Braids are no longer the exclusive domain of prairie women and little girls. These sophisticated side braid hairstyles offer a grown-up take on the classic technique. We’ve got fat, glossy braids for fairytale looks. We’ve also got bejeweled, headband braids that are special enough to wear to a wedding. We’ve even got some wispy wild child side braids that are perfect for summer music festivals.
You’ve done the hard part by committing the time and work toward growing a gorgeous mane. Why not enjoy it? You don’t need a box of styling products or a thousand bobby pins to pull off Pinterest-ready hair. With these standout side braids you’ll have 25 exciting new looks to help make styling your hair fun again.