Have you recently cut your hair shorter than your usual look and are running out of style options? Are you jealous of those who are sporting trendy braided hairstyles? Well, stop despairing! Braid for short hair are easier to pull off than you think!
Gone are the myths that braids are just for long hair. Braids can work in a variety of short hair cuts from bob cuts to pixie cuts to cropped haircuts! Still, not convinced, click here now for some more ideas for trendy braided styles for short hair!
Short braided hairstyles are everywhere, from Hollywood to YouTube to Instagram! You won’t be able to go long without seeing someone rocking a sassy look with braids for short hair
Most people think that braids are complicated and time-consuming. Sure, some of the more intricate braided hairstyles do take some time to put together. But the shorter the hair, the easier it is to braid!
Short hair cuts are all the rage right now. Just take a look at how many celebs have traded their long locks for a sexy and sporty short hairstyle. Pixie cuts are more popular now than they have been in years and short bobs will never go out of style! And what better way to make them stand out even more than a cute side braid or braided bangs!
Braids for short hair are so easy! If you have a long pixie, all you need are some bobby pins to help hold your hair in place. Or if you have a lob (long bob), you can even braid it into a cute half updo or ponytail. We have included a brief tutorial on how to do a side braid for short hair.
How to Side Braids for Short Hair
Tip: It is much easier to braid hair that hasn’t been washed for a day. Or if you prefer, you can braid it while it’s wet and leave it in for a few days so you will have soft waves when you take it out!
Step 1: Make a deep part in your hair. Keep in mind it does not have to be a perfectly straight part.
Step 2: Use a bobby pin (preferably the same color as your hair) to clip back a small section in the back of your hair.
Step 3: Divide a section of the side of your hair (close to the front if you want to add in your bangs) into three sections (or more depending on the style of braid you desire) and then start braiding it toward the back.
Step 4: Continue braiding back, grabbing a small section as you go, similuar how you make a regular French braid. Keep braiding as long as you can until you reach the back.
Step 5: Secure the braid in the back of your hair with a bobby pin and spray with a strong hold finishing spray to keep it in place.
To dress up your braids you can weave in some beads, flowers or other accessories to make your braids for short hair stand out! Braids are perfect for any occasion, from weddings to dances to a fun day out at the beach. Embrace your inner Boho chic goddess with a variety of cute braided looks for short hair!