Braided hairstyles

by SheKnows
Mar 7, 2011 at 3:20 p.m. ET
Willow Smith rocked this fun, braided hairstyle when she attended the Never Say Never premiere in downtown LA with her family. She wore a high ponytail that was a combination of braids and curls. She accessorized the hairdo with jewelry for a super sassy look.

1 /170: Heather Morris' braided, updo hairstyle

1/170 :Heather Morris' braided, updo hairstyle

Glee star Heather Morris wowed on the blue carpet at the Teen Choice Awards with this braided, upswept hairstyle. Her hair was pulled into a stylish, curly bun with a braided headband up front. Her short, wispy bangs were the perfect touch.

2 /170: Aisleyne Horgan Wallace

2/170 :Aisleyne Horgan Wallace

Aisleyne Horgan Wallace puts her long blonde hair into a thick side braid to get this stunning hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

3 /170: Alexandra Burke

3/170 :Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke starts her braid high on her head for a long dramatic hairstyle that's still cute and quick. Photo courtesy WENN

4 /170: Beyonce

4/170 :Beyonce

There isn't a hairstyle that doesn't look good on Beyonce, and this beautiful side braid is no exception. Photo courtesy WENN

5 /170: Chloe Green

5/170 :Chloe Green

Chloe Green shows off her bright blue eyes by braiding back her bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

6 /170: Daisy Lowe

6/170 :Daisy Lowe

Daisy Lowe stays low maintenance and cute with this double braided hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

7 /170: Diana Agron

7/170 :Diana Agron

Diana Agron uses her braided hair as a headband for this perfect red carpet updo. Photo courtesy WENN

8 /170: Fiona Phillips

8/170 :Fiona Phillips

Fiona Phillips shows off a different style of braid at this midday luncheon. Photo courtesy WENN.

9 /170: Korrina Rico

9/170 :Korrina Rico

Korrina Rico puts her red hair in a messy braid for this perfect daytime hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

10 /170: Kristolyn Lloyd

10/170 :Kristolyn Lloyd

Kristolyn Lloyd pulls her short braids back to show off her beautiful round face. Photo courtesy WENN

11 /170: Linsey Godfrey

11/170 :Linsey Godfrey

Linsey Godfrey stays casual in this loose updo and braided bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

12 /170: Nicola McLean

12/170 :Nicola McLean

Nichola McLean gives herself a summer hairstyle with this side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

13 /170: Peaches Geldof

13/170 :Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof lets her hair fall naturally, but braids her bangs to add detail to her style. Photo courtesy WENN

14 /170: Perrie Edwards

14/170 :Perrie Edwards

Perrie Edwards braids her blonde hair into big messy braids for this beautiful updo. Photo courtesy WENN

15 /170: Rebecca Dayan

15/170 :Rebecca Dayan

Rebecca Dayan contrasts her hair with a single skinny braid on the side of her head for this interesting hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

16 /170: Annalynne Mccord's braided, updo hairstyle

16/170 :Annalynne Mccord's braided, updo hairstyle

Annalynne Mccord showed off this braided hairstyle twisted into a bun on top of her head. She achieved a cool and glamorous look by showing off her braid in her super high bun.

17 /170: Blake Lively

17/170 :Blake Lively

Blake Lively is a combination of messy and put together with this braid and ponytail bundle that looks completely bohemian chic. Photo courtesy WENN.

18 /170: B. Smith

18/170 :B. Smith

B. Smith pulls back her fully braided hair into this updo hairstyle that works great for her hair type. Photo courtesy WENN.

19 /170: Adriana Karembeu

19/170 :Adriana Karembeu

Adriana Karembeu crimps up her hair, then adds a long side braid into the mix, giving her an edgy and updated style. Photo courtesy WENN.

20 /170: Isabella Castillo

20/170 :Isabella Castillo

Isabella Castillo adds detail to an otherwise casual hairstyle with this tight side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

21 /170: Demi Lovato

21/170 :Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato braids her bangs to the side in this casual hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

22 /170: Alesha Dixon

22/170 :Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon braids the crown of her hair for this casual hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

23 /170: Billi Mucklow

23/170 :Billi Mucklow

Billi Mucklow braids her blond hair into a low bun. Photo courtesy WENN

24 /170: Blake Lively

24/170 :Blake Lively

Blake Lively shines with her long blond hair in a single braided ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

25 /170: Cheryl Burke

25/170 :Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke braids her brown hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

26 /170: Clare Bowen

26/170 :Clare Bowen

Clare Bowen braids one side of her blond hair for this eclectic summer style. Photo courtesy WENN

27 /170: Crystal Reed

27/170 :Crystal Reed

Crystal Reed braids her red hair into a headband for this hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

28 /170: Dominique Miller

28/170 :Dominique Miller

Dominique Miller braids her black hair into a single ponytail hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

29 /170: Freida Pinto

29/170 :Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto braids her hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

30 /170: Lala Anthony

30/170 :Lala Anthony

Lala Anthony braids her hair into a simple braided ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

31 /170: Magda Lenabrzeska

31/170 :Magda Lenabrzeska

Magda Lenabrzeska braids her bangs into a headband in this summer style. Photo courtesy WENN

32 /170: Paulette Ivory

32/170 :Paulette Ivory

Paulette Ivory braids her hair into a single ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

33 /170: Tess Daly

33/170 :Tess Daly

Tess Daly braids her blond hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

34 /170: Ariel Winter

34/170 :Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter braids her hair into a headband in this braided hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

35 /170: Bonnie Wright

35/170 :Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright braids her red hair into a side ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

36 /170: Candice Swanepoel

36/170 :Candice Swanepoel

Candice Swanepoel braids her blond hair into a thick headband braid for this hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

37 /170: Emily Hampshire

37/170 :Emily Hampshire

Emily Hampshire braids her black hair into a thick side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

38 /170: Jacqui Ainsley

38/170 :Jacqui Ainsley

Jacqui Ainsley styles her blond hair with a headband braid. Photo courtesy WENN

39 /170: Joanna Newsom

39/170 :Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom braids her hair into an intricate updo. Photo courtesy WENN

40 /170: Whitney Port

40/170 :Whitney Port

Whitney Port looks beautiful with her blond hair braided into a loose side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

41 /170: Florence Welch

41/170 :Florence Welch

Florence Welch braids her beautiful red hair into a head band for this hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

42 /170: Guest

42/170 :Guest

This guest wears her twisted braids in a loose ponytail on the red carpet. Photo courtesy WENN

43 /170: Kate Lawler

43/170 :Kate Lawler

Kate Lawler looks summertime casual with her hair in a simple side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

44 /170: Lea Michele

44/170 :Lea Michele

Lea Michele braids her hair into a headband and a bun for the Fox Upfronts. Photo courtesy WENN

45 /170: Jessica Alba

45/170 :Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba braids her brown hair in a side braid for her day of errands. Photo courtesy WENN

46 /170: Julie Bowen

46/170 :Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen looks young and casual with her pig tail braids. Photo courtesy WENN

47 /170: Lena Dunham

47/170 :Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham braids her hair into a headband for her red carpet look. Photo courtesy WENN

48 /170: Miranda Kerr

48/170 :Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr looks cute and casual with a loose braided ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

49 /170: Nicky Hilton

49/170 :Nicky Hilton

Nicky Hilton accessorizes her side braid with a fashionable hat on a day out. Photo courtesy WENN

50 /170: Tori Spelling

50/170 :Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling braids her bangs to add detail to her otherwise straight hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

51 /170: Alexandra Burke

51/170 :Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke looks high fashion and sexy with this sleek side braid, paired with a classy white jacket. Photo courtesy WENN.

52 /170: Brooke Kinsella

52/170 :Brooke Kinsella

Brooke Kinsella tucks two braids behind her ears, pinning them for pixie perfection. Photo courtesy WENN.

53 /170: Caroline Flack

53/170 :Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack tucks a single braid behind her right ear for a look that's pretty and bohemian. Photo courtesy WENN.

54 /170: Chloe Green

54/170 :Chloe Green

Chloe Green looks romantic and comfortable with this all-around braided updo hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

55 /170: Eva Mendes

55/170 :Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes looks like a princess from the middle ages with this updo braid that's fun and funky. Photo courtesy WENN.

56 /170: Tori Spelling

56/170 :Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling pins her braids up on the sides of her head for a fun and functional look. Photo courtesy WENN.

57 /170: Fergie

57/170 :Fergie

Fergie builds braids on top of braids with this urban look. Photo courtesy WENN.

58 /170: Jessica Szohr

58/170 :Jessica Szohr

Jessica Szohr rocks this dark black side braid in style with some side swept bangs as an accessory. Photo courtesy WENN.

59 /170: Katie Price

59/170 :Katie Price

Katie Price uses a frontal blonde braid as a headband for this sultry look. Photo courtesy WENN.

60 /170: Mary J Blige

60/170 :Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige looks like the sophisticated songstress she is with this romantic, middle ages-inspired look. Photo courtesy WENN.

61 /170: Nicola McLean

61/170 :Nicola McLean

Nicola McLean adds a simple braid to her ponytailed look for a bit of added interest. Photo courtesy WENN.

62 /170: Rachel Bilson

62/170 :Rachel Bilson

Rachel Bilson braids her naturally straight hair into this side swept look for a day out shopping. Photo courtesy WENN.

63 /170: Stacey Solomon

63/170 :Stacey Solomon

Stacey Solomon creates a headband of hair with this front-braided hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

64 /170: Nicola McLean

64/170 :Nicola McLean

Nicola McLean is twisted and braided into bohemian perfection with this all-about-braids look. Photo courtesy WENN.

65 /170: Christina Aguilera

65/170 :Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera is fully braided with this Jamaican-inspired hairstyle that she rocked in her earlier years. Photo courtesy WENN.

66 /170: Danielle Lloyd

66/170 :Danielle Lloyd

Danielle Lloyd looks simply stunning as she DJs a dance event. She simply makes a braid her "crown" around her head. Photo courtesy WENN.

67 /170: Elle Macpherson

67/170 :Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson surrounds her thick ponytail with a braid, which acts as a ponytail holder to her entire look. Photo courtesy WENN.

68 /170: Jessica Alba

68/170 :Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba looks adorable with this braided updo that keeps her hair out of her face during that day. Photo courtesy WENN.

69 /170: Karen Gillan

69/170 :Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan looks like she just stepped off the opera stage with this pretty braided updo that's perfect with her red hair. Photo courtesy WENN.

70 /170: Kim Kardashian

70/170 :Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is braided into this seductive, Egyptian-inspired side braid that looks sexy and fun. Photo courtesy WENN.

71 /170: Kourtney Kardashian

71/170 :Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian looks simple and sleek with this side braided hairstyle that's easy to manage. Photo courtesy WENN.

72 /170: Liz McClarnon

72/170 :Liz McClarnon

Liz McClarnon looks pretty with a simple side braid and dangling strands up front that give her a casual look. Photo courtesy WENN.

73 /170: Michelle Dewberry

73/170 :Michelle Dewberry

Michelle Dewberry adorns her head with a braided "crown," complemented by wispy strands in back. Photo courtesy WENN.

74 /170: Nicole Richie

74/170 :Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie takes her braided updo hairstyle to the streets with this adorable look, perfect for a casual day shopping. Photo courtesy WENN.

75 /170: Rachel Stevens

75/170 :Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens goes with a simple braid down the back of her head for this red carpet event. It never goes out of style. Photo courtesy WENN.

76 /170: Tess Daly

76/170 :Tess Daly

Tess Daly takes a single braided strand and twists it around her head for a sophisticated updo. Photo courtesy WENN.

77 /170: Cheryl Cole

77/170 :Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole rocks an adorable side braid under a hat as she runs her daily errands. Photo courtesy WENN.

78 /170: Tess Daly

78/170 :Tess Daly

Tess Daly parts her hair down the middle and adds two thick braids to the side of her head, showin off her pretty face. Photo courtesy WENN.

79 /170: Carley Stenson

79/170 :Carley Stenson

Carley Stenson looks adorable and causal with this at-the-base braid that frames her face and gives her youthful appeal. Photo courtesy WENN.

80 /170: Fan Bingbing

80/170 :Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing looks like she just stepped off the opera stage with this roundabout braid that's shown off by pinning the rest of her hair back into a bun. Photo courtesy WENN.

81 /170: Laura Whitmore

81/170 :Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore elaborates on her pretty look with this super small, loose braid, accentuated by a super cute feather extension at the tip. Photo courtesy WENN.

82 /170: Kat Von D

82/170 :Kat Von D

Kat Von D takes a new twist on her typically hard-edged look with this side braid that's a bit more bohemian than normal for the tattoo artist. Photo courtesy WENN.

83 /170: Lea Seydoux

83/170 :Lea Seydoux

Lea Seydoux is messy and pretty with this gorgeous side braid that allows her to show off her face without looking too kempt. Photo courtesy WENN.

84 /170: Adriana Karembeu

84/170 :Adriana Karembeu

Adriana Karembeu is crimped, curled and braided with this tight side braid that looks pretty combined with her bright blonde hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

85 /170: Preeya Kalida

85/170 :Preeya Kalida

Preeya Kalida takes her braid to the side for a little bohemian impact to an otherwise traditional hairstyle. She adds a bit of poof to the top of her hair for new dimension. Photo courtesy WENN.

86 /170: Sheila E

86/170 :Sheila E

Sheila E is a combination of island and pretty with these up tops braids, which lead into girly, tight curls. Photo courtesy WENN.

87 /170: Leona Lewis

87/170 :Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis is simply stunning with this blonde-tinted side braid that shows off her face and gorgeous caramel skin tone. Photo courtesy WENN.

88 /170: Liz McClarnon

88/170 :Liz McClarnon

Liz McClarnon's hair is super long. In order to keep it manageable, this adorable side braid gets the long strands out of her face while still showing off her healthy locks. Photo courtesy WENN.

89 /170: Deborah Cox

89/170 :Deborah Cox

Deborah Cox keeps her hair in check with these super tight braids, which allow her to wake up and go at a moment's notice. Photo courtesy WENN.

90 /170: Tamara Beckwith

90/170 :Tamara Beckwith

Tamara Beckwith is youthful and cute with this tiny side braid that's a sassy addition to any short hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

91 /170: Miley Cyrus

91/170 :Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus looks gorgeous with this super long, super thick braid that allows her to show off the top of her gown. Photo courtesy WENN.

92 /170: Nikki Reed

92/170 :Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed braids a super tight plait into this "crown" hairstyle. It's a pretty addition to an otherwise simplistic style. Photo courtesy WENN.

93 /170: Emily Blunt rocks a braided updo

93/170 :Emily Blunt rocks a braided updo

Emily Blunt looked sensational with her chic, updo hairstyle during the Gnomeo and Juliet premiere at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. One braid trailed behind her ear into a braided bun, turning a classic updo into a braided wonder.

94 /170: Brandy's braided, updo hairstyle

94/170 :Brandy's braided, updo hairstyle

Brandy wowed with her sleek braids when she celebrated her brother Ray J?s 30th birthday at Pure Nightclub in Las Vegas. Her braids were pulled back into a low updo for a very sophisticated look. She wore a middle part and earring that made her dazzle.

95 /170: Hailee Seinfeld's braided, brunette hairstyle

95/170 :Hailee Seinfeld's braided, brunette hairstyle

True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld sported this fresh, youthful hairstyle during the 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles award season tea party at the Four Seasons Hotel. She wore her super long hair in a braid hanging on one side.

96 /170: Jessica Lowndes? long, braided hairstyle

96/170 :Jessica Lowndes? long, braided hairstyle

90210 star Jessica Lowndes changed up her look with a fun, flirty hairstyle during the 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles award season tea party at the Four Seasons Hotel. The braided hairstyle was styled into a side ponytail with a few pieces hanging out. She created a casual yet fancy look.

97 /170: Kim Kardashian rocks cornrows!

97/170 :Kim Kardashian rocks cornrows!

Kim Kardashian has been lighting up the Internet with her new cornrows which she modeled in Los Angeles. It's not what you expect to see the Kardashian sister wearing, but she rocked the look for a video shoot and pulled it off well.

98 /170: Erykah Badu's long, braided hairstyle

98/170 :Erykah Badu's long, braided hairstyle

While dropping the beat at the PM Lounge in Dallas, Texas, Erykah Badu changed up her style with super long braids. The two long braids framed her face and the look was complete with a hat.

99 /170: Christina Aguilera's pink, braided hairstyle

99/170 :Christina Aguilera's pink, braided hairstyle

During a Burlesque photocall in Berlin, Christina Aguilera changed up her look with this braided headband hairdo. She created a girly look by adding pink into her braided headband to match her red lips.

100 /170: Shannon Elizabeth's brunette, braided hairstyle

100/170 :Shannon Elizabeth's brunette, braided hairstyle

At the 3rd Annual All in for CP Charity Poker Tournament in Las Vegas, Shannon Elizabeth created this cool and chic look with her braided hairstyle. Her braid was styled into a low ponytail and completed with knit hat.

101 /170: Joy Bryant's braided, pulled-back hairstyle

101/170 :Joy Bryant's braided, pulled-back hairstyle

When she arrived at the William Rast for Target VIP shopping party, Joy Bryant showed off her cool braided hairstyle and military-chic jacket. She wore a middle part and her braided hair was pulled back into a low bun.

102 /170: Elle Fanning rocks a braided hairstyle!

102/170 :Elle Fanning rocks a braided hairstyle!

Twelve-year-old Elle Fanning won raves for her chic dress and lovely, braided hairstyle during the Somewhere premiere in Los Angeles. Her platinum blonde lock were styled into one large braid that acted as a headband.

103 /170: Whitney Port rocks a braided updo!

103/170 :Whitney Port rocks a braided updo!

Whitney Port dazzled with this blonde, updo hairstyle. Her always-fabulous hair was braided on either side of her middle part and pulled into a low bun.

104 /170: Blake Lively's blonde, braided hairstyle

104/170 :Blake Lively's blonde, braided hairstyle

Blake Lively showed off her fun hairstyle as she unveiled the Swarovski Star in Rockefeller Center. Her blonde hair was styled into a ponytail with a twist, literally!

105 /170: Vanessa Carlton's long, brunette hairstyle

105/170 :Vanessa Carlton's long, brunette hairstyle

Singer Vanessa Carlton showed off her long, chocolate-colored hairstyle at the NYC premiere of 127 hours. She gave the hairdo a little extra umph with a subtle braid on one side.

106 /170: Whitney Ports French-braided hairstyle

106/170 :Whitney Ports French-braided hairstyle

The City star Whitney Port showed off her braided hairstyle when she hosted the Bowl for a Better LA Benefit at Lucky Strike Lanes in Los Angeles. Her blonde hair was styled straight in a half up half down hairdo with a braid on her crown.

107 /170: Taylor Swift's London hairstyles

107/170 :Taylor Swift's London hairstyles

Country crooner and budding fashionista Taylor Swift traveled through London sporting some seriously cool hairstyles. This one was complete with knit hat covering her curly blonde hair pulled into a low, braided ponytail on one side.

108 /170: Ava Sambora's braided hairstyle

108/170 :Ava Sambora's braided hairstyle

Ava Sambora, the 13-year-old daughter of Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear, strutted her stuff on the runway with this funky braided hairstyle. Fun colors were twisted into her super long braids pulled into one side.

109 /170: Willow Smith's Whip My Hair video hairstyle

109/170 :Willow Smith's Whip My Hair video hairstyle

As the queen of whipping her hair, Willow Smith showed off her latest amazing ?do in her Whip My Hair video with this sculpted, braided, heart hairstyle. In her video she dips her hair in colors a whips it all around. That makes this a fun and functional hairstyle for Willow!

110 /170: Joy Bryant's long, wavy hairstyle

110/170 :Joy Bryant's long, wavy hairstyle

Joy Bryant arrived in style with her long, brunette hairdo at the Hennessy Artistry 2010 Halo Event held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Braids at her crown meshed into her super long hair in subtle, natural waves.

111 /170: Mel B's wavy hairstyle with highlights

111/170 :Mel B's wavy hairstyle with highlights

During a visit to London to promote her newest reality show, It's A Scary World, Mel B modeled her latest hairstyle and color. She wore a French braid on one side that trailed into her long wavy hair. Her recent highlights spiced up the look.

112 /170: Julie Bowen's blonde, wavy hairstyle

112/170 :Julie Bowen's blonde, wavy hairstyle

For the Les Girls 10th anniversary charity cabaret in Los Angeles, Modern Family star Julie Bowen looked glamorous with her wavy, blonde hairstyle just brushing her shoulders. One, subtle French braid blended into her glamorous waves.

113 /170: Ricki Lake's side-swept hairstyle

113/170 :Ricki Lake's side-swept hairstyle

For the 2nd Annual Variety Power of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Ricki Lake wore a fun yet chic hairstyle with her side-swept hairdo. Her blue dress complimented her dark brunette hair.

114 /170: Nicky Hilton's bun hairstyle with braids

114/170 :Nicky Hilton's bun hairstyle with braids

Nicky Hilton added a fun twist to her dark blonde, bun hairstyle. What was the twist? A braid of course!

115 /170: Gwen Stefani's braided, updo hairstyle