However, there are various braided hairstyles for short hair that you can choose from. You just need to keep in mind a few key things. For example, the shorter your hair, the narrower the width of your braids, but that does not mean that you can create umpteen number of braids with hair that is hardly longer than an inch.
To braid your hair it is important that your hair be long enough to at least skim your chin. If you have a pixie cut, or a haircut that makes it impossible to make braids, you can opt for extensions. With shorter hair, it also takes a lot more time to make braids, but the result can be quite breathtaking.
If you are bored of donning the same look every day, then crown braids can be the perfect option for you as it gives an illusion of long hair. For this, you need hair that is at least up to your chin.
You will need to braid your hair into double plaits, and then drape it around your hair to make it look like a continuous braid. Called crown braid because of its appearance, this hairstyle can be a great look to carry off on a hot, summer day.
Again for this hairstyle you need to make two braids with a center parting and one braid on each side. You can curl the braid around the head to make ears like a popular Disney character. This is an extremely cute braid hairstyle for young girls. You can easily tuck your braid inwards and pin the same with hairpins to ensure that they do not come off.
This is an easy style for shorter hair as you can easily pin the hair to the sides of your head, and the short tail of the braid can be tucked inside the braid. This allows the braid to look neater and cleaner.
Zig-zag braids follow the curves of the head. This is a style that is best suited for short hair. Short tails of the braid, and stray hair can be tucked under the braid or pinned up. The shorter the length, the wider the zigzags should be.