Goddess braids are a great look that is not only beautiful and feminine for ethnic women. Braided styles are already popular as it is and goddess braids are incredible examples of how you can really change up your look. If you have always wanted to try out the goddess look, then you will be thrilled with the hairstyles below. These goddess styles can stay together for weeks on end. There are many variations of the modern style that will make you feel like a mythical goddess. These hairstyles are a great way to create an amazing design that will be perfect for a fancy event.
What are Goddess Braids?
The goddess braids resemble an oversized cornrow. The cornrows are always tightly woven to the top of the head and then the rest of the hair can be styled in multiple ways. They are much larger than the standard cornrow of course, though some designs do still keep the cornrows small. It all depends on the style you desire. They are normally braided close to the scalp using natural hair. If your hair isn’t long enough, it will require the use of extensions to achieve the overall design. That way you can keep your hair short but still be creative with updos. The actual designs vary depending on the style of hair. It can come in the form of a braided bun or to a Mohawk braid. Headbands can be used to change up the look as well as leaving the hair half up and half down. There are so many different styles to choose from depending on the look you want to go for. All goddess styles are long as it is in the mythical days. You can achieve the look of the goddesses from another time by trying these gorgeous styles on for size.
Below are 48 of The Most Stunning Styles of the Goddess Braid:
- Twisted Scalp
This goddess braid is made up of two thick braids on the side that fall into pigtails. The scalp is tied tightly with two very tiny braids on top. The tiny cornrows on top, curve around into half moons. It’s a very unique look that is sure to bring you joy. There’s something to be said about the creativeness of the design.
2. The Cornrow Bun
These cornrows are thick and pulled in tight to the scalp. The rest of the hair is braided and twisted into a tall bun on top. There are large braids as well as small braids throughout the whole bun. The whole look is achieved by the fact that the cornrows are large when pulled tight.
3. The Cornrow Updo
These cornrows are pulled tightly to the scalp. The rows themselves are very thick and because of that, the braids are raised from the head. They are pulled off to the side and down the back to achieve a different look that you can wear casually or to an event, it’s that versatile.
4. The Curved Cornrows
Most of the hair is left natural and pulled up into two buns, one on each side of the head. To achieve this goddess look, you will want to add two cornrows down the middle of the head and then curve them out towards the foreheads.
5. Forehead Curls
These cornrows are thick and head down the back of the head. They are made up of multiple braids to achieve a stylish look. There are natural curls left on the front to add some flare to the entire look.
6. Massive Cornrows
This look will require a lot of hair or some serious extensions. The cornrows on the top of the head are massive in size. They are crisscrossed over the head and end in much smaller braids in the back. It’s the kind of look that would be great for an event.
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7. The Goddess Appeal
This is an extraordinary look that looks amazing especially for an event. The braids are pulled tightly off to the side and then wound together in an oversized bun at the bottom. It’s a unique style that is going to make you feel like a goddess.
8. The Sideways Glance
These two oversized braids are pulled tightly off to one side. The centre part is a braid while the rest of the hair is pulled quite tightly to the side of her head. The braids are thick which require a lot of hair.
9. The Side View
This is another glance at the above look. The goddess style is all about achieving an incredible look that is not only jaw-dropping but unique in design. This look is unique because it’s tightly woven into a large bun while being sculpted on top.
10. The Ponytail
This hairstyle has an overall glossy look. I’ve never seen hair so shiny. The thick braids are pulled back tightly into a unique design that looks quite incredible. They are all pulled back into a high ponytail. This goddess look is os incredible that you can wear it to any event.
11. The Spirals
These cornrows are pulled tightly to the head but brought around into spirals. It’s an extraordinary look that is sure to be a head-turner. It’s brought down the back into a ponytail of braids.
12. The Twisty Bun
These small braids are tiny cornrows, while the rest of the hairstyle is made up of twisty buns. If you are looking for a put together, look that is truly unique the try these small buns on for size.
13. The Diagonal Look
This large cornrow look is a great design that is sure to draw the eye. The cornrows are thick and unique because the design is made up of diagonal cornrows. It would be a great design for someone looking for a new look for an event.
14. The Growing Braid
These cornrows start off tiny and grow into large braids. They start from one side and move to the other. The large braids go down the back of the neck and are left loose at the bottom. I could envision this look for a red carpet event.
15. Slithering like a Snake
The middle braid resembles a snake slithering through a field. Every part of this hairstyle is woven tightly together. If you want something unique, then try this look on for size. There are large and small braids to really mix up the look.
This is truly a goddess design. These cornrows are made into a zigzag design that is sure to be eye-catching. Imagine this look at the next wedding that you attend. The fact that the braids crisscross make for a truly banging look.
17. The Updo
If you want the goddess look for your next wedding, then try this one on for size. This braided design resembles a crown in the front. The bottom of the braid is pulled high into a bun. It’s a great looking updo that is sure to have heads turning all night long.
18. Thicker Braids
These braids are major designs. They start off small and then grow into massive braids. They are so large that they don’t even look like braids any longer. All the braids are pulled together on top of the hair to create a design that is truly goddess-like.
19. The Trailing Cornrows
These cornrows seem to be trailing to a beat of their own. They curve from one end to the other in a unique design. The remaining hair is pulled all to one side into a single braid. The cornrows are tight and give off a look that can be casual as well as dressy.
20. A Tornado Design
These cornrows resemble a tornado in design. The braids themselves are tight but very thick. They spiral from the bottom to the top in a shape of a tornado and end in a bun. It’s a fun design that anyone is sure to love.
21. The Blonde Braid
This blonde braid is a grand design. These tightly woven braids come together to form a great looking braid. Change the color to blonde to give it a whole new look. This look can be casual as well as dressy.
22. The Thick Spin
These thick braids have a unique style by taking a cornrow and pulling it off to the side. The braid is super thick and pulled around to the side in an updo fashion.
23. The Pigtails
These pigtails are large and dynamic. They are both pulled off to their own side and drawn into a pigtail. One single braid is left in the middle creating an unusual design that will really stand out in a crowd.
24. The Overlap
This overlapping look is a wonderful design that will be sure to make you happy. The braids are thick and are woven together creatively. The braids are brought low to the back of the neck.
25. A Splash of Color
These thick braids offer a casual look but that can all be changed with a little color. The purple color is interwoven mid-length with some purple extensions. As you get further to the bottom, there is an explosion of color. The purple really turns a casual look into something special.
26. X Marks the Spot
If you are looking for a creative and beautiful look, then try this X style on for size. It’s a pigtail look where the back of the head is woven into the letter X and then pulled below into pigtails. The braids themselves are thick and woven tightly.
27. The Mohawk Braid
If you want a badass look, then try the mohawk braid. The huge braid is formed on the top of the end and pulled back. The sides of the head are shaved to really pronounce the look of the Mohawk. Some of the hair has been highlighted blonde to give a great contrasting look throughout the braid.
28. Braided Bun
These braids are in a spiral braid that is large and pulled tightly to the scalp. The bottoms are smaller; it goes from large to quite tiny. The bun is made up of large braids and tiny braids, brought together to create a wonderful looking bun.
29. The Rope Braid
What an extraordinary look. There are very tiny cornrows that are sectioned off into rows. From there we have large braids that are pulled to the top of her head. The regular braids are turned into rope braids that twist together into a top bun. The rope braids are spiralled together to form a rather large bun.
30. An Evening Look
This glossy style is great for an evening out on the town. These large braids are pulled up high to achieve an amazing updo. The braids are all pulled upwards into a high bun that is sure to offer an eye-catching look.
31. The French Braid
Talk about some thick braids. These French braids are quite thick and pulled into a high bun. The bun itself is a spiral of braids, and it’s quite tall. It would be the perfect look for a wedding or an important event.
32. The Pink Look
This is a simple look that has a few tight cornrows that are twisted around the back of the head into a small bun. These simple buns are made even more stylish with the color pink. The color really makes the whole look pop.
33. The Turnstyle
This style is made up of one thick braid. It starts from one side of the head and moves around to the other side, framing the front of the head. The braid curves into a bun. The bun is made up of spiraling braids and pulled tightly into the back.
34. So Much Hair
These braids are thick; you will require a lot of hair or some major extensions in order to get through this hairstyle. This French braid is pulled over onto one side, and then the braid trails down to the opposite side of the neck into a circular bun.
35. Monster Braids
Another example of a goddess braid that requires a lot of hair or extensions. These braids are thick and pulled back. There are small braids and large braids that form the bun at the end of the back. This would be a great look for a fancy event.
36. The Centre Braid
This braid is created in the middle of the head. It’s pulled tightly in from the sides. The centre braid is the twirled around the back and made into a bun. It’s a unique look that is sure to catch the eye.
37. The Mohawk Ponytail
This ponytail is created high on the head, but it starts off with a mohawk. Most of the hair is pulled on top to create a mohawk from a large braid. But the braid only goes to the crown of the head before the length os left alone and formed into a ponytail.
38. Tightly Woven
This style is very reminiscent of the Alien movies. If you are looking for a badass look, then try this one out. All the braids are symmetrical, and nothing is out of place with this look.
39. The Spiral
This spiral braid is quite unique in design. As you can see, it circles the head like a crown. Not only that but there is a small braid that starts in the middle of the head and goes down the back. It’s more of a casual look.
40. The Classic Updo
These thick braids come together to form a classic updo. It’s the kind of style that is perfect for an event or wedding. The bun is high on the head an made from one spiraling long braid.
41. Multiple Braids
There are multiple braids on top of the head; it’s on the sides as well as the crown of the head and the back. All the braids come together to form the bun on the back. The bun looks as if the braids are all small and swirled together.
42. A Sea Shell
This hairstyle resembles a large sea shell if you are looking for something different. There are large braids that are sculpted to the sides in what appears to be a shell design. The two side braids come together and form into a bun in the back of the head. The braids twist together.
43. The Slick Look
There is one single braid that goes down the back of the neck. The sides of the head are slicked to the head giving a glossy look. It’s an elegant look that is great for any event or an evening out on the town.
44. A Unique Design
What an incredible design. If you want a unique look, then try this one out. The braids themselves are tightly woven to the scalp and designed in triangles to form the creative art in the picture. Then all the braids are pulled together into a ponytail. The hair is quite healthy, and that’s why you get so much shine.
45. A Crown
Two braids, one smaller than the other. The larger braid holds all the hair needed to make the design. You can tell by the size of the braid that she has a lot of hair to work with. The crowning braid is brought down the side and made into a single braid.
46. Work of Art
The top of the head is made into a unique design. Very tiny braids and medium size braids really bring together an attractive design to the top of the head. The braids are brought together becoming larger braids. All the braids are formed into a large bun on top of the head.
47. Braids and Curls
Just a few simple braids can turn a normal updo into an extraordinary one. There are small braids and large ones on top of the head. The rest of the hair is left loose and curled. The color combination all looks great together.
48. Diagonal Designs
Two pigtails are formed through a unique design on the top of the head. They branch out from either side of the head. It’s a tight hairstyle, but it can be used for any casual outing. The design is formed into pigtails, but it could also be used for a formal event as well.
There are a great number of designs in the article that will give you that goddess look. The styles are different so you can mix up the look regularly if yo want. The best part is the designs will stay in for months on end without coming apart. It’s low maintenance hair that you can enjoy for months at a time. Imagine the convenience of that kind of style. You can wear it for multiple occasions, and it will still look amazing.
If the goddess style is what you are looking for, then you are sure to be able to pick out an amazing design through this article. The goddess look is all about bringing together braids and art as one. There are many different ways of creating a magical design that you can use for a beach day or for the next wedding that you go to. Keep in mind that a lot of styles require a lot of hair in order to create the styles so if you have shorter hair, you may want to invest in some extensions. It’s the best way to add length without the commitment of growing your hair out. It’s perfect if you want to keep your hair short but still want to experiment with braids. Choose one of the designs and make an appointment with your stylist. They will know the best way to create the design of your choosing and help you to feel like the goddess that you are.
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