What Are Some Simple Braided Hairstyles?


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There are many simple and beautiful braided hairstyles that anyone can do. The websites Distractify, BuzzFeed, Six Sisters' Stuff and Cosmopolitan provide photo galleries of numerous easy, braided hairstyles, such as braided buns, waterfall braids, fishtail braids and Dutch braids. Each hairstyle image is accompanied by a step-by-step tutorial.

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What Are Some Simple Braided Hairstyles?
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Braiding is a versatile hairstyling method that works well with most hair lengths and textures, so there are countless styles to experiment with. Distractify, BuzzFeed and Six Sisters' Stuff each offer galleries of over 20 braided hairstyles, and every hairstyle includes a link to a step-by-step tutorial. Users can simply scroll through the galleries and click the links to tutorials for the braided styles that appeal to them. Some of the hairstyle images included in the BuzzFeed list "23 Creative Braid Tutorials That Are Deceptively Easy" are infographic tutorials, which provide an easy visual reference for those who wish to try each style.

As seen in all of these galleries, many braided hairstyles appear complex when they are finished but are actually quite simple to create, especially with the help of photographic tutorials. Video or GIF tutorials can also simplify an otherwise complicated-looking hairstyle. The Cosmopolitan article "17 Mesmerizing GIFs of How to Create Every Braid You've Ever Been Obsessed With" provides helpful GIF guides for each of the braided styles in the gallery, including Dutch braids, rope braids, halo braids and chainlink braids.

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