There is nothing wrong with long hair, but some women definitely prefer to have short hair for a carefree look. Although you may not be able to flip it over your shoulder, you can enjoy a faster air drying time and a reduced sweaty neck during the summer. In fact, there are even several beautiful braided hairstyles for short hairÂ 2017 that you can wear to keep your look versatile, flirty and feminine.
It can feel as though your short hair limits your ability to change up your look. If you are tired of wearing your hair in one style all of the time, consider wearing braids to mix your look up. So, if you have enough hair to pull back into a ponytail, and you know how to french braid, you can add these simply braided hairstyles for short hair to your hairstyle routine.
This is an easy braided hairstyle if your hair is all one length or at least mostly the same length. However, you can still accomplish this look if you have choppy layered hair. You will need to use a product that will help you grip the hairs at the same time to achieve a polished look.
Begin by creating a deep part on one side of your head and begin braiding from the part to the other side of your head. Add small pieces of hair into the braid as you work your way down. When you finish, you can pin the braid back or make the entire section a low pony tail.
See Also :Â The Best Braided Hairstyles For Black Girls
Messy French Braids
For all of you who wear bobs or lobs, you can easily recreate the milkmaid look if you want to. Messy and loose French braids subtly fastened behind your head into a bun are a nice look. The benefit of this style is that it is supposed to look messy. This means that you do not have to worry if some stray hairs fall out of place.
This is another style where you can choose to pin the braids in the back or create a bun. It will depend on how much hair you have.
Dual Dutch Braids
This is a sportier version of French braids that makes your style look edgy instead of sweet. This is a similar style to French braiding, but instead of passing locks of hair over each other, you passed them under each other instead. The result is a plait that points backwards and has a slightly raised look instead of a traditional French braid.
You can simply add a tie to secure the braid if it ends at your nape, and all hairspray to hold the style in place because the braids are slightly more precise. It is also a good idea to spray your hair before braiding for better hold.
These are just three of many braided hairstyles for short hair 2017 that you can try. Experiment with different styles and rotate these styles into your haircare routine to create exciting and versatile looks.