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Cheat Sheet: Your Guide to the Braided Hairstyles that Will Help You Combat Bad Hair Days

Cheat Sheet: Your Guide to the Braided Hairstyles that Will Help You Combat Bad Hair Days

Catch them in music festivals, on the streets, on the runways, in weddings, and of course, at school—girls just won't get tired of wearing braids. They are a quick and easy way to fend off the sweltering heat while still looking effortlessly chic, and even better, a great way to get through bad hair days as opposed to just regular ponytails. Check out how your favorite celebs transform this classic 'do into extra trendy versions that make for great accessories to any look:


1. Boxer braids. Whether you're off to the gym or need a casual but polished day to night style, boxer braided pigtails fit the bill. Here's Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla's take on this style.


2. Crown Braids. Crown braids are many things: Beautiful, versatile, and universally flattering. They're every girl's best headband—adding a statement texture to your updo seen from side to side. There's a neat tight braid and a chunky and messy fishtail option, for your different moods.


3. French Braid Headbands. Forget the headbands—this style will hold your messy fringe back without the need for awkward clips or pins. Get Janella's chic updo braidthis hairstyle, which is an easier version of a crown braid, gives off that same kind of a relaxed beachy vibe. Wear this style to school and work because it's surely cute enough to shown off anywhere.


4. Row Braids. Modify a head full of tiny braids into just two thick ones like Nadine Lustre's hairstyle here. Keep these whimsical braids laidback by leaving loose strands in front to frame the face.


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