Braids have been on trend for a long time now. However, not everyone may have the length of hair or volume to pull off all the wonderful hairstyles we always see on Instagram or Pinterest.
But, worry not ladies because we have the solution for you – braided hairstyles for women. They come in many shapes and sizes, and we have compiled a list of very creative braid hairstyles with weave that will surely inspire you!
1. Box Braid Hairstyles with Weave
We begin with an all-time favorite – the box braid. These superb little braids are gorgeous to look at. Still, if you don’t have the length to handle them, go for a weave which will support your hairstyling choice.
2. Goddess Braid Styles with Weave
These are purple goddess braids with a deep curl that have been created with the help of a weave. Of course, they look absolutely stunning thanks to the makeup that is also in the same tones of purple.
3. Havana Twist Braids
Another type of braids you can try are Havana twists. These are completely synthetic ones in neon blue that have been attached to the model’s natural hairline. You can get them in your favorite color.
4. Sea Foam Yarn Braids in Space Buns
You will see a lot of yarn braids in our list of braid hairstyles with weave simply because they are all the rage and because they look absolutely amazing. Girls the world over have elevated this braided bun trend to art.
5. Sunflower Braid Hairstyles with Weave
One non-natural color that has been splashing around a lot lately is sunflower yellow. Everyone seems to be loving it as a summer color, so why not give it a try yourself? Keep it happy and sunny, ladies!
6. Powder Pink Cute Braid Hairstyles
As always, pink is a classic choice when it comes to non-traditional hair colors. This is a shade with which you cannot go wrong if you decide to be a little edgy and non-conventional. It’s a beautiful pink and purple hairstyle.
7. White Braid Hairstyles with Weave
This color doesn’t even count as blonde anymore. Since the weave is absolutely synthetic, the color used here is actually 100% white. This means it’s a shade you couldn’t possibly achieve with natural hair.
8. Colorful Yarn Braid Hairstyles
This is how the yarn looks like before it’s put into your hair. The great thing about this whole idea is that you can get as creative as you want. You will never run out of colors or color combinations with yarn.
9. Olive Braid Hairstyles with Weave
We’re absolutely in love with this color. Maybe it’s because you don’t get to see it a lot of it with natural hair since it’s so difficult to get. This is olive green and it is a great choice that can complement all skin tones and highlight the eyes.
10. Blonde Braid Hairstyles with Weave
What happens when you braid the braids? Braid-ception, of course! Apart from that, you get this amazing hairstyle that will make you look like a goddess.
11. Bob Braid Hairstyles
A weave is incredibly versatile, and it allows you to have any length of hair you desire. For example, you can even get a bob hairstyle, such as this volumized one that consists of large and thick twisted braids.
12. Jumbo Twisted Thick Yarn Braid Hairstyle
This idea is proof of how far you can get with a weave. Evidently, you couldn’t really do this with natural hair – unless you had extremely thick locks. But, with a weave, everything becomes so much easier.
13. Braid Hairstyles with Weave and Seashells
Does this hairstyle remind you of something or someone? Maybe Monica from Friends? Remember that time when she went to Barbados and got this exact hairstyle with seashells and all and Chandler hated it?
14. Three Strand Braids
Here is a hairstyle based on the good-old three stand braid we all know so well. This must be one of the first things girls learn how to do with their hair when they are little. Learn how to braid it the three-way style.
15. Perfect Braided Braid in Multiple Colors
This color combination is simply too perfect for words. This is a perfect example of how a weave can help you. It would be very difficult and possibly extremely damaging to attempt to do this using your natural hair.
16. Pink Space Buns with Cornrow Braids
Space buns were spotted at music festivals, but then they began making the rounds on Instagram and Twitter. Soon enough, everyone was wearing them a as street style. Therefore, they permeated pop culture with a massive force.
17. Two-Tone Braided Half-Up High Top Bun
Admire in this picture the beauty of two-tone hair or two solid blocks of colors parted down the middle of the hair. Also, part of the braids were gathered in a big and very high and central top bun while the rest of the hair was left to fall freely over the shoulders.
18. Crochet Braid Hairstyles in Rainbow Colors
Here’s yet another type of braids for you to try out. Meet crochet braids that can be achieved using any kind of weave you want. These ones are rainbow-colored, and we are absolutely living for this look.
19. Rainbow Feed-In Braids
Continuing on the above, let’s take a look at another rainbow hairstyle. This time, we have a superb set of boxer braids in rainbow colors that have red on top, orange and yellow in the middle, and blue and purple hair at the bottom.
20. Neon Yellow Braid Hairstyles
Neon or marker colors were a new trend that everyone hurried to get on board with. This is a very edgy look that has only the bangs and top of the hair braided and dyed in neon marker yellow while the sides are shaved.
21. Purple Yarn Locs in Braided Ponytail
This is how locs made of yarn look like. These ones are purple, but you can get them in any color you want. The sides of this haircut are shaved off, and you can see some hair tattoos there in the shape of black and red lips.
22. Black and Purple Pastel Braids
We love the idea of combining such a soft color like purple pastel with a strong non-color like black. The result is mesmerizing to watch. These pencil three-strand braids almost look like real hair.
23. Green Braid Hairstyles with Weave
We don’t know about you, but we’re getting major Harley Quinn vibes from this look. Maybe it’s the acid green that’s causing us to think about the beautiful anti-heroine of the comic books.
24. Kitsch Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Let’s face it. If done correctly, kitsch fashion can be the best thing in the world. This is a good example of that. Just look at the messy pink and black braids and the Barbie doll head earrings complete with their own long, blonde hair.
25. Pumpkin Spice Braids
Come fall, try a seasonal hairstyle that will have everyone turning their pumpkin heads for you. This is, of course, pumpkin spice hair which means it’s a combination of naturally brunette locks and orange braids.
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26. Braid Hairstyles with Weave and Bandana
This hairstyle is very beautiful and flattering for every type of face. It will also help you sculpt your features by making your face seem longer and your cheekbones a lot higher. Not to mention it will add some height to your figure and the bandana offers protective styling too!
27. Braid Hairstyles in Half-Up Pigtails and with Weave
Do you remember when you were a little girl in kindergarten and your mom used to put your hair in pigtails? This is a modern version of that hairstyle which you can safely wear as a street style for adults.
28. Turquoise and Purple Braid Hairstyles
This is an outstanding combination of colors that we simply cannot get enough of. It’s a lush turquoise on top that gradually melts into a beautiful purple on the bottom. You can see that the makeup follows the same pattern.
29. Blue and Purple Ombre Braids
This is how weave braids look like when they are unattached to your hair. On the left, you can see the finished hairstyle with blue and purple ombre braids that look really organic as if they were natural hair.
30. Platinum Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Here is the same idea of ombre braids but platinum. On the right you can see the brunette and platinum braids on their own while on the left you can see the model with extra long weaves attached.
31. Extra Long Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Speaking of extra-long, here are some braids that exceed the length we usually see hair-wise. Of course, this is an option you have when you’re wearing a weave – you can go as long as you want.
32. The Pink Beehive
This type of top bun is called a beehive for obvious reasons. The novelty here is that it’s a flaming pink color. Plus, it’s adorned with golden hair embellishments that run all along the length of the coiled braids.
33. Blue Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Here you can see some braids actually being put into place. On the far side of the model’s head, you can see her natural hair which is straight and much shorter. In the foreground, you have the blue braids.
34. Blonde Faux Locs
These are faux locs that have been created using synthetic hair and in some cases, even yarn. They have also been mixed with loose strands of hair to give the whole look that 90s feel that we all crave right now.
35. Ombre Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Ombre hair is still a major trend so why not get it yourself? Luckily, you can do that now without damaging your natural hair. But, only if you’re wearing a weave because the extensions will protect your hair.
36. Gray Braid Hairstyles with Weave
This is another interesting snap where you can see part of the process of putting in the weave and the braids themselves. It’s a lengthy but fascinating method that will look great on absolutely everyone.
37. High Braid Hairstyles with Weave
This type of high ponytail is absolutely gorgeous. Not to mention that it’s really easy to put up which means it will take you very little time to get ready in the morning or for a night out.
38. Dark Honey Blonde Braids
Have you ever seen a sweeter or more scrumptious color than dark honey blonde? It’s a combination between a light brown and a darker blonde that will make your skin and eyes pop out.
39. Café Latte Braid Hairstyles
Speaking of gorgeous colors, take a look at this café latte brown. It will look gorgeous especially if you go for the extra-long type of braids which will really showcase this color in all its glory.
40. Jumbo Box Braids
Here’s another example that will underline the point we made above. These are jumbo box braid in a lovely shade of bottle blonde. The makeup is on par with an all 90s palette of warm browns.
41. Burgundy Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Burgundy was a major trend a few years ago. Everywhere you went, you couldn’t take two steps without seeing someone wearing this shade of hair. And just look at the way it highlights blue eyes.
42. Purple Braid Hairstyles
Purple is always a fantastic choice. It never goes out of style and it has a huge family of hues you can choose from in case you get tired of one and want to change your look but are too enamored with purple to let it go.
43. Braid Hairstyles with Weave and Hair Accessories
It never hurts to add a little decorative art to your braids. Just take a look at these hair jewelry pieces plus the white strand that will embellish your tresses making them look a lot more interesting with minimal effort.
44. Front Braid Hairstyles
When you’ve already gone all out to color your hair in such an electric way, there’s no need to gild the lily by adding extraneous braids. Therefore, just one or two braids in the front might be enough.
45. Braided Updos
Here is an elegant bun that you can wear to prom, a wedding or any formal event of your choosing. It’s very easy to do right at home which means you don’t have to spend more time at the hairdresser.
46. The Bomb Butterfly Braid
Take a look at this and tell us she doesn’t look like she could be the next Little Mermaid. We are mesmerized with this amazing fishtail side braid and we really want to get one ourselves.
47. Side Braid Hairstyles with Weave
If the last example could have been Ariel, then this is definitely Jasmine. Aladdin’s princess has never looked better than with this gorgeous side braid decorated with golden embellishments spread throughout its length.
48. Braided Bangs and Wavy Ponytail
Braided bangs came swinging into the spotlight after a lot of celebrities wore them on the red carpet. It’s a very sweet and simple hairstyle that you can actually learn to do on your own. Simply look for online tutorials.
49. Glossy Minimal French Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Just look at what a weave can do for you. On the left, you have a braided weave in case you want something a bit more demure while on the right, you have a set of curly extensions for when you’re feeling like a diva.
50. Glamorous Braid Hairstyles with Weave
Speaking of feeling like a diva, doesn’t this hairstyle make you feel just for a second that you are Beyonce or Rihanna? It’s an amazing set of braids that ends with a mass of curly blonde hair, all thanks to the great weaves.
The many braid hairstyles with weave have come a long way over the past few years. They are now more creative and artistic than they have ever been and use products such as yarn to allow women to express themselves a lot better through color and texture.
Let us know in the comment section below which one of these ideas fits your hair type and which you can’t wait to replicate!