Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
Braids, a hairstyle that has always taken individuality further. In prehistory it was adopted as a way to convey power and status by cultures stretching from Africa to Scandinavia and China. No matter the length, you have a ton of possibilities to show off your creative side via your hair. Over the years braids have reached many depths of the world and there’s a style to suit anyone. Whether your influence is A$AP Rocky or Viking warriors.
So in this articles we are going to give you 60 braid looks that you can try yourself.
Probably the most popular style for men, cornrows are tight braids worn close to the head. Single plaits or double braids give you the option of playing with texture and barbers can style them as intricately as you dare.
The fuss-free spin on cornrows, these can be ponytailed or left to hang free, depending on your mood. The look’s best with hair short enough that it won’t fall in your eyes.
As seen on the show ‘Vikings’ king Ragnar Lothbrok, this style pulls long hair back into a single, thick warrior braid. If your workplace is more spreadsheets than pillaging this one may not be for you.
Braids With Bun
If you’re committed to your man bun, then introduce some texture by adding braids that run from your forehead into the topknot. Works well with one or multiple plaits.
The twin shoulder length braids will have you looking stylish and slick.
First seen on your 12-year-old sister, but now you can do it too. This plaited style makes a standard ponytail feel like you’ve actually put some effort in.
What if you’re a rebel without a cause? In this case, we say that you should go for unconventional braids for men. The form can be as creative as you’d like, as long as it represents your personality. Take this daring mohawk
Braids for Men with Top Knot
If your braids will be focusing on the top part of your head, you will most likely end them in a top knot or man bun. In case your hair isn’t significantly long, a top knot will do.
Two Braids with Cornrows
Among styles of braids for men, two braids win by a long shot. They’re easy to get and complement most facial features. Nevertheless, you can make yours more complex by adding cornrows into the design.
Not all braids for men have to be in the traditional 3-strand style. Twist are a much more natural looking way of styling your hair.
So this goes to show that there are many different types of braids that one can go for. I am sure you will be able to find a style in this list of 55 haircuts that suits you perfectly. Don’t be shy though, experiment and see what you like the most. Here are what we think are the top 5 braid hairstyles from the list.
- ASAP Rocky Braids
- Braids W/Box Fade
- Crown Braids
- Classic Cornrows
- Double Braided Mohawk
Still looking for inspiration, then checkout this blog post about Twisted Hairstyles.