Spring is always a good time to sport a fresh look with braided hairstyles after the winter season. The traditional braided hairstyles is seeing a glamorous makeover as the leading ladies from Bollywood are sporting many different versions of it. The hairstylists are making their names visible by doing braided hairstyles on the ladies whether they are on the red carpet, international TV shows, films or desi soaps.
Braided hairstyles are generally easy to do and they look good when they are messy. They keep you cool as ponytail also. The most common of them all is fishtail, which can easily sported with long or medium length hair. Second comes the Dutch Braid or waterfalls. Now these days many actresses are sporting buns with side braids or multiple braids woven together. Here there are 10 Braid Hairstyles you can do it yourself for all types of length of hair.
1.Waterfall Braided hairstyles: Part your hair into middle. Begin sectioning from your forehead and part. Hold the section in one hand. Divide the section into three parts. Braid the hair toward the back of your head in a French Braid style. Begin working the outside pieces of hair into your braid so that you are French braiding your hair. Create the waterfall look. When you’ve reached the last part of the first braid section, drop the last section of hair. This will give it a look of waterfall. Take a new strand of hair next to the strand you’ve dropped to replace the strand. Pick the next section of hair located beside the hair section you dropped and continue braiding to give it a waterfall look. Secure the braid with bobby pins. Braid the remaining hair until you run out of hair. Adorn it with a small hair clip that matches your dress.
2.Messy Side Braided Bun: It’s one of the favourite summer hairdos. You just have to start with a side French braid and then bundle it all into a bun on the other side. If the hair keeps falling off, then tuck them neatly with the help of few hairpins.
3. Messy, yet Ponytail Braided Hairstyles: You have to start making a normal braid and pull it in the form of a ponytail by tying a rubber band on the top. It will keep you refreshed in the coming summer season.
4.Fishtail Braided Hairstyles: Divide your hair into two large sections. Comb them properly. Leave them messy for a more perfect look. Take your hair to one side and do a sidewise fishtail. Pull out a thin strand from the first section and pass it on to the second section. Like cross stranding. The thinner your strand, the better is your fishtail. Pull out a thin strand from the second section and mix it with the first section. Repeat the above mentioned steps till you reach the end of the hair.Once, ended tie the hair with satin band and give it a perfect ending.
5.Classic French Braided Hairstyles: A classic French braid is really beautiful for beachy, summery look. It is kept on one side by building the braid using an off-centre line rather than down the centre back of your head.
6.Five Strand Braided Hairstyles: Brush and divide hair into five strands. Move strand 1 over strand 2 and under strand 3.Weave strand 5 over strand 4and under strand 1.Move strand 2 over strand 3 and under strand 5 and place strand 4 over strand 1 and under strand 2.Repeat it through the entire length of hair and at the end tie the hair with a hair clip.
7. Simple, Messy Side Braid: This has been a celebrity favourite and is simple to create also. Take the hair into your hands and start pleating the hair into a braid on one side of the head and keep it messy by leaving few hair strands all over. This will give a messy look to the side braid.
8.Rope updo for short hair: Start making braid on the crown of the head from both the sides. And end it towards the bottom by keeping the braid still in the form of a bun. It’s a good hairdo for someone who has medium length or short length of hair.
9.Little Braid+Ponytail: Start making braid on the crown of the head from both the sides and keep the rest of the hair flowing at the end. Make a ponytail from the rest of the hair.
10. Upside Down Braid Bun: Make a braid upside down on the back of your head and keep the rest of the hair loose. Make a bun out of the rest of the hair and place it on top of your head. This will keep you refreshed during the spring and as well as the summer season.