With the warmer weather approaching, we need to do more with our hair then leave it down to sweat or pull it into a ponytail. That is where braids come in. Braids are a great style for short hair and are universal in every way. We took a look and found amazing braided styles that you can try out this spring.

Take a look at 30 stunning braided styles for short hair.

1. Top Braid

Keep your hair out of your face by braining two sections towards the back of your head.

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2. Simple Side Braid

This simple side braid is easy to do and look stunning.

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3. Mohawk Braids

Create your own version of a mohawk by braiding the sides of your hair and leaving the top long.

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4. Five Strand Ribbon Braid

This braid is gorgeous and you can add a ribbon for a fun accessory.

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5. Crown Braid with Volume

A crown braid is perfect on its own but adds a pop of volume to really heighten your look.

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6. Five Stand Dutch Braid

Give yourself a five strand dutch braid and pin it in the pack for an off the neck style.

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7. Bun Boxer Braids

Do a set of boxer braids and finish the style off by wrapping your hair into two buns.

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8. Mini Top Braid

This top braid is beautiful and perfect if you have a lob or a bob haircut.

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9. Braid Masterpiece

This braided look will instantly turn heads and make all your friends jealous.

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10. Pull-Through Braid

This pull-through braid is Instagram worthy and looks stunning.

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11. Pull Through Boxer Braid

This unique twist on boxer braids looks beautiful and is easy to do.

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12. Waterfall Braid

If you want a minimal and simple braid, go for the waterfall braid.

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13. No End Boxer Braids

These boxer braids will completely take the hair off your neck and keep your cool during the warmer weather.

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14. Multi-Braids

This braided style is gorgeous and perfect for any occasion.

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15. Classic French Braid

This double French braid is perfect for a lazy day around the house.

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16. Boxy Side Braid

This side braid is large and in charge, helping keep your hair out of your face but also looking great.

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17. Up-Do Braid

This braided updo is beautiful and great for any occasion.

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18. Shaved Braid

Even with shaved sides of your hair you can still rock a beautiful braid.

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19. Fishtail Side Braid

Fishtail braids are stunning and just a simple side braid can be a gorgeous look.

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20. Wrap Braid

This small wrap braid is easy to do but looks classic and beautiful.

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21. Half-Up Braid

This lovely half-up braid is a great style and looks stunning.

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22. Side Braid with Bun

This side braid wrapped into a bun is great for a more elegant look.

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23. Galaxy Braids

These upside-down braids into buns give you a cool, edgy look, perfect for any party.

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24. Classic Braid

This classic braid looks beautiful and is simple to do and wear.

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25. Crown Braid

This crown braid with a half up style is a winner for anyone looking for a good style.

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26. Intense Braid

This braid brings all the power and looks amazing.

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27. Mini Braid

This mini side braid is cute, simple, and keeps flyaways at bay.

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28. Crown Braid

Wearing a crown braid will show everyone that you’re a true princess.

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29. Boho Braid

This boho braid is super chic and needs to be recreated.

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 30. Alien Braids

This double braids look amazing and perfect if you have shorter hair on the side of your head.

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As you can see, even with short hair you have a lot of options when it comes to styling a beautiful braid. Which braid was your favorite?

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