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25 Cute Braids For Long Hair

Long hair offers a multitude of styling options, one of the most creative being the braid. And there are so many different types of braids; here are 25 of our favorite styles for long hair. And no, you don’t have to be a professional stylist to accomplish these…. as with most things, practice makes perfect!

1. Fishtail Braid

3 fishtail braid tutorial

The fishtail braid is an oh-so-pretty take on the original, with an intricate look and a bohemian sort of style. And it’s not all that difficult to accomplish! Make your way over to Once Wed to find out how to recreate this beautiful look on your own hair.

2. Braided Up-do

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This stunning braided up-do would be a lovely look for a wedding or other fancy occasion. It is made by wrapping small braids around a piece of hair that is tied halfway up. Head over to Join The Mood to check out a helpful photo tutorial.

3. The Boho Braid

5 hair multi braid

The boho braid is a more casual look, perfect for a festival or a night out on the town. The key to this one is to get lots of volume in your hair before you begin the braid. Make your way over to The Beauty Department to find out how to do it yourself.

4. Boho Rose Braid

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This half up, half down look has a pretty twist in the middle that is reminiscent of a rose, with a braid coming out of the bottom. It works best if you start with wavy hair. Head over to Hair and Makeup By Steph to check out the full tutorial.

5. Half Up Braid Bun

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