Ombré Highlights Are The Perfect Way To Spice Up Classic Box Braids

Endless inspo ahead.

Storm Reid in box braid ombre bun with beads

Box braids are already one of the most versatile protective styles out there — but add in an eye-popping ombré color gradient or highlights and you have instant main character energy. Here, TZR rounds up the best ombré box braid ideas to kickstart the creativity. Hint: The possibilities are endless.

Tia Mowry’s face at the end of her behind-the-scenes braiding transformation Reel says it all: these honey blonde ombré box braids are gorgeous on her. The new hip-length braids look especially summery paired with her whimsical, cottagecore-chic nap dresses.@tiamowry