7 Red Braids Styles We’re Utterly Obsessed With

Pick your favorite from this curated selection. 

No matter your hair color or type, braids are one of those hairstyles just about anyone can pull off. Have short bob length hair? There’s a braid technique for that. Curly hair? Textured braids are your friend. Anything you can think of, it can be done. We’re currently having a deep obsession with red braids. Just like braids on blonde hair colors, braids on red hair have a nice way of standing out. With this hair color you can see every detail within the braid from the stitch, down to the texture. Whether you have deep red hair, light red hair, or a bright scarlet hue, ahead we’ve rounded up seven of our most favorite red braids styles that’ll work for any occasion on your agenda.

Red Braids: 7 Styles We Love For Any Occasion

red braids: thick hair
The chunky red braid pony.

1. Chunky Red Braid Ponytail

Have thick hair? This chunky red braid ponytail is ideal for your hair type. Wear this casual look to the office or as a quick hairstyle in between washes. Here’s a styling tip for those without thick hair, pull your braid apart to create the illusion of fuller and thicker hair.

red braids: fishtail
The festive look we’re obsessed with.

2. Red Braid Fishtail

Got a formal festivity on your agenda? What about an upcoming holiday? This red fishtail braid is ideal for any occasion. Glam it up with a dressy ensemble along with a glamorous makeup look to match and you are all ready for the dance floor.

red braids: pigtails
A blast from the past style.

3. Pigtail Red Braids

Who said pigtails are just for little girls? Nope, they aren’t! Give your look a grown-up twist with a funky hair color or with a set of side-swept bangs.

red braids: wedding style
A non-traditional bridal hairstyle we can get down with.

4. Red Braids for Weddings

In search of a non-traditional hairstyle for your big day? Try this skinny accent red braid style. Swing it to the back of your hair to create this dainty effect.

red braids: crown braid
Keep it simple with a crown braid style.

5. Red Braids Crown Style

The crown braid hairstyle will forever be one of our favorite braided hair looks. Try a skinny braid to mimic a headband accessory or a chunky loose braid to create a fuller and voluminous effect.

red braids: undone braid
The chic undone braid for the working girl.

6. The Disheveled Red Braid

Nothing screams a girl hard at work than a hairstyle that shows it. This undone braid packs a stylish punch while not looking unkempt. Whether you’re a barista or an office clerk, you can dress this braided style up or down.

red hair braids: streaks
Red braids with an edge.

7. Red Braids with Streaks

Want something that has some edge to the look? How about this mash up of a mixture of colors in a sleek tight ponytail braid. Need help with hold? Try using a gel or a wax like S Factor by TIGI Creamy Molding Wax to set your hairstyle in place.

Looking for more hairstyles for red hair? Here are four head-turning ways to style red hair

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