Braided hairstyles are really popular right now. They are all over Instagram and Pinterest.

Adding a braided hairstyle into your style will instantly add an extra wow element to your look. They elevate even jeans and a t-shirt to the next level.

I love a great braid and will sport one several times a week.

Now that I braid my hair often, I want to switch up my look beyond a basic three-strand braid. I even like to update the classic french braid with a new twist.

Here are 13 of my favorite new braided hairstyles to try out. Follow the links to get tutorials on how to achieve each braided look.