Even though there’s a seemingly endless selection of ways to pull up your hair, we turn to braids because their versatility lets us have fun with our tresses and show off our styling chops. The go-to French braid is a solid option to start with if you’re a beginner, but it’s also majorly trending for summer 2017. Take a look at this list for all the hairstyle inspo you need for updated versions of the classic hairstyle.

1. thick and loose Braid

2. short and forward-facing Braid

3. intentionally undone Braid

4. FRENCH MEETS FISHTAIL Braid

5. POLISHED AND PRETTY Braid

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6. BUN IT UP FROM THE BOTTOM Braid

7.  3D AND FULL OF TEXTURE Braid

8. VIBRANT AND MULTI-DIMENSIONAL Braid

9. SLEEK AND STREAMLINED BraId

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10. ALL WRAPPED UP Braid

11. TEENY-TINY AND TIGHT Braid

12. BRAIDS AS ACCESSORIES

13. TIGHT AND GLOSSY Braid

14. HALF-UP AND FULL OF STYLE Braid

15. GLOSSY AND TRADITIONAL Braid

16. BRAIDS ON BRAIDS ON BRAIDS

17. BRAIDED UP TO THE CROWN

18. NEXT-LEVEL KNOT Braid

19. POP OF COLOR Braid

20. SWEET AND EDGY Braid

21. TEASED AND BEDAZZLED Braid

22. CROWN FRENCH Braid

23. PINK FADE Braid

24. CASUAL AND IMPERFECT Braid

25. CORNROWED PONY BRaid

26. double-braided and floral Braid

27. compact and reversed Braid

28. MICRO-MINI DOWN THE MIDDLE Braid

29. French from the side BRaid

30. FIVE-STRAND FRENCH Braid

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