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.

#7: Bouffant and a Side Braid

short hairstyle with a bouffant and side braid

Side braids are a quick way to add spunk to any style because they lend a subtle bit of texture that won’t overwhelm your entire look. They are also an excellent accent to formal looks that require a little edge, but still need to be appropriate for a conservative crowd.