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Artist's Photos Of Braided Hairstyles Show The Beauty Of Black Hair

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.26.2016 | Black Voices

Chicago-based artist Shani Crowe’s photo exhibit “Braids” is a love letter to the beauty of black hairstyles. The exhibit is currently on displ...

Shani Crowe's African-Inspired Braids Are Absolutely Mesmerizing

The Huffington Post | Choyce Miller | Posted 07.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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This Seriously Easy Braid Can Hide Second-Day Hair

Allure | Posted 06.20.2016 | Style
Allure

For Allure, by Chloe Metzger. PHOTO: HANNAH CHOI/ALLURE Braids are kind of the best style for dirty, messy, product-laden hair. And you if you don'...

How to Create a Pull Through Braid Without Braiding

Sam Villa | Posted 06.03.2016 | Style
Sam Villa

If you can create a ponytail, you can replicate this hairstyle in minutes. As far as hairstyles go, it doesn't get much easier than this.

Braids Will Always Be A Powerful Symbol Of Black Girl Culture

Michaela angela Davis | Posted 03.29.2016 | Black Voices
Michaela angela Davis

Whether there are 8 or 800 -- with bright double-ball elastic holders tight at the top and butterfly barrettes bouncing at the bottom or with cobalt blue yarn woven throughout -- braids are, and always will be, a definitive symbol of black girl culture.

This Nickelodeon Star Is Teaching Us A Lesson (Or 3) About Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.27.2016 | Style

Braids are always on trend. We repeat, always. But one thing we sometimes struggle with is creating braided hairstyles that are modern and versatile. ...

Ciara Leads The Braid Parade On This Week's Best Beauty List

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.04.2016 | Style

The crown braid is one of the most versatile braided hairstyles. It's also a really simple way to pull off a polished updo without opting for the usua...

25 Swoon-Worthy Braided Hairstyles Totally Worth Copying

Bridal Guide | Posted 01.29.2016 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Braided hairstyles are perfect for the wedding day because not only are they gorgeously intricate, but they're also versatile.

This Childhood Trend Is Making A Comeback, Thanks To Kim K.

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.06.2016 | Style

Braided pigtails may evoke nostalgic memories of fictional characters like Dorothy Gale, Wednesday Addams and Pippi Longstocking. But thanks to modern...

How To Get Taraji P. Henson's 'Urban Veronica Lake' Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.11.2015 | Style

We'll never grow tired of wearing braids. They're such a great style to wear when you just don't have time to wash your hair or you'd like to give you...

Awesome Dad Teaches Fellow Fathers How To Do Their Daughters' Hair

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Parents

Philippe Morgese knows a thing or two when it comes to styling his daughter's hair. Now, he's sharing his skills with other dads. According to BuzzFee...

11 Carefree Kids Show The Beauty And Joy Of Black Hair

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Black kids and their hair are beautiful, magical and carefree -- and one new photo series powerfully reiterates that message. U.K.-based photographe...

Head Into Fall With an Endless Variety of Braids

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.28.2015 | Style
Gina Rivera

Braids are a hit headed into fall, and there are so many ways to rock a braid with very few rules.

Upgrade Your Braid: Beyoncé, FKA twigs and More Provide Endless Plait Inspiration on Instagram

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.26.2016 | Style
Bon Appetit

Posted by actresses, models and musicians, the new breed of braid consists of endless permutations, all of which turn would-be simple styles into cleverly zig-zagged art.

How I Bested My Itchy Box Braids

Quia Querisma | Posted 06.17.2016 | Black Voices
Quia Querisma

Last summer, I went to Croatia and I knew swimming would be in my future so I opted for kanekalon micro braids. They were easy and beautiful -- and they itched like the devil.

Kids' Summer Hair Trends: Braids & Buns!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

If you think summer is a season to let your hair down and be done, think again. Girls are getting elaborate and bringing braids and buns to a whole new level.

33 Messy Braid Hairstyles That Prove Perfection Is Overrated

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.19.2015 | Style

Photo Credit: Jupiterimages via Getty Images One of our favorite things about wearing messy braids is that you don't have to be a master hairstylis...

This Might Just Be The Braid To End All Braids

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style

Rihanna was the belle of the 2015 Met Ball and Sarah Jessica Parker wore the most talked-about headpiece, but Janelle Monáe ruled the red carpet with...

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg Schools Everyone On Cultural Appropriation

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

“What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” That’s the question 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg, th...

How To Recreate Amanda Seyfried's Fierce French Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

The French braid has been our go-to hairstyle since our younger days. But we sometimes find it hard to pull off the youthful plait without looking lik...

Zoe Kravitz Inspires Us To Embrace Our Natural Beauty

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.22.2015 | Style

You have to appreciate Zoe Kravitz for resisting society's standards of beauty. The 26-year-old attended the New York City premiere for "The Diver...

#12DaysOfChristmasHair Is The Instagram Hashtag You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Style

It's the most wonderful time of the year... for surfing the Internet. And while most people opt to binge watch Netflix or divulge in a bit of holid...

Now THIS Is A Milkmaid Braid

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.05.2014 | Style

Margot Robbie may have worn the best milkmaid braid we've ever seen. The 24-year-old actress attended the 3rd Annual Australians in Film Awards Ben...

The Most Beautiful Women We Spotted On The Streets Of London

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.16.2014 | Style

New Yorkers are often credited for being fashion-forward, and Parisians are admired for their classic beauty. Yet, there is something to be said about...

The Hottest Braid In Hollywood Right Now Is...

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.17.2014 | Style

If you're getting tired of wearing the same old French or fishtail braid, take a hair cue from Hollywood's hot young stars. At the 2014 Teen Choice...