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5 Unexpected Ways to Add Braids to Your Holiday Hairstyle

Braids and updos don't have to be mutually exclusive ideas in the world of hair. Pretty plaits have a place alongside chignons, while box braids can look edgy mixed into an over-the-top bun. Or just take a nod from Kelly Osbourne (above), and braid a ponytail before twisting it into a bun. Talk about a perfect marriage! We've rounded up four more styles that are even sweeter when you add a braid (or many). For instant inspiration, just keep scrolling!

Uma Thurman's Waterfall Braid

Nina Dobrev's Plaited Chignon

See more fun braids after the jump!

Amber Riley's Box-Braid Bun

Emmy Rossum's Mini Side Braid

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