Summers in India are quite unbearable. Thus, it only seems reasonable to chop off your tresses during these months in order to avoid dealing with sticky, sweaty long hair. But wait, I know what you’re thinking: short hair means no fun hairstyles to play around with, right? Wrong!

Short hair can be as fun to style as long hair - you just need the right inspo. Today, we’ve some got super cool… wait for it… braid hairstyles for short hair. Yep, that’s right! Whoever thought braids were for long hair, didn’t know where to look for inspiration. But luckily for you, we’ve got plenty. Take a look…


Half-up braided bun

Half-up braided bun hairstyle for short hair

This easy-breezy hairstyle is perfect for those with short hair looking for something to complement their cute summer dresses. Braid the top half section of your hair and wrap it around the base of the braid to get a cute little bun. Secure it with bobby pins and add some small flowers to complete the look.



Pigtails braid hairstyle for short hair

Whoever says pigtails is for kids has never really tried it as an adult to see how flirtatious and edgy this hairstyle can look. It’s easy, super cute and perfect for summertime. Part your hair at the centre and make two classic braids on each side; secure with a hair tie.


Fishtail crown braid

Fishtail crown braid hairstyle for short hair

If you have short straight hair and want to try something unique, you can give this fishtail braid a try. It may look sort of tricky but really isn’t. Gather your hair on one side and make a fishtail braid on the same side. Secure with a hair tie and flip it over your head to make it look like a headband. Secure with a bobby pin to keep it in place.


Twin braids

Twin braids hairstyle for short hair

If you can’t bring yourself to wear pigtails as an adult, try this instead. This twin braid hairstyle looks super cute on short hair. Part your hair at the centre and make braids on each side, join the two braid at the back of your head and secure with a hair tie.