Summer Hair Inspiration: 7 New Braid Ideas
So much cooler than pulling your hair back with a clip or bobby pin, this half-up woven do just screams bridal party.
Submitted by Just Blondes
This is a perfect option if your hair is on the shorter side, since the off-center French braid looks great when it ends in a perky pony at the nape of the neck.
Submitted by Bella Hernandez
Have a very patient friend with steady hands? Good, because you’ll need to call on her (or take this photo to the salon) if you want to recreate the loose-on-one-side, tight-on-the-other look seen here.
Submitted by Marisa
Let the world know you’re a plait princess with this face-framing style, which starts just above the left ear and is pinned into a messy bun over the right one.
Submitted by taniaeden
Girls who are trying to grow out their fringe will be forever indebted to this reader, who offers up a fresh way to deal with that awkward in-between stage.
Submitted by Heather Smith
PAGING DAENERYS TARGARYEN
“I’m a little milk maiden today,” said this user, but we’re getting more of a sexy Game of Thrones-meets-boho-fashionista vibe from her perfectly undone updo.
Submitted by maria rey
SHOW PONY PLAIT
For those of you who don’t have master braiding skills or more than 30 seconds to do your hair, copy this simple look: a deep side part pulled into a simple braid, tossed over your shoulder.
Submitted by Dafina Gacaferi
SHOW US YOUR BRAID!
We’re putting on a plait parade, and want photos of everything from fishtails and French styles to Dutch and waterfall looks. Take a pic of your braided do, then upload it here (or Tweet or Insta the shot with #YTbraid) for a chance to be featured on PEOPLE.com!