Braids are very practical and they are gorgeous addition for any hairdo. The headdresses that involve several types of braids look sophisticated and they make a great hairstyle for any occasion. The most popular types of braids are fishtail, cornrow, Dutch, three-strand, French braids and etc. Braids are great for any hair type and hair length and they can be adopted by everyone. So today I have put together some unique braided hairstyles for 2017. Just check them out!Viking Style Triple Braid
This Viking inspired braid is pretty easy to pull off. The center section of the hair has been divided into three portions. Each portion is loosely cornrow braided. Then these three are joined at the middle part of the head and secured. The triple braid is matched with beautiful waves to complete the ethereal appearance. Jewel blonde shade comes in handy to show off the beauty of the braids.
Whether it is about you or not, but some ladies have really difficult times creating short updos. They have to go through some challenges while working on their short strands, however one thing is certain, updos are not only for loneg-haired ladies. There are various updo designs available for all ladies out there. To recreate them you will only need to put in more effort and extra creativity and let’s not forget about pins too. Below I have selected some short hair updos for 2017, look at them and get inspired from. Twisted and Pinned Updo
If you are looking for a fancy hairdo, then this is the best option for you and it is very easy to create since you just need to use many pins. The headdress starts with highlighting your brown strands to give them a perfect tone. Well, then you need to pull the hair to the center of the head and style by pinning the strands to design a faux hawk like style.
Braids are always in trend and they are evolving with the passage of time. This year runway shows were full of braids, from whimsical to ethereal. There is a tendency of combining braids with updos. Whether you like it or not, but braids look incredible combined with buns and knots. However, there are numerous ways to enhance the appearance of your braid. If you are looking for braided hairstyles, then check out 2017 braided hairstyles from runway shows and get inspired from. The most important thing is that they are easy to sport and can be rocked everywhere.Dior: Braided Knots
The hairstylist of Dior established the topknots by adding four inverted plaits at the base of each girl’s head. While creating this fancy hairstyle, the stylist kept in her mind the theme of skater girl. The chokers wrapped around the model’s neck helped to complete street punks inspired look. However, this is not a complicated design and everyone can replicate it if they put a bit of effort. This headdress is among the latest trends, so it’s going to be a hit of the season.
High ponytails are regarded as one of the most stylish hairstyles that are available for all ladies out there. High ponies look like conventional ones but require longer hair to get it right. You can apply hair extensions to make your pony extra long and super feminine. There are many variations of high ponytails from the simple one to one with lots of volume. What about braided ponytails? They are as irresistible as others. However complicated braids will provide with a unique pony. Need some inspiration? Well, below I have selected some signature high ponytails. Uplifted High Ponytail
For an extra length like this you will need to apply hair extension, since it will provide you with lots of length. The hair has been pulled up and tied into a top knot, like the one we usually do at home, and from it the extensions stretch. The extensions are given a slight boost at the base. This pony has several tones of blonde that look great when combined together.
Updos are the best choice for any formal occasion, be that your big day or birthday party. Since it is one of the most important days of your life you should do everything to have those princess feelings. Formal updos involve various thick and thin braids and loose strands. However, if you want to have a flawless look, consider your hair color too since it is one of the most important details that enhance the overall appearance. Here I have selected some formal updo hairstyles for 2017 to provide you with some inspiration. Braided Updo
We know- it’s just irresistible, right? This particular side braided updo is neat on the top, while there are some loose braids on the bottom. The updo has an incredible braid that upgrades the look. However, the color is also eye popping since it is a smooth milk chocolate brown combined with biscuit brown and a few vanilla highlights.
Cornrows will never show any sign of disappearing, since they provide with a fabulous and attractive look. Braiding cornrows is a traditional art that anyone can learn. With incredible cornrows you can instantly change your appearance. There are so many ways to rock them. You can get several braids on the sides or go for full braids. Some cornrows require hair extensions for a better effect but if you have long and thick hair you can forget about them. If you like braided hairstyles, then these pictures of modern cornrows will definitely interest you.Big African Braids
These African braids are unique and they look amazing not only because of their curvy pattern but also because of their impeccable look. Apart from big and catchy braids this hairstyle has an incredible red shade that immediately grabs attention. In order to rock it, you will need to have thick and long hair; however, there are some extensions that may come in handy.
Long blonde hair features the elegance and femininity of a woman. Whether you have straight or curly hair blonde will always look attractive on you regardless of your complexion or face shape. You need to focus on a right hairstyle that works well for you and also to make sure that the blonde hair is used in an attractive pattern. If you are planning to wear this shade, then have a look at these 2017 long blonde hairstyles that you can try out in the coming seasons.Casual Braided Hairstyle
In this design the blonde and brown color melt to create a fantastic shade. However the styling is what makes the model draw attention. It requires pulling all the hair to one side and knit the strands into a cute casual braid. Leave it hanging over the shoulder and your top-notch look is ready to fascinate everyone.
The name of pigtails comes from the twisted tobacco leaves that close to the tail of a pig. This hairstyle involves two sections of hair on either side of the head. The pigtails are not necessarily to be braids. These updos suit people of all ages- children, teenage girls, and mutual women. There are so many ways to rock pigtails. If you want to have a new idea of wearing your pigtails then go through our article and get inspired from the latest pigtail hairstyles.Long Double Dutch Braids
In this particular style the hair is not given a clean parting, which makes it a casual style. Extra-long hair has been woven into a Dutch braid that runs diagonally from the front to the back. Long braids fall down to the lower back and bring out the beauty of the length. By the way, the length speaks about the healthy locks that grow out too fast.
Long wedding hairstyles come in various shades and shapes. Both sophisticated and simple updos look gorgeous because they are styled for a special occasion such as your wedding party. Most of these designs are very easy to create even if they have a complicated look. However a right hair color, volume and natural texture will provide with the best effects, so consider these facts before creating your wedding updo. Here I have selected some subtle wedding hairstyles for long hair, just have a look at them and get inspired.Jeweled High Bun
This is a traditional wedding updo but it looks well-defined because of the length of the hair and also styling. To create this headdress you should brush back your locks leaving several free strands at the front to accentuate the face. The next step is to twist and tuck the hair into tight bun and finish by wrapping a jeweled headpiece around it.
Crimped hair is not new in fashion but every ten years we can see a rise of popularity of crimped styles. Crimping requires pressing the hair into small folds and ridges and is usually achieved by using special hair tools; however there are alternative ways to get this look: instead of using a regular iron, opt for braiding. It will add an extra layer of dimension to updos and extra volume to hair and it is definitely worth trying right now! Here we have the best crimped hairstyles for 2017 to give you some ideas.Rainbow Crimped Hairstyle
Show off yourself by creating a look that is your own. In this picture the model’s strands were braided into two rows of twisted braids in front, above there is another braid with multiple tiny ponytails that feed out of it. The hair within these small ponies is crimped and falls on the top of the rest blue and blonde striped locks. It is a creative style for girls who want to draw attention.