Easy braided hairstyles – Are you a busy women always on the go with very little time to put a lot of time on your hair? Well, if you answer ‘yes’ to this question you are going to like our chosen top 10 easy braided hairstyles for women on the go! Regardless of your hair length you can still rock some of the easy braided hairstyles we have listed. Long, medium, short, natural, thin hair or simply want a quick and easy braided hairstyle for school; it doesn’t matter. You will look good wearing one of our easy braided hairstyles we have carefully chosen for you.
I usually wear braided hairstyles like during the summer due to the brutal heat. However, regular hairstyles during the fall and springs can be time consuming and super expensive. I don’t do much socializing during the winter, so some quick and easy braided hairstyles are all I need to make it through the day or even the week sometimes. Be mindful that braided hairstyles are also great protective hairstyles no matter the season.
Easy Braided Hairstyles for Long, Medium, Short, Thin, Natural Hair and School
#1. The Glamorous Back Row
The glamorous backrows or cornrows pictures below show the gorgeous Ciara and Jordin Sparks rocking some beautiful cornrows or what I have dubbed backrows. Ciara wears the beautiful and perfectly lined back cornrows with her natural hair. The well-defined lines and gorgeous twits with black hair make Ciara’s cornrow hairstyle stands out of the crowd. Jordin Sparks, on the other hands, sports her rows with designs that look like curls in natural with added hair extensions to the end of her natural hair. Both ladies are looking gorgeous and trendy!
#2. The Gorgeous and Easy Lace Braids And How To Do It!
Lace braids are quick and easy to do. They are gorgeous when worn properly. We don’t want you to go around wearing your lace braids all jacked up. So we put together a quick and easy to follow infographic and video for you. Doesn’t matter the race or culture, any female can sport lace braids any day of the week!
Video Source: Bobby Glam
#3. The Easy and Natural Perm Braids
Alicia Keys looks flawless with this half-natural perm braids. The front braids exposing her forehead long beautiful face with the ombre hair color make her pretty smile even prettier. Alicia Keys braids run slantwise but you can be as creative as you like with your own
#4. The Famous Braided Ponytail / Fishtail
You cannot go wrong with these pony and fishtail hairstyles. Not only they are famous and gorgeous, but they are one of those hairstyles that stand the test of time. You can get your pony and fishtail hairstyles ready to go within minutes with very little effort. The Fishtail/Pony braided hairstyles pictures below will bring the beauty out of you. They are classic, trending and easy to do and maintain. Those seem to be one of Kerry Washington’s most used hairstyles lately. We all know the Scandal star has style! So why not wear the hairstyles your favorite celebrity stars are rocking.
#5. The Hawaiian Princess Half-Up Double Braid
You don’t have to be married to a prince to be a princess. Every woman on earth is a princess on her own right. Bring out the real true princess out with a Hawaiian style half-up double braids hairstyle. This hairstyle may look sophisticated by it’s super easy to do and maintain. The half-up double braided hairstyle is one of my favorite; especially when I want rock something that is easy to maintain and do but brings the beauty out of me. I’m in…Are you?
How to Style:
You will need: 2 small hair ties and hairspray
STEP 1: Section out two small areas of your hair. Begin to braid one side, then secure with one of the hair tie. Braid enough so that it will end at the back of your head (as seen above).
STEP 2: Braid the other side in the same way you did the first one. Take both braids and secure with a hair tie. Finish with hairspray…VOILA!
#6. The Faux Side-Shaved/Swept Braids
Sometimes I’m not bold enough to do a real side-shaved style because of the fear of not knowing how long my hair will take to grow back or I might only want to have some side-shave braids temporarily. Sooo, that’s where faux side-shave braids come. This hairstyle is so easy and low-maintenance you can do it in less than 5 minutes and alternate as often as you like. Take a look at the pictures of some faux side-shaved braids below to find a style that may best suit you.
#7. The Charming Twists and Playful Ponytail Mix
Ponytail hairstyles are in. They are trendy and versatile. You can never go wrong with a cute ponytail hairstyle but there is a art to doing ponytail. You can mix it up and style your ponytail the way you like. The picture below show this young lady with a gorgeous smile rocking a charming and playful ponytail mix with twists and braids. Give it a try and see what you can do with your own ponytail style.
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#8. The Super Chunky Braids
If you like super chunky braids, this braiding hairstyle is definitely for you. Chunky braids and gorgeous and very few women dare to sport this style. You will not be the only one sporting super chunky braids in your city but I can almost guarantee that you’ll be the only one in whatever spot your in (club, bar, restaurant, girls night out) with super chunky braids. You will be the unique lady standing out of the bunch.
Super Chunky Braids Tutorial:
Source: Amber Fillerup
#9. The Freely Flowing & Chic Black Curls Braids
Don’t you want your hair to be free and wild every now and then? I know I do. This freely flowing and chic braids with black curls is perfect when you want to try something different. The black hair with most of the braids concentrating on the front of the head makes this black curls irresistible.
#10. The Front-Only and Fully-French Braids
This front-only French braids hairstyle is totally unique. I have seen other women rocking front-only braids before but never like this. I like the way the braids form this little hut on the front of the head. Now this is art. I have the tutorials for you below to see exactly how this front-only braids hairstyle is done.
Front-only French Braids Hairstyle Tutorial:
#11. The Irresistible Natural Hair Mohawk
Mohawks for women made a comeback in the last couple of years and this gorgeous entertainer below has a lot to do with it. Mohawk hairstyles are very unique and only the bold can pull that up. You can rock a Mohawk for work or a night out in town with your boo or the girls. If you hair is natural, a natural hair Mohawk will definitely look good on you. This is not to say those with hair extensions, weave or straight hair can’t rock a sexy Mohawk…I’m just saying it looks way better with natural hair.
There you have it, 11 easy braided hairstyles for women on the go. They are quick and trending. If you have some easy braided hairstyles you would like to share with our readers, please send them to our Instagram profile @PoeticJusticeBraidsStyles and we will be sure to share them here.