If you think that those with short hair cannot sport braids, then girl, you are wrong! Braids are a super versatile hairstyle that manages to look stunning on people with all hair lengths. Yes, that includes short hair too. All you need is some creativity and the right hairstyling inspiration.

To help you get a little more creative with styling short hair, we have curated five super cute ways in which you can braid short hair. Irrespective of whether your style is cute, sexy or edgy, you are going to fall in love with these hairstyles. Excited? Read on…

 

01. Inverted half-up French braid

01. Inverted half-up French braid

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This inverted half-up French braid is so fresh and unique, don’t you think? It not only looks classy but is perfect to keep your hair out of your face, while still looking uber stylish. Pair this hairstyle with a cute floral dress for a brunch date with your girlies or wear it with a lehenga for your sister’s roka; either way, you are bound to steal the show.

 

02. Braided ponytail

02. Braided ponytail

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If you have a long bob, you should try this braided ponytail hairstyle. Start with a simple three-strand braid until you reach the nape of your neck, secure it with an elastic and let the rest of your hair loose. Add a few accessories to help amp it up, and you’re ready to slay!

 

03. Boxer braids

03. Boxer braids

Image courtesy: @Love Hairstyles on Pinterest

For those of you looking for a stylish yet functional hairdo, look no further than boxer braids for short hair. Perfect for all your gym and workout needs, this is a super cute yet edgy hairstyle. Pair them with your athleisure outfits or with a simple tee and denim for a casual chic vibe.

 

04. Faux undercut

04. Faux undercut

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Another edgy braided hairstyle for girls with short hair that we’re digging is the faux undercut. This hairstyle manages to look equal parts classy and experimental, and that’s something we love. The best part about this hairstyle is that if paired right, it looks amazing with both Indian as well as western outfits.

 

05. Messy side braid

05. Messy side braid

Image courtesy: @Emi Styles Bridal Hair Styling on Pinterest

If you are a fan of the messy braided hairstyles for long hair, then here’s a short hair version of it you need to try ASAP. Everything about this hairstyle, right from the unstructured cute braid to the messy, wavy hair gives out an effortless vibe that is super classy and sophisticated.

Main image courtesy: @Buzz landings on Pinterest and @goldenmoods on Instagram