31 Unbeatable Long Box Braids to Explore

 

 

Box Braids for Long Hair

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long small box braids

long small box braids

 

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medium sized long box braids

medium sized long box braids

 

3.

long jumbo box braids

long jumbo box braids

 

4.

long ombre box braids

long ombre box braids

 

5.

long brown box braids

long brown box braids

 

6.

long knotless box braids

long knotless box braids

 

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long red box braids

 

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long box braids with curly ends

 

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long box braids

 

10. Long Blonde Box Braids

Blonde Long Box Braid Hairstyles for women

Why not twist your box braids onto the top of your hair into a loose and messy top knot for a style that is fast, easy, and no-nonsense. This hairstyle is perfect for keeping your hair off the nape of your neck during warmer weather, and it oozes laid back style.

Medium Length Box Braided Hairstyles

 

11. Box Braids with Extra Long Length

Long Box Braid Hairstyles you love

Because you’d don’t have to take the time to grow your natural hair to the length you want when you are adding box braids, it’s easy to opt for an extra-long length style. This is a dramatic look that offers up huge styling potential, with minimal maintenance.

 

12. Add Metallic Bead Detailing

Long Bun Box Braid Hairstyles

Add an extra dimension to your long box braids by adding metallic bead detailing through the front of your style. This looks both eye-catching and chic, and the beads can be applied in just a few seconds. Opt for metallic beads if you want a classic style that will coordinate with every outfit.

 

13. Long Box Braids With Double Buns

Long Sleek Box Braid Hairstyles

Channel your inner Mickey Mouse with this super-fun style! Simply pull your braids onto the top of your head and tie them into two symmetrical buns for a look that is eye-catching, stylish and fashion-forward.

 

14. Sleek Box Braid Updo

Whilst long box braids have a cool urban feel, that doesn’t mean that they can’t also look slick and sophisticated. Pull your front braids around your head to create a Hollywood-style side swept fringe and then pile the rest of your hair high onto your head to create a bun-style Updo to achieve this super-stylish look.

Best Box Braid Styles

 

15. Black to Blonde Ombre

Long Ponytail Box Braid Hairstyles for girl

If your natural hair is long then that doesn’t mean you can’t add box braids in a contrasting color, as demonstrated by this beautiful black to blonde ombre style. Ask your hairstylist to work with the length of your natural hair and blend this into your braids in order to create this look.

 

16. Box Braid Long Ponytail

One of the most simple but effective box braided updos, if you have extra-long box braids then why not pull them up into a sleek and swinging ponytail? This style is great for showing off chiseled cheekbones and defined features.

Jumbo Box Braids

 

17. Chunky Long Box Braids

Bright Blue Long Box Braid Hairstyles

Whilst skinny box braids tend to be more common, why not experiment with chunky long box braids to add an interesting textural dimension to your style? Ask your hairdresser for box braids that are rope thick and blend your extensions into your natural hair to create this style.

 

18. Bright Blue Long Box Braids

Long Box Braid Hairstyles

When adding box braid extensions to your hair, why not experiment with bright and bold color? This is a great way to explore unique and eye catching colorways without having to bleach and cause extreme damage to your natural hair. This blue style would look fantastic for a summer on the beach!

 

19. Box Braids In a Half Updo

Multicolored Long Box Braid Hairstyles

If you love the length of your long box braids but they keep swinging into your face then why not explore a half Updo? This stylish look will allow you to pull your braids away from your face and create an eye-catching updo effect whilst still showing off the full length of your hair.

 

20. Multicolored Long Box Braids

Why add just one color to your box braid style when you could add them all? Ask your stylist to create this modern rainbow effect using at least three different colored extensions, and blend the colored hair together in different patterns and braid thicknesses to create this unusual but eye-catching style.

 

21. Twisted Braid Updo

Flower Crown with Long Box Braid Hairstyles

If you want your hair off your face but don’t like to lengthen yourself by piling it on your head then why not explore these ultra-feminine twisted braids? These look complicated, but by braiding your braids and then twisting them under, this style is surprisingly easy to achieve. Hair accessories, such as this flower, are easy to wear and will add a touch of femininity to any hair style

 

22. Accessorize with a Flower Crown

Long Box Braid Hairstyles

Who says braids have to be boring? This is a quick and easy hairstyle with maximum impact, ideal for a special occasion. Simply pull your braids to the side of your head and tie in a low, loose ponytail before adding a headband or crown made from flowers.

 

23. Pink Box Braids

Why not embrace this season’s fashion-forward pink hair trend by adding pink box braids to your look? Candyfloss pink is one of this season’s hottest hair colors, and it looks fantastic worn in box braids of all styles and thicknesses.

 

24. Add Beautiful Beads

long box braids

If you want to add extra detail to your box braids without adding color then why not consider adding beads instead? This beautifully natural look has been constructed from wooden beads and shells to create an outdoorsy and organic style.

 

25. Lime Green Box Braids

Long Box Braid Hairstyles

Want to explore colourful box braids in an understated way? At first glance these lime green box braids look blonde, and they will blend beautifully with natural hair that has been bleached out. This is a subtly unusual look that will keep people looking over and over again.

 

26. Box Braid Pleated Crown

Bangs with long box braid hairstyle

Why not braid your braid? This show-stopping style pulls skinny box braided hair into a French pleat-style crown across one side of the head before letting the length hang in a natural and understated style.

 

27. Beaded Box Braid Bangs

You don’t have to braid all of your hair to make an impact! Why not wear your natural hair long and loose and then add box braids to your bangs? This is a clever way to keep your bangs in place. For extra impact, why not add beads to your bangs to create an unusual style reminiscent of a modern Cleopatra!

 

28. Half-Up Bun Style Braids

Long Box Braid Hairstyles

Add a fashion-forward geometric style to your long box braids by pulling half of your hair into a twisted bun worn low across your forward. This is a surprisingly flattering style that is ideal for balancing a high forehead or shortening a longer face.

 

29. Long Box Braids with Bangs

black girl Long Box Braid Hairstyles

Bangs are great for adding structure and definition to your hairstyle, and for framing your face. They are the ideal choice if you have a long or oval face, or if you want to shorten an exaggerated forehead. Just because you wear your hair in braids doesn’t mean you can’t also wear bangs, as this beautiful style shows.

 

30. Beautiful Box Braid Bun

Inject volume into your braided hair by piling it on the top of your head and adding pleated twists. This will make your long box braids look even fuller, by contrast, make your face look smaller and more slender. This is a great style if you have a round, heart-shaped, or full face.

 

31. Vibrant Yellow Box Braids

Yellow color box braid hairstyle

This is a look that isn’t for a fainthearted! If your blonde box braids simply aren’t bright enough for you then why not inject even more classic color by opting for vibrant yellow box braids. To make this style really pop, bleach your natural hair so that it blends with your newly braided style.