Tempted to get a box braid hairstyle that’s full of creative flair? Not one to play it safe and want a look that reflects your confident personality? Then you ought to consider rocking box braids with shaved sides.
Below, we’ve put together an unmissable gallery that shines a spotlight on shaved sides with box braids hairstyles. Who knows, you might just find something worth trying.
Blonde Box Braids with Shaved Design
If you love blonde box braids, you’ll be happy to know you can easily team the hue with a cool shaved hair design. Credit: @esponjamagic
Half-Up Box Braids with Shaved Style
Who said you can’t rock half-up, half-down box braids with a quirky undercut? Credit: @carolinegomesds
Editor’s tip: When you’ve got box braids with a shaved back and sides, you’ll need to ensure your hair is taken care of. So make sure to mist them with the TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist!
Not only does this amazing product smell like a tropical cocktail, but it will also help keep your hair looking and feeling more hydrated.
Purple Braids with Shaved Sides
If you prefer subtle looks, you’ll love this shaved hair design that is equal parts edgy yet still work-appropriate.Credit: @boxbraidsinspiracoes
Box Braids with Subtle Shave
Box Braids with Temple Shave
Golden box braids featuring a cool shaved hair design makes a simple hairstyle all the more eye-catching. Credit: @_paiixao
Box Braids with Half Shaved Head
When you can’t quite decide between shaving off your hair or keeping it as is, a half-shaved style delivers the best of both worlds. Credit: @boxbraidsinspiracoes
Box Braid with Shaved Stripes
Follow this example and emphasise your undercut with some interesting stripes. Credit: @redbykiss
Braided Bun with Shaved Design
The best thing about this shaved hairstyle? You won’t be able to see it unless you style your hair up into a bun. Credit: @hypehairmag
Box Braids with Golden Buzz Cut
You can give your everyday style a bit of edge with a subtle buzz cut. Credit: @boxbraidsbr
Add a few lines here and there to make a subtle yet stylish statement. Credit: @soulfloetry
Wondering what your shaved hairstyle will look like when it starts to grow out? Just take a look at this cute grown-out shave haircut! Credit: @thecutlife
Side Shave with Hair Thread
Draw even more attention to your shaved box braids hairstyle by working in some cute hair threads. Credit: @ghanaianhairstyles
Spider Web Undercut
Bold Shaved Hairstyle
Box Braids Updo with Shaved Sides
Here’s an easy way to make your box braids with shaved sides style stand out: fashion your braids into a twisted bun updo. The final look is edgy, polished and a chic way to keep your braids out of your face. Need we say more? Credit: @authentically.b
Pink Box Braids with Shaved Sides
Still not edgy enough for you? Then turn things up a notch and get your colour on! Rock this standout look with a bold hue of your choice (we’re especially feeling this bubblegum pink look, though) and you’re sure to turn more than just a few heads. Credit: @magavilhas
Box Braids with Shaved Sides and Back
This long box braids hairstyle has scene-stealer written all over it. Not only does it tap into the ever-popular Rapunzel hair trend, but it also incorporates a smooth shaved back and sides, giving the style a modern, fashion-forward edge.
Partner the look with your favourite pair of sunglasses and a punchy lipstick, and get ready to #slay your close up. Credit: @bestboxbraids
Colourful Box Braids with Shaved Undercut
Not all box braids hairstyles have to be one solid colour, don’t you know? Just take a left out of this mega-babe’s mane diaries, who proves that rocking a plethora of colours with shaved sides is the way forward.
Patterned Shaved Sides with Box Braids
One peek at this Instagram’s patterned mane will have you lusting for the style. Whether you go for something beautifully wild or sweet and subtle, your mane will look like a piece of art 24/7. And honestly, who wouldn’t want that? Credit: @queenteshna
Side-Swept Box Braids with Shaved Sides
What happens when you sweep your box braids to the side while you also have shaved sides? Something seriously stunning, as this fearless beauty demonstrates!
To add a personal touch to this bold, romantic style, try adorning your hairstyle with some glitzy hair accessories, be they wraps, beads, clips or even pearls. The only question is: where will you rock this beautiful style? Credit: @jah.cherise