Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion


One of the classic hairstyles that never goes out of fashion is the French braid. On first glance, French braid looks like a complicated process. However, I can tell you for sure that creating a French braid can sometimes be as easy as saying “crackers”. The most important part of French braid hairstyle is preparation, or combing and brushing your hair so you get all tangles out. Your hair at this point should be smooth and ready for braid. Let’s take a look at some ideas for French braid hairstyle.

1. Tucked in French braid

You’ll need some products for texturing here, but don’t be afraid to put hair products on your hair. I know you know me as the natural type of woman, but even I get some products from time to time. The key here is to start with dry hair, and work your way.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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2. Triple French braid double waterfall

This is the high bum on steroids with French braid added, and it is definitely not easy to pull off. However, this is a hairstyle that will look great on you in combination with an evening or cocktail dress. No more need to get to the hair saloon before an important event when you can get your hair done at home.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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3. Loose halo French braid

I love this hairstyle, as it screams spring and summer for me. This is one of those hairstyles you want when you go out in nature, with flowers and greenery all around you. The swooped around trick gives you a perception of a crown, and makes you look like the queen of the flower world.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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4. The relaxed French braid

I love when complicated hairstyles look lose and relaxed. This is one of those situations when even a strict style like French braid can be let loose and look relaxed. There is no need to press your hair hard and tuck it into the French braid, you can always enjoy a more loose style.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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5. Do a 4-strand French braid on curly hair

I know what you are thinking, curly hair and French braid don’t go hand in hand. Well, I thought so for a while. In reality, however, you do not have to have straightened up hair to do a French braid. Give it a chance, and then come back.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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6. French braided bun

Washing your hair every day is one of the many mistakes you probably do. The biggest challenge for women out there is what to do with second, or sometimes even third day hair? Let me save you the trouble, and present you with a hairstyle that will mask your “unwashed and messy hair” into a beautiful French braided bun.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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7. Waterfall French braid combination

I admit, I said French braid is easy and simple process, but yes, every now and then, there are more complex hairstyles. Take this waterfall combination for example. However, don’t worry, I’ve supplied you with a step by step guide that will help you pull the look off.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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8. French braid into messy bun

Fair warning: this is not your classic French braid. Or in other words, this is more of a casual look. However, you can still wear it on formal occasions. But if you like something a streamlined look that can go with your casual clothing, this is the hair style for you.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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9. Summer braid

The summer is just right around the corner, and you are probably looking for a new hairstyle that will match your outfit. I’ve got a perfect one for you, and even thought it looks complicated, if you can handle the simple and basic French braid, you’ll more than likely master this one as well.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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10. French braided top knot

Neat and easy, this look will help you with your casual outfit. I know the video is a little tricky to follow due to the girl’s head just out of the screen, but listen to her instructions, and you’ll get it done.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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11. French fishtail braid chignon

You know I love combinations of two styles. Be it in interior design, or in hair and beauty, I love mixing and matching two styles. And then this hairstyle hit me, and I just can’t get my mind out of it. Combining two classic braid styles, the French and the fishtail braid, I just cannot take my eyes of it.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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12. Five minute French braid

I’ll admit, whenever I see five minute tutorial, or five steps to flat stomach tutorials, I am little sceptic. I know that for some things it takes more time and effort. But then I always say, let’s give it a go. And I couldn’t believe that I got a French braid in just five minutes. I’ll definitely make this my next go-to hairstyle.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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13. Side Dutch French braid

At first, it might be little tricky to master the hairstyle, but don’t give up. If needed, check the video again, and again, and then again. And if you like, you can take things up a notch, and get ombre to spice things up.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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14. French braided ponytail

In 2012, Jessica Alba took over the red carpet with a side French braided ponytail. Since then, the hair style has become even more popular, and truth be told, never got out of fashion. And how can it? I love the hairstyle because it makes you look younger, casual, and sophisticated in the same time. Rarely a look gives you so much more.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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15. Side braid bun

A French braid that ends up in bun is one of my go-to moves. It is a perfect way to mask my second or third day hair. I already mentioned a perfect style for second or third day hair, and now I am giving you another option that looks even more sophisticated.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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16. Reverse French braid

I watched the video three times, and I still cannot believe that the girl made a French braid in less than two minutes. Simple, easy and extremely quick. Sometimes, we have little to no time to get ourselves ready, and this is the hairstyle that will come in handy at those crisis.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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17. Textured French braid

When an opportunity strikes to glam yourself up, look no further than this textured French braid. As always, you get a step by step guide how to get there and get a modern hairstyle with a French twist.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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18. Double French braid

Think Pippi Longstocking but in a more sophisticated and elegant way. No matter how people call this hairstyle, be it boxer braid or double Dutch braid, all you can do is enjoy its glamour.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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19. How to style a classic French braid

Before the end, I would like to take you back to the basics, the classic French braid. The style is so versatile, you can use the same technique for a classic French braid, or use the same technique for a side braid. It is all up to you.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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20. Drape French braid

Even if you haven’t done a French braid in your life, the instructions in the video will make it look easy. And in reality, a French braid is very easy hairstyle, one that you can do in a matter of minutes. Of course, it depends on your skills and master of the braid.

Try Out These 20 French Braid Hairstyles To Look Perfect For Any Occasion
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