Braids have gone from being in style
to on their way out, to incorrectly rebranded
, to reinvented
, and so much more
. But the fact remains: They'll never leave our hairspiration board. Braids are not only a foolproof way to rock your hair, but a super-easy way to get creative with it.
Whether you're more of a side-braid, fishtail, cornrow, or box-braid gal, there's bound to be an iteration that appeals to your hair type and personality. Not sure which group you fall into? We've tapped four of the top stylists in the field to dish on their favorite braided looks. The days of not knowing what to do with your hair are officially behind you. Here, a plait-ful of options.