• Like everyone lately, we are obsessed with braids. Always on the hunt for the latest ones, Instagram has become our go-to source of inspiration. Here are some of our favorites this week. Buns are getting hot again so we absolutely loved this bun/braid hybrid by thatglitterglows. And because it's a little messy, it comes off as super casual.

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    Photo: Instagram User: thatglitterglows

  • This one by whatsstylish is so simple and yet, the addition of the big black bow makes it look even more elegant. And the best part is, you don't have to be a braid wiz to recreate it.

    Get The Look: Beyonce's Banging Side-Braid

    Photo: Instagram User: whatsstylish

  • The waterfall braid has become our new go-to! To steer from a more elegant look, the slanted version, like this one by tha0vy, is a great option.

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    Photo: Instagram User: tha0vy

  • Now that is a perky pony by user passion4fashi0n. Just create a small french braid on each side, stop at the crown and tie around the hair to create the pony.

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    Photo: Instagram User: mysterylover

  • We're still unsure about the headband (or heidi) braid but we love the double braid like this one by mysterylover. It's perfect for a hot summer day when you want to get your hair off your back.

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    Photo: Instagram User: cheyennegavin

  • This braid by cheyennegavin is one of the most intricate ones we have ever seen. The key is to use the loose pieces from the top braid in the lower braid.

    How To Get Summer's Hottest Trend: The Messy Braid

    Photo: Instagram User: geos_pics

  • This is a bun/braid combo by geos_pics that is simple to recreate without the styling time of an updo. Start a small braid right behind the ear and tie around the bun.

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    Photo: Instagram User: funwithhair

  • Have you ever gotten lazy and tied your french braid before finishing, creating a pony at the bottom? Yeah, us too. But this one by funwithhair is something entirely different. Start your braid at the nape of the neck, work up the head and tie with an elastic at the crown.

    Take Hair From Just Ok To Ombre!

    Photo: Instagram User: foreveryoung00021

  • We are very partial to ribbons and firmly believe they are not just for the kiddies. This two piece braid style by foreveryoung00021 makes us want to leave the office and head to a sunny park.

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    Photo: Instagram User: beachfashi0n

  • A classic fishtail is great, but with multi-colored strands throughout, this style really pops. We love the combo of tourquoise and red on beachfashi0n. Pastels are so last week.

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    Photo: Instagram User: whatsstylish

  • This one is so simple and yet, the addition of the big black bow makes it look even more elegant. And the best part is, you don't have to be a braid wiz to recreate it.

    Get The Look: Beyonce's Banging Side-Braid

    Photo: Instagram User: tha0vy

  • The waterfall braid has become our new go-to! To steer from a more elegant look, the slanted version is a great option.

    Top 10 Braided Hairstyles

    Photo: Instagram User: passion4fashi0n

  • Now that is a perky pony. Just create a small french braid on each side, stop at the crown and tie around the hair to create the pony.

    Top 10 Celebrity Ponytails

    Photo: Instagram User: mysterylover

  • We're still unsure about the headband (or heidi) braid but we love the double braid. It's perfect for a hot summer day when you want to get your hair off your back.

    Hair How To: Headband Braids

    Photo: Instagram User: cheyennegavin

  • This is one of the most intricate braids we have ever seen. The key is to use the loose pieces from the top braid in the lower braid.

    How To Get Summer's Hottest Trend: The Messy Braid

    Photo: Instagram User: geos_pics

  • This is a simple bun/braid combo to recreate without the styling time of an updo. Start a small braid right behind the ear and tie around the bun.

    5 Fresh Ways To Wear Braids

    Photo: Instagram User: funwithhair

  • Have you ever gotten lazy and tied your french braid before finishing, creating a pony at the bottom? Yeah, us too. But this one is something entirely different. Start your braid at the nape of the neck, work up the head and tie with an elastic at the crown.

    Take Hair From Just Ok To Ombre!

    Photo: Instagram User: foreveryoung00021

  • We are very partial to ribbons and firmly believe they are not just for the kiddies. This two-piece braid hairstyle makes us want to leave the office and head out to the nearby park.

    Top 10 Beauty Moves That Turn Off A Guy

    Photo: Instagram User: beachfashi0n

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