces or clips.

Control

Control

Dark Trio

Dark thick straight long hair can be styled in many different ways. A bun, a braid or just left loose, either way it looks good. But this hairstyle is a trend setter. It has all three juxtaposition to create a brilliant prize-winning kind of hairstyle.

Dark Trio

Dark Trio

Multiple Effect

This snap shows multiple braids all going from the crown down to the back in parallels lines. This is a stylish and chic hairstyle that is very popular with celebrities and those who are always in the limelight. It takes time to create but looks superlative so the effort is worth it.

Multiple Effect

Multiple Effect

French Style

This French braid is an ancient hairstyle that has sustained time and changes in trends. It is a style that never gets outdated and never goes out of fashion. It is best suited for thick long straight hair and will go with any outfit for any occasion.

French Style

French Style

Summer Bands

Dark silky hair looks lovely even when just combed down and left loose. When you tie it up in a braided bun at the back like in this picture, you are creating a piece of art that is beyond description. This is a classic that has sustained the test of time.

Summer Bands

Summer Bands

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