Braids are always taken for granted. Women usually think braids are very simple and are only used to keep the hair in one place. But there are many types of braids that one can try and also they can be used to get variety of looks from simplistic to chic to stylish. There is a braid for all occasions and moods.
Here are 4 simple braided hairstyles that ladies with long hair can give a try
Cute Side Braid
One can never go wrong with a side braid. Comb your hair to untangle it. Now take all your hair and hold ot together. Now part the pony into three section and make a loose braid like you normally do. Side braids look more appealing if they are a little loose. Finally, tie the end with a clear elastic band.
Twisted Side Braid
This braid is the simplest of all. Just take all your hair to one side. Now divide it into two sections. All you have to do is twist both the sections like a rope onto each other. But before you do that remember to twist each section in the direction opposite to which you are going to twist them while twisting them with each other. This will keep the braid in place. Finish with a hair spray and securing with a clear elastic band.
Fishtail braids can take some time to make if you are new at it, but they are worth it. Take the hair at the back, now divide it into two equal section. Start by taking a very small strand of hair from one section and cross it over to merge with the other section. Now do the same with the other section, take a small strand from it and cross it over to merge with the first section. Keep on doing this alternately and you will end up with a beautiful braid hairstyle.
This is a braid as well as an updo hairstyle that is also easy. Divide all your hair into two equal sections and make two simple three strand braid on each side. Secure them with a clear elastic band. Now pull the braids up gently over the crown of your head to form a hair band with them. Take the right braid to the left and left braid to the right. Secure with pins carefully and apply hair spray to settle down any flyaway hair.