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10 Gorgeous Ways to Style Box Braids

• Sep 25, 2015

Box braids are one of the best long term, protective styles out. It combines low manipulation with a very classic look that can easily be worn every day and on special occasions. Whether you’re getting ready for work, hitting up a weekend event or preparing for your wedding, box braids are a seamless and sultry alternative.

Braided Pompadour

Who knew that one large braid on already braided hair could look so fly? This braided pompadour is extremely easy to replicate and is super chic.

braid swoop bun

Short and Sweet

Box braid bobs are on their own platform of lovely. For a little afro ‑centric glam, incorporate gold hair jewelry.

Giant Bun with Side Swept Bang

A tucked under, giant bun with thick side swept bang is classic perfection.

Half and Half Cinnabun

Can you believe how glamorous this style looks? 

Sophisticated Bun and Bang

Try a french braid along the crown of your head and sweep it into a bun.

French Rolls

This ‘do is a mix of the cinnabun pompadour look, but with the lower half of the hair pulled up for an all together classy look. Consider using Jane Carter’s Moisturizing Mist to hydrate your braids and  2″ long, flat bobby pins too keep the style secure.

Semi Goddess Braid

Inspired by the original goddess ‘do that features a braid that sits around the head like a halo. Even with half the braid, this style still rocks!

Side Swept Diva

Double Bang Bun and Pony

Peakmill shows off a unique bun style that features cross over bangs and a long, loose ponytail on the lower half of her head.

Scalloped Bangs and Bun

This scalloped bang is oh-so-vintage-chic! Add your favorite pro-glam accessories and voila!

French Beret

For brides looking for Parisian flavor, why not attempt this gorgeous ‘do inspired by the ever classic French beret. Consider using ORS Oil Sheen for a light, healthy shine.

french hat braid


What are your go-to styles with box braids? Would you rock any of these looks?

About Cassandre

Just another naturalista playing by my own rules! Got hair that doesn't seem to grow past your shoulders? Check out my free Grow Your Hair Faster Video Course

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Kaila Smith
6 years ago

These are all gorgeous. I have to try them asap

Sabrina black
Sabrina black
6 years ago

Jaw dropping!

6 years ago

mouthwatering beautiful!!!!

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