Goddess braids provide women with a beautiful and natural looking way to wear their hair. Most look like oversized cornrows, and you can weave them in different patterns and sizes depending on your preferences. The style and pattern that you use will determine how long you keep them since some may remain intact for weeks while other will only take you for a day. These braids are very easy to make, and you can use your natural hair or add some extensions. A review of the gallery below will give you some ideas on how to create this stylish headdress.
# 1 Glorious Goddess Updo
The large braid in this design wraps into a tall updo that will give a woman ultimate beauty and bring out her femininity. Apart from the design that the hairdo takes it also has a very natural look, and it is hard to tell that the hair has some extensions.
This hairstyle is stunning, and if you can replicate it, then you will have a top notch and classy look. It involves weaving your strands into a few large braids that start from different directions but all end at the center of the head. When the massive twists meet you should twist them into an intricate bun to finish the look.
# 3 Jumbo Box Twists
Some styles are very simple to create but they look magnificent, and this one is a perfect example of this. To replicate it you should weave a few jumbo box twists and roll the ones at the front into a knot while leaving the rest to flow to the back. However, the color also matters, and a hint of purple like in this particular one will be perfect for you.
# 4 Ghanaian Rows
There are only five massive rows in this design, and they are also very straightforward. However, they still make the wearer look fantastic, and this is because they have an incredible color, and they are also impeccable. Their dark tone is also amazing, and it is perfect for the complexion of an African American woman.
# 5 Cornrows Into a Pony
Cornrows are one of the most stylish protective hairdos and the beauty that they give a woman shows why. In this design they are multidirectional, and you should form a fancy styling by pulling them to the center of the head where you should tie them into a ponytail.
# 6 Classy and Chunky Bun
The size of this bun and its styling are exquisite, and they are an exact demonstration of how a classy hairdo should look. To create it you need to form multi-directional cornrows that move to the center of the head. You should then finish your look by wrapping and layering the twists into a massive braided bun.
# 7 Charming Golden Mohawk
If you are looking for a headdress that will turn heads everywhere you go, then this Mohawk design is perfect for you. It involves weaving your strands into a massive French braid that flows to the back and ends in a fishtail. And although you can have it in any shade, a golden tone like this one will make you look charming.
# 8 Soft Sculpted Styling
Although this design looks very intricate, you can achieve it easily with the services of a stylist who knows how to create croissant twists. However, the design will look fantastic if you have some thick natural locks.
# 9 Inward Goddess with Marley
Braids will work for any woman even if she has a short hair as she only needs to choose a style that works for her length. In this particular design, the wearer has a medium length and so she goes with an inward goddess braid that she creates with a Marley design. The red tone is also fabulous, and it helps to brighten her look.
# 10 Kinky Faux Locks
The red shade in this headdress is magnificent, and it spices up the style since it gives the locks an eye-catching tone. However, there is still way much more to the look than just the shade since the faux locks are also nicely styled by weaving them into a crown like design.
# 11 Double Dutch Braids
Sometimes you may not have time to weave many braids, but you can still create a lovely design with only two rows. The double Dutch braids in this design are a perfect example of how you can create an elegant style without doing much. However, they also have a lovely blonde shade that helps to enhance the overall appearance.
# 12 Braid Layering
Modern hairstyles are always about creativity and in this style, it is what makes all the difference. Rather than just weave the hair into some fancy cornrows you can make a pattern with different sizes of twist and then layer them to create an eye-catching look.
# 13 Fancy Greek Braids
There are no extensions in this design, and this is one of the things that make it a top notch hairdo. To create this style you should spin your strands into two fancy Greek twists that meet at the back where you should tie them into a ponytail. The natural dark tone and the subtle shine of the hair are also vital in creating this look.
# 14 Natural Rows and Chignon
Nothing beats the elegance of natural hair, and this style proves this beyond any doubt. It involves weaving massive curvy rows and then finishing by rolling them into a chignon at the back. You should make everything tight if you want a neat look and something that will remain intact for a couple of weeks or days.
# 15 Inventive Faux Hawk
Most braided faux hawk and Mohawk designs typically have one large braid at the middle, but this one spices up things by having two. However, they still maintain the same design and flow to the back. This hair also has some smooth strands on the sides, and it has a lovely shine that helps to brighten up the overall appearance.
# 16 Cute Under Braids and a Bun
There are only two twists in this style, but they still manage to create a fabulous look because they are very fancy. They start on the sides and flow diagonally to the back. You should then finish the design by pulling and wrapping them into a high bun at the center of the head.
# 17 Green-Toned Crown
Crown braids are very charming, but few would look better than this one. It has a fantastic green tone that makes it dazzle, but this is not the only thing that makes this a top notch headdress because the stylist also forms the crown correctly. It is neat and loose, and it has a few free strands on the sides to accentuate the face.
# 18 Natural Marley Twist
Marley twists are very versatile as you can have them as free flowing locks or cornrows like in this design. Here they are in two different sizes, and this helps to create a fabulous pattern. They also end in a bun at the back to create a neat and elegant headdress.
# 19 Two Sized Rows
The two sizes of cornrows create a very attractive design, and this gives the wearer a beautiful natural look. Apart from the different sizes they are also impeccable, and their dark tone and subtle shine are also fantastic.
# 20 Intricate Curved Braids with a Bun
Under braids are very common especially when you want to create a braided bun, but this one looks unique. Rather than just flowing to the back or diagonally it has a lovely curve that makes it look very stylish. The design finishes with a neat medium size twist that helps to create a beautiful updo.
# 21 Gorgeous and Extra Long Twists
The design that the twists have on the crown is fantastic, but their length and size are what make this a top notch headdress. Leaving the twists to flow freely and over the shoulder creates and impressive look. And the good thing is that they are only four locks, and so they will not be heavy.
# 22 Golden Box Braids
This headdress is very ordinary since it only involves weaving some long rows with extensions. However, their golden shade and neatness makes the design look very distinct and so with such as style a woman will always stand out from the crowd.
# 23 S-Shaped Faux Twist
It is always about inventiveness when it comes to modern hairdos and in this style, this is what brings out all the elegance. Here the twists start from multiple directions, but they all flow in an S-shape and meet at the center of the head where you should wrap them into a high bun.
# 24 Glamorous Black and Pink Fishtails
This style will only take a couple of minutes to create, but it is still very elegant and trendy. It involves adding some pink extensions to a natural black hair, sectioning it into two and then weaving it into fancy fishtails. You should also make them flow diagonally as this makes them more intricate than having straight ones.
# 25 Fresh and Clean Double Rows
You can never go wrong with a fishtail even if you keep it simple like in this hairdo. Here you only need to weave two medium size French braids and finish them with a fishtail. However, you should make them neat if you want them to look fresh and elegant.
# 26 Accessorized Goddess Braids
The metal rings in this design may seem insignificant, but they are vital in creating this hairdo as they help to accessorize it. Apart from the rings the hair also has some neat rows that come from an all-natural hair, and they also have an amazing black tone that makes them look very healthy.
# 27 Ghanaian Rows with Varying Thickness
A simple thing like varying the thickness of your braids can have an enormous impact on your overall appearance. In this style, the Ghanaian rows are very straightforward, but the introduction of small twists between the large ones creates a lovely pattern that helps to make the headdress look very trendy.
# 28 Trendy French Braids
French braids look good on all ladies, and so they can be perfect for you even if you do not have any fancy styling idea. The ones on this design are in two sections due to the center part, but they all meet at the back where you should tie them with a band.
# 29 Brilliant Big Cornrows
This design has four rows only, but they look brilliant due to their color and weaving pattern. To replicate it you should introduce some golden extensions to your hair and then form them into four rows. However, you should join them to create two massive locks that flow over the shoulders.
# 30 Long Tumbling Rows
These locks are long, beautiful and very girly which makes them ideal for every modern woman. They give a feminine take to the typical cornrows by increasing their size and by making them in a wavy pattern. This style is also very versatile since you can leave the locks to flow to the back or pull and tie them into a ponytail.
# 31 Goddess Rows with an Ombre Shade
You can still see the transition from the dark brown shade to black even when you braid the strands. However, this is not the only thing that makes the style stand out since the rows are also impeccable, and have a perfect thickness and length.
# 32 Natural Kinky Twists
These medium twists are amazing, and this is mainly due to their kinky design. The length and styling are also fabulous, and they give it a very natural look. Although you need a skilled stylist to make them they are very easy for someone with experience. And you can also spice them up with a few metallic beads.
# 33 Crochet Rope Twists
Rope twists are easier to make than other braid types but they are also very elegant, and you can use them to create a trendy look like this one. Here they start from one side and flow to the other unlike in most design where ladies prefer to direct them to the back. You should twist and pin them into a chunky side bun to finish your elegant headdress. The dark tone with a hint of brown and subtle shine is also vital as it helps to spice up the appearance.
# 34 Upscale Braided Dutch Mohawk
If you have long natural locks, this style will look fabulous on you, but you can still use extensions to create it if your strands are short. It involves pulling your hair to the center of the head and weaving it into two huge Dutch braids to create a Mohawk design. If you have some shiny strands, your style will look marvelous, and you should also style the long locks to flow over the shoulder.
# 35 Sassy Curly and Braided Pony
The volume of these strands is what makes them easy to work with to create this elegant hairdo. If you have voluminous locks you can replicate the style easily since all you need to do is to pull the curly strands to the center of the head. You should then tie them into a large pony and finish by wrapping a braid around it.
# 36 Kinky Ghanaian Twists
You do not have to keep a long natural hair to wear a perfect braided hairdo since you can always add extensions to create an elegant design like this one. Here the extensions help to create some charming Ghanaian rows that you should finish with a fancy bun at the back.
# 37 Big Box Braids
These are typical box braids, but their color and styling are what makes them look distinct. Rather than just stick with the usual black shade, you should have a sweet golden hue. When weaving them, you should direct them to the back and style by layering them to create this look.
# 38 Sweet Black Micros
If you want to keep your twists for long, you should make them small like these micros because they will remain neat for a couple of weeks. However, for your design to look fancy you should have them in various sizes and then finish the look by creating a bun in a rope twist design.
# 39 Smooth Designer Locks
This headdress involves typical braiding of your strands into some medium size twists. However, they also have a vibrant brown shade that comes from the extensions that give the style its length. The styling of the twists is also very inventive, and it involves binding a few of them to create a half up ponytail design.
# 40 Four Massive Rows
This style is another example of what you can do with your strands if you do not have time to create a fancy or complicated hairdo. To create this style you only need to form four massive rows that flow all the way to the back and you will have a top-notch headdress. However, it also helps if you have a dark toned shiny hair.
# 41 Natural Elegance
As charming as this style may look it comes from a natural hair without any extensions or color. If you are patient enough to grow out your strands to this length, you can wear this magnificent style. To replicate it you should weave two massive wavy braids with a small one in between them and have them flowing to the back.
# 42 Crochets and a Ponytail
The design that you choose for your twists is what sets them apart from other designs because the weaving techniques are often the same. In this style, the crochets have a smooth wavy flow that helps them to create a lovely pattern. However, they all flow to the back where you should use a couple of them to create a ponytail to finish the look.
# 43 Smooth and Sexy Goddess Plaits
Everything from the color of these strands to their pattern is perfect, and this helps to create a smooth and sexy hairdo. The twists flow in a curvy design, and this makes them look very stylish on your head. They all end at the same place where you should finish them with a simple chignon.
# 44 Classy Refined Updo
This headdress is ideal for a woman who wants to stand out especially when going for a formal event. It has everything that you can ever wish for in a hairstyle, and the shine helps to give it some class. The best thing about it is that it is very easy to create because it involves a simple medium size braid and a chunky bun that comes from rope twists. Apart from creating the reverse braid, you should pull the rest of the strands to the center of the head and use them to create the rope twist that you should wrap into a bun.
# 45 Adorable Purple Locks
The length of these braids is incredible, but you will have to use some quality extensions to achieve it. Their thickness is also perfect for the design, and it makes things easy since you will only have about five twists. The lovely purple shade is also important to the design as it helps to spice up the overall appearance.
# 46 Rows of Beauty
This style will work for most ladies, and it is also very easy to create once you figure it out. It involves distinct braids that flow toward the nape of your neck. They are uniform in length and volume, but you should not leave them dropping to the back. Instead of this, you should wrap them in and adorable bun to finish your exquisite design.
# 47 Cute and Simple Design
There are only two braids in this design, but they still create an elegant and stylish hairdo. They have a fancy pattern and a lovely color that comes from introducing some extensions to a natural black hair. The flow of the two locks is also very inventive, and they are very long, and this also adds to the beauty.
# 48 Edgy with Curly Tendrils
This hairdo is very sharp, and it will make any woman feel good and want to keep it for as long as possible. Although the twists are very straightforward, they have some fancy zigzag part lines and incredible shine. The curly tendrils on the sides are also vital and help to add some edginess to this sharp look.
# 49 Redhead Crown
Crown braids are easy to make, and they are also very protective. These hairdos are also very classy and if you give them a fabulous color like this red tone you will look outstanding. You should also have it in a medium or large size depending on the length of your strands. And the good thing is that once you have it, you will not need to do any styling.
# 50 Double Crown Twists
This headdress provides another example of how you can create a fabulous braided crown. What makes it look unique is the fact that it uses two large French braids to create a double-crown instead of the usual one that has a single twist. The dark shade of the hair is also vitals as it gives the style a perfect tone.
Goddess braids are fantastic, and you can never go wrong with them regardless of whether you have long or short locks. They are also very versatile since you can create them in different designs and patterns. The above 50 fantastic hairdos will give you some inspiration on the different styles that you can try out.