Proof That Waist Length Braids Are More Popular Than Ever 

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Long hair, don’t care!

Nikki Brown Apr, 24, 2017

The magic of textured hair lies in its versatility. Whether it’s curly, kinky or coiled, manipulating each strand into literally any style is possible, thanks to its ability to withstand all kinds of styling methods.

Statement-making hair is always on trend and as of late, we’re googly-eyed over waist length braids. Celebrities like Beyoncé and Justine Skye are kicking off spring in the standout look and now we’re inspired to do the same!

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Keep scrolling to see a slew of beautiful Black women putting their own spin on the lengthy ‘do.

1 of 15 @curly.edgy/Instagram

Bomb in brown braids.

2 of 15 @lotusley/Instagram

A perfect festival hairstyle.

3 of 15 @gazagirl00/Instagram

Gone with the wind fabulous.

4 of 15 @fabypernambuco/Instagram

Ravishing in red.

5 of 15 @stylesby_d_/Instagram

We’re green with envy.

6 of 15 @lolaomonaija/@frvncisbvssey/Instagram

Ombre braids are always a good idea.

7 of 15 @miami_braids_by_kuneesha/Instagram

Double buns for the win!

8 of 15 @beesantiago/Instagram

The ultimate carefree look.

9 of 15 @_itsjessnicole_xoxo/Instagram

Jet black and simply chic.

10 of 15 @meet_the_stylist/Instagram

Don’t forget to accessorize with fun baubles like gold hair hoops!

11 of 15 @imkaylaphillips/Instagram

Baby hair and braids = one pretty combo.

12 of 15 @eumegharaujo/Instagram

Cute and casual.

13 of 15 @lak.toledo/Instagram

Stylin' and smilin’.

14 of 15 @nnescorner/Instagram

Beaded and beautiful. 

15 of 15 @themindofmutiny/Instagram

She’s ready for her close up.