Braid Parade
Still wrapped up in the braid craze? We don't blame you -- we are, too! We've pulled together a gallery of our favorite braided styles for your inspirational purposes. Feel free to bring these photos into the salon and dare your stylist to do her best rendition!

Braids have come a long way from the pair of plaits you wore on your first day of second grade. They've evolved into an abundance of styles including undone updos, red-carpet-worthy twists, edgy warrior-woman 'dos and even riffs on more classic versions of the single-braid look. Perhaps we have Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games to thank for the braid revival, and perhaps we owe a debt to literature's own Heidi for her milkmaid plaits! But wherever the braids come from, one thing's for sure: The possibilities are endless.

Check out our braid gallery above for endless plaited perfection. One disclaimer, though -- you may need an extra set of hands (or several) to replicate these looks!