Let us guess. Your go-to hairstyle is a simple blow out or the ever-famous ponytail. We get it. Mixing things up in the hair world can be a daunting endeavor. But we’re here to hold your hand and help you take a chance on a braid. Inspire yourself with these 10 updos that are all centered around the simple crossover. With DIY tutorials and step-by-step instructions, you’re sure to find your new daily ‘do.
2. Messy Fishtail Braid Bun: If you haven’t mastered the art of the fishtail braid yet, there’s no better time like the present to learn. This braid looks gorgeous on its own or pulled up into a bun. (via Style Moca)
9. Side French Braid Updo: Sometimes we forget how much sophistication a simple French braid can add to our look. Achieve this casual look in mere minutes — not even enough time for your arms to go numb. (via Real Simple)
Which braided updo are you pumped to try? What’s your favorite way to rock a braid? Let us know in the comments below.