Do you own a short hair and thinking of trying braid hairstyles? Well, braids are the good choice for numerous reasons. Aside from being cute, versatile and stylish, braids can hold up for multiple days which is perfect for those of us who are pressed for time. Unfortunately, when you have short hair, it seems as though there aren’t many options to go to when you want to rock a braided style for everyday use. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of 20 of the cutest braided hairstyles for short hair:
If you’re not opposed to adding a little bit of braiding hair into the mix, then mini twists/micro braids are a great braided hairstyle for short hair. Not only can they be styled multiple different ways, but they last a reasonably long time – 1 to 2 months at least.
2. Cornrow Knots
This funky braid style is perfect for those who are looking for a simple, fun style to rock. Just section off the hair in the crown, part it in two, cornrow each section and Bantu knot the ends to achieve this uniquely adorable look.
3. Braided and Professional
If you’re looking for a simple braided hairstyle for short hair, then this professional ‘do is just for you! The large twists/braids make this style easy to install and easy to take out so that you aren’t spending hours doing your hair.
4. Double Dutch
This cute short braided hairstyle is one of our favorite simplistic styles. Just part the hair down the middle and braid each section back going towards the nape, and secure with a rubber band. The best part is that it’s quick and easy, and you can do you braids as neat or as messy as you’d like.
5. Dutch Crown
This playful braided hairstyle features a dutch braid that has been styled down the middle of the crown of the head and finished with a bun. The rest of the hair is left down and curled, giving this look some playful movement.