18 Braids Hairstyles For Babies


We all want our little ones to always look their best, whether it’s for a birthday party, daycare, or a trip to the park. Braids hairstyles for babies are a great way to keep your child’s hair neat and tidy while they play, sleep, and roll around like kids do! There are many different styles of braids that you can make on your child, and each one is just as adorable as the next. The best thing about braid hairstyles for babies is that most of them are easy to do. It’s a good idea to keep kids’ braid styles simple and sweet since most kids don’t like the idea of sitting still for too long and/or find the process of getting their hair done uncomfortable. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most popular braids hairstyles for babies. So, if you are looking for a gorgeous way to style your child’s hair, read on!

1. Baby Braids With Bangs

Baby Braids with Bangs

Whether your baby has natural hair bangs or has had her hair styled into a fringe cut, you can style the rest of the hair into a beautiful braided style. Just one or two braids is very popular with bangs.

2. Small Braids for Baby

Small Braids for Baby

Are you looking for a long-lasting braided hairstyle for your baby that won’t have you making trips to the salon too often? Then these small braids are a perfect choice for you! Even though small braids take longer time to make, they are definitely worth the wait.

3. Braids for Baby Boy

Braids for Baby Boy

Faded braids are cute braid styles for baby boys. They look so handsome and stylish—even a little grown up! These faded braids can only be made on hair that has been faded on the sides and they take only a couple of minutes to make since there isn’t a whole head of hair to work with.

4. Two Front Braids for Babies

Two Front Braids for Babies

This sleek two front braids style features two cornrows in front and box braids at the back. It’s a lovely jumbo tribal braids style for your baby that can be spiced up by making unique parts, like the zig-zag you see above. Remember to add decorative pieces to the braids, too!

5. Baby Tiny Braids

Baby Tiny Braids

Tiny braids can be made in a lot of different styles but the very small size makes them last a very long time. Tiny braids do take hours to make because of their size, but they’re so perfectly cute!

6. Two Braids in the Front, Hair Down for Babies

Two Braids in the Front Hair Down for Babies

If your baby has a full head of hair, you might want to consider this two braids in front style with the rest of the hair down in order to flaunt their beautiful, healthy natural hair.

7. Black Baby Braid Hairstyles

Black Baby Braid Hairstyles

Braids originated from African culture, so black babies and beautifully braided styles go hand in hand! Braids help define black babies’ natural curls and help their hair grow. You can pick any of the numerous protective braided hairstyles for your baby and be sure that they’ll come out absolutely lovely.

8. Baby Hair Box Braids

Baby Hair Box Braids

Box braids in different sizes are popular and simple styles for babies. When choosing a box braid style for your baby, remember not to make them too long as they can cause too much weight and tension on your baby’s scalp which can be really uncomfortable, especially when they try to sleep on them.

9. Baby Box Braids With Curly Ends

Baby Box Braids with Curly Ends

The closest thing to hair accessories that babies love is braids with curly ends. You can further adorn these box braids with hair accessories like colorful beads and clips—your baby will love them!

10. Baby Mini Bubble Braids

Baby Mini Bubble Braids

Mini bubble braids are bubble braids in small sizes. The best part is that you can attach beads to the ends of these braids to weigh them down and make them that much cuter.

11. Lemonade Braids for Babies

Lemonade Braids for Babies

Lemonade braids are pretty braided styles for babies. Just braid all the hair to one side of the head and your baby is good to go. You can add beads and accessories to the ends of the braids for extra charm.

12. Baby Braids With Beads

Baby Braids with Beads

It’s not uncommon to see baby braids adorned with beads. Small children love hair accessories—the bright colors make them happy and they’re fun to shake around!

13. Easiest Braids For Babies

Easiest Braids for Babies

Let’s be honest, the easiest braids for babies are loose, messy braids. You don’t need to be a professional to make braids for young kids. They’re very quick, and also painless and comfortable.

14. Two Thick Baby Braids

Two Thick Baby Braids

Two thick braids are the second-easiest to do! They’re achieved by braiding two jumbo braids on the baby’s hair, usually with extensions added as most babies have thin hair until they start getting older.

15. Infant Braid Styles

Infant Braid Styles

You can make these very easy braids on your infant of a only few months, or at any age where they’re just growing their hair out. Remember not to braid the hair too tightly as babies have delicate scalp.

16. Baby Mohawk Braids

Baby Mohawk Braids

Mohawk braids can be achieved on your baby with simple cornrows or flat twists. Baby mohawks are suitable for both long and short hair types. For male children, you can achieve mohawk braids on a fade haircut.

17. Baby Knotless Braids

Baby Knotless Braids

Baby knotless just like regular knotless braids, just made for babies. To prevent too much weight on the head, it is advisable to make the braids in short to medium lengths.

18. Baby Tribal Braids

Baby Tribal Braids

Tribal or Fulani braids are pretty braids for kids that are made by braiding the front of the hair as cornrows and the back as individual braids. Baby tribal braids are usually beaded or accessorized for added charm.


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