Braided Hairstyles are quickly becoming one of the most popular hairstyle trends. Braids are not just for kids. Even grown women can look elegant and beautiful in braided hairstyles. A braid or plait is a pattern formed by interlacing three or more strands of hair. Braids pull the hair back from your face and let your features come into focus. They also help in protecting the hair from damage by exposure to wind, sun, etc.
There’s no shortage of stunning braid hairstyles, for long and short hair alike that will make your life a lot more stylish with just a little more effort. The most simple and common hair braid is a flat three-stranded braid. Some other interesting braid types include Fishtail braid, French braid, Dutch braid, Upside down braid, Cornrow braids, Waterfall braid, Lace braid, Twist braid, Box Braids, Crochet Braids, Goddess Braids, Ghana Braids, Big Braids, Braided Updo, micro braids etc. Many more complex braids can also be created by combining two or more of these types.