Keep your hair out of your eyes with these 7 braided headband styles

Some days you want to wear your hair down, but the thought of it brushing your face makes you crazy (hopefully, that's not just me).Using your hair to create a fun headband is a simple way to kill two proverbial birds with one hair tie. Plus, once you master some of these, you can pull your hair out of your face on the fly.
Try one of these stunning headband braids when you want a look that's easy, but put together.
1. Simple braided band (h/t Lux Williams)
This braid is dummy proof which is great for those days when you don't have a lot of time on your hands. Just remember to pancake (pull loose) your braids to add extra volume.
2. Woven headband braid (h/t Missy Sue)
If you already have a good grip on braiding, this is a pretty option to try. It's a bit complicated, so you'll want to know at least how to do a basic french braid to make this style a little more comfortable.
3. Headband braid with bun (h/t Alex Gaboury)
This across-the-head dutch braid adds a lot of visual appeal and texture, without much work. When you're done with the braid, just swoop the rest of your hair into a messy bun, and you're ready to go.
4. The under braid (h/t Bodmon Zaid)One of the fun parts about this braided headband is that it wraps mostly under instead of over. After doing a braid high on both sides of your head, just pin the ends underneath the rest of your hair. It's a charming look, and the bobby pins are out of sight!
5. Fishtail headband (h/t Beyond the Pony Tail)
The fishtail braid is a fun, beachy choice. Using it as a headband is a great way to dress up a casual look... just a little. Try pulling the pleats a little looser than usual for a carefree vibe.
6. All about the heart (h/t A Graves Beauty)
If you've got some mad braiding skills, this is a really fun way to show them off. The tiny braids are simple, but when wound into a stunning heart shape they look intricate and elegant. This style will get attention.
7. Triple threat (h/t Nita Loves Hair)
When you really want to keep your hair out of your face, use three braids crisscrossing the top of your noggin. This sweet style is both edgy and fresh. You can even rock this style with shorter hair.

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