Our love for box braids lives on.
If you haven’t noticed by now how obsessed we are with box braids, this gallery will prove our point. Day after day we just keep coming across more and more styles that we just can’t keep to ourselves. After all, why would we? The style is just too good. If you’re just as obsessed as we are, or you’re simply looking for single box braids hairstyle inspiration, scroll through this gallery for every style idea you need to know about right now:
Single Box Braids: 24 Hairstyle Ideas on Our Radar
1. Blonde Box Braids
Give your single braids a fun look by playing around with different hair colors. Don’t know where to start? Well, they do say blondes have more fun!
2. Blonde Highlights
Not into the full blonde look on your braids? You can opt for a few blonde highlights instead.
3. Side Braid Blonde
A simple side braid style is perfect for any occasion.
4. Box Braids Bow Bun
There are so many ways to make the single braids look a fun experience. We love this girly bow bun style.
5. Braided Roots Twist
Want to go for an interesting spin on the look? Try a mishmash of braids and twists.
6. Accent Braid
Create a fun accent braid with the use of accessories. We love how this charm makes a single braid stand out.
7. Chunky Single Braids
Aiming for a braided look that’s not like the rest? Go for this chunky braids style.
8. Black Curly Braids
Try a super defined curly braid style. To maintain the sheen of this look, you can apply a shine serum like TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum on your hair.
9. Curly Mini Braids
Give your micro braids a fun update with bouncy curls.
10. Extra Long Braids
Want a dramatic, yet stylish look? Go for super long single braids.
11. Gray Braids
Single box braided styles work well for any age. We love this curly short look.
12. Half Up Style
Have a hair trend that you’re eyeing? You can try it out on box braids! This half-up style is chic and easy to do.
13. Middle Part Low Ponytail
It’s no secret that we love middle parts and we love it even more on a braided low ponytail. Gather your hair into this look for an easy off-duty look.
14. Office Style
Long work day or just want a fuss-free look? Allow your braids to hang low and free.
15. Red Single Braids
Red, blonde, orange and blue are just a few of our favorite colors to add into braids. A pop of color makes the look much more interesting and fun.
16. Short Single Braids
In the mood for a bob haircut but you still want braids? We’re here to tell you that you can have both!
17. Side Braid
Running out of versatile styling ideas? Add this side halo braid style to your list.
18. Low Ponytail Style
If you’re just getting this style to give your hair a break and you just want to give your hair a simple, casual style, opt for the low ponytail.
19. Low Side Part Braid
We love the laid-back feeling of this style. Pull your hair back and gather into a single low single braid.
20. Side Ponytail
We like the funky feeling of this side ponytail style. Use this style for when you want to upgrade the look and feel of your ponytail just a bit.
21. Small Braids
What stands out besides the bluish tint of these braids is the size. Small braids tend to have a more refined and neat look.
22. Single Box Braids Crimps
Want a funky 90s-inspired style? Go for the crimped effect. If you don’t use braiding hair that is already crimped, you can braid the hair in small sections using a gel like TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel to help encourage a curl and soft hold.
23. Wavy Single Box Braids
To create this wavy effect, create one or a few buns and allow them to set overnight. In the morning, let your hair loose and spritz with a flexible spray like Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.
24. Half Up Single Box Braids
Update the half up style with a stylish side-swept look.
Looking for more box braid styles? Here are some of our favorite braided looks at the moment.