Different shades of red braiding extensions, both light and dark, can be used to braid the hair, giving it a vibrant and colorful look that gets a lot of attention. Red braids can be made on all hair color types, and to make your hair complement the red extensions, you can dye your hair red before braiding.
Red braids can be made in different styles. If you want to add a pop of color to your mane, consider trying one of these red braided hairstyles. Here are 20 examples to get you inspired:
1. Red Box Braids
Red box braids are made by using red extensions to braid the hair so that knots are used to secure the braids at the roots. This hairstyle can be either light or dark-colored in small, medium, and jumbo sizes. The red box braids are dazzling and draw a lot of attention.
2. Red Knotless Braids
Red Knotless braids are similar to the red box braids, and the only difference is that the knotless ones do not have knots at the roots of the braids, making them painless and adding little or no tension to the scalp.
3. Red and Black Box Braids
Red and black box braids are those that are made with both red and black extensions. This unique hairstyle can be made in different ways. The red and black braids can be made so that each braid is braided with either the black or red extensions, as ombré braids in which the black extensions are up while the red is added at the middle to the ends.
4. Bright Red Braids
The most brilliant braids are those done in bright red, which may be achieved by using bright red extensions. This hairstyle attracts the most attention and is a good choice for those who like being the center of attention.
5. Long Red Box Braids
Long red box braids are achieved by braiding the hair into red box braids that are very long. This hairstyle takes the most time to make, especially when they are small. Long red box braids can be made into small, medium, and jumbo sizes. This hairdo lasts for an extended period of time.
6. Red Crochet Braids
Red crochet braids are ready-made red braids that have loops that can be used to install them on the hair. It can be put in by themselves or in cornrows. They last a few weeks and are easier to make than regular braids. Red crochet braids are suitable for ladies who love braids but do not have the luxury of time to spend making regular braids.
7. Red Lemonade Braids
Red lemonade braids give a vibrant and attractive vibe that can not be gotten from dark-colored lemonade braids as the colors project the beauty of the braids. This hairdo is similar to regular lemonade braids; the only difference is that the red lemonade braids are achieved using red braiding hair on either red or other hair color types.
8. Red And Blonde Box Braids
Red and blonde box braids are box braids that are made with both red and blonde braiding hair. This hairstyle can be made in different ways as each braid can be braided with either red or blonde hair, as seen in the picture, or as ombré braids in which the top of each braid is red and the ends are blonde. Red and blonde braids are a creative way to mix red with other colors.
9. Medium Red Box Braids
Medium red box braids are suitable for ladies that do not want their red box braids to be too big or too small. This hairdo can be either long or short, with the short ones taking less time to make. Medium red box braids last for several weeks.
10. Red Cornrows
Cornrows are simple braid styles achieved by braiding the hair very close to the scalp. Making your cornrows with red extensions makes them look less basic and adds more life to your cornrows.
11. Red And Black Knotless Braids
The only difference between the red and black knotless braids and the red and black box braids is the absence of knots at the roots of the knotless braids, which makes them painless with less tension on the scalp.
12. Red Feed In Braids
Red feed in braids is cornrow braids that look so neat and natural as if there is no braiding hair added. This hairdo is achieved by adding the braiding hair underneath instead of over them. Feed in braids is the choice of most ladies because of their seamless and sleek look. Red feed in braids looks better on red hair than other hair colors.
13. Red Tribal Braids
Tribal braids, also called Fulani braids, originate from the Fulani tribe of Africa. Red tribal braids are characterized by the presence of red cornrows in front braided from the front to the middle of the head or from the center to the sides and box or knotless braids at the back. This hairdo is beautiful and versatile as the cornrows in front can be plaited in many styles.
14. Red And Blonde Braids
Red and blonde braids are braids that are made with both red and blonde braiding hair. This hairdo can be made in different ways as each braids can be braided with either red or blonde braiding hair or as ombré braids in which the top of each braid is red, and the ends are blonde. Red and blonde braids are a creative way to mix red with other colors.
15. Red Goddess Braids
Red goddess braids are red braid styles that have red curly extensions hanging out the braids. Ready-made curly attachments can be added as leave outs while braiding, or some of the strands of the red braiding hair can be left out while braiding to be curled later. Red goddess braids are a gorgeous switch up to the regular red braids.
16. Red Hair Braids
Red hair braids are braids in different styles that are made using red braiding extensions on either red or any other hair color type. Red is one of the most vibrant colors, making red braids suitable for ladies who love to make their presence known wherever they step in.
17. Red Ombre Box Braids
Red ombré box braids are trendy creative styles that allow you to experiment with the red color. This hairstyle can be achieved by using red extensions and one or more other colors to braid the hair so that one color transitions into the other. Red ombré braids are more beautiful as long braids than short ones.
18. Red Twists
Red twists are achieved by using red extensions to twist the hair. Like every other red braided hairstyle, the red twists are also vibrant and draw a lot of attention. This hairdo takes more time than medium and jumbo ones, but they last longer.
19. Red Stitch Braids
Red hair made into red stitch braids is one of the most beautiful stitch braids styles you will ever come across. Red stitch braids are made by braiding a red-colored hair using the stitch technique. First, the gel is put on the hair to make it smooth and shiny. Then, the hair can be parted into small lines before braiding, or the lines can be made while braiding with a rat tail comb or the pinky finger.
20. Red Braided Ponytail
Your braided ponytails should have a vibrant color scheme and feel to them. Red braided ponytails are a great choice since they draw attention to you no matter where you go. This hairdo can be made in small, medium, or jumbo sizes, with the small size taking the most time to make.