45 Hot Fulani Braids to Copy This Summer - StayaGlam (2024)

45 Hot Fulani Braids to Copy This Summer - StayaGlam (1)Rebecca Puttock | Nov 14, 2022

One of the must-have hairstyles of 2019 are the Fulani braids. Fulani braids have been in and out of the style spotlight for years and were famously worn by Alicia Keys. These beautiful braids are back and are hotter than ever. We love this look and have found 45 Fulani braids for you to try this summer. There is a trendy style for everyone and we even have tutorials too!

1.Beaded Fulani Inspired Long Braids

First up we have these beautiful long Fulani braids. The braids have been decorated with wooden beads and a gold accessory. A hairstyle like this is a stylish choice for the summer. You can recreate the look with different beads to make the hairstyle unique.

2.Chic Braided Ponytail

Our next hairstyle features a stunning braided ponytail. This braided ponytail has Fulani inspired braids, wooden beads and gold accessories. The ponytail was created with Xpression braiding hair in color 1B. You can watch this tutorial by estaregrams to see how to create the look.

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3.Trendy Double Braids

During the summer when the weather is hot you can keep cool with double braids like these. Double braids are such a trendy update on Fulani braids. This look has been accessorized with a braid ring, but you could add some gold braid cuffs.

4.Fulani Inspired Braided Bun

Braided buns are trendy and look gorgeous on everybody. Our next idea features beautiful Fulani braids that have been styled with beads and into a bun. This look was created with Rast Afri Orginal Classic Jumbo braiding hair in Amber. You can see how to do this hairstyle yourself with the tutorial from Kersti Pitre.

5.Gorgeous Accessorized Faux Locs

Next, we have this gorgeous Fulani braid style with box braids. The braids have been accessorized with beautiful beads and more. A hairstyle like this is unique and super stylish! To create the look yourself at home you can check out the tutorial by Lavishlybritt.

6.Simple and Beautiful Braids

You don’t have to go all out on accessories, you can go for a subtler style like this. The Fulani braids are simple and have one center braid. This is a chic and stylish look that will suit everyone. You could choose long braids or short ones.

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7.Accessorized Fulani Braids with Afro

Our next hairstyle looks natural and beautiful. The front of the hair has been braided into a Fulani style and the rest has been tied up. This is a cute hair idea that is perfect for the summer. You can make the braids suit your style by adding your favourite beads.

8.Fulani Braids with Extensions

If you want a hairstyle that will wow, this could be the one for you! The hair has been braided with a Fulani style at the front, there is a cute bun and the rest of the hair is wavy. This is a glam hairdo that is the perfect way to change up your look for summer. We love the beads too.

9.Braids with Stylish Braid Ring

Next, we have long braid Fulani look. The braids make a funky pattern on the top of the head and there is also a gold braid ring. We love this simple but stylish hairdo. You could recreate a similar look or have shorter braids, you could even add some braid cuffs too.

10.Fulani Bun and Long Braid Ideas

You can style your Fulani braids in more than one way. You can see here that you can wear the braids down and in a beautiful braided bun. Maybe try wearing the braids down for everyday and try the bun for a night out or special occasion.

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11.Beautiful Braided Bun with Beads

Our next hairstyle features a stunning braided bun. We love this look as the hair is accessorized with wooden beads and more. This beautiful look was created with 4 packs of the Rast Afri “my expert 24” kanekalon hair. The hair arrives on a hook that makes hair styling faster and easier. You can check out the tutorial byKersti Pitre to recreate a similar look at home.

12.Braided Ponytail

If you like the braided ponytails, then this next idea is for you. The ponytail sits high on the head and is accessorized with beads and gold hair accessories. A hairstyle like this will make a stylish statement. You can make the look suit your style by adding your own colorful beads and accessories.

13.Stylish Purple Fulani Inspired Braids

Update your look this summer with vibrant braids like these! The long Fulani braids have got purple running through them. We love this bold look, you could recreate a similar look with any color. Try something bright to suit the season. You can add beads that co-ordinate with the color to.

14.Long Braids and Extensions

You don’t have to braid all your hair, you can have beautiful Fulani braids and have long wavy hair to. This fashionista has the front of her hair braided with accessories and used has used wavy extensions at the back. It is a stunning hairstyle that will look beautiful for summer and beyond.

15.Glam Beaded Braids

Glam up your look this summer with a Fulani style like this one! The braided hair is full of beads and accessories. This is a beautiful hairstyle that will wow this summer. It would be a great choice for the ladies who are going on vacation or who have a special occasion.

16.Cute Double Buns

Next, we have a cute double bun hairstyle. This is perfect for the ladies who want a fun and stylish hairdo. This look was created with Que Jumbo Braid braiding hair, beads and gold accessories. You can create this double bun look at home by following the tutorial byChelsea Philias.

17.Fulani Inspired Beaded Braids

When you use beads, the possible hairstyle designs are endless. This next Fulani braided style features a few different beads that create a stylish finished hairdo. You don’t have to have intricate braids as you can jazz up any braids with beads and accessories.

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18.High Braided Bun

Our next hairstyle is perfect for the summer! The look features a high braided bun with long braids, wooden beads and gold accessories. This is stylish and will suit everyone. You can use any beads for this look, maybe add some vibrant beads for a fun summer look.

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19.Stunning Accessorized Fulani Braids

Keep your hair looking natural this summer and for a braided style like this one. The front has been braided and has a combination of clear and wooden beads, while the rest of the hair is left free. This is a stunning choice for the season!

20.Honey Blonde Ombre Fulani Braids

The summer is the perfect time to try a new hair color. Why not try a honey blonde like the hair featured here, the braids start off dark and then ombre into honey blonde. Wear your new hair color with Fulani braids and you will have one on trend hairstyle.

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21.Long Beaded Braids with Braid Rings

Next, we have hairstyle that features long, beautiful braids. The braids have been accessorized with wooden beads and braid rings. You could recreate the look with any beads and choose braid rings or not. Long braids will glam up your look for summer.

22.Braided Burgundy Half Up Bun

Brighten up your hair for summer with burgundy tone braids like these! The color on these braids is beautiful and will stylishly refresh your look for the season. You could style your braids into a trendy bun like this or leave them down. Consider wearing gold hair accessories to because they suit the burgundy shade very well!

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23.Long Braids with a Center Braid

Fulani braids have a center braid. Center braids are super stylish for 2018 so not only do Fulani braids look beautiful but they are trendy too. These braids are not accessorized with beads but have an edgy braid ring instead. This is a simple but great way to accessorize your look.

24.Simple and Stylish Fulani Braids

Our next hairstyle features simple but stylish braids. We love these long braids as they will suit everyone and will suit any occasion. These have gold braid cuffs, but you can use silver too. Maybe try a combo of the two for a trendy mixed metal look.

25.Fulani Braids and Beautiful Beads

Next on our list are these bold Fulani braids. The braids have been accessorized with a variety of chunky beads and half the hair is left free from braids. This is a gorgeous style and would be a trendy way to change your look for the summer.

26. Bold Beaded Look

Next, we have a bold beaded look. The braids are mid length and thin. Each one is decorated with a stunning selection of beads from wooden beads to ones with gems. The variety of beads used is what makes this hair so statement making. Recreate something similar to this or create your own unique look.

27. Long Blonde Ombre Braids

Looking for a hairstyle that makes you stand out from the crowd? If so, this could be perfect for you. The braids are very long with ombre color and gorgeous accessories. For this ombre look, the hair starts black then blends to brown and finally the hair changes to blonde. We love the blonde color, it creates such a bold and trendy hairstyle. Recreate the three shade ombre or try just blonde ombre.

28. Fulani Braids and Curls

You don’t have to choose all braided hair, you could try a stylish look like this! The hair on the head is braided into a beautiful pattern with beaded braids at the side and the rest of the hair is left loose and curly. As you can see, the curly hair looks stunning with the braids. Hair like this would be perfect for a special occasion.

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29. Glam and Unique Braids

The next hairstyle we have to show you is perfect for the glam trendsetters! Here we have long Fulani inspired braids with stylish accessories and there is multi tone ombre color too. We love how unique this hairstyle is and how it features some of the latest hair trends all in one style. Recreate a similar look to this or use different accessories and ombre colors for a one of a kind hairstyle.

30. Trendy Braided Ponytail

Love braided ponytails? Then check out this next look. Here we have a high braided ponytail with two loose braids on each side. There is a center braid with a gold accessory too. It is a trendy and easy to wear hairstyle that will suit everyone. Hair like this will be perfect for the summer. Try a similar ponytail to this or you can have the braids created in any color.

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31. Side Braids with Beads

Next, we have super stylish braids. The Fulani inspired braids are sleek, beautiful and are accessorized with stunning beads. What gives this hairstyle a touch of class and elegance is that the braids are worn one the one side. It is a gorgeous look and braids like this will be perfect for a special occasion.

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32. Perfect Summer Braids

This next hairstyle is one of our favorites! Here we have long braids that have multi tone color and they are accessorized beautifully too. This is such a glam hairstyle and it will make you look like a Queen every day. Hair like this will look fabulous on everyone and you can recreate something similar or try different colored braids with the same style.

33. Long Fulani Braids with Beautiful Beads

Like beads but want to wear them in a more unique way? Then check out this hairstyle. The hair is styled into long Fulani braids and instead of the beads being placed at the bottom of the braids, they are placed midway. As you can see, just by changing the placement of the beads you get a completely different look. Recreate a similar style or choose beads in a color of your choice.

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34. Dark Red Braids

Looking for bolder hairstyle? Then this hair idea could be perfect for you. Here we have long Fulani inspired braids that are a gorgeous dark red color. We love the color because it is so stylish and statement making. Red will suit everyone and you can recreate this look or try a brighter shade of red.

35. Braids with Cords, Cuffs and Beads

If you love to accessorize your hair, then you need to see this next hairstyle. For this look, the hair is styled into chunky Fulani inspired braids. All of the braids are accessorized with beads at the ends, cuffs and cords have been added to some of the braids too. As you can see, the different types of accessories look so stylish and unique. You can try a similar hairstyle to this or add different beads, cords and cuffs in different colors to make it more one of a kind.

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36. Stylish Braids with Statement Beads

Next, we have another beautiful braided look with beads. The braids are mid length and each one is accessorized with bright beads. We love this statement making idea and how the different beads coordinate in color. You can recreate this or try using beads in different colors. If you do use different colors, make sure they are similar shades like these.

37. Stunning Long Braids

This next braided look is stunning and it is easy to wear too. The braids are thin, neat, sleek and long. Some of them have also been accessorized. This hairstyle just looks effortlessly beautiful. It is perfect for the busy ladies on the go who need versatile hair that will look stylish anywhere from work to a night out. Braids like these will make you look glam for any occasion!

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38. Fulani Twists

Our next hair idea features gorgeous twists. These twists are inspired by Fulani braids and have a beautiful pattern and subtle accessories. This is a stylish hair idea and a similar look will suit everyone. Recreate these twists or you can try twists in a different color or with a different pattern.

39. Vibrant Ombre Braids

Love the ombre hair ideas? Then you need to check out this next look. Here we have super long Fulani inspired braids with bright ombre color. The braids start red and then blend into different colors such as orange. It is a fiery and trendy hairstyle that will make you stand out from the crowd.

40. Chunky Braids with Unique Beads

Next, we have another stylish way that you can wear braids and beads. These braids are medium length and one side of the hair is decorated with neutral color beads and the other half has vibrant beads. We love this unique idea and it gives you the freedom to wear lots of different beads. Recreate this look or try a different colored beads.

41. Fulani Braids with a Forehead Braid

Make a statement by choosing a braided style like this! Here we have mid length braids that are accessorized with beautiful beads. There is also a forehead braid with a gorgeous shell. The forehead braid is so stylish and a style like this would be perfect for the summer or for a vacation because the shell gives it a beachy vibe.

42. Bold Blue Ombre Braids

If you want to try a bright new color to jazz up your look, then this braided style could be perfect. This style features long Fulani inspired braids that start black and then blend into a bold blue shade. The blue ombre looks amazing and it is so trendy. You can recreate a multi tone look like this or choose just one blue shade.

43. Fulani Braids with a Stunning Braided Pattern

You can make your hair look so unique by trying different braided patterns. Here is a stunning example. The hair on the top of the head has been braided into an amazing pattern. It is so neat and precise. Hair like this will just make you stand out from the crowd in style. Recreate this or you can try a different pattern to make your hair one of a kind.

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44. Long Braids with Colorful Accessories

Next, we have another accessorized look. The hair is beautifully braided and it is accessorized with colorful hair rings. These are small accessories but they really stand out. You can try a similar style to this or you can browse online and find some amazing rings in different colors and styles to create your own version of this look.

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45. Braids with Lots of Beads

The next hair idea we have to show you is another stunning style with beads! The braids are long and feature lots of different types of beads. As you can see, the more beads that you use, the more bold and unique your hair looks. Braids like these are gorgeous and will suit everyone.

We hope you have found inspiration for your next hairstyle!

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Do Fulani braids damage hair? ›

It will take anywhere from 4 to 6 hours to complete a full head of fulani braids. Another thing to remember? “If you braid or style too often, traction alopecia (breakage or hair loss due to consistent tight styles) may develop,” says Jenette Mark, a hairstylist with over 25 years of experience.

How many packs of hair do you need for Fulani braids? ›

For Fulani braids you can purchase 4-6 single packs of X-pression By Outre pre-stretched braiding hair. Same goes for EZ Braid Professional or you can simply get this bundle from Unruly the line.

Can a 50 year old woman wear braids? ›

You're never too old to wear braided hair.

Are Fulani braids still in style? ›

Modern renditions of Fulani braid hairstyles showcase this style's versatility, with many unique patterns and all kinds of accessories. You may have seen variations of this fun, protective hairstyle on celebrities like Rihanna and Alicia Keys.

How long do Fulani braids last for? ›

“Fulani braids can last six to eight weeks depending on how well you take care of them,” she says. Given the versatility and popularity of the flip-over style, you'll probably want to enjoy the look as long as possible.

How much do Fulani braids cost? ›

How Much Do Fulani Braids Cost? Price varies between salons, stylists, size, and length of braids. However, getting Fulani braids typically ranges between $150 to $400.

Can you wash Fulani braids? ›

Ideally braids should be left in for no longer than six weeks. Although you are able to cleanse the scalp whilst you have braids, hair at this point needs to be thoroughly washed in order to encourage the best environment for healthy hair maintenance and a thorough wash cannot be done with braids in.

Where did Fulani braids originate? ›

Fulani or feed-in braids originate from the Fulani (Fula) people in West Africa and the Sahel region. The large, nomadic community passed on the traditional hairstyle through generations of women. Known for its length and unique patterns, this style features braids that hang or loop on the sides of the head.

What hairstyle makes you look younger at 50? ›

Medium-Length Cut with Long Layers

Hemple says long layers always give off a youthful appearance. She adds that off-center or side parts that "fall naturally in place can make the eyes seem wider to give you a more youthful appearance."

Which braids make you look younger? ›

Try a partial braid (like Blake Lively) that frames a side of the face or a loose side-swept braid that diffuses unnecessary attention to your aging features. A braided ponytail wrapped up into a messy bun like that of Jessica Alba is another way to take some years off your look.

What are the most popular braids now? ›

Goddess/Boho braids

Boho braids, or goddess braids, feature loose, wavy, or curly strands seamlessly integrated into box braids for an effortless appearance. Celebrities like Michelle Obama and Zoë Kravitz often flaunt this look, and it's currently the most requested style among clients.

What braid is trending now? ›

Now, they're coming back with a vengeance. Box braids reigned supreme the last few years, but microbraids are giving them a run for their money in 2023. These braids take a while to do, so they're a labor of love, but they offer more movement than other types of braids.

What braids are least damaging? ›

Knotless Box Braids

The hairstyle is created using a feed-in braid technique instead of creating a knot at the root like with traditional box braids. As a result, there's less tension on the scalp, which can help minimize the risk of hair breakage (and especially great for those with thin or fine hair).

What braids damage your hair? ›

Too-Tight Braids

Some people love tightly braiding their hair back, and we can't deny how beautiful it looks. However, those tight braids are really harsh on your hair and scalp. If you've worn tight braids, you may have noticed some breakage, especially if you have thin hair.

Is Fulani braids a protective hairstyle? ›

What Are Fulani Braids? Exploring the History & Cultural Significance. What are Fulani braids? They're a protective style with deep West African roots—& they're still turning heads (often on runways & red carpets).

What braids don't cause hair loss? ›

"The benefit of the knotless technique (when done properly) is it prevents traction alopecia, which is a common form of hair loss for women who have braids that are installed too tight with the large knots. This technique can take longer to install, but it's worth the health of the hair and scalp."

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