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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.