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15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

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Sure, easy braid hairstyles may come off as an oxymoron at first, but give it a shot, and you might find way less complicated than you think. A go-to braid for busy mornings, hot weather, cold weather, or to turn heads will come in handy most days. Besides, there’s finally TIME now to learn! Here are some quick suggestions to get you in the groove.

Crown Braid

Want a braid to make you feel like royalty? Try this look for easy braid hairstyles. Crown braids, or halo braids, can give you an elegant, classy look or complement your style with boho-chic vibes. This style uses a simple ‘inside-out’ French braid method to wrap your crown in beautiful locks. To make things even easier, try wrapping one single braid around your crown and leave the rest of your hair down for a cute, tiara look.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Waterfall Braids

This stunning look creates an impact with little to no stress. It pretty much is a side French braid with strands of hair dropped between each weave to create an adorable cascading effect. It is strikingly feminine, charming, and versatile enough to wear in or out, casual or formal, or just so you can feel pretty. Try it as an updo for an extra classy look.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Rope Braid

Here is a modern take on a traditional braid that has the internet in awe. That is because it uses only two twisted strands instead of a three-lock plait. The drama at the top makes for a bold profile while keeping pesky flyaways out of your face. It is quick, convenient, and super cute.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Fishtail Braids

The fishtail braid looks so intricate that you might be wondering what the heck it is doing on this list of easy braid hairstyles. Luckily, it is a lot easier than it looks. It involves separating your hair into numerous small sections which can be easy but makes for a lengthy braid session. But if you’ve got nothing else on your schedule, then get ready to nail this bad boy.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Double Dutch Braid

Double Dutch braids are high-key trending right now and they are not going away anytime soon. Pigtails always have a wow factor but combined with this quick braiding technique, they are stunning. They’re perfect for athletic or busy types who like to get up to their elbows in grease but still look pretty. Try this French-meets-Dutch hybrid braid style next time you’re ready to try something new.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Braided Bun

This look is so versatile you can use it formally, casually, or if you just wanna jazz up your weekday bun. You can choose any braid pattern for this trick. Tie your hair into a ponytail. proceed with the braid of your choice, and then wrap the braided ponytail as you would a bun to create a beautiful plaited bun. Finish it off with chopsticks for a charming accessory!

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

French Braid

The most classic and popular braided hairstyle is so basic you’ll be mastering it in no time. When you get the French braid down, then you successfully have the base for many of the awesome, modern, chic braid styles of today. This simple right-over-middle, left-over-right back and forth is a rewarding and meditative process that leaves you with a classy, gorgeous ‘do.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Boho Side Braid

This messy boho braid is one of the easiest styles to make waves on the internet and the red carpet alike. It is beautiful, romantic, and effortless. With all the time that has been freed up in our schedules, there’s never been a better time to master this so you’re ready to turn heads when music festivals start again. The best part is it doesn’t have to be perfect – messy braids like this rely on texture and tease for a finished look anyways!

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Upside-Down Braid

Don’t be alarmed – it may be a dazzling, jaw-dropping look, but it isn’t as hard as it seems! This stunning style involves a dutch braid plaited up the backside of the head and uses a messy bun to finish it off. It works great for day-old hair, but even if you have slippery hair, there’s nothing a little bit of dry shampoo can’t fix for texture. Make sure to tease the crap out of the top for extra floof.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Celtic Knot

This adorable braid is not so much a long plait but a simple knot to accessorize your hair with. A good sense of muscle memory helps to pin this one down, so you may want to practice this knot on shoelaces or strings first just to get the hang of it. Everything changes when you have to tie a knot behind your head, so practice will help you go far here. After you’ve nailed it, this style takes only a couple of minutes to complete.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

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Marley Twists

These twists are light, fluffy, and have just as much volume as dreadlocks with half the work. The two-strand wrap is easy to lay and lets your hair rest while looking cozy and free. This is perfect if you’re already curious about using Marley twists but never tried it. Now is the time! Give yourself a fun, carefree hairstyle with boho romance that will keep your hair lush and protected.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Triple-Braided Updo

These lovely hair rosettes are made by creating three ponytails and twisting them into a set of three buns at the base of your crown. It is cute, low maintenance, and hardly complicated. You can master this ornate bun look in no time. To add a more intricate look, try braiding your ponytails first before twisting them.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Jumbo Crown Braid

The halo crown braid never looked better stacked as a jumbo crown goddess braid. The extra volume takes this braid to a whole other level of dynamism. It is fabulous, thick, and swoon-worthy. Wrap the entire jumbo plait around your head or let the braid hang down at the side like a Grecian goddess. Pro-tip: try relaxing your curls before you braid them for extra hold.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Braided Low Buns

Double dutch low buns are the cutest casual take on space buns to date. It’s so practical you can use it for anything, whether you’re on a spin bike, up to your elbows in biscuit dough or binging the Tiger King on Netflix. It works for all face shapes, keeps your peripherals clear of flyaways, and on a hot day, it will keep your neck cool.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

Braided Bangs

Even if you have short hair, long bangs, a bob, an asymmetrical lob – whatever, braids are still an option for you. Take the picture below for an example. A cute duo of braids helps keep your bangs out of your face while putting intricate plaits on display for all your fans. These DIY easy braid hairstyles can offer a welcome change to your average ‘do and make you feel as pretty as a fairy.

15 Easy Braid Hairstyles When You Have So Much Free Time

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