Curly braid hair style ideas for everyone.
Braids and curls are up there as two of our favorite styles. Since we can’t get enough of this fun combo, we decided to go on a hunt for styles that include variations on this hot hair trend. We know that we can’t be the only ones in love with these looks so we gathered a collection of style ideas that work for any and every hair type! Awesome, right?
Scroll through below and get inspirited to try your hand at one of these cool curly braids styles this season.
30 Curly Braids Style Ideas for Any Hair Type and Length
1. Loose Half Crown Braid
Try this super easy look on a deep-side part hairstyle and use a hairband to create spiral curls along the ends. Set your hair with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Extend Hold Level 4 to lock in your curls.
2. Nature Inspired Braided Look
Want to take your curly braids a step further with the accessorizing? Weave your favorite plant (it can be faux) into your braid for a cute nature-inspired style.
3. Funky Braid Style
What to do with third-day curly hair? Update it with a funky braid! For a gritty and non-oily texture, use a dry shampoo like Dove Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo to remove any excess oil then set with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Texture Hold Level 1 once you complete your style.
4. Headband Braid Curly Style
If you want a subtle braided look, opt for this Boho-inspired headband style. Add waves to the ends of your hair and finger comb to separate and add texture.
5. Inside-Out Braid
Super classy, and ideal for formal events. Create this inside-out braid on curled hair for a special occasion.
6. Curly Micro Braids
There are so many ways to style micro braids. To achieve this curly look, use a curling iron to create ringlet curls on your braids. Be sure your extensions are able to withstand heat.
7. Milkmaid Braid-Inspired Style
Want a quick and easy way to get your curls out of your face? Try your hand at this simple milkmaid-inspired braid style.
8. Messy Braid Style
If you’re looking for the perfect style to complement lived-in curly hair, consider trying this messy braid hairstyle. Add some height at your crown for a beehive-inspired look.
9. Office Friendly Loose Braid Style
Looking for curly braid hairstyles that are appropriate for the office? There are many, but we’re obsessed with this loose braided look. This style is also chic enough for post-work drinks.
10. Curly Braids Style on Long Hair
This fun hairstyle is ideal for those days when you just want a simple braided style for curly hair. You can also wear this look during festival season, if you’re not into any of the other popular braided styles, that include funky accessories and flower crowns.
11. Curly Braids Medley
Having a hard time choosing a braid? Try a few different looks at once!
12. Curly Pigtail Braids
This pigtail style is fun, cute and super girly. If you want to elevate the look, add a bit of texture by gently pulling your braids apart.
13. Long, Chunky Braid
Need styling ideas for your curly thick hair? This long chunky braid is a great style idea. If you like it fluffy, opt for braiding a big section of hair and secure the end with a hair elastic.
14. Braided Low Ponytail Style for Natural Hair
This braided low ponytail style is great as a protective hairstyle. You can wear this look throughout the week and switch it up. Pull it up into a high bun, or keep it at the nape of your neck and tuck your ends in for a low bun.
15. Textured Side Braid
To recreate this textured side braid style, start off by curling your hair first. After creating your curls, add a braid of your choice, then pull apart to loosen and create the chunky effect.
16. Curly Box Braids
This style is super easy to create if you buy hair extensions that get curly when wet. A hairstylist will usually dip your braids into hot water to create the curly effect.
17. Curly Braid Accent Braid
Whenever you need a quick and easy braided look for curly hair types, you can’t ever go wrong with a simple accent braid. Add one or a few to update your curly look.
18. Glamorous Curly Braids
If you fancy glamorous curly styles, you can totally create the look with braids too! We are in love with this curly hair braid ‘do for weddings.
19. Braids and Waves
Here’s what we love most about this hairstyle, besides the gorgeous burgundy hair color, this look can be created with braids and worn with braids! Create braids on damp hair to create the wavy look and leave one in to create this style.
20. Waterfall Curly Braid Hairstyle on Short Hair
We told you we have curly braid hairstyles for all! If you have short hair, give this waterfall curly braids hair idea a shot!
21. Chic Curly Braided Updo
Looking to refresh your curly style mid-week? This chic curly braided updo is ideal for busy mornings or when you are in-between washes.
22. Wash and Go Braided Updo Style
Not all wash and go styles need to be worn down and out. You can gather your style up into a simple updo with a braid like above.
23. Dutch Crown Braid
There are so many ways to style long curly hair, but of course, since we’re having a moment with braids and curls, we’re totally digging this Dutch crown braid style.
24. Tiny and Chunky Dutch Braids
Get the best of both worlds with this tiny and chunky Dutch braid style. Mix it up and add a curly texture using a curling iron.
25. Chunky Curly Hair Braids
Go big or go home! Chunky braids have so much character. This look is great if you’re into statement hairstyles.
26. Half-Updo Curly Braid Style
Half-updo styles are here to stay for a while. Try out these neatly braided updos and add curls to create a fancy finish.
27. Flower Waterfall Braid
This style is perfect for the warmer seasons. Here’s how to create a flower braid style on your hair at home.
28. Curly Fishtail Braid
Who said curly hair can’t be braided? Shame! Look at this gorgeous fishtail braid style. Need a hand? Learn how to create a fishtail plait here.
29. Elegant Braid and Curl Updo
In need of a gorgeous curly updo with braids style for a wedding? Add this look to the top of your list. This elegant braided look is easy enough to recreate on your own.
30. Tightly Coiled Tree Braids
One of our most coveted braided styles at the moment are tree braids. To achieve this style, use a curling iron to create tight coils and you’ll be rocking this style in no time.