31+ Best Box Braids Hairstyle You need to try

Box Braid

We all know how box braids are loved by so many women that they can’t do without a hairstyle. Especially, celebrities.

Celebrities tend to make beautiful and trending styles of the box braid that you would definitely want to plait when you see them because they are always very beautiful.

Box braids are the latest and trending hairstyles in town that everyone loves and would love to plait. Let’s tell ourselves the truth. You know you can’t scroll through your Instagram feed and would find a couple of beautiful box braid inspo. Impossible right!

Yes, because box braids can be made in different styles irrespective and they are always super beautiful. Everyone loves it and that is why everybody wants to try it!

Even top celebrities on the gram and various social media platforms now rock the box braids in different and unique styles.

Box Braids

Before we dive into the main topic, what exactly are box braids?

Well, box braid is a type of hair-raising style that is very much popular among black people and the style is best described as a “protective style”.

And the more reason why the box braid hairstyle is loved is just because of the simplicity,  beauty, and uniqueness that comes with it.

In all, the box braid hairstyles can be styled in so many ways and they can be carried for a long period of time! Interesting right!

Yes! so far as you are maintaining the hair very well, you are good to go.

Here in this article, we have fed your eyes with 100+ best box braid hairstyles that you definitely need to try!

100+ Best Box Braids Hairstyle You need to try

Below are the top best and most beautiful box braid hairstyles that you need to try now if you are looking to improve your collection of hairstyles.

Knotless Braids

The most sought after! Knotless braid is really beautiful and what literally every woman does now. Because of the simplicity, beauty, and uniqueness that comes with it.

This box braid hairstyle is very beautiful and I think you really should give it a try if you have not.

The style comes in different shapes, lengths, and sizes. So, any you choose is fine.

For me, I love it boxed braid, medium, and long. With that, I think I can be able to style it whichever way I want. Smiles…

Box braids with curly ends

This is also another collection of box braid and it very beautiful. Truth be told, this is what most celebrities make now. For me, I prefer it tiny with the curls at the end.

Box braids with curly ends

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Trust me when I say this style is beautiful!

In all, you can rock it whichever way you want.

Side-parted box braid

This is definitely something you should try. Do you see how beautiful it is?

 

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Blonde Box Braids

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This box braid gives you the opportunity to play with your hair color and even opt for a lighter hue.

 

Rainbow Drip Box Braid

This is also another box braid style inspo. The attachment comes with a rainbow color at the end so that when plaited it looks so beautiful and colorful. And it doesn’t even need much styling.

Rainbow Drip Box Braid

 

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Fringe Box Braid

This is another beautiful yet unique box braid hairstyle. You could just beautify it with some beads and cowries.

Fringe Box Braid

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Box Braid with Sparkles.

Another simple yet beautiful hairstyle you would love. You can just tell your hairstylist to add some strands of goddess glitters to your hair to give it that unique look.

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Braided Bob

Simple yet beautiful. Instead of making a longer style of box braid. You can just turn it into a shoulder-length bob.

Braided Bob

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Box Braid Fascinator

Style your box braids into a braided bun or fascinator just at the side of your hair. You will definitely love your looks!

Box Braid Fascinator

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Box braid topknot

Wrap your braids into a stylish topknot on top of your head. It gives a look you would love definitely.

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Long Jumbo Box Braids

Another box braid style inspo you would love. Try it!

Long Jumbo Box Braids

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Box Braid wrapped With a Bun

Style your box braid into a bun if you wouldn’t want anything touching your back and wouldn’t want it short either.

Box Braid wrapped With a Bun

Half-Up Top Knot with tiny box braids

Me personally, I love this style! Just the perfect way to style your box braid! Very unique and simple. Any color can go with it.

 

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Jumbo Box Braids Ponytail

A braid you would love to try out. Trust me. It’s very beautiful as you can see.

Jumbo Box Braids Ponytail

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Jumbo Box Twist Braids

This is another braid style to try out. It is simple and unique.

Jumbo Box Twist Braids

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Three-part Jumbo Box Braids.

This braid is made by dividing the hair into 3 sections. Once done, the center part is being brought to the back.

Three-part Jumbo Box Braids.

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Bleached Mohawk Braids

This is also one of the best braid styles to try out.

Do you just want to do something extraordinary? You can barb the sides of your hair and leave the middle part so you can make a braid with it.

To switch up looks, you can always roll the braids at the center up to a bun. Beautiful right?

Bleached Mohawk Braids

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Braided Bow

You want to switch up hairstyle or the way you style your hair as you are tired of making buns always? Why not try some simple bow at the front of your hair with some of your braids left loose in the front.

This is a very beautiful hairstyle you should try out.

Braided Bow

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Faux Hawk

Style your hair into some faux hawk to switch up hairstyle.

Faux Hawk

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Jumbo Fishtail Braid

Style your braids to one side and plait them to look like a fishtail.

Jumbo Fishtail Braid

Frayed ends

Style your box braid so that it has a frayed end. Note that this is more beautiful with short braided hair as it gives it that unique look.

Frayed ends

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Spunky Space Buns

You can decide to style your braids into 2 or more buns at the front while you leave the rest laying back.

Spunky Space Buns

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All-Over Color

If you are the type that loves colors. Then you can go for a very sharp color with your hair all on one side. Tiny cowries will make it look more beautiful tho.

All-Over Color

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Jumbo Braids with Large Side Plait

This is just the plaiting of the smaller braids to form a big braid at the side of your hair.

Jumbo Braids with Large Side Plait

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Edge Control

While making your braid, you can just tell your stylist to leave some little hair at the front so that you can be able to control and style your edge using edge control and a little brush.

Edge Control

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A touch of Gold

While making your box braids using the black attachment, you can tell your stylist to add a touch of Gold for a unique look.

A touch of Gold

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20+ Box Braid Idea to Try in 2021 | Season Hairstyles

Triangle Box Braids

If you are a fan of box braid and you are looking at switching your hairstyles on braids, then this article is for you.

Even if you are a hairstylist, you sure would want to make your clients look beautiful. You can select from the list of box braids hairstyles listed below.

50+ Box Braid Idea you Should Try 2021 | Hairstyles

Below are some of the best 50+ Box Braid Idea you Should Try 2021 | Hairstyles:

Curly Box Braids

While others make their braids with a straight end, you can decide to make yours curly at the end. This is super beautiful!

Curly Box Braids
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Chunky Box Braids

This is also another nice braid style you would love.

Chunky Box Braids

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Bob Braids on Short Natural Hair

You got natural hair and just want a simple short braid, then you should try this style out.

Bob Braids on Short Natural Hair
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Medium Box Braids

If you are a fan of just medium hairs, then you should try this style out. They are a great alternative to long hairs.

Medium Box Braids

Knotless Box Braid

The knotless braid is being made starting with your hair first and then finished up with the braiding hair for a neat ending.

Knotless Box Braid

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Knotless Curly Box Braid

This is for those who just want something light.

Knotless Curly Box Braid

Small Box Braids on Natural Hair

This box braid style is a great idea for those with natural hair.

Small Box Braids on Natural Hair

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Box Braids with Shaved Sides

This is made by shaving both sides of your hair, while the center is left untouched. The center is then braided.

Box Braids with Shaved Sides

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Triangle Box Braids

We all know box braids to be box-shaped, however, there are still other shapes that you can cut your hairs into to make your braids.

One is the triangle box braid and sure this gives the style a beautiful look.

Triangle Box Braids

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Coloured Box Braids

Try out the colored braid extensions for a more colorful and beautiful look.

Coloured Box Braids

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Thick Box Braids

If you love your braids thicker, then you should try out this style.

Thick Box Braids

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Half-up Bun

This is made by dividing your hair into two then rolling the top section into a bun.

Half-up Bun

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Braided Braids

This is done by braiding all braids together to form a big braid. And this is definitely something you would love. It is very simple and unique.

Braided Braids

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High Bun

I don’t think High Bun would go out of the world of hairstyle. Why because it is very easy to do.

Most people tend to do this to save time and it sure turns out to be very beautiful.

All hairs are being packed to the front and then rolled up to form a bun.

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Braided Bow

Braided Bow is another hairstyle you should consider when looking at how to style your box braids.

This style gives you that unique look and makes you beautiful.

Divide your hair into two. One at the front and one at the back.

Then make the one at the front into a bow while the others lay back.

Braided Bow

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Coloured Braids

If you love colors, then you should try the colored braids. You would definitely love ’em.

Coloured Braids

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Half-up Ponytail

This is also a great box braid hairstyle.

Half-up Ponytail

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Pigtails

A nice box braid hairstyle too.

Pigtails

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Space Buns

Ever wondered how you can style your box braids that it fits in properly? If yes, then try the space buns.

You can make the buns at the front more than two as two are common. Make something unique!

Space Buns

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Headband Braid

The Headband braid is super comfy to do and it is the best style for long braids. All you need to do is to style the braid into a headband in such a way that it fits in and it is super comfortable for you.

Headband Braid

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How to Style Knotless Braids to have Looking Beautiful Always

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Knotless Braids must-have protective styles. These braids are not only beautiful, but they are also kinder to your hair.

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Knotless braids do not use the tight knot that is used in more traditional box braids, but rather it begins with your own hair and the other hair is carefully fed in. The braid will not leave your scalp sore and your hair won’t break.

Here, there are a few amazing and gorgeous ways to wear and style it.

Knotless Braids Pros and Cons

Pros

  • You already know you start off with your natural hair versus traditional braids where you begin with synthetic hair immediately. This step gives your hair a more natural and seamless look
  • Another good thing about these braids is there is no pulling on your scalp and that is one of the biggest reasons why a lot of ladies would probably never go back to box braids. Knotless style is very lightweight and it does not matter huge or how small you go with these braids.
  • Also, the braids can be styled in different kinds of ways. like having long straight hair. There are no knots so you will be able to style your braids into ponytails, buns, and some other nice styles.
  • With knotless braids, they last longer and you can keep them for more than 2 months.

Cons

  • If you have short hair, in the front, the braids can easily slip out
  • Making the hair take more than 5 hours to make

Ways to Style Knotless Braids

Medium Knotless Braids with Beads

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You can make knotless braids and also add beads to them which brings out so much beauty of the hair. Bads can be used on a shorter or longer version of this style as well.

Gorgeous High Ponytail

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The Ponytail is a very classic hairstyle that can be worn in different kinds of ways. The Ponytail will make you look for any occasion you attend.

These braids are warm shade and have been styled very high on the head. This kind of knotless style is very easy to wear. you can decide to add any type of accessories if you want.

Long Knotless Braids with Curls

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This is another style of knotless braids. Braids like these are great for the ladies who feel that their hair has been a bit drab so it can with a glam makeover.

Trendy Double Buns

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This is another way of styling braids that will give you a great look. The brands will be styled into a half updo and half of the braids are left and the other half is tied up into two buns.

This style of braids is very good for festivals and also summer.

Cute Braided Bob

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This is also considered another way to style your braids. It gives a very good look and if you actually not a fan of long braids you can give this a try which will absolutely look good on you.

Half up Half Down  Braids

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This type of hairstyle gives you the best of both worlds, you can go ahead and show off your beautiful long braids while adding the extra of an updo or high ponytail.

Holdup, half-down style is one of the most universally flattering options for all types of shapes, most especially those with round and square faces.

Jumbo Style
This type of style takes lesser time to finish than smaller braids as there a fewer sections needed. Jumbo braids do not need extra styling or accessories to make a statement.

Other Styles you can Choose From

  •  Goddess Box Braids
  • Red Knotless Braids
  • Burgundy Braids
  • Knotless Braids with Curly Ends
  • Ombre Braids
  • Triangle Braids
  • Knotless Braids Updo

Difference between Knotless Braids and Box Braids

Box braids are less painful than traditional box braids. Because there is no knot at the base, knotless braids lay flat to your scalp, unlike classic box braids.

While on the other hand, Knotless braids are also lighter than traditional box braids but they require you to use braiding hair that matches your natural hair texture

How do you Moisturize it?

The best way to moisturize your braids is with a hydrating mist or you can use a leave-in conditioner. Just search for natural moisturizing ingredients such as coconut water, shea butter, or even argan oil. Choose a bottle with a fine nozzle, so it can be evenly distributed lightly over your braids.