15 Pretty Braided Hairstyles For Long Hair

We have been posting a lot about hairstyles for short hair, which makes sense, since styling shorter hair tends to be a whole lot more complicated than styling longer hair. But if you, like me, have been trying to grow out your hair for the fall, now is our time to shine! I spent all summer with this annoying, frizzy thick head of hair, and I’m ready for autumn so I can actually start to do things with it besides throw it in a bun. When I think about cute fall hairstyles, I automatically think of braids. I’m not sure why, maybe it’s the idea of a flannel/braid combo that’s just so appealing to me, but whatever. All I know is that my hair’s getting longer and I want to try out a ton of new braided hairstyles this fall.

Obviously, you can still wear these if you have short hair, it just might be a little harder or look a little different. But that’s the beauty of braids! They don’t need to look perfect. In fact, they can look a little “disheveled” and still have a cool boho vibe to them.  I honestly can’t wait to try out these braided looks with a cute fall sweater and tights. I know I’m getting ahead of myself, but just take a look at these braided looks and see for yourself! 

 

1. Undone Braid
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This look is super ~chill~ and gives off a relaxed vibe, which is perfect for a cozy fall day. It will look super cute with a sweater and some leggings or a dress. You will be a chic lazy girl.

 

2. Double Fishtail


This is actually a lot easier than it looks! A fishtail looks super pretty and takes very little time. With long hair it will look so good.

 

3. Braided Bun
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It’s super pretty and low key but still helps you look super put together, which is super important during back-to-school season.

 

4. Floral Braids

Of all the wedding styles I’ve ever done, this may be my favorite ?.

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Add some cute little flowers to any type of braid for a elegant look. It will add a pop of color!

 

5. Braided Space Buns
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Space buns look great why any hair type, but if your hair is long enough, you can try some braided space buns for a cute and spacey look.

 

6. Long Pull Through Braid
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This is relaxed look that’s perfect for the transition into fall. It’s sophisticated and cute and works best with longer hair.

 

7. Straight Braids
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This is a ~funky~ braided hairstyle that is a little different than your normal braided pony. Add a couple braids to a high pony for a super unique look.

 

8. Top Braid
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This is a cool update on a regular pony. It looks super fancy and would look so good with any outfit. It’s perfecct for long, thick hair.

 

9. Rope Braid

A rope braid always looks cute, and when you pull it into a bun it looks super relaxed and gives off a boho feel.

 

10. Many Braids

You can also just add a ton of braids then pull them back for a cool look.

11. Underbraid
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An underbraid is a braid that is tucked under your hair. It’s super easy and will give some straight hair a little texture.

 

12. Waterfall Braid

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When in doubt, add a waterfall braid. They are easy and can be worn to both school or a fancy event like homecoming.

 

13. Bubble Braid

This is two trends in one: a side braid and a bubble pony. It will give your hair a lot of volume and life, which is perfect if you want to stand out.

 

14. Pull Through Crown

This is a pretty take on the braided crown. It’s the same thing, you just use a pull-through braid instead. Easy and cute.

 

15. Pigtail Braids
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Braids can also be worn with curly hair. It gives it a cool texture and look, like these pigtail braids.

 

Are you going to try these braided looks? Tell us in the comments!

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