Braids can be done on any type of hair. The style is versatile and can be worn with ease. Whether you go for a walk or a formal red carpet event, the braids can make you look stunning and gracious.

Here is a list of 50 easy braided hairstyles for you to wear:

1. Punk Alarm:


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The top resembles spikes. The idea of keeping the top spiky makes the hairdo different. The two pigtail braids have a punk feel to it. The style though unusual is attractive.

2. Edgy Sleek Fish Braid:


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The sleek chestnut brown side braid is done in the fish braid style. The hairdo looks perky and classy with the formal attire.

3. Ribbon Weave:


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The ribbons weaved along with the braid gives the extra edgy appeal. The funky bangs at the top and braided ribbons offer a colorful and a happy fervor.

4. Ombre Side Braid:


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The medium sized side braid is done with finger combed bangs pull together giving a subtly messy appeal to the hairdo.

5. Long Loosely Braid:


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The hairdo is done by pulling all the hair back and doing the braid. The style is edgy and appealing. The braid can be pulled for a more messy style.

6. Rope Braid:


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The rope braid is done by twisting the braids spirally; the style is eccentrically pretty. The shorter bangs are backcombed, and a headband braid is also done and fused with the side braid.

7. One Side Braid:


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The side braids give an exclusive appeal to the hairdo. The hair let down on the other side has a wavy flair blend in with the braid.

8. Burgundy Short Side Braid:


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The burgundy side braid is chic and stylish. The hairdo is precise and offers a neat appeal.

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9. The Braided Bun:


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The hairdo is easy to wear. It involves braiding the hair underneath by putting the rest of the hair tucked above. Then put the braid across the head and secure it with pins. Gather the rest of the hair into a bun and the hairdo is done. The style offers a gracious appeal when teamed with the forehead covering fringe.

10. Open Hair Braids:


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The multiple simple hair braids are done by keeping the rest of the hair open. So the braids are done by using fewer strands and letting the rest of the hair down. A puff in the front gives an edgy appeal to the hairdo.

11. Thick Headband Braid:


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This hairdo consists of a thick headband braid and a bun done behind. The bangs are loose, and the headband gives a vibrant detail to the hairdo.

12. Bangs and Side Braid:


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The bangs are braided loosely into the main braid. The side braid is done by weaving into the braided bangs.

13. Tousled Braid:


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The bangs are loose on the top while the braid is done casually on the lower side. It is flaunted on one side displaying the edgy factor of the hairdo.

14. Chic Long Fish Braid:


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Are you blessed with long tresses, have you ever tried simple braided hairstyles for long hair? The long fish braid gives a neat and chic appeal to the wearer.

15. Golden Side Braid:


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The hairdo consists of a textured braid which is flaunted on one side. The hair is shaded in black hue at the roots while the rest is done in blonde. The style looks graceful.

16. Extremely Loose Braid:


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This version of the braid is extremely loose and secured with a rubber band. The top is neat, but the braid is weaved with a messy essence.

17. Braid Half Up:


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The style involves the braided bun in the half up style thereby blending two different styles. The blend is bound by the braid.

18. Hippie Plaits:


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The hippie style always enhances the braids. The Red Indian inspired hairdo with two short braided pigtails, and the white headbands have a cool appeal.

19. Platinum Side Braid:


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The white platinum braid is thin and smooth textured. The style is enhanced by the messy bangs which add to the detail on top.

20. Side Braid in Half Up:


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The hairdo is easy to wear. Do side mini braids on both the side and join them at the back. Let the rest of the hair down exuding a pretty style.

21. Chunky Long Side Braid:


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The chunky side braid is done with long side bangs extending beyond the chin and complementing the hairdo.

22. Ombre Fish Braid:


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The ombre fish braid has an edgy appeal. The long bangs tucked away behind the ears give a neater look to the hairdo.

23. Golden Bangs Braid:


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Braid the bangs and secure it at the side and let the rest of the hair down. The braid offers a dramatic detail to this hairdo.

24. Braided Black Wavy Hairdo:


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The wavy open hair is enhanced beautifully by this thick headband braid. Wear the style at any party as the hairdo is simple to do.

25. Twisted On One Side:


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The twisted strands on one side with the sleek layers on the other offer a perky feel to the hairdo.

26. Twin Braid Buns:


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The twin buns are a vintage hairdo inspired by the era gone by. The twin buns with the headband braid gives a classic feel in modern style.

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27. Bun Braid Ponytail:


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The bun braid ponytail displays a blend of three styles. The bun on top is wrapped in a simple braid while the ponytail braid is dressed in the fish braid style.

28. Messy Thin Braid:


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The messy thin braid offers an exotic style which can be worn anywhere, from college to office.

29. Dutch Braid:


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The Dutch braid is done on the front which looks like an edgy embossment. The Dutch braid merges with the simple side braid. The style is simple yet attractive.

30. Brunette Braid:


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The hairdo is done by evolving layered bangs at the top followed by the perky braid. The side braid is styled in the fish braid style.

31. High Ponytail Braid:


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The edgy ponytail braid is long and chic. Wear the style when going for a workout or a walk. The hair will not bother you.

32. Loose Simple Braid:


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The loose, simple braid has a thick and neat texture. The style looks modish with the black hat.

33. Twin Buns:


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The two braid buns are done higher on the sides. The hairdo is an edgy option to try out when going out with friends.

34. Side Textured Braid:


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This simple braid hairstyle is textured and has a glossy appeal to it. The edgy bangs on one side of the face offer the whimsical feel to the hairdo.

35. Dual Hued Braid:


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The hairdo blends dual colors. The top is hued in light brown and the lower end comprising the braid in white platinum shade.

36. Cropped Bangs:


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The edgy bangs cropped at the top give a perky appeal to the short chic side braid.

37. Sleek Thin Fish Braid:


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The sleek, thin fish braid dressed neat and tight; offers a trimmed and smart style.

38. Thick Loose Side Braid:


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The chunky fish braid gives offers a delicately edgy appeal. The loose braid teamed with uneven short bangs on the top offers a soft tender essence.

39. Thin Side Braid:


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The loose bangs entangle the thin side braid offering a delicate style to the hairdo.

40. Brown Fish Braid:


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The side braid is done in the fish braid style. The style is chic and edgy. The loose long bangs contour the face and give a cheerful character to the hairdo.

41. Golden Chunky Side Braid:


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The chunky side braid teamed with sleek bangs contouring the face gives a style full of precision. The hairdo is neatly textured.

42. Side Twisted Fish Braid:


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The fish braid is styled with a few twists done unevenly on the braid. The hairdo is teamed with the wavy side swept bang.

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43. Very Short Braid:


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The short braid consists of wavy layered bangs swept to one side which offer more detail to the hairdo.

44. Messy Simple Braid:


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The messy simple braid offers a wild and elegant vibe that makes the hairdo appealing.

45. Wet Braid:


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The wet pulled back style is edgy and sensual. The side braid offers a graceful and smart essence.

46. Side Long Braid:


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The long side braid with wavy bangs on both side of the face giving a soft touch to the hairdo.

47. Wavy Braid:


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The side braid consists of wavy layers styled into the braid. The braid is loosely tied giving a messy fervor to the hairdo.

48.  Precise Braid:


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The bangs are pulled back tightly into a side braid which gives a chirpy and cheerful feel.

49. Tight Fish Braid:


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The thick tight fish braid is sexy and pleasing to the eye. The hairdo is done by styling the hair neat and tight without any flyaways.

50. Rapunzel Braid:


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The long fish braid resembles the braid of Disney Princess Rapunzel. Wear the style for any functions or event and look drop dead gorgeous in this fairy tale hairdo.

We have listed out 50 simple braided hairstyles for you to wear. If you know any other easy braided hairstyles, please feel free to write to us by commenting below. We value reader feedback.

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  • Antara

    Zinnia great compilation.. :) just too good..<3 really loved all the styles.. :) Cool to sport all styles as they cover all kinds of occasions almost.. :)

    • Zinnia

      yes nice styles ..thank u for your comment Antara :) <3

  • Kriti

    Wow.. cool post.. all braids look super cool.. can u show a tutorial on how to do messy style fish braid?

    • Zinnia

      oops i don’t really keep a long hair to show that :O but u can try out this link 😀 …thank u for your comment Kriti :) <3

  • Heena

    Hey really nice post.. i realy loved riri’s and mileys hairstyles.. they are too good.. and my eyes cant move of 8 and 9 no hairstyles.. they are to die for.. <3

    • Zinnia

      thank u so much Heena :) <3