Whether you rock them as a protective style for natural hair, or you just love the style itself, there are so many ways to spice up classic plaits. Incorporating color is one way to add some personality to your style, and even the mainstream folks are starting to add colored braids to their top trends list.

Whether you achieve the color through dye or yarn is up to you, but the extra splash of color can set your braids apart from the next person. Let these pictures give you some inspiration on how to add either a pop or a full head of color to your next braid style.