25 DIY braided hairstyles you really have to pin

Aug 30, 2016 at 11:58 a.m. ET

Sometimes, reinventing your look and feeling like a million bucks is as simple as trying something new with your hair. That back-to-school time is upon us yet again, which means you've got the perfect opportunity to flip the script and debut a new 'do as you return to work or class.

These totally unique braided hair tutorials can also be used to give your little lady a new look on the first day of school:

1. String weaver

String Weaver Tutorial
Image: The Beauty Department

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2. Messy 5-strand braid

Messy Braid Tutorial
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More: How to create a braided headband

3. Braid bun updo

Braid Bun Updo
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4. Triple braid

Triple Braid Tutorial
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5. Infinity braid

Infinity Braid Tutorial
Image: Bobby Glam

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6. Half-up fishtail

Half Up Fishtail Tutorial
Image: join the mood

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7. Faux side-shave braid

Faux Side Shave Braid Tutorial
Image: Pretty Designs

8. Front French braid

Front French Braid Tutorial
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9. Brilliant braid

Brilliant Braid Tutorial
Image: hey wanderer

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10. Fabric maiden braids

Fabric Maiden Braid Tutorial
Image: A Beautiful Mess

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More: Braided crown with rolled bun updo

11. Ponytail faux-hawk with side braids

Faux Hawk Side Braid Tutorial
Image: Loxa Beauty

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12. Braided chignon

Braided Chignon Tutorial
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13. High braided crown

High Braided Crown Tutorial
Image: Hair Romance

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