43 Best Braids for Short Natural Hair You Need to Try Next

Braids are the most wonderful addition to the world of hairstyles for African American people. Almost every black woman loves these braiding hairstyles for their easy maintenance and hassle-free preparation. In the recent trend, the braids for short natural hair have taken the top position of the demand list of the African American people. But, which one to pick according to your face shape, hair color, and hair structure? If you are looking for these answers to these questions, you at the right place where you will find the best answers to your questions. In this article, we will introduce you to the best braiding hairstyles for short hair from an African American perspective. So keep reading.

Bob Box Braids for Short Hair

The hairstyle we are going to present the bob cut with different types of design and color. Here the main design is based on the bob hairstyle. These short box braided hairstyles can be highlighted with golden or blonde color or you can use the beautiful beads with it to get the ultimate effect of this hairstyle. Bob braids are hairstyle is the most popular hairstyle among all other short braiding hairstyles among African American women.

Brown Braided Bob Hairstyle

Brown Braided Bob Hairstyle
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Frontal Golden Braided Bob Hairstyle

Frontal Golden Braided Bob Hairstyle
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Well Defined Braided Bob Hair Setup

Well Defined Braided Bob Hair Setup
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Black Bob Braids for Short Natural Hair

Black Bob Hairstyle
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Free End Bob Braids

Free End Bob Braids
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Shiny Box Braid Style

Shiny Box Braid Style
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Short Hair Tiny Braids & Curls

Here comes the exceptional short and tiny braided hairstyle for African American women.  In this hairstyle, the sides of the head are decorated with tiny and thin braids directed to the top of the head and ended up like curls around the top head. Well, this is uncommon. But it can surely rock your day.

Updo Tiny braids with Curls Finish

Updo Tiny braids with Curls Finish
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Shoulder Touch Box Braids with beads

In this category, we have organized the shoulder touch short braiding hairstyles with lovely box braids. We have focused the beads here for the perfection of this hairstyle. Here the braids are short and touch the shoulder lightly. And the glittering beads on them look like a dazzling pearl.

Amazing White Pearls Attachment

Amazing White Pearls Attachment
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Thick Braids with Golden Beads

Thick Braids with Golden Beads
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Updo Braids with Beads

Updo Braids with Beads
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Fully Black Short Box Braids with beads

Fully Black Short Box Braids with beads
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Twisted Braids

Another magical way to have a wonderful short braiding hairstyle is to use twisted short braids. These braids are basically made to be used as short braids. Here, the braids are twisted and short. You can use other accessories like beads and ribbons to extend the beauty of your lovely hair. This hairstyle is one of the most trending hairstyles of today’s world.

Gel Settled Twisted Braids

Gel Settled Twisted Braids
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Exclusive Twisted Braids With Free End

Exclusive Twisted Braids With Free End
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Side Lined Attractive Twisted Braids

Side Lined Attractive Twisted Braids
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Spiky Twisted Braids

Here we come with another version of twisted braids. Twisted braids are well known as the cutest short hairstyle among women all over the world and especially among African American women. Here the main difference with the previously discussed hairstyle is the spiky nature of the braids. For this design, this hairstyle is preferred by many African American women. These spikes are used to pierce the heart of your surroundings.

Back Settled Spiky Twisted Braids

Back Settled Spiky Twisted Braids
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Short Box Braided Topknot

To the smart young stars, the topknot is the appealing and most wanted hairstyle. When you are using the braids for a short hairstyle, you must consider this topknot hairstyle with some leftover braids hanging behind the head. This hairstyle gives you a smart and sharp look and increases your confidence level. From the party to the office, you are fit for every place, season, and occasion. I think it’s time you try this super cool hairstyle too.

Shoulder Touching Box Braid Topknot Hairstyle

Shoulder Touching Box Braid Topknot Hairstyle
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Short Crochet Braids

Crochet braids, the lovely, wonderful, and sexy hairstyle used by African American women. This hairstyle is mainly used by young black girls to have a sexy and stunning look. This short braiding hairstyle also originated to be the short braiding hairstyle. Here the curly crochet braids are so attractive that they can enchant anyone around you. For the record, these hair braids are one of the best-selling hair products in the USA.

Grey Shade Short Crochet Braids

Grey Shade Short Crochet Braids
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Black and Brown Mixed Short Braids Hair Setup

Black and Brown Mixed Short Braids Hair Setup
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Up Settled Very Short Crochet Braids

Up Settled Very Short Crochet Braids
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Red Chili Colored Short Braids Hairstyle

Red Chili Colored Short Braids Hairstyle
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Well Decorative Hairstyle

Well Decorative Hairstyle
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Red Shade Water Wavy Short Crochet Braids

Red Shade Water Wavy Short Crochet Braids
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Pixie Short Braids

Want a fairy-like look? Or do you like to have a look like a heavenly angel? Then you have this option to use. The thin and tiny box braids are called the pixie braids. There are a variety of colors available for these braids and you can use the best one for you. Whatever color you use, whatever your face shape is and whatever your hair structure is, you will just rock. People around you will be bound to look back twice towards you.

Seductive Pixie Short Braids

Seductive Pixie Short Braids
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Beaded Faux Locks

This one is for the faux locks lovers. Many of you like the shot hairstyle with the faux locks. Here we come with that type of hairstyle. And for more effect, we have applied beads on these hairstyles to give you shining beauty as well as the gorgeous look just like the girls in the picture. So what do you say about it?

Jewels Added Beaded Faux Locks

Jewels Added Beaded Faux Locks
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Side Way Faded Faux Locks Hair Lining

Side Way Faded Faux Locks Hair Lining
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Dreadlocks Braids

Dreadlocks braids can also be a great option for you to have a short braided hairstyle. Dreadlocks are the ancient Indian hairstyle that used to be large and lengthy previously. But with the passage of time and modification, these braids can be used as a short hairstyle. The pictures are a great example of the dreadlocks braiding hairstyles.

Short Dreadlocks Braids Style

Short Dreadlocks Braids Style
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Side Cornrows with Twisted Braids

Well, now it’s time to have a look at the combination of two popular hairstyles of African American women.  The cornrows and the twists are two popular hairstyles among the African American people. Here these two lovely hairstyles are combined to make this wonderful one.

Rail Station Wave lines design With Twisted Braids

Rail Station Wave lines design With Twisted Braids
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Tree Leaf Side Cornrows With Colored Twisted Braids

Tree Leaf Side Cornrows With Colored Twisted Braids
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Frontal And Sideway lined Cornrows on Twisted Braids

Frontal And Sideway lined Cornrows on Twisted Braids
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Yarn Braids for Short Hair

Finally, here comes the yarn braids. These lovely artificial braids have magnetic powers to attract the attention of the people around you. Now you are to judge the beauty and effect of this hairstyle. Because I have hardly anything to recommend or explain about this hairstyles.

Yarn Braids With Decorative Jewels

Yarn Braids With Decorative Jewels
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Traditional Topknot on Yarn Braids Hairstyle

Traditional Topknot on Yarn Braids Hairstyle
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Matured Looking Yarn Braids Hairstyle

Matured Looking Yarn Braids Hairstyle
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