20 Unique Ways to Wear Individual Braids

Welcome to a complete gallery of single braids pictures, featuring a myriad of unique ways to wear braids.

Thinking about trying individual braids or looking for new ways to style your usual look? We’ve created a collection of 20 unique ways to wear individual braids and we know you’re going to love them. Single braids are one of our favorite styles and we can’t get enough of these intricate looks. Individual braids are a great protective style and while they take little time to create, the results can last for hours. Thinking about giving these single braid styles a shot? Read on for major hairstyles for single braid inspiration:

1. Wrapped Bun

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Wrap your braids up into a beautiful bun that makes a statement.

Gather all of your braids into a ponytail, and then coil them into an oversized wrap bun for a bold, elegant look you’ll go back to again and again.

2. Wear a Head Scarf

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Add an intricately designed scarf to your look.

Wear your favorite scarf wrapped around your head and let your braids peek out underneath. This is one of our top go-to hairstyles for individual braids, as the intricate scarf draws even more attention to your gorgeous strands.

3. Pull ‘Em Back

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Pull a few braids back into a soft and romantic style.

Secure just a few braids back into a soft and romantic half-up style.

4. Side Part

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Wear your braids in a deep side part.

A great way to soften up single braids hairstyles is by wearing them in a side part.

5. Pulled Over

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Flip your braids over to one side.

Add some volume to your look by flipping your braids over to one side.

6. Brighten Up

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Brighten up with some strategic highlights.

Highlights are not off-limits for individual braid styles, and a light color like this will instantly brighten up your entire look.

7. Center Part

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A center part is a little more defining.

Move towards more definition by wearing your braids in a center part. No matter how you choose to finish the style, a center part can always be counted on to add a touch of boldness to the look.

8. Professional Ponytail

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A professional ponytail is an always-dependable go-to.

One of our favorite go-to styles we like to recommend for women who are looking for something on the professional side is a simple ponytail. We love how the braids give an otherwise understated style an upgrade.

9. Part-Up

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Add some height with a part-up.

Elongate your face and add some height to your look by wearing a part up that has some volume incorporated.

10. Mid-Level Ponytail

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There’s something undeniably chic about a mid-level ponytail.

Try a simple yet impactful chic and easy ponytail.

11. Messy Bun

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Learn how to make a messy bun work with braids.

Gather your braids into a low messy bun for an exercise class or a run on the beach.

12. Low Bun

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A low volumized bun is bold and beautiful.

Tying your hair into a low bun is the easiest route to a soft and romantic look.

13. Light Highlights

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Brighten up your look.

Highlighted box braids are even bolder, and we love this warm caramel brown color that flatters everyone.

14. High Ponytail

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Kick it up a notch with a high ponytail.

Wear your braids nice and high in a swishy and flirty ponytail.

15. Half-Up

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Find a way to keep your hair off your face while still showing off your braids.

Keep your hair off your face while still showing off your braids in this feminine and professional look.

16. The Half Bun

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Pair your braids with the trendy half bun.

Pair your beautiful braids with a half bun for the ultimate trendy look.

17. Keep It Casual

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Wear your braids long and casual.

Keep it casual by wearing your braids long, down and loose.

18. Bronze Highlights

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Brighter is sometimes better.

Try a bronze color to complement your skin tone and brighten up your look.

19. Braided Bob

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Wear your braids nice and short.

Style your braids short for a sweet and flirty look.

20. Wear a Beanie

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When in doubt, add a beanie.

Wear a beanie on top of your braids for a cute, outside-friendly look.

Editor’s tip: One of the best ways to care for your individuals braids is making sure to incorporate a deep conditioner into your routine. We love Suave Professionals Deep Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner and recommend using this duo to keep your braids moisturized and healthy.

If you want to take the moisturizing a step further, use Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Infusion Intense Moisture Mask after you wash your braids for even more benefits.

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