When it comes to styling trends why should girls with straight hair have all the fun!? We know it can be tough to find curly hairspiration and you may be feeling a little left out, but don’t lose hope. We think it’s about time for curls to have fun too, which is why we’ve collected the bestDIY braid tutorials for curly hair. Go ahead and get on trend by trying one or all of these must have braids. From fishtails to faux hawks, you’ll finally be able to break out of that styling rut and give those curls the fun they really deserve.
1. Double Dutch Braids:
source: youtube.com @ Jasmine Brown
From runways to A-listers these twin braids are getting some serious attention. YouTuber, Jasmine Brown, gives us the low down on just how easy it is for natural curls to pull this look off. If you want to join the party then you better watch this tutorial stat. You know what they say, double the braids, double the fun!
2. Half Up, Half Down:
If braiding isn’t your forté, naturally curly girl Christina, from HairRomance, saves the day with her super quick braiding tutorial. This boho inspired look can dress up or dress down your natural curls and all it takes is two minutes! Save this style for a quick daytime ‘do to keep your hair out of your face or style it up for date night. P.S. Statement earrings are a must.
source: youtube.com @ Hair Romance
For some serious “curls just wanna have fun” attitude take your braids to new heights with this knockout look. Top international hairdresser and educator,Sharon Blain, takes us through a step-by- step tutorial so that you can achieve this funky and fresh look. First-timers may need a little help from a friend.
4. Effortless Crown Braid:
source: youtube.com @ Bri Pile
This braid can take you from yoga to little black dress mode and everything in between. If you’ve feared attempting a crown braid because your arms are going to get tired or your fingers will fumble, DIY vlogger Bri Pile shows us, with a bit of practice, this protective style really is effortless.
If there was a braid made for curly hair, this is it. Inspired by the ultimate “just wanna have fun” girl, Cyndi Lauper, this style is pulled together with effort and gives your curls the freedom to flow wild and care-free. Add some hair bling like fresh flowers and you’ve nailed this year’s festival-ready look.
6. Fishtail Side Braid:
source: youtube.com @ Ebony's Curly TV
Think a fishtail is way out of your braiding league? Think again, ‘causeEbony, from Ebony’s Curly TV, breaks it down for us in her super simple tutorial. Whether you wake up with unruly locks or simply want to get that hair off of your face, we’re pretty sure that you’ll have the fishtail down in no time as your go-to look.
Whether you want to try something new, get festival-ready or simply have fun, we hope these braids give you the hairspiration that your curls crave.
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