Trendy braid hairstyles 2023: The 13 most fashionable braids that you must try this year!

Written by Kristiyana Burdeva

Are you looking to find some trendy braid hairstyles for 2023? You came just to the right place! Braids offer a great way to express your individual style and add flair to any look. Whether you’re going for a night out on the town or just looking to spruce up a casual look, braids are here for you. Take a look at the 13 most fashionable braid hairstyles that will be all the rage in 2023!

Trendy fishtail braid 2023

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The classic fishtail braid is a timeless favourite, and it’s sure to be even more popular in 2023. The fishtail braid is a great way to add texture and dimension to your look. It’s also perfect for keeping your hair out of your face when you’re out and about. To create this look, start with two sections of hair and then cross each section over the other. Secure with an elastic band and you’ll have a perfect fishtail braid.

Jumbo box braids hairstyles

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If you want to have a trendy hairstyle for 2023, opt for jumbo box braids! These fabulous braids are created by braiding large sections of the hair into multiple small braids. The size of the braids can vary from very small to very large. This style is often seen on celebrities and is very versatile. It can be worn in different ways, such as up in a high ponytail or down in loose waves like Zendaya here.

Trendy loose crown braid 2023

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The all-time favourite crown braid will be popular for 2023 as well, but with a little twist. Instead of going for the tight braided version, opt for a looser take with face-framing layers. This hairstyle is perfect for formal occasions or just to give your everyday look an extra touch of elegance. What’s not to like?

The baby braids hairstyle

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Many trends from the past have made a comeback, but who would have guessed that the 90s baby braids would among them? Maybe some A-list celebrities like Dua Lipa, Gigi Hadid and Hailey Bieber knew long before us. The baby braids are a great look if you want to add some spice to your everyday hairstyle in 2023.

Trendy centred braid ponytail

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Ponytails were huge in 2022, so for 2023 let’s take it up a notch and get the centred braid ponytail! This trendy braided hairstyle looks great with any hair type or length, making it a perfect go-to style for busy days.

Mermaid side braid 2023

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Who wouldn’t want to look like a beautiful mermaid? Magical and enchanting, the mermaid braid is a lovely and intricate hairstyle that will be ideal for formal or casual events, or simply for everyday wear in 2023. It will look even more mesmerizing when accessorized with ribbons, bows, flowers, or embellishments.

Waterfall braid hairstyles

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The waterfall braid is a stylish and romantic look that is perfect for special occasions. It is an especially popular choice for a wedding hairstyle. This type of braid has always been trending, and we will surely see more of its interesting takes in 2023.

Trendy 2023 braided pigtails

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Have you heard about the comeback of this other 90s hairstyle trend? Pigtails will be so in for 2023! And all the better if you go with braided ones. Braided pigtails will add mote depth to the traditional version, and create a super iconic look. Just think of Britney Spears’ “Baby One More Time” music video and get inspired!

Cornrows low bun hairstyle

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Cornrows are the perfect hairstyle for girls with thick and medium to long hair. But why not spice it up even more and style these braids into a classic low bun? Cornrow braids that go into an elegant low bun is a great everyday look you can sport, or even wear to more classy events.

Trendy bow hairstyles 2023

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Bows are a super cute and delicate hair accessory that will go perfectly with your long braided hair. For 2023, opt for creating an iconic braid and complement it with your favourite bow. Simple and elegant.

The sleek braid hair trend

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Speaking of trendy braid hairstyles for 2023, what is your opinion on the sleek braid trend? Many celebrities have been seen wearing the look on the red carpet, and we can certainly say that it looks stunning and sexy! A great way to add some class to an ordinary braid.

Trendy side-swept loose braid

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Do you want to create this beautiful side-swept loose braid? Start by first creating a side part. On the side that feels heavier, create a three strand Dutch braid by beginning from the front of your hairline and angle it back to the centre. When you reach the centre, continue to braid half-way down the hair strands. Secure the braid and loosen it a bit. Pin it in place and finish with hairspray. Amazing!

Box braid ponytail hairstyles 2023

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I know box braids hairstyles are a favourite for many girls, so why not switch up your signature style a bit with a stylish box braid ponytail in 2023? This trendy hairstyle will be ideal for the summer days when it’s too hot to hang your long curled hair loose.

These are just a few of the trendy braid hairstyles you can expect to see in 2023. From the classic fishtail braid to the romantic waterfall braid, there are so many different looks to choose from! So if you’re looking to switch up your style, why not try one of these fun and fashionable braid hairstyles? Have fun girls!




Kristiyana Burdeva is a content writer interested in the latest trends when it comes to hairstyles, fashion, makeup, interior design and tattoos. She loves to travel, and often embarks on road trips with her friends. Kristiyana likes to spend time in nature, going on hikes and camping trips. Ever since she can remember, she has loved to share her personal thoughts and opinions through writing and enjoys reading classical literature works.   Experience 
  • Author at since 2022, Kristiyana has written over 300 articles on various topics related to hairstyles, fashion, makeup, interior design, tattoo art, healthy lifestyle and kitchen recipes.
  • Prior to working at, Kristiyana worked as a freelance writer for various projects.
  • Her interest in hairstyles started back in late 2016 when she first started experimenting with hair dyes, and has been dyeing her own hair and that of close acquaintances ever since
  • Kristiyana has experience in working for a beauty company that sells luxurious cosmetics, which sparked her interest in learning about and establishing a quality skincare routine.
  • When it comes to cooking, she loves trying out new recipes, especially ones with various kinds of spices and herbs, and enjoys cooking for her family and friends.
  • In her yearly years, Kristiyana was very fond of drawing and painting and went on to study Arts for a brief period, and follows many artists on social media till date, tattoo artists included.
Education  Kristiyana went on to study in a specialized high school for English and German, and her love for the languages continues to date. She obtained a bachelor's degree in English and American studies. During her studies, she wrote numerous essays, poetry works, short stories and translated different texts. She was also involved in many volunteering programs, where she helped to educate children that came from unstable communities, or projects connected with the European Solidarity Corps.

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