Braided hairstyles

by SheKnows
Jul 30, 2011 at 3:37 p.m. ET
Rachel McAdams rekindles images of Old Hollywood screen sirens with this classic hairstyle. The pomp up front is pretty, but the braid in back is really what makes it look feminine. Photo courtesy WENN.

1 /136: Tamara Beckwith

1/136 :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.

2 /136: Cheryl Cole

2/136 :Cheryl Cole

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

3 /136: Eva Mendes

3/136 :Eva Mendes

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

4 /136: Beyonce

4/136 :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 /136: Demi Lovato

5/136 :Demi Lovato

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

6 /136: Alesha Dixon

6/136 :Alesha Dixon

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

7 /136: Braided hairstyle - Loose crown braid

7/136 :Braided hairstyle - Loose crown braid

This beautiful look features a braid that goes all around the crown.

8 /136: Brandy

8/136 :Brandy

Brandy wears her tight braids in a low bun. Photo courtesy WENN

9 /136: Beth Behrs

9/136 :Beth Behrs

Beth Behrs braids her blonde hair into this chic bun. Photo courtesy WENN

10 /136: Debra Messing

10/136 :Debra Messing

Debra Messing adds a single braid to her hairstyle for extra flair. Photo courtesy WENN

11 /136: Keira Knightley

11/136 :Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley braids her hair into a loose headband braid. Photo courtesy WENN

12 /136: Stana Katic

12/136 :Stana Katic

Stana Katic braids her long brown hair into a single braid. Photo courtesy WENN

13 /136: Suki Waterhouse

13/136 :Suki Waterhouse

Suki Waterhouse pulls her blonde hair into a single side braid hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

14 /136: Venus Williams

14/136 :Venus Williams

Venus Williams sweeps her braids to one side for this asymmetrical hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

15 /136: Ariel Winter

15/136 :Ariel Winter

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

16 /136: Bonnie Wright

16/136 :Bonnie Wright

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

17 /136: Emily Hampshire

17/136 :Emily Hampshire

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

18 /136: Jacqui Ainsley

18/136 :Jacqui Ainsley

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

19 /136: Joanna Newsom

19/136 :Joanna Newsom

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

20 /136: Kaley Cuoco

20/136 :Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco adds tiny braids into her updo for this casual hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

21 /136: Florence Welch

21/136 :Florence Welch

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

22 /136: Whitney Port

22/136 :Whitney Port

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

23 /136: Guest

23/136 :Guest

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

24 /136: Isla Fisher

24/136 :Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher braids her red hair into a loose side ponytail for the red carpet. Photo courtesy WENN

25 /136: Jennifer Stone

25/136 :Jennifer Stone

Jennifer Stone braids her wavy brown hair into a headband around her face. Photo courtesy WENN

26 /136: Kate Lawler

26/136 :Kate Lawler

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

27 /136: Lea Michele

27/136 :Lea Michele

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

28 /136: Melissa Joan Hart

28/136 :Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart braids her bangs into this tiny side braid. Photo courtesy WENN

29 /136: Suzanne Mccabe

29/136 :Suzanne Mccabe

Suzanne Mccabe braids her blonde hair into a side twisted braid. Photo courtesy WENN

30 /136: Heather Morris

30/136 :Heather Morris

Heather Morris braids her ponytail for this simple hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

31 /136: Isabella Castillo

31/136 :Isabella Castillo

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

32 /136: Jessica Alba

32/136 :Jessica Alba

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

33 /136: Joy Bryant

33/136 :Joy Bryant

Joy Bryant wears her hair in tight braids. Photo courtesy WENN

34 /136: Julie Bowen

34/136 :Julie Bowen

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

35 /136: Lena Dunham

35/136 :Lena Dunham

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

36 /136: Miley Cyrus

36/136 :Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus details her hair with a small side braid with her bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

37 /136: Miranda Kerr

37/136 :Miranda Kerr

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

38 /136: Nicky Hilton

38/136 :Nicky Hilton

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

39 /136: Tori Spelling

39/136 :Tori Spelling

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

40 /136: Blake Lively

40/136 :Blake Lively

Blake Lively adds dimension to her hair with this multi-braid hairstyle. She looks simply wonderful. Photo courtesy of WENN.

41 /136: Emma Roberts

41/136 :Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts shows she's young and full of style with her braided part hairstyle. It's the perfect look for summer. Photo courtesy of WENN.

42 /136: Gwen Stefani

42/136 :Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani stays casual with her updo, but adds a braid for detail and functionality. She looks flawless as always. Photo courtesy of WENN.

43 /136: Jessica Alba

43/136 :Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba styles her hair with two rows of braided hair headbands. It's a beautiful and unique look for her. Photo courtesy of WENN

44 /136: Kaley Cuoco

44/136 :Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco braids her hair into a low bun for this simple red carpet look. Photo courtesy of WENN.

45 /136: Rachel McAdams

45/136 :Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams rocks the side braid and the pouf with grace and beauty. We love this look. Photo courtesy of WENN.

46 /136: Rihanna

46/136 :Rihanna

Rihanna wears her red braids like a crown for this beautiful hairstyle.

47 /136: Whitney Port