Eye-catchy Easy Braided Hairstyles For Black Hair

hat are some easy braided hairstyles for black hair? Because let’s face it queens, our hair needs some creativity, right?!

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So today we are looking into some awesome easy braided hairstyles for black hair that not only make you look amazing but also give your hair a break from over manipulating.

Eye-catchy Easy Braided Hairstyles For Black Hair!

If you want long hair you need to learn to give your hair a break, for real!

Eye-catchy Easy Braided Hairstyles For Black Hair


What are Protective styles?

Protective styles, in short, are any type of style that keeps your ends safely tucked away.

These type of styles require very little daily upkeep and help strands stay moisturized.

On top of all that, not only they look great if you pick the right style but the looks also promote hair growth.

Here are some great styles to try:

Three #BlackGirlMagic Braids You’ll Want to Rock Now

This video does not give us many details but we can appreciate the length of the first hair model!

Had to add it into these easy braided hairstyles for black hair!

Practicing braiding will help you achieve beautiful results that last longer.

easy braided hairstyles for black hair
easy braided hairstyles for black hair

Another thing is applying gel to your edges as you see, it helps lay the hair down.

Some good gels to try is this, this or this gel.

(I’ve seen many naturals using this gel recently, should also work well!)

easy braided hairstyles for black hair
easy braided hairstyles for black hair

Our black is indeed beautiful, never let anyone tell you something else!


First of all, let’s love on each hairstyle here.

This style makes every day interesting with this variety of styles done on box braids but you can achieve it even on regular braids or twists.

Quick and Easy Go-To Natural Protective Style | Braided Pony

This is a pretty fresh style and to get it water is much needed which I love because it keeps your hair hydrated.

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Next, you go about applying the product listed below:

Products Used:

  1. Shea Moisture JBCO Leave-In (love it, find it here)
  2. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie (find it here)
  3. ECO Styler Black Castor and Flaxseed oil Gel (you can get it here)

Don’t forget to use your Denman brush (this one here is good) then you start braiding

10 Ways to Style Box Braids – Quick, Easy & Trendy!

Is it just me or she looks like a celebrity?

Okay back to the hair! Using oils help the scalp if you have issues like dry scalp (try oils like jojoba – try this one)

Then trying a climate control like this one and proceed to take care of your baby hair with a toothbrush (don’t use the one you use to brush your teeth gurl, get a cheap one like this one), Eco Styler gel (get it here) and Aussie moist conditioner (OMG I loveee Aussie moist products! try this one).

Don’t forget to apply the conditioner before the gel!

Natural Hairstyles| Braid style

One thing with braiding is that it takes time so if you don’t get it right, keep trying again!

In this video, she used this hair balm, a spray bottle (you can get a cheap one here) and a curl gel like this one.

This style is without any extension so it should work great for women with medium to longer natural hair.

Don’t forget to have a mirror in front of you to see what you’re coming up with!


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This style looks so cute even tho its done on a child’s head you can easily give it a try!

I love the result and the high bun with the gold cuffs.

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It gives it this exotic African look, you get me?

In case you want to give it a try you can get such gold cuffs from here or here.

Cornrow Braids Into a Bun | Natural Hair Protective Style

The first braid is parted to the middle of her next, note that this is done just with your hair so let’s keep this style completely natural!

Then use a rat tail comb (girl, this one here is super cheap, lol) to create another section.

From what is noted, you should not rush but take your time for an awesome result!


As I mentioned the gold cuffs can be found here or here.

Use a rat tail comb (girl, this one here once again, haha!) and let the parting begin.

These styles are not so complicated and pretty simple to take down!

You can accessorize them with cute scarfs like these ones here (preferably silk).

Braids on Natural Blown Out Hair | Protective Styling

This is a pretty simple easy braided hairstyle for black hair, similar to box braids but done with your own and only.

It features products from Healthy Thicker Curls and I think this style looks great!

Super Easy Protective Style | Two Braids on my Natural Hair

This style is for those that don’t have enough hair or length but yet want to achieve this cute and super easy protective style.

Two simple braids on natural hair is a quick hack to keep your hair protected yet stylish.

4 Feed in Braids on Natural Hair – Natural Hair Protective Styles

This style is some of the easy easy braided hairstyles for black hair!

The products mentioned to achieve this style are:

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Protective Style | Halo/Goddess Braid

Now we are going to the more laid styles, they couldn’t miss in this easy braided hairstyles for black hair list!

I love this halo style!! Done with your own hair you can look super chic plus pairing this style with some hoop earrings like these ones! Yasss!

Don’t forget to get a comb like this one for parting, clips to hold your hair in place like these ones, a spray bottle to add moisture (this is a cheap one) and of course, a gel like this one works great!

Slick Two Braids & Tuck Protective Style| Type 4 Natural Hair

Let’s stay for a moment and appreciate this hairstyle!

Lovely, you start with wet, moisturized and freshly detangled hair, as usual, you need your rat tail comb (this one) and she also uses a brush like this to detangle.

For gel, she went with the wet like Xtreme gel (get it here.. shh it’s super cheap for its price) and she didn’t forget to hold each section with a hair clip and use the back side of a boar bristle brush to smooth the hair.

Her hair is not so kinky so each result may vary.

Let’s move to the next easy braided hairstyles for black hair!

Large Feed in Braids on Natural Hair| Protective Style

A hair tutorial on large cornrow “Lemonade” feed-in braids. This protective style is great for those who live a fast and active lifestyle.


Eye-catchy Easy Braided Hairstyles For Black Hair

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