Braids have made a major impression this spring. Just check out ourbadass guide, if you need convincing. While there’s a common misconception that braids only work with medium-length to long hair, we’re here to dispel that myth. The hottest hair trend of the season also looks amazing with a pixie or a bob. Keep scrolling for eight gorgeous ‘dos that prove girls with short hair don’t have to sacrifice the beloved braid!
Half-Up Braided Crown
Give the standard half-up hairstyle a chic upgrade with this unique crown braid. Follow this tutorial to get the look
Celebrity hairstylist Kristin Ess proves cornrows are a quick way to add some edge to your bob and distract from dark roots.
Keep it cute and simple with a casual side braid. It only takes five minutes, and you’re out the door.
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Even with a short cut, this elegant, next-level updo is still within reach. Use this sneaky, little trick to achieve these voluminous braids.
We’re obsessed with everything Lauren Conrad does, and this macramé braid is no exception.
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To secure bangs out of your face, try this bohemian-inspired plait with your pixie for an unexpected twist.
Add some oomph to a textured bob with an eye-catching fishtail braid. Fasten with a bobby pin or an adorable clip.
The solo, side braid is always a reliable option when you’re stumped for ideas.