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Updated on Aug 3, 2018. Posted on Sep 30, 2014

21 Awesome Ways To Style Your Box Braids And Locs

Show your hair some love with these easy as 1-2-3 styles.

1. Goddess Braid

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Turn your braids into one mega braid. See the tutorial here.

2. Bow Locs

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If you can make a ponytail, you'll have no problem creating this bow with an easy tutorial.

3. Twisted Updo

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Go for an elegant updo thanks to this step-by-step guide from Jasmine Rose.

4. Side Swept Braids

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Call it a bun or a pompadour, but it's an effortless 'do you can complete in minutes. See how here.

5. Updo with Bangs

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Got a hair tie and a few bobby pins? Then you can achieve this look. See the tutorial.

6. Braided Pompadour and Bun

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Similar to the look above, but just braid your bang back and it only takes a few steps.

7. Bantu Knots

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Get twisted (and get your hair off your neck) with bantu knots. See the tutorial.

8. Double Bun

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What's better than one bun? Two! See the steps here.

9. Pinup Style

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Add your favorite scarf for a retro style. See more here.

10. Loc Petal Bun

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If you're looking for a go-to style, this may be it. See the video tutorial here.

11. Low Bun

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Achieve this simple, yet chic style with your locs or braids.

12. Petaled Loc Fro

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Create a faux fro with this tutorial from Chescalocs (her channel has tons of other how-tos for those with locs).

13. Faux Bangs

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See how to create a flipped bang and other looks here.

14. Scarf Updo

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Twist it up and wrap around your favorite scarf for fall. Check the easy tutorial.

15. Box Braid Bang

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This is seriously a look you can do right before running out the door. See more.

16. Roll and Wrap

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This is a classic style for all loc wearers. See the tutorial.

17. Fishtail Braid

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Braid your locs for this easy look. See more style inspiration here.

18. Pipe Cleaner Curls

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Add cutesy curls to your locs. Tutorial here.

19. Front Bun

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Another elegant updo to add to your arsenal. Watch the 5-minute tutorial here.

20. Side Swept Locs

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This is a little combover action that works. See the tutorial here.

21. Add a Scarf

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This isn't really a hairstyle, but the scarf is a chic way to cover up any new growth. See more.