Braids for Short Hair: 20 Newest Ideas

If you have shorter hair, you can experiment with braids as details. Short headband braids, braided bangs and braids in half up hairstyles can have different textures and braided patterns.

You can alternate thicker and thinner braids, try asymmetrical styles, master new braiding techniques and try new trendy hair colors to take your short hairstyles to the new level. Here are some creative examples of braided styles for shorter hair.

#17: Modern Mermaid

short messy braided hairstyle with blue hair color

People assume that mermaid hair has to be long and flowing, but that doesn’t have to be the case. You can evoke the same magical feeling in your braids for short hair with a funky blue color. It is a definite way to turn heads and keep them focused on you.