Braids for Men

To start with, both men and women have worn braids for centuries. And back in the day, it was easy to identify a person’s social status, religion, kinship, age, etc. depending on the braid pattern a person wore. Of course, now things are a bit different and braids don’t carry as much significance as they did before. Braids are just a great hairstyle both comfy and beautiful. And yes, the guys with braids whom you will see in this post prove that braids aren’t only for women. Have a look at these pictures and check out how men experiment with braids of any length, shape, and color. And the best thing is, you don’t have to have long hair to get a braided hairstyle for men. Short and medium length are suitable as well. If you are tired to wear the same boring haircut from day to day, then these cool hairstyles with braids for men are exactly what you need. It is time for you to become more creative and try something new. In case you didn’t notice, all the braided hairstyles for men are very popular now. The choice is huge, you just have to decide which style you like more and which one suits you in the best way. Like, it can be edgy cornrows, a Fishtail braid, box braids, basically any male braid hairstyle presented in this collection. These hairdos will add chick and texture to our hair. Give them a try and amaze people around.

Cool Braided Hairstyles For Men With Long Hair

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Though guys with long hair look awesome and badass, such a length can get in the way when it comes to everyday activities. Like, when you are at the gym, the last thing you need is to constantly put tangling hair off your face. Besides, some men can’t wear long hair loose to work because of the dress code. These are exactly the situations when you will need a few aces up your sleeve. And we’re talking about braided hairstyles for men who have long hair. Have some fun with your long hair and either braid your whole head or leave shaved sides and braid just the top of the head. What we like most is that all the braid hairstyles will match guys with tattoos on the neck. The braids look very interesting, don’t they?

Also, we have a separate collection of box braids styles. They’re amazing!

French Braid Hairstyles For Guys

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The male French braids are quite easy to do and they look awesome. While being a basis for many other braided hairstyles, the French braid is one of the simplest braiding techniques. And frankly, simplicity isn’t the last thing for men when it comes to the hairstyles. What man would like to spend two hours in front of the mirror trying to create a complicated braided hairstyle? We don’t claim that there are no such individuals, but more often than not, people aren’t ready to spend half of the day on just a hairstyle. Okay, here’s when the good old French braid hairstyles for men can come in handy. Three strands of your hair, a few simple moves and voila, you look like a brutal Viking.

Top Men’s Braids Hairstyles To Try

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There are literally tons of different kinds of braids for men. The choice isn’t limited to just French braids on the top of the head (which, of course, is a super trendy and good-looking hairstyle). Top-knot and Man-bun hairstyles have entered the world of men’s hairstyling fashion and don’t seem to go away anywhere. But these hairstyles can be even more versatile than you think thanks to the braids. By adding a plaited element, you not only change a common hairstyle you wear daily but also make it more eye-catching. Grab some ideas of braid styles for men in the pictures above.

Types Of Braids For Men With Short Hair

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If your hair is short, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have braids. Well, let’s make it clear when we say “short hair” we mean hair that is long enough to be braided. Moreover, the needed length may depend on the braid you want to get. But the average hair length that is considered to be long enough for braiding is about 1,75 inches. Take into account that you can have a very short haircut, undercut, and even shaved sides, but the main idea is to leave the top of your hair long so you could braid it. Of course, braids like cornrows are just perfect for men with short hair. But the chances are, you won’t be able to make such a hairstyle by yourself, so make sure to find an experienced stylist.

How About Man Braids With Fade?

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Do you like the braids, but want to add some creative notes to your look? You can use these ideas of braids complemented by a hard line up and fade. You can make a single braid on the top of your head, you can have 2, 3 or whatever number of braids made, just opt for the fade on the sides. In this way, your hairstyle will always look neat. Man braids with fade is a very creative hairdo which you should definitely try!

Read more about fade haircut for black men in the post.

Get Inspired By These Men With Braids

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Some may say that men with braids look a bit “girly”. What a ridiculous statement. Warriors of the past wore braids and those braids were considered to be a sign of masculinity and strength. After all, who cares what other people think, right? We are in the right to pick whatever hairstyle we want, wear whatever clothes we want and in general express ourselves. Do you want to have your hair dyed? Go for it! Do you want to wear braids as the Vikings did? Go for it! Just be yourself!

No less elegant and stunning examples of braided mohawk styles.

Awesome Male Braids For Medium Hair

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Are you a guy with medium length hair? Are you tired of boring braids? Seems like all the male hairstyle with braids look the same? Check out these awesome examples and get rid of such thoughts. You can use these patterns the boys in the pics show and change your everyday hairstyle into something more interesting. Who would have thought that the one step separating you from your dream hairstyle would be just the right braid?

Get inspired by these awesome ideas of boy braids.

Unique Male Braids Hairstyles

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Some men love to experiment not only with hairstyles but also with hair colors. If you are used to braiding your hair but want to add something to your hairstyle to refresh it, take a look at these unique male braids hairstyles. There’s no denying, you will look stunning. Such male braided hairstyles can be modified as you like or you can apply different colors. Anyways, the result will be wonderful and very stylish.

Trendy Men’s Braided Hair Ideas

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Who said that braids are just for women? Have you seen ASAP Rocky and his braids? As it is shown in the pictures you can shave the lower part of your head and leave the top of your hair for something like thin box braids. Looks stylish, doesn’t it? And the image you’ll get isn’t only very creative, but also manly.

Images Of Men’s Hair Braiding Styles

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In case you want something more complicated than a simple top braid, you try one of these top male braids. They are probably the most recognizable braids this season. Many celebrities and especially rappers love this hairstyle. You can combine braids with buns. Also, do not be afraid to experiment with shapes. This is a perfect style for men with black hair, as it gives a perfect contrast.

The Coolest Black Men Braid Styles

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Braids look awesome on black men. Check our fresh ideas of braided hairstyles for men here. These hairdos will add some creative accent to your look. The combination of braids and shaved sides or an undercut looks very brutal, as most men want to look. This hair design will be the focal point of your style for sure.

Get some inspiration with the collection of mohawk hairstyles for men.

Dutch Braid And Fishbone Braid Designs For Males

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How to braid men’s hair? Sounds surprising, but people ask this question quite frequently. Basically, plaiting men’s hair is similar to plating women’s hair, though the hairstyles might differ a bit. You can get men hair braided quicker and there’s no need to create super complicated patterns and styles. 2 braids going into top knot would enough to look like a real badass! Check out Instagram. This male braided hairstyle has gone viral. Moreover, you can make these braids messy or super neat. It’s up to you!

The Best Types Of Braids For White Men



We are used to seeing braids on black men, but it does not mean that white men can’t try the same or similar hairstyles with Braids. And let’s be honest, the division into who should or shouldn’t wear a particular hairstyle sounds at the very least stupid. So if you feel like trying box braids or twists, why not?