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30 Most Popular Two Braids Hairstyles

Funky Highlighted Braids

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As a protective style, the 2-braid is already appealing. Make it look unique by integrating blond highlights. Tightly weave your hair to form braids that can last for several days.

Thick Double Braids

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Aside from being stylish, this style is also practical as it tightly secures all your hair on top and back. The sides feature a neat and tapered undercut, completing this classy style.


Cornrows two braids to the back
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Of course, braid styles for black men will always include cornrow hairstyles. This is why it is also recommended for those who wish to wear the two braids. The cornrows feature a part shaped like a spiral, uniquely dividing your hair into two sides.

Give this style the two braids look by making them flow straight and parallelly.

Twin Braided Bun

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Interested in wearing braided man buns? Then this intricate and distinctive style is for you. You can form this style with small braids locked into two significant braids that should run along your head’s length.

Slick Braids

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Featuring simple yet stylish braids, you can let them go to the back of your head neatly. Form a small and low bun to secure the braids.

Thin Braids With Taper Fade

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Give your short hair a textured look through this style. It features thin double braids that look stylish and cool and pass up as one of the most attractive prom hairstyles.

Braided Hair Design

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This style lets you use your creativity and imagination. Let your two braids run from the back to your head’s base while thinning to the end. Make the style more fascinating by integrating a set of braids between the two significant braids. This can form four impressive and even partitions.

Long Braids

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Go for longer two braids by letting them run down to the part of your abdomen. This can make your braids look as great as those trendy curly hairstyles.

Faux Hawk Braids

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You can quickly identify this style with its stylish and trendy high ponytails. This is also as stylish and attractive as the rebel buzz cut and any Greek hairstyle, making it very interesting to wear on any occasion.

Mix Braids2 braid styles for men
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Knitted Braids2 braid
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Combined Braids2 braid styles for guys
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Cross Braidstwo cornrows male
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Christmas Tree Designtwin braids male
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Braids Artmens 2 braids hairstyles
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Twisted Braids2 cornrow braids male
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Braids Art And Bunmens 2 french braids
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Braids Garland And Buntwo cornrow braids men
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Curve And Two Braids2 braids style male
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Parallel Small Braidsmens 2 braid hair style
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Connected Braids2 braids hairstyles for guys
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Zig Zag Sidelinemens 2 braids styles
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Fishtail Braids2 braids to the back male
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Dyed Braids Cross2 braids for men
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What Are Two Braid Haircuts

The two braids hairstyle is now a trend among men. It is so common that it is possible to tie your long locks into one or two braids without people judging you. The two braids hairstyle involves taking two plaits of double man buns.

You can then run them from the front of your head to the back. You can alter the style of the basic braid based on your preference.

How to Achieve and Maintain

Step 1 – Choose the right hairstyle

Modify this style based on your liking while considering your hair type and texture.

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Step 2 – Shave in the front and on the sides

This is the most effective means of getting the style. Part the top in the middle, then braid it, making sure the two braids form a high bun.

Step 3 – Keep neat

In this case, you may want to put on a hair tie every night. Do not get your hair wet in the rain or shower.

Step 4 – Use natural moisturizing oils

These include avocado, almond, and coconut oils. Moisturize your scalp with such oils every few days. Use shampoo to cleanse your hair, too.


Are two braids a high-maintenance hairstyle?

No, it is not that high-maintenance. The only thing you need to do is to moisturize the scalp. Wrap the braid well to make it last for at least thirty days.

Does the two braids hairstyle help hair grow?

No scientific evidence indicates the two braids’ ability to accelerate your hair’s growth. Hair growth is mainly based on genetics and lifestyle factors like diet and stress.

In other words, how you style and use your hair, even the two braids, does not influence hair growth.

How long should the two braids be kept?

Up to eight weeks. Avoid going beyond that period so you won’t end up harming the health of your hair and scalp.

How should two braids be protected during the night?

Blot some nourishing and moisturizing oils along your hairline or braid line precisely when you have an exposed scalp before getting to bed. You can use tea tree, grapeseed, and black castor oils. Do this every night to nourish and protect your scalp.

Wrap your braids with a silk material before sleeping, too. Silk can lessen friction at night, thereby preventing knots and frizzing.

How long do two braids last?

Two braids can last anywhere from one to two weeks, depending on how well they are maintained and the individual’s hair type.

With proper care and touch-ups, clients can prolong the lifespan of their braids and enjoy their stylish look for an extended period.

How do you make thick braids with thin hair?

To achieve thick braids with thin hair, it is essential to use a volumizing product or texturizing spray to add grip and thickness to the hair strands.

Additionally, dividing the hair into smaller sections and braiding tightly can create the illusion of thicker braids.

It is also important to use hair elastics that match the hair color to secure the braids without causing breakage.

Practicing proper braiding techniques and using the right products can help individuals with thin hair achieve thicker braids.

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