Stars know there are few hairstyles that have the ability to take you from the red carpet to a workout quite like a braid. From J. Lo’s latest gravity-defying, twisted masterpiece to Camila Cabello’s Princess Leia buns, we’ve had a slew of great celebrity styles to add to our inspiration files. Yes, Ciara, Sarah Hyland and more famous faces have also all been spotted sporting pretty plaits, French braids, peekaboo cornrows and more for both business and pleasure, and we’re all for it.
Why we love braids so darn much: They’re an easy way to make your hair look special without a lot of fuss. Plus, depending on your skill level you can either go super intricate or totally simple and still look completely chic. It’s one of the reasons we’re constantly on the hunt for more ideas of how to twist and weave our strands. And that’s where celebs come in — their hairstylists area always creating hew looks for Us to play with!
Looking for a new idea? Scroll through for inspiration!