Everybody knows that once summer ends, it’s the start of silk press season. Until that time comes however, you still have to figure out what to do with your hair. The constant struggle of a Black girl is consistently thinking about what our next hairstyle will be. Well look no further, here are some braid styles you need to try before the summer is over.

Peekaboo Braids

The peekaboo style is one of the newest hair color trends that everyone can’t seem to get enough of. If you aren’t a fan of dying your hair a permanent color, might as well try it with these braids! The gentle pop of color underneath the rest of the braids ends up turning your style into a piece of artwork!

Skunk Stripe Braid


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Another color trend that everyone is eating up is the skunk stripe look. This style is another example of not having to commit to dying your real hair a color when the stores sell braiding hair in several different types of hues. The typical “skunk stripe” style is a blonde patch but you can also switch it up to use whatever color you’d like!

Knotless Braids With Curly Ends

This style is very simple but very elegant. It became widely popular due to Coi Leray often rocking this style. For a long time many named the style after the rapper. What’s great about this style is that you can either go extra long, butt length, bra strap length or even shoulder length and they’d still look bomb!

Bohemian Braids


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These braids have become increasingly popular due to its versatility. If you aren’t sure if you want a water wave weave or braids– this is for you. You can dress up or dress down this style and it will look amazing no matter what.

Fulani Braids


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This style is the braided version of a half up, half down style. You may be tired of having hair in your face but still want long and flowy tresses, so this should be your go to!

This style should hit that nostalgia button for you. We all remember being a kid and constantly getting slapped in the face by our own beads or barrettes that were attached to our braids. It’s time to relive that feeling again! Flaunt your Black girl magic all around town by click clacking your braids together to create a beautiful Black girl melody.