Choosing a cool braids hairstyle is not easy! There are so many colors, braid lengths and styles available. We are here to help you with your hair dilemma and have found 10 of the best black braided hairstyles to copy in 2018. Each of our ideas will give your look a stylish update. From bold, colorful braids to stylish braided designs, we have hair ideas for everyone!
Beautiful Braids Hairstyles to Rock in 2018
1. OMBRE BLUE BOX BRAIDS
First up we have this box braid hairstyle. Box braids are a great choice as they are easier to maintain than other styles and they look gorgeous. These long braids start off black and then turn blue. The bold blue looks amazing and is perfect for anyone who likes making a statement with their hair.
2. FEED IN BRAIDS BUN
Our next hair idea is a beautiful feed in braids bun. Braided buns look stunning as you can see on the image featured and they are perfect for the spring and summer. You can even accessorize your bun with braid cuffs for a super stylish look.
3. MEDIUM BOX BRAIDS
Next, we have a beautiful braided bob to show you. The bob has quite thick braids and braid cuffs. A hairstyle like this would look amazing on anyone. You can have your bob recreated with different braid thicknesses and you could even add some beads. As you can see, black braided hairstyles are very convenient and an easy way to update your look without breaking the bank.
4. LONG LEMONADE BRAIDS
Long lemonade braids look so glamorous! This next hair idea shows how you can wear long braids on the side with a funky design. You could recreate a similar hairdo with a different braided design and maybe even add some different colors or braid cuffs. We love this Beyonce-inspired hairstyle.
5. DOUBLE CORNROWS
Our next hair idea is creative and super stylish. Instead of the classic two braids this hairstyle has four. The way the two braids are styled together looks gorgeous. You could try this idea with shorter braids too. If you want a trendy braided hairdo for the summer, consider this.
6. OMBRE BOX BRAIDS
Earlier in the post we featured a black braided hairstyle where the braids change color. Next, we have a similar idea but instead of blue these braids are an icy grey. This cool tone is perfect for the spring and summer. You can have this color put on different braided styles too.
7. FEED IN BRAIDS WITH PONYTAIL CURLS
Choosing a hairstyle is not easy. Maybe you are torn between braids and loose hair. Well with our next hair idea you get the best of both worlds. Here we have two cornrows that end at the nape of the neck, then the hair is loose and curly. This is a beautiful hairstyle that would suit everyone. Check out the tutorial for this look here by Amor Antasia on Youtube.
8. FULANI BRAIDS WITH BEADS
We love braided hairstyles with beads! When you add beads to your hair you can make the hairstyle unique. You can choose beads in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. It is a beautiful way to show off your own individual style. Fulani braids would be great for the summer.
9. BIG BOX BRAIDS
If you want a simple but super stylish hairstyle, then this next idea is for you. The braids are long, sleek and thick. This combination is beautiful and will suit everyone. You can also have similar braids created but in a shorter length. A braided bob with this type of braid would be nice.
10. ELEGANT, TWIST UPDO
Looking for a statement hairstyle that will wow? Then this next idea is for you. Here we have an amazing updo. The updo is made up of small side braids and twists, the twists have been weaved into a bun style. This updo would be perfect for a special occasion.