Indulgence Alert: 21 Pictures of Plaits for the Braid Obsessive
Ah, braids. There's something so summery about the hairstyle. Not only do they make hair look good, they also keep it off our faces when it's sweltering outside. Braids are a great way to hide greasy hair or bad hair days, or for when you just want to go for something different. What we're saying is that there's a plait for every occasion. Whether you're heading to a wedding or just hanging around the house, there's always one you'll find to suit.
Now, before you start saying you're not a fan of them because you find them too fiddly, fear not: We've also got a great guide for how to braid hair. So head there to test your ability, and then come back and check out our indulgent braids gallery. Oh and if, on the other hand, you find them too twee or girly, prepare to have your mind changed.
Keep scrolling for the best 21 braids for the obsessive and the novice.