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20 Braids to Inspire a School Morning 'Do

Mar 18 2016 - 2:19pm

Welcome to our guide to Back-to-School Success [1]: 31 days of tips, apps, recipes, and more to help you make this your family's best school year yet. Today teaches you how to give your daughter a new back-to-school 'do.

You've chosen the outfit, purchased the school supplies [2], and readied the backpack [3]. Now what to do with the hair?! We have 20 unique styles that are sure to turn heads — while making your daughter's hair more beautiful — at school.

Simple Braid With Microbraid Accents

What's better than one braid? Try two! This style from Cute Girls Hairstyles is supersimple and stylish.


When french braids become boring, throw together a simple fishtail.

Source: Instagram user francescaabdinotyi [4]

Bohemian Braids

Keep her locks in the Summer season with Cute Girls Hairstyles' easy, breezy braids.

Katniss Everdeen Braid

Sometimes school can feel like the Hunger Games. Prepare your daughter with this movie-themed 'do [5].

Source: Instagram user madisonkatherin [6]

Double-Lace Side Braid

Inspired by Rihanna [7], this awesome hairdo will make your girl feel like a rock star!

Braided Headband

Trade tight headbands for a trendy braid that keeps hair out of her face.

Source: Instagram user alikidyz [8]

Twist-Top Pony

You don't have to do an actual braid to get this french-braid-inspired twist look.

Halo Twist

Keep hair out of her face and off her neck with this gorgeous but oh-so-simple crown.

Source: YouTube user LHDC-TV [9]

Anna's Braided Pigtails

Bring the Frozen frenzy to school with Anna's cute braided pigtails.

Lace Braid Heart

A cute twist on a half-up, this 'do is perfect for Valentine's Day — or really any day!

Source: Cozy Cuts For Kids [10]

Pull-Through Braid

Bored of the average braided ponytail? Try a fancier take.

Braided Top

Leave the french braid unfinished for a quick and easy ponytail with extra detail.

Four-Strand Round Braid

For girls with long locks, try this easy yet eye-catching braid.

Source: Facebook user Rapunzel's Mother [11]

Double French Braid and Twist

Your daughter might not be old enough to watch Game of Thrones, but she can still rock this show-inspired braid, worn by the character Sansa.

Goddess Braid

Make your daughter feel like a goddess with this stylish 'do!

Source: Instagram user msdanti [12]

Same-Side Lace Braid

This sweet braid (picture day, anyone?) takes only a couple of minutes to complete.

Crisscross Braids

This crisscross method is an easy way to amp up her pigtails.

Source: Instagram user Hair4MyPrincess [13]

Elsa's Long Braid

Elsa's long, messy braid is a sassy, stylish back-to-school 'do.

Source: Instagram user kappen_erica [14]

Dutch Flower Braid

This simple style is great for school dances.

Source: Cute Girls Hairstyles [15]

Three-Strand Fishtail

If you've already mastered the standard fishtail, try giving it this easy twist.


Source: Instagram user braids_on_braids_ [17]

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