These Innovative Micro Braids From The Early 2000s Could Single-Handedly Revive The Style

A resurgence is near.


Micro braids might be a little more time-consuming than standard box braids, but they’re certainly worth it. The dainty look is not only chic but versatile, which makes for the ideal protective style. Ahead, discover some of the best micro braids hairstyles you’ll want to copy immediately.

Wrapped Pony

Whether you opt for this icy shade of blonde or not, this delicately wrapped pony with micro braids is undeniably unique.

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Curly Pony

Leave it to Beyonce to make a ponytail endlessly elegant. Her honey-colored micro braids are gathered into a high pony cascading into voluminous curls, putting a glamorous spin on a classic hairstyle.

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Half-Up Pony

A half-up style is a go-to for many, but you can up the ante (and add a soft, romantic feel) with micro goddess braids.

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Curly Angled Bob

Brandy’s angled micro braid bob is so cute while singlehandedly proving that a bob looks good in every shape and form.

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Braided Crown

Gabrielle Union’s micro braids are given the princess treatment with this half-up braided crown.

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Lob With Flipped Ends

Brandy was actually queen of micro braids back in the late ‘90s early 2000s and this soft two-toned brown lob with flipped ends was one of her best variations of the look.

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Looped Bangs

This micro-braided looped style allows you to experiment with bangs in the most fun way possible. Plus, the long braid adds next-level glamour.

Mermaid Length

It’s hard to tell what’s cooler about this look — the dramatic side part, the extra-long length or the stunning shade. The answer is all of the above, making this micro braids look bookmark worthy.

Mirco Goddess Braids

Solange is absolutely embodying goddess energy here, and her hair is a major part of that. These long goddess braids feature curly ends that give the look an ethereal touch.


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