Braids are no longer just for women or younger males. In recent years, braiding styles have become a popular choice for men of all ages from celebrities to everyday guys. Braided hairstyles look stylish, mature and can be done in a variety of styles to fit a unique personal style. Here, we’ve rounded up the best braided looks for guys to try out this year.
1. Long Braid
A long braid is a popular choice for any man. It’s stylish, flattering and the look can be easily changed by adjusting the size of the braids. Whether you want thick braids or a thinner style, the long braid is a great style for any face shape.
2. Half-Up Braid
Rather than having all the hair braided, the half-up braid is the perfect look for any man. This style keeps some of the hair away from the face so you can show off your manly features while keeping some of your hair styled in an eye-catching way. The half-up braid is a great option for those looking for a style that isn’t too showy but looks stylish.
3. Fishtail Braids
A popular look for men this year is the fishtail. This unique braid adds a bit of flair to any look and is a great option for those who want something more than the basic braid. Fishtail braids are usually easier to control than other types of braids so it’s easy to customize the size and thickness of the braid. This style looks great with all hair lengths and textures.
4. Messy Braid
If you want a style that is less structured and more informal, try the messy braid. This style is easy to achieve and looks best with medium-length hair. It gives a stylish yet casual look and is a great way to style your hair for an informal occasion. Just make sure to add some product to keep the style in place.
5. Braided Ponytail
The braided ponytail is a great option for anyone looking for a stylish way to keep their hair out of their face. This style looks best with longer hair and allows you to showcase your manly features. To get the look, just start with a traditional three strand braid and then tie the braid into a ponytail. It’s a simple yet stylish look.
Cornrows are a popular look for men who want something sleek and stylish. The traditional cornrow style is done by braiding the hair close to the scalp and drawing the braid down in a straight line. For something more unique, you can add textures and designs to the braid for a look that is truly one of a kind.