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Recreating Accent Braid Hairstyles in 20 Exciting Ways At Home

Recreating Accent Braid Hairstyles

Accent braids are one of those simplest ways that add a little flair to your casual hair-do. Accent braids are tremendously adaptable, whether it’s a wedding or any other event. Even this accent braid looks wonderful for your normal routine. 

Accent braids are a type of hairstyle that involves adding small, decorative braids to a person’s hair. They are often used to add an extra bit of flair to an updo or to accentuate a person’s natural features.

Accent braids can be added to any type of hairstyle, but they are most commonly seen in updos such as french braids, fishtail braids, and Dutch braids. Braiding hair is an ancient practice that has been used for both practical and aesthetic purposes.

Accent braids are a modern way to put a unique spin on this timeless hairstyle. We are happy to share with all you pretty ladies to give yourself a charming look! Let’s get started!

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1. Half Up & Half Down French Fishtail Braids

Half Up & Half Down French Fishtail Braids style

As we all know, medium wreath-shaped hair is simple and adds a classy look to any outfit. Wearing this French fishtail braid with an oversized outfit will help you add a classic feminine look for your evening, whether it’s a date night, party, or bridesmaid. Have you ever tried this super easy and trendy French fishtail braid yet?

If no, try this unique look. Don’t forget to make your braid as tight as possible and then pull it apart to loosen it once your foundation is laid correctly.

2. Braids in Ponytail

Braids in Ponytail

You can wear a simple and decent everyday look with a fishtail ponytail hairstyle. Just wrap a braid on your ponytail and let the rest of the braid hang along with the ponytail. You can enjoy this braid hairstyle on any unofficial meetup or for a date.

3. Big and Little Braids

Little Braids

What a perfect look for a bride on her bridal shower! Just wear a big braid with two or more little braids decorated with jewelry. It is also perfect for a bridesmaid. Micro braids with a wonderful big side braid are all that an elegant look lover wants.

4. Summer Camp Braids

Summer Camp Braids

Summer Camp Braid is the detailed accent braid for your very special occasions. Try to spray your braid with strong-hold hairspray to make your braid irresistible throughout your day till late at night.

5. Simple Braided Updo

Simple Braided Updo

Suppose you are confused about what hairstyle to put on for a wedding ceremony or any birthday party so that you can get rid of this confusion with this braided updo. Just make one long braid leaving some strands while weaving. Start from the left side and proceed diagonally downwards. Fold your braid; turning it into a low centered bun, and you are ready with your Braided Updo!

6. French Braids in a Bun

French Braids in a Bun

Why not something special for your hair ? This French braid is for medium to long length hair. This braid hairstyle is among the easiest hairstyle. You can wear this accent braid at any time. Also, you can add more beauty by combining your braid with any beautiful piece of clothing.

7. Dutch Braid Updo

Dutch Braid Updo

This accent braid is all about crossing the strands under instead of over. This Dutch Side Braid is also known as Reverse French Braid as it is just like an inside out French Braid. First of all, make a Dutch braid and then add texturizing powder for pulling out and fluffing your braid. Decorate your braid with magnificent and delicate hair accessories. Wear your self a stylish and decent hairstyle for any occasion and event.

8. Deconstructed Braids

Deconstructed Braids

A large side braid with curls falling out of it gives a deconstructed look to your accent braid. Imagine what this braid will if you have thick hair! What a mesmerizing effect this deconstructed down braid will have! Isn’t it an ideal hairstyle updo for a bride’s feminine and graceful look?

9. Twist Braid

Twist Braid

Are you failing in making a perfect braid for your day? No need to worry anymore! The same effect can be created by twists. Even it’s easier than braids. To add volumetric effect to your twists, carefully fix each strand with invisible pins or small bands; else, your twits will fall apart. Light waves and curls can also give you a cute messy style for your hair.

10. Cross Fishtail Braids 

Cross Fishtail Braids 

Fishtail Braided are just loved! A little different traditional hairstyle with many more elastics. Feel like a fragile young lady or a rocker with this accent braided hairstyle. All the ladies out there with oval faces; this look is for you, especially! It will give you a cuter look.

11. A Blonde Bubble Braid Hairstyle 

A Blond Bubble Braid Hairstyle 

Long hair with several elastics is the main achievement of this style. Secure a ponytail using any band. Tease the rest of the ponytail to make the sections voluminous and adorable. For each time you tie an elastic, hold the tail with one hand and pull the elastic over the tail with the other hand. This will create a bubble effect over your ponytail.

12. Simple Braid

Simple Braid

This look is just adorable! Beautiful shaped braids and variation of the size that end up with a ponytail leaves a pretty and confident look and grab everyone’s attention towards you. A more exciting look can be created by adding colorful elastics and creating a sewn effect between the frontal accent braids. It will admire every person with its ethnic look.

13. Festival Braids

Festival Braids

What a wonderful look these festival accent braids give, especially to teenagers! Boxed braids are the real fun for pretty girls with an adventurous nature! You can play with your hair adding colorful effects or a beautiful pin. No need to damage your hair with dyes anymore! These braids are more long-lasting and exciting accent hair braids you can play with!

14. (Faux)Mohawk Braid

Mohawk Braid

Want to add an edge to your hairstyle? Want to be in the spotlight at an event? Mohawk Braid are a cool way to do so. This combination creates a symmetrical framing and perfect contours, plus the mohawk gives the overall messy look. This hairstyle is for the unique one that loves a grungy and daring look.

15. Infinity Braid Hairstyle

Infinity Braid Hairstyle

This braid style is named so because of the infinity symbol that is created because of your movements while you are weaving the strands. Infinity braid hairstyle is unique and much more adorable, but quite a long time is needed to get the job done. Try this cool style and make it more interesting by using colorful tresses, updo variations, and other hair accessories. 

16. Updo Twist Braid

Updo Twist Braid

This look is about creating the volumetric and slightly deconstructed effect by putting your hair up together, pulling some thin locks here and there. Give your look a final touch by leaving some curls on your face. This accent hairstyle will look complicated and sophisticated but look how easy this is!

17. Waterfall Braid Hairstyle

Waterfall Braid Hairstyle

If you are an expert in making a braid, then you can easily wear this Waterfall braid for your party look. All you have to do is to divide your hair into sections and weave a braid. Keep on adding strands from the left and right sections. Overlap the strands with the braid carefully and tightly. When you reach the end of your braid, very carefully tie your braid end with an elastic band or clip. A little effort is needed just to keep your braid tight, and this game will be all yours!

18. Two Braids with Messy Bun

Two Braids with Messy Bun

Does it look complicated? Are you feeling worried about how much effort will be required for such a creative look? You need not worry then! It isn’t complicated or difficult. I’ll tell you the simple trick behind this accent hairstyle. Just divide your hair into two parts. Secure one section of your hair by using a comb or with the help of your fingers and tuck your head down.

Now start braiding your hair. Secure the braid with a band Next, you have to do the same on the other side, and then create a small messy bun. And it’s all done. If you want to add a playful effect to your hairstyle, you need just to add glitter fixation spray when you are done with your hairstyle.

19. Cornrow Braid Updo

Cornrow Braid Updo

Are you ready to make a cute corn row with your own hair? It will fulfill your want to look simple and elegant. This is a beautiful option to wear for any party, wedding ceremony, small informal gatherings, or any meetup. This look will grab the attention of peeps towards you in any gathering. Try this accent cornrow braid on yourself and enjoy feeling special!

20. Triple Chunky Fishtail Braids Style 

Triple Chunky Fishtail Braids Style 

Triple Chunky Fishtails  are increasingly popular accent braid hairstyle. This braid hairstyle needs a short time for styling and ends up giving a delicate look. These are made for all messy wave lovers. Just weave three thin braids that don’t have to be perfect. Adding some hair rings while weaving your braid will give you a perfect look for any party, concert, or festival.

Are you anxiously waiting to try these accent braids hairstyle ideas on yourself? Surely you pretty ladies are going to love these adorable looks. Much more interesting and fabulous ideas, tips, and tricks are waiting for you. You just have to follow on Instagram for more beautiful everyday hair-do ideas to special event styles. 

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