30 Impressive Braid Hairstyles For Black Women

Whether you have short hair or long, most women covet braids. Plaited hair can look neat without looking dowdy. These are some fantastic examples of braid hairstyles for black women that you will surely find irresistible. Partial braiding also looks very chic. Dividing the hair in parts and tying braids in different directions can also be a superb hairstyle. Some of these styles are a little elaborate and will suit formal occasions. But some are simple yet stylish. These will go well with party wear as well as jeans and tees with equal panache. Each one is a style worth copying.

Long hair is a woman’s glory. But keeping it neat without getting tangled can pose a problem. Since ancient times braids have been the best choice in keeping hair tidy and cared for. Here are some black women braid hairstyles that are worth imitating. They look neat, chic, ethnic and modern all rolled into one. Braids have an uncanny versatility that is amazing. They can be tied into a braided pony. They can be left loose like a cascade of braids over the shoulders. Either way, braids have a glorious look that make a trend setting hairstyle even in their simplest form.

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Braids For Volume

When you want more volume for your braided hairstyle, this is a superlative option. It looks very trendy.

Braids For Volume

Braids For Volume

Long Plaits

When you have such long hair why not show it off? This braided hairstyle is just perfect for that.

Long Plaits

Long Plaits

Partial Braids

This is a combo that looks very chic. The braids end in very stylish waves around the shoulders.

Partial Braids

Partial Braids

Summer Hairstyle

This is a great style for the summer heat. The braided pony looks neat and very stylish.

Summer Hairstyle

Summer Hairstyle

Beautiful Braid

These braids in dark and light brown are a very novel idea and look fantastic.

Beautiful Braid

Beautiful Braid

Striking Style

This hairstyle is very striking and chic. Bangs and braids forming a French roll are a great combo.

Striking Style

Striking Style

Stylish Pretender

These braids look very stylish while they pretend to look like a shaggy layered bob.

Stylish Pretender

Stylish Pretender

Braided Glory

Thick braids like these are a woman’s treasure. The single blonde braid makes this style very trendy.

Braided Glory

Braided Glory

Gloriously Parallel

These parallel braids look glorious. The hairstyle remains neat and looks stylish.

Gloriously Parallel

Gloriously Parallel

Bob Full Of Braids

A collection of braids forming a short bob is a fantastic hairstyle for this lovely oval face.

Bob Full Of Braids

Bob Full Of Braids

Braids All Over

This is a very trendy and modern hairstyle. The braids tied at uneven levels suit the modern outfit.

Braids All Over

Braids All Over

Bridal Chic

Braids forming an updo like this one are a superb hairstyle. They suit the trendy bridal gown.

Bridal Chic

Bridal Chic

Curved Braids

This is a classic hairstyle. The braids curve around the head looking really trendy.

Curved Braids

Curved Braids

Triple Effect

As far as braided hairstyles go this takes first prize. The braids tied from three different directions looks superlative.

Triple Effect

Triple Effect

Just A Little Different

When you want a braided hairstyle that is just a little different, the circular braids make this a perfect choice.

Just A Little Different

Just A Little Different

Glorious Darkness

Dark braids tied in this glorious display are a great hairstyle. They look good enough with any outfit.

Glorious Darkness

Glorious Darkness

Braided Updo

This braided updo looks superb as a bridal hairstyle. It will remain neat throughout the ceremony.

Braided Updo

Braided Updo

Just A Few

Just a few braids framing the face look great. The straight hair and braids combo looks superb.

Just A Few

Just A Few

Very Long And Beautiful

Very long braids like these are a matter of pride. This young lady definitely has reason to show them off.

Very Long And Beautiful

Very Long And Beautiful

Like A Crown

The circle of braids round the head is a fantastic hairstyle. It looks like a neat little crown.

Like A Crown

Like A Crown

A Style In Braids

The braids tied in a stylish updo like this one is a superb idea party wear as well as casuals.

A Style In Braids

A Style In Braids

Leave Them Alone

A beautiful collection of thick braids like these are worth showing off. The style will suit all occasions.

Leave Them Alone

Leave Them Alone

Braids And Bun

Braids ending in an updo like this look very chic. This hairstyle is perfect for formal occasions.

Braids And Bun

Braids And Bun

Shaggy Pony And Braids

Thin braids ending in a shaggy pony look superlative. The reddish-brown highlights look very trendy.

Shaggy Pony And Braids

Shaggy Pony And Braids

A Thick Bunch Of Plaits

Braids like these look great with formal party gowns as well as jeans and tees.

A Thick Bunch Of Plaits

A Thick Bunch Of Plaits

Micro Braided

Micro braids ending in straight strands make this hairstyle very trendy and modern.

Micro Braided

Micro Braided

Red Brigade

This is a trend setting hairstyle. The reddish-brown braids look glorious and very stylish.

Red Brigade

Red Brigade

Superb Blend

A blend of braids and straight tresses makes a superlative combo. This is a lovely hairstyle.

Superb Blend

Superb Blend

Surprise Ending

This glorious bunch of braids looks fantastic on its own. The golden highlights at the ends look truly trendy.

Surprise Ending

Surprise Ending

Short And Sweet

These short braids tied around the head make a very sweet and neat hairstyle worth being proud of.

Short And Sweet

Short And Sweet

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  • Jai

    This kind of hairstyle is the one that is very great for black woman. Look at how they look, isn’t they awesome?

    • Kali

      Jai you are ignorant and hateful,,,,,,,,to bad for you!

      • jniya

        I’m sure you are the ignorant one if you don’t see a good hair style

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  • jniya

    Jai I’m 11 years old and theirs a boy at schooltjat likes me and I like him what kind of braiding hair style should I get for our date tommorrow

    • Marray

      At 11 yrs you should have a date, make a date with a good book, Wait you have time for dating

      • daneia allen

        Amen thats true

  • Marray

    thats should not have a date

  • Rejoice

    hey, I’m 13 yrs I really like the very long and beautiful braids and they suit me… :)