The most realistic virtual hairstyler - WallStreet Journal & Vogue Magazine

If you love nothing more than adding a great plait or braid to your hair then check out these inspiring hairstyle ideas!

Braided Top Knot and Plaited Bun Updos


Alicia Keys hairstylesChristina Milian hairstyles

One way to create an outstanding updo is to add braids or plaits. This exquisite top knot from Alicia Keys (pictured left) uses thick braids through the length of her hair to achieve a top knot look with a difference. Those looking for something more traditional can take a page out of Christina Milian's styling book (pictured right) and use thin plaits to create a stunning finish around the edges of a ballerina bun. Both looks will give you an upstyle with a difference, and are perfect for a party or formal occasion.

Ponytails with Plaits


Jenna Jameson hairstylesKate Hudson hairstyles

More than just an every day hairstyle, ponytails can be styled to achieve a very pretty look when a simple plait is added through the lengths. The thickness of the plait is up to you. You might like a thick plait running straight from your mid-lengths, à la Jenna Jameson (pictured left), or to secure your hair at the base of your head with a hair elastic and then plait the length to create a more structured hairstyle, as shown on Kate Hudson (pictured right).

Decorative Braids and Plaits


Amanda Bynes hairstylesJennie Garth hairstyles

Another way to make great use of braids and plaits is to use them to decorate your favorite type of hairstyle. Braids added through the front sections of a half up half down hairstyle turn it from ordinary to extraordinary, as shown on Amanda Bynes (pictured left). While some plaits added to the sides of Jennie Garth's backcombed mid-length 'do (pictured right) certainly gives her look a great finish.

Side Styled Plait and Fishtail Braid


Brittany Snow hairstylesJessica Szohr hairstyles

Our final hairstyle ideas for plaits and braids is to take your look and side style it. Side-styling your hair puts your locks front and centre and looks great regardless of whether you choose to add a plait like Brittany Snow (pictured left) or a fishtail braid like Jessica Szohr (pictured right). Remember to keep the rest of your hair loose and playful to re-create the relaxed results of these fabulous hairstyles.

To see how you'd look with any of the great celebrity hairstyles pictured in this blog, click on the above images to try the virtual hairstyles with your own photo!

You need to be a member to post comments. Sign up Or Login

Already a Member? Click here to login!

Join us today to view yourself with 1000's of hairstyles and 50 colors! Receive a professional hair consultation and much more... Banner-signup-info




TheHairStyler.com

  • About Us
  • Benefits
  • Media
  • Help/FAQ
  • Testimonials
  • Sitemap
  • Affiliate Program
  • Policies/Terms of use
  • Feedback
  • Contact Us


  • Hair Center

  • Hairstyles
  • Hairstyle Search
  • Salons
  • Hair Stylist Profiles
  • Hair Styling Products
  • Hair Styling Tools
  • Newsletter
  • Makeovers

  • Virtual Makeovers
  • Before and After
  • Virtual Hairstyles
  • Get Over Your Hairstyle Makeover eBook
  • Hair Help

  • Ask a Hairstylist
  • Hair Tips and Advice
  • Hair & Beauty Videos
  • TheHairStyler.com

    Copyright © 2000 - 2014 TheHairStyler.com Pty Ltd.
    All Rights reserved.

    Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Feed