Many men like to wear braids as a way of flaunting their character.
They find braids nice looking when they are experimenting with different types of hairstyles.
It may seem to you that you need to have long hair in order to tie braids. But, this isn’t necessary. The simplest braid hairstyle only requires 2 – 3 inches of hair. The following are a number of creative braid ideas.
1. Short Braided Hair for Black Boys
Even if you have short hair, it is still possible to tie them
into braids. The best braids style for people with short hair is thin braids.
If you want to have longer braid hairstyle, you will have to wait for your hair
to grow thicker and longer.
2. Box Braid Hairstyle with Undercut
Box braid is a great protective hairstyle for both black men and
women. For people who don’t have long hair, they will prefer to add extensions
to their existing hair. This allows you to increase the length of your existing
hair without having to wait for it to grow long on its own.
3. Chic Two Braids Cornrow Hairstyle
You can get a two braid hairstyle as shown in the photo above if
you want to have braids but don’t want too many of them. They look nice on all
types of faces. If you want to add more details, you can incorporate cornrows
into the hairstyle. With longer hair, you will have better looking two braids
4. Dreads with Short Hair for Guys
Not many people like to have long dreads as they are troublesome
to tie. Short locks are more popular. Many people chose to just dread the upper
part of the hair with the lower part getting an undercut. You will look great
with any type of dreadlock style.
5. Brilliant Braided Tied Up for Men
Mid-length braids are flexible in that you can easily tie them
into a different style. In the above example, the hair is tied to a ponytail
style braid that is about 3 – 4 inches long. This type of braid is easy to tie
for beginners and looks aesthetically pleasing as well.
6. Eight Shape Braid with Undercut
You should incorporate undercut into your hairstyle if you want
people to pay attention to your braids. There are many types of undercut styles
including disconnected undercut and undercut fade. Undercut can help to
highlight an area on your haircut.
7. Crown Braids with Cornrows
Braids can also be tied into crown style. In the above example,
there are two main braids on each side and the cornrows design occupy the middle
part. The braid is tied to look like the sharply pointed part of a crown.
8. Long Braids with Shaved Sides
If you have been keeping your hair long all these time, you may
want to consider to tie them into braids. The photo shows a man who has the entire
head of hair tied into long braids. The same look can be achieved by using hair
extensions if you have short hair, just like the box braid hairstyle.
9. Zig Zag Cornrows Braids for Men
Why should you have a common braid hairstyle like everyone else
when you can have a unique braid hairstyle? It is not easy to tie the braid to
a complicated style yourself. If you really like this type of braid style, you
will have to pay a visit to a professional hair salon. To capture’s people’s
attention, you should consider having a zig-zag braid hairstyle.
10. Lil Yachty’s Beaded Braids in Cherry Red
He is not an ex-member of the military but he is one of the most
famous celebrities in school rap songs today. Lil Yachty is well known for his
unique braids that are dyed cherry red and decorated with beads at the end.
These braids are suitable for anyone who wants to express a bold character.
11. Cornrow Braids Hairstyle
Cornrows is a type of classic braiding technique that has been
around for many decades. More and more complicated cornrows styles are being
introduced fast forward into the future. Cornrows braid is ideal for people who
like to wear tightly woven braids.
12. Men Feed-in Braid Hairstyle
Feed in braids is suitable for people who like to wear thicker
braids. The braid starts thin and slowly increases its width to become fatter at
the end. It gives your haircut a unique style.
13. Men Braid with a Top Knot
When you are tying the braid, you can decide which direction the
braid is tied on your head. It is the same as how you divide your hair to the
left and right. You can pick up the hair from where you want the braid to start
and tie the braid on your head from there.
14. Ponytail and Braids for Men
You can also have braids that are specifically tied up and end
with a ponytail. The hairstyle in the photo shown features an undercut and a
braid with the ponytail on top. With longer hair, you can wrap the hair tips into a
ponytail after tying the braids.
15. Braided Mohawk Hairstyle for Men
People who aren’t interested in a mohawk hairstyle can wear
braids tied in the silhouette of mohawk instead. You can achieve the look as
shown in the above photo by parting the hair in the middle and setting aside a
main braid on both sides. You can tie braids all around to achieve a more
16. Twist Hairstyle for Men with Natural Hair
It is not necessarily for a hair to be parted into 3 strands to
tie a men braid. You can achieve the same look by simply twisting the hair. The
twisted braid hairstyle is ideal for people who want to look more casual.
17. Two Pull Back Braids
Are you thinking of tying your hair into braids just for fun? If
you just want to have fun, you can tie a small section of your hair into braids
instead. You can get some ideas by referring to the photo above. As you can
see, the braids overlap each other on top while the bottom features a neat
18. Dreadlocks Hairstyles for Black Men
Dreadlocks is an attention grabber hairstyle passed down in many
black culture. If you are a fan of dreadlocks, you should be familiar with the
different techniques in tying dreadlocks such as backcoming, crochet, and
19. Braids with a Man Bun and Undercut
You should know what is a man bun hairstyle now. But, do you
know the different ways to tie a man bun. You can actually combine braids and
hair bun together to make a great a hairstyle for showing off your manliness.
It is recommended that you tie up your hair into two braids to have a man bun
20. Braids with Top Knot Man Bun
Braids tied around the top of the head will usually end up with
a man bun. This type of hairstyle is suitable for people whose hair is not
long. The hair tips must be wrapped so that it will not ravel.
21. Two Strand Twist Style for Males
The two strand twist is a classic braid style for men who like
to look casual. The technique used in achieving this look is quite the same as
the technique used in creating Nubian twists. It is a favorite braids hairstyle
among black men and women worldwide.
22. Men Braid Style with Faux Bangs
Faux bangs can be combined into your braid hairstyle depending
on factors like technique used in tying the braids and the hair length. The
hairstyle shown in the photo above requires you to tie a lot of braids with
length that reach up to the eye brow along the head temple.
23.Men Intersecting Braids Hairstyle
Do you fancy having a unique braid style that no one else have?
You will need to think creatively to design an original braid style. There are
various ways to create an original braid style for example crossing the braids,
twist together, and extend over the braids. It is going to take some time as
you try many different ways to tie the braid in order to achieve a good
24. Men’s Style Wavy Partitions with Braids
We have discussed about different styles of braids up until now.
If there are some spaces in between the braids, you can fill them up with
timeless style like cornrows, or create wavy lines to improve the aesthetic
25. Ombre Braids Tied Up in a Man Bun
You may not be a fan of ombre braids but perhaps you may be
interested in highlight some strands of the hair. Highlighting one or multiple
braids will look much nicer. This type of hairstyle can also be adapted for
26. Three Braids and a Bun
You can also look cool by dividing the top of your hair into 3
braids and tying a bun at the end. The hairstyle shown in the photo is not
tightly braided and is easy to unravel when you no longer want the hairstyle.
The braid with the bun on the top part seems to match perfectly with a neat
27. Braided Locs for Kids
Locks are valuable hair assets for people of all ages including
children. You can braid the locks into different types of fun hairstyles. As
shown in the picture above, the hairstyle can be adapted along with an
28. Braided Mohawk with Undercut
Do you want a hairstyle that can make you look daring and bold?
If you are this type of person, a non-traditional braid style will best suit
you. The braid can be tied in a creative way to show off your personality. The
photo above is a braided hairstyle of a mohawk hairstyle.
29. Ponytail Dreadlocks for Men
Long dreadlocks are hard to unravel when you don’t want to have
them. A turnaround solution to this problem is to wrap your dreads up into a
ponytail instead. By wrapping the dreads, you will not have to be bothered
about them falling all over on your face.
30. Men Highlighted Ombre Braids
One of the benefits of long braids is that you can highlight
them in different colors. It will look nice no matter if you choose to dye your
braids in multiple colors or different shades of the same color. The outcome
that you will achieve is an awesome looking ombre braids.
31. Cornrow Hairstyle for Men
Cornrows is a classic hairstyle that look nice no matter what
forms it takes on. We recommend that you take some time to brainstorm of a
unique style for your cornrows. One way to look unique in your cornrows is to
tie them in swirls and geometric style.
32. Swag Braid Hairstyle for Men
A man with an adventurous character will like a hairstyle that
show off his personality. To look creative in your hairstyle, it is suggested
that you incorporate braids. Wear the braids in any interesting way you desire
to stand out in the crowds.
33. Bohemian Fishtail Braid Hairstyle
Are you interested in having a bohemian braids hairstyle?
Dreadlocks are common on bohemian braid hairstyle but you can also try a new
method like fishtail braid. Incorporating a fishtail braid into your hairstyle
will surely get you many compliments from your friends.
34. Men Braids with Metal Beads
Braids can be worn with accessories to make them unique.
Metallic beads are incorporated into all types of braids. The simplest way to
accessorize your braids o incorporate two metallic beads. It is up to you to
incorporate these metallic beads all over your braids.
35. Cornrow and Two Braids for Men
It is rarely you will see people with cornrows and long braids
around. If you have this type of hairstyle, the long braids will most likely
lie at the back of your neck. You can add a creative touch to this hairstyle by
adding two braids with longer length to let them flaunt around your temple.
36. Box Fade Hairstyle for Men
Box fade or temp fade haircut can truly give your appearance a
whole new change. It gives your hairline a classic silhouette. Temp fade is
ideal for men who fancy in having a top braid.
37. Plaited Hairstyle for Men
Your hair is suitable for trying out different braid styles when
it is long and it will look even nicer when paired with a neat moustache.
Combining different styles in your haircut can give you a cute image that
people will always remember.
38. Colourful Wavy Braids
Can you recall our discussion about braids and playing with
different highlighting colours? The photo above is an example of how you can add
bold colour to your hairstyle. For example, you can highlight your black braids
with turquoise to look stylish.
39. Black Braided Hairstyle
To many people, braids hairstyle looks like nonsense. The truth
is braiding can help you to look better and make people have a positive
impression. If your hair is long, you should form thin braid first before
joining 2 or 3 of them to form thicker braids.
40. Soft Braid Hairstyle
It is difficult to keep the braid to be in place when your long
hair is silky smooth. If your hair is like this, you can tie them into loose
braids and end it with a bun to give yourself a stylish look.
41. Viking Inspired Braid for Men
You can also wear a braid hairstyle that is based on other
historical culture. You can be a bit creative by modifying the historical
hairstyle. The above photo shows a man wearing a braid style that somewhat
imitates the Vikings’ hairstyle.
42. Fishbone Braid Hairstyle for Black Men
Fishbone style braids are quite popular among men. You will need
to have longer hair to form a fishbone braids. It will be best to have one
fishbone braid on each side of the head.
43. Men Reverse V Braid with Taper Fade
There is no need to keep the braids for long term. Sometimes, it
may just pique your interest to wear a certain braid for a few days just for
fun. The above photo shows a playful braids that you can wear to an informal
occasional. The reverse braid can be formed by tipping the head upside down and
tying the braid beginning from the nape area. When you come to the end, make
sure to tie a knot so that the hair will not unravel.
44. Snoop Dogg Men Braid
We will be discussing a few braid styles that are attributed to
celebrities as this list comes to an end. We’ll start with a rap singer who
likes to wear braid – Snoop Dogg and his famous braids decorated with beads.
45. Men Braids for Straight Hair
Those with straight hair can get the same braid look like on an
afro texture hair by tying the braid stightly. The hair must reach up to the
shoulder and not be layered in order to achieve the look.
46. Back Braided Hairstyle
It is no need for the crown braid to be flaunt in front of the
forehead. It can be flaunt at the back of your head. You can attach two
artificial braids to the top part of your head to form a crown braid if your
hair is not long enough.
47. Dutch Braid and Man Bun
Is your hair thick? Are you interested in tying them in braid to
add some details to it? Dutch braid style can help you to achieve this look.
This same hairstyle has also been called Ghana braids and is widely worn by the
48. Two Tone Cornrows
Many people like to color their ombre braids vertically. But you
too can color your cornrows with different shades horizontally. This method can
give the best result for braids that are formed on top.
49. Mohawk Style Loose Braid with Undercut
Upon deciding the undercut hairstyle, you can now be creative
and come up with a unique braid sytle. You can customize the shaved undercut
with a braid hairstyle that suits you.
50. Twisted Dreadlocks Men Bun Hairstyle
The man in the photo above is demonstrating a hairstyle that
combines dreadlocks, twisted braids and bun. This hairstyle is ideal for people
who like complicated braids with bun. You’ll need to go to a hair specialist
saloon in order to get this awesome result.
51. ASAP Rocky Braided Hairstyle
ASAP Rocky is another singer with an iconic braid like
Doggfather. ASAP Mob member always like to wear their hair with braids that
reach up to a medium length. You have the option of letting the braid down or
tying it up and flaunting it at the back of the head.
52.Wiz Khalifa Dreaded Braids Hairstyle
We will keep our list continue with more creative dreadlocks.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa is famous for adorning his hair with different types of
dreads. In 2017, he comes up with a hairstyle that is shown in the photo above.
This could give you some inspirations to come up with a unique hairstyle.
53. Men Braids and Two Buns
Most men only have one bun but you can make yourself look
special by having two buns. If you have braids with same thickness and length,
you can pull each onto the side of the head. The last step is to get them tied
into two buns.
54. Men Braids with Red Beads
Beads are great accessories for adding a traditional look to
your hair like the tribal people. Beads are useful for adding style to your
braids no matter if it is a metallic or plastic bead. You can try different
colors of beads to see which one look the best.
55. Attractive Men Braids Hairstyle
This is a braided hairstyle that will catch the attention of the
most choosy guys. Featuring a complicated design, you will never see anything
like this before. You can go to your hair stylist and ask him to come up with a
braid hairstyle that matches with your character.