1 of 20 @the_tei_touch/ instagram
This woman elevated her chestnut brown braids by styling into a high ponytail.
2 of 20 @nmdc_makeup/ instagram
This beautiful mohawk is proof that sometimes, the teeniest braids can make a huge impact.
3 of 20 @_jazitup/ instagram
This fishtail braid looks expert level, thanks to the blonde strands.
4 of 20 @naturally_ci/ instagram
These criss-cross goddess braids are super regal.
5 of 20 @voiceofhair/ instagram
Now, this is how you upgrade a basic ponytail.
6 of 20 @loopsalon/ instagram
This intricate design leaves room for her natural texture to shine through--love it!
7 of 20 @steph_odia/ instagram
This braided style looks breathtaking from every angle.
8 of 20 @styledbytiffany3/ instagram
This regal bun is the perfect mix of braids and twists.
9 of 20 @klassykinks/ instagram
Who says you can't have braids and beautiful curls at the same time?
10 of 20 @iamglamfreak/ instagram
These purple plaits are worthy of your obsession.
11 of 20 @voiceofhair/ instagram
This jumbo braid styled into a high ponytail is epic! And it definitely reminds us of the look sported by Beyonce at this year's TIDAL concert.
12 of 20 @littlemixxedmuffin/instagram
A touch of red and wavy-patterned braids take this look to the next level.
13 of 20 @inkedsunshine/instagram
These side swept mini braids are stunning.
14 of 20 @makeupmariaaa_/ instagram
Sleek goddess braids are always a good choice!
15 of 20 @mlkendeck/ instagram
This braided ponytail is the perfect hairstyle for a gal who's always on the go.
16 of 20 @tasha_worldofstyles/instagram
We're getting serious mermaid vibes from these beautiful blue braids.
17 of 20 @kienyabooker/ instagram
Wear your crown proudly with this genius hairstyle that combines braids and curls.
18 of 20 @ravenelyse/ instagram
These blonde braids are definitely a must if you love rose gold anything.
19 of 20 @8thwonderhair/ instgrarm
Look close and you can see the perfect brown shade of her goddess braids.
20 of 20 @jazminenicolee/ instagram
Jet black braids always look fierce.
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