Every woman loves box braids, and it is hard to find one who has never tried them at some point in time. They are one of the most protective hairdos that you can use to make your strands healthy and robust and also to make them grow faster by limiting the use of heat and chemicals. However, they are also very fashionable, and there are limitless styles that you can create with them. The gallery below shows picture examples of the different styles that you can form with your box twists.
# 1 Side Part and Free Flow
In this design, they are medium in length and also quite neat, but their styling is what makes them look distinct. It entails giving them a slight side part, twisting them a little bit and leaving the locks to flow freely over the shoulders. Their color is also fantastic, and it is in an ombre pattern that entails transitioning drastically from black to purple and then finishing with pink to create a triple toned look.
The twists in this design also have a medium length, but they have a majestic styling that entails pulling them back and weaving an enormous French braid. You should then tie the French twist a few inches from the ends to create a beautiful fishtail. They have a black shade and a few golden streaks just to spice up their appearance.
# 3 Blend of Blue and Purple
Blue and purple are some of the most popular pastels, and this is due to their ability to brighten any look. In this design, they blend in perfectly to make the twists look very trendy. However, their design and styling are also stunning and to create it you should pull all of them to the crown and tie them into a pony while leaving the locks to flow over the face.
# 4 Extra Thin and Long
You will need a lot of patience to wear this stylish headdress because the twists are very long and thin. However, the results that you get are worth the sacrifice, and you will not need to give them any fancy styling because a center part and leaving them to flow freely is enough.
# 5 Loose French Twist
If you have neat and long twists, then you do not have to do much to give them an exquisite style. This style is a perfect example of this because all that you need to make your medium size twists look stylish is to pull them back and weave them into a loose French twist.
# 6 Chocolate Brown Faux Hawk
This hairdo entails knitting some fancy rows on the crown that start at the front but curve as they flow to the back and end in the middle of the head. You should then pin these rows at the center of the head to create a faux hawk, but they should be long enough to ensure that they still flow over the shoulders.
# 7 Chunky Blonde Braids with Bangs
The side-swept bangs at the front of this hairdo are one of the first things that will catch your attention, but the blonde shade and perfect chunky braids are the highlights of the style. The twists are very effortless as they are just basic braids. And for styling you only need to sweep them to the side and over the shoulder.
# 8 Choppy and Girlish Bun
Although these locks are as neat as it can get this is still not enough to make them look stylish. They also have a lovely purple shade with a hint of blue, but the highlight of the design is the innovative cut on the ends that makes the locks blunt and the styling with a loose and girlish braid bun.
# 9 Stylish Golden Half Updo
Braids are as versatile as your free natural hair, and you can style them into almost anything that you wish. The ones on this hairdo only need a simple knot that you should create with a few of the dreads. This knot forms an updo, and you should leave the rest to flow over the shoulder. The color is also vital and to get the golden tone you should use synthetic hair or dye your natural strands.
# 10 Fancy Cornrows Into a Pony
The intricate cornrows on this design may look complicated, but your stylist will have little to no trouble creating them. However, the challenging part will be creating the ponytail look because the design has no knot and it also doesn't have a band. The ponytail should also not be a problem as you only need to pin the locks in place.
# 11 Highlighted African Braids
Braids are mostly associated with Africans because the texture and volume of their hair are the most ideal for this style, but any woman can have them. The ones on this design are what you would expect to see with African women. They are quite thin with some blue synthetic strands added to the black hair to create a highlighted look. And to style them you only need to tie a few at the back to form a half updo.
# 12 Massive Box Bun
If you prefer massive braids, then this is an excellent headdress for you. It is also low maintenance and easy to make and it entails pulling your huge twists to the center of the head and rolling them into a massive bun. The natural shine of the hair is also amazing, and it makes the headdress look fantastic.
# 13 Elegant White Top Knot
White hair is now very trendy particularly with ladies who have a dark complexion as it brightens their overall appearance. The white dreads in this style look fabulous, and this is also because they have a lovely top knot and some long locks flowing around it.
# 14 Kinky and Messy Locks
Weaving your strands does not mean that you always have to make them look neat because there are still other styling options like this one. Here you should pull the stands to one side and then create a kinky and messy look that will make you look natural and very fashionable.
# 15 Cute Pink Half Up Style
Pink is an attention grabbing and very feminine color, and this makes it a perfect choice for your braids. And if you design them creatively with a simple knot at the back to create a half up-style them you will look stunning.
# 16 Artistic Fringe and Twists
An artistic style like this one is perfect for any woman who wants something that will set her looks apart from the rest. The hairdo involves chopping the strands at the front of the head to create a stylish fringe and knitting the rest to form some brilliant braids that you should then wrap into a loose knot.
# 17 Classy Rope Twist Updo
These twists are very gorgeous, and they will make a woman look very classy. Their updo styling is also perfect as it makes them ideal for formal events. To create this look, you only need some chocolate brown, medium size rope twists. You should then roll them into a massive bun and use a few braids to create a diagonally swept fringe over the forehead.
# 18 Simple Crochets with and Headscarf
The headscarf in this design is not only beautiful but also very practical because it helps to dictate the control of the crochets to create the lovely hairdo. The crochets are very straightforward, and their dark tone and length are what makes them look appealing.
# 19 Blonde and Golden Brown Single Braids
Single braids are not only easy to create, but they also look fantastic if you knit them well. Giving them some color like the blonde and golden brown in this style is also a good idea and you should also design them innovatively by wrapping them into a chunky loose knot on the crown.
# 20 Platinum and Golden Blonde Wrap and Knot
Although these twists have a lovely platinum and golden blonde shade with an incredible shine, their creative styling is what makes them stand out. The style involves pulling the neat locks to the crown and then wrapping them into a massive knot that is perfect for ladies who want to give their heads an extended look.
# 21 Elegant Box Crown
The limitless styling options that box braids will give a woman is one of the things that make them unique. In this style, they have a classic design that you can replicate by rolling your locks on the crown to create a fancy and layered bun and also by leaving a few of them to flow freely.
# 22 Stylish Spiral Buns
These stylish spiral buns allow you to control the movement of your braids while also giving you a very fashionable hairdo. The twists are also impeccable, and they have a lovely golden brown shade, but their styling is what makes them look adorable. It is a little complicated, but you should be able to figure it out if you are keen enough.
# 23 Curly Professional Twists
Making your braids curly should not be a problem when using most types of synthetic strands because you will only need to use rollers and hot water. And so you can achieve a magnificent style like this one effortlessly, but you will also need to design it right by pulling and tying the twists at the center of the head before leaving them to flow on the sides.
# 24 Delightful Twisted Fringe
The color of these twists is incredible, and it is hard to tell what it is, but it is just a creative mix of blue and light green pastels. These long braids also have a top notch style that entails spinning a few of them to create a delightful fringe over the forehead and a simple knot at the center of the head.
# 25 Charming Curly Locks
This style is another perfect example of how charming you can look with some kinky twists. It is a very simple headdress and all that you need to create it is to weave your medium length strands into some multiple colors locks and then make them curly before finishing with a simple push back.
# 26 Fashionable Pink Double Knots
It is almost impossible to find a modern woman who has never thought of trying a pink hair. And if you are one of them then you can try these fashionable pink twists and style them by sectioning into two and tying each part into a simple knot on the side.
# 27 Silver Gray Elegance
The glow that the silver gray shade will give your hair is amazing, and it will transform any hairdo into something elegant. However, you still need a trendy and upscale style. For these locks, a tight and neat top knot does the trick, and it also has some long silver gray locks hanging around it to create a very appealing look.
# 28 Dark Toned and Chunky
Protective crochet twists like these are also very fashionable, and if you give them a fantastic style, then you will always stand out from the crowd. In this particular design, they have a simple side sweep over the forehead. However, their medium size and dark tone also help to spice up their overall appearance and to make them a fashionable headdress.
# 29 Classic Braided Ponytail
This classic style starts with some neatly braided rows, but it also has some long extensions. The rows end at the center of the head where you should tie them into a ponytail and then weave the strands coming from the pony into a massive twist to create a head-turning classic look.
# 30 Double the Beauty
If you want to look fashionable with your braids, then you should have fun with them and try these quirky knots. To create them you should have some intricate cornrows that end on the sides to form the two side bows. The red color of the hair is also vital to the look as it helps to brighten it but you can use any of your favorite bright pastels if you do not like red.
# 31 Colorful Afro Braids
The colorful look of these twists will draw attention everywhere you go, and it is hard for anybody to look at you and not want to have a second glance. They also have an amazing style that involves weaving them from the middle of the head flowing to the sides. You should finish the look by bringing all of them together to form a French twist.
# 32 Pink and Blue Double Buns
This headdress is also an afro style, but it uses pink and blue strands to create long and medium size twists. These braids have a fantastic design that you can replicate easily by creating two large swirly buns with one being at the back and the other one over the forehead.
# 33 Free Flowing Rows
An easy and straightforward headdress like this one will still make you look elegant. It entails weaving a few cornrows on the crown and then leaving them to flow freely to the back. However, you also need to give them a beautiful color like the red and golden blonde on this style.
# 34 Afro Punk
You have to break away from the traditional styles if you want a headdress that will turn heads everywhere you go. This hairstyle is a perfect example of this and to create it you should shave most of the head and leave a small braided patch. However, the braids also have to be trendy and to ensure this you should give them a beautiful color and style them into a massive up-style.
# 35 Easy Gray Locks
This hairdo does not have a lot of fuss, but it still looks stunning. It has some typical box braids, but their gray color and the subtle and blunt ends make them look distinct. Apart from this, they also have a simple styling that entails sweeping them to the back and sides to create a simple face framing design.
# 36 High and Trendy
The extra height of these braids makes them look very bulky, but they are not. In fact, you will not even feel their weight. These locks also have a lovely golden blonde and brown shade that makes them dazzle. The style is the center of attraction but is very easy to replicate because you only need to pull the locks to the crown and then wrap and pin them into a massive bun.
# 37 Single and Sleek Twists
Single braids could not look better than this and with a headdress like this one you will attract all the attention that you need. Although they are neat and long enough their innovative styling with a simple top knot and fancy locks hanging around it is what will catch the attention of most people.
# 38 Box Braids with Class
The beauty of these braids is in the fact that they give you the freedom to wear them in an updo design or leave the locks flowing because they will still look attractive either way. The braided strands are very long, and they have a beautiful blend of black and chocolate brown and so they will look great with any complexion.
# 39 Sassy Triple Toned Twists
Color can transform your hairdo into something classy and exquisite, and you only need to choose the right shades and use them well in your hair. However, this does not eliminate the importance of having a fabulous headdress like these box twists. Their styling is also flawless, and it involves knitting them into a loose braid. The color is an ombre that starts with a black base before transitioning to blue and finishing with pink.
# 40 Jamaican Style Twists
Different societies have their unique way of spinning hair, and this one is what you are likely to see with Jamaicans. What makes this style different is the fact that the twists are thinner than the traditional ones, and they also flow in various directions. And the good thing about them is that you do not need to do any sophisticated styling as they are already beautiful enough.
# 41 Massive Cornrows and Low Bun
One can never overemphasize the importance of creativity when creating any hairstyle as it is what determines how good you will look. This style portrays this clearly, and it entails weaving a few jumbo rows and finishing them into a tight and neat bun at the back.
# 42 Multicolored Braided Mohawk
Not every woman is bold enough to try out this lovely hairdo but if you have what it takes then you can have it. It is a simple design that you can create by leaving some long multicolored braids in the middle of the head and then giving the sides a smooth shave to create a fancy Mohawk design.
# 43 Half Up Half down with a Pony
A hairdo that is as magnificent as this one will always put a smile on the face of anyone looking at it. This style consists of some beautiful brown braids, and they have a lovely style that entails tying half of them on the crown to create a pony and leaving the rest to flow over the shoulder.
# 44 Natural Kinky Look
This hairdo looks very natural, and it is hard to believe that it has some extensions. The extensions are not necessary if you have a thick and long natural hair, but the most important thing in this style is to get the braids right. To create them you should weave some three strand kinky twists with open ends and style by sweeping them to the sides.
# 45 Stunning Blue Locks
Blue will always make any hairdo look stunning, but if you use it on some single braids like these, then you can be sure of a head-turning appearance. And with such a perfect shade you do not need to do any intricate styling because simply pulling them back and using a few of the braids to tame the flow is enough to make you look outstanding.
# 46 Big Pastel Twists
The highlight of this headdress is its color, and it comes from combining several pastel shades to create an adorable multicolored look. However, the braids also have a perfect look that comes from their extra-long size and the twisty knot on the crown.
# 47 Side Shaved Silver Braids
Everything in this headdress is just amazing, and so it is impossible to think of one thing that makes it stand out. To create this look, you will need to spin your strands to form some elaborate silver twists. You should then shave one side to give the braids an adorable punk look that will make a woman look very stylish.
# 48 Kinky and Pink Braided Bob
A Bob is one of the most versatile hairstyles, and this beautiful design proves this. Here the short bob has some kinky twists and a face-framing style, but this is not the only thing that makes it outstanding because it also has a lovely pink shade that gives it a dazzling appearance.
# 49 Luminous Bob Locks
You can easily count the twists in this hairdo because they are few but this does not take anything away from their beauty. They form a short bob design, but their neat spinning and shiny appearance are what makes them a fabulous idea to try out.
# 50 Upscale Updo Swirls
This hairdo is very upscale, and it is ideal for any lady who wants to look fantastic for a formal occasion. It entails rolling your long braids to create some fancy swirls and pinning them into an updo. You will probably need a professional to get the styling right, but the look that you get makes it worth it.
# 51 Chic Afro Knot
The most notable thing on this headdress is the knot on the crown. It looks very chunky, and this is because it comes from rolling and pinning the long locks at the top of the head. The long braids also have a lovely copper shade, and apart from the knot, you should also style the rest of your locks by pushing them over the shoulders.
# 52 Huge Silver Gray and Brown Bun
These twists might not be very long, but they compensate for what they lack in length with an amazing style. The style is also quite straightforward because you only need to pull your locks to the center of the head and tuck them into an enormous neat bun. Apart from this, the twists also have a fantastic color blend between a bright silver-gray shade and the brown hue which is more dominant.
# 53 Purple and Magenta Box Twists
Colors make things easier for you, and with the right shades on your braids, you will not need to do a lot of styling to create an upscale hairdo. The combination of magenta and purple in this hairstyle shows how a perfect color should look. And with such an excellent tone on your box twists, you will only have to pull them and tie the locks into a simple ponytail to control their flow and also create top notch headdress.
# 54 Flawless Medium Braids
Keeping things simple and neat like in this style will always guarantee you of a refined and classy look. Here the nice medium size twists have an amazing tone, but most of their elegance comes from the neat spinning and innovative styling. To replicate the style with your braids, you will need a soft center part and then sweep them to the back and tie a few of them to form a half up style.
# 55 Silver Green Mermaid Braids
If mermaids had braids, then this is how they would look. These lovely twists are not just bright due to the blend of silver and green, but they also have a fabulous design that comes from joining a few of them with a band over the rest. They are also thin and long enough to make any lady want to keep them for a long time.
# 56 Big and Easy Bun
It is common for women to pull their braided locks into a bun but few of these styles look better than this one. This hairstyle starts with some basic medium size box braids that you should weave flowing to the back. To create the bun, you only need to pull and tuck all the locks at the center of the head and make it as tight and neat as possible if you want it to last for long.
# 57 Fashionable Half Up Headdress
Braiding your strands is a good idea when you want to hide their thinness and make them look elegant. This hairdo is a perfect example of how single braids can help to conceal the fact that your stands are thin, and if you style them by combining a few of them into a French twist, then you will have a very class style.
# 58 Medium Single Braids
This style is very straightforward, and anyone with basking braiding skills can create it effortlessly. To wear this classic design you only need to add some extensions to your natural locks and weave them into medium size single rope twist. You should finish by combining a few of them at the back to form a half updo.
# 59 Faded Box Faux Hawk
If you do not want to sit down for many hours as a stylist weaves your hair, then you can have this style as it only maintains the braids on the crown. It is a very fancy faux hawk headdress with the sides and back faded to perfection. The few twists at the top also have a lovely style that you can create by rolling a few of them over the rest.
# 60 Fun Jumbo Box Braids
This style proves that you can still use jumbo twists to create a top notch hairdo. The braids might be massive, but they have a very creative style that entails twisting and pinning them to create an eye-catching updo design.
Braiding your strands is one thing and creating a stylish look with the twists is another. And so if you want to look stunning with your box braids you should give them an inventive and fashionable style. And with the 60 designs above in mind, you will never run out of ideas on what you can try out.