Braids With Weave
Protective hairstyles like braids and weaves allow you to give your natural hair a break from daily styling. Styles that combine braids and weave allow you to experience the best of both worlds and rock some really creative looks. These types of styles help keep your natural hair tucked away, which can help with length retention. They also allow you to experiment with new looks and hair colors on a temporary basis, making your styling options almost limitless. So if you’re tired of choosing between styles like box braids and sew-ins, take a look at 35 gorgeous braid hairstyles with weave to inspire your next protective style.
1Mohawk Braid With Cornrows
This gorgeous style combines straight weave with cornrows to create a long Mohawk braid. The cornrows alternate in size along the size of the head, creating an elegant touch of detail to this chic style.
2Chunky Two Braids With Weave Ombre Pigtails
For this beautiful style, the hair is parted down the middle and braided into two cornrows. Red ombre weave is fed into the braids and wrapped around the ends of the braids to create these pretty curly pigtails.
3Ultra-Long Wavy Ponytail With Braids
For this style, the hair is cornrowed up towards the crown of the head, then weave is added to create a super long ponytail. You can use Brazilian or Peruvian body wave hair to create this look.
For this pretty style, the hair in front is cornrowed up towards the crown of the head, then wavy hair is added in to create a ponytail. The ends of the braids are wrapped around the ponytail to finish off the look.
5Ombre Ponytail With Cornrows
For this style, the hair is braided into alternating sized cornrows then styled into a high ponytail. This is a style that can easily be created using your natural hair. But if you prefer, add some weave that resembles your natural texture when blow dried.
6Long Braided Ponytail With Weave
For this style, the hair is braided into a single cornrow down the center of the head and adorned with gold beads. The weave is then added to create a ponytail, which is then styled into a single braid.
7Straight Braided Ponytail With Weave Cornrows
If you like the look of bone straight hair, consider this braided ponytail with straight weave. This is a classic go-to look when you’re in the mood for a braided hairstyle with weave.
8Red Double Buns With Braids
For this adorable style, the hair is parted down the middle then braided up towards the crown of the head. Red weave is fed into the braids then styled into sleek double buns.
9High Ponytail With Braids and Baby Hair
For this gorgeous style, the hair is cornrowed into a pretty pattern in the front and styled into a high ponytail with wavy hair added in. Not everyone is a fan of styling their “baby hairs” in the front, but if that look is what you’re going for, it’ll add a sleek finish to this style.
10Cornrows With Curly High Ponytail
These gorgeous cornrows are adorned with a single gold bead and paired with long, voluminous curly weave to create a chic high ponytail.
11Chunky Cornrows With Curly Ponytail
This beautiful style is created by braiding the hair into two chunky cornrows along the sides of the head which meet at the nape of the neck. Curly weave is added to create a gorgeous, voluminous ponytail.
12Half Up High Bun With Cornrows
For this gorgeous style, the hair is braided into a diagonal pattern in the front. The curly weave that’s added in is styled into a pretty half up half down high bun.
13Curly Weave With Multi-Sized Cornrows
This cute, curly high ponytail is accompanied by multi-sized cornrows, creating a casual but chic look.
14High Ponytail With Braids
This sleek style can be replicated using Brazilian body wave extensions. The hair is styled into a cute half up ponytail, with three cornrows along one side of the head. The braids are wrapped around the ponytail, acting as a ponytail holder and adding an extra layer of detail to this slick style.
15Fishtail Braid With Ponytail
For this gorgeous style, the hair is styled into a fishtail braid down the middle, surrounded by two cornrows on each side. The ends of the braids are wrapped around a sleek, shiny ponytail.
16Pigtails With Braids and Hair Rings
These gorgeous chunky cornrows are combined with a curly weave for a really natural look. A handful of gold rings are added to a single skinny braid going down the center of the head.
17Bejeweled Side Braid
This gorgeous style is the perfect wedding-day hairstyle (or any other special occasion you may have planned). Weave is added and then braided into a semi-halo braid that meets on one side and hangs over one shoulder. Gold beads are added for an extra touch of elegance.
18Half Up Double Buns With Cornrows
This beautiful style can be recreated with body wave textured extensions. The hair in the front is cornrowed into a multi-directional pattern and the rest of the hair is styled into half up double buns. The buns are accessorized with chopsticks, giving this look a vintage appeal.
19Braided Weave With Hair Jewelry
This style combines cornrows in the front with straight extensions in the back. The braids are adorned with hair jewelry for a little extra flair. This is a great styling choice if you’re looking for a style that’s modern and unique.
20Pigtails With Chunky Cornrows
For this style, the hair is parted down the middle and braided into two chunky cornrows. Curly weave is fed into the braids, creating two cute curly pigtails.
21Cord-Wrapped French Braids With Weave
For this gorgeous style, the hair is parted down the middle and braided into two thick French braids. The ends of the braids are artfully wrapped with cord to create the illusion of one thick braid. While this style can easily be executed on natural hair, adding weave gives the style more longevity and allows you to make the braids as long as you want.
22Two-Toned Braided Mohawk
For this cute style, the hair is cornrowed towards the center of the head, then red and black curly weave is added to create a fun, two-toned curly frohawk.
23Double Buns With Beaded Cornrows
This gorgeous style is a beautiful example of the kinds of looks you can create by combining braids and weave. The hair is parted in a zig-zag pattern and braided towards the center of the head. Straight extensions are added to create double buns and gold beads are added to accessorize the braids.
24Curly Weave Mohawk
For this pretty style, the hair is cornrowed into an intricate design towards the center of the head. Curly weave is added to create a cute Mohawk. You can also use the crochet method to achieve this style.
25Braids and Pigtails
Here’s another great style that combines braids and pigtails created with curly weave. This is an easy style to replicate on your natural hair as well. Gold cord in interwoven into the braids and a single gold ring is added right at the center of the hairline.
26Side Braid Ponytail
This pretty style can be created with the help of extensions. A single cornrow on each side of the head feeds into a curly high ponytail.
This style screams summertime fun, making it especially great for the warmer months. The hair is parted down the middle and three cornrows on each side of the head feed into two long chunky braids.
28Halo Braid With Weave
This gorgeous halo braid is combined with cute curly pigtails. Human hair extensions give this style a really natural look.
This simple, classic style can be created with the help of extensions, but it’s also a nice choice for your natural hair. Multi-sized braids always result in gorgeous asymmetrical look that stands out from other braided styles.
30Purple Double Buns With Braids
Purple and lavender hair extensions are used to create this absolutely gorgeous half up double bun style. You can use straight hair extensions and curl the ends or opt for a wavier texture for this style.
31Braided Mohawk With Curly Weave
This pretty frohawk style is executed by braiding the hair into an intricate zig-zag pattern and adding curly extensions down the center of the head.
If you’re looking for a simple style that combines braids and weave and keeps your hair tucked away, consider a cute braided bun like this one. The hair is divided into two sections with the help of a single cornrow down the center of the head.
33French Braids With Weave
If you’re looking for a chic protective style that includes braids and weave, then these gorgeous French braids with curly ends are a great option.
34Braided Frohawk With a Touch of Purple
If you want to experiment with a little color, then give this pretty braided frohawk a try. Black and purple curly weave is added to create a subtle, two-toned look that’s absolutely gorgeous.
35Side-Swept Goddess Braid
This beautiful side-swept goddess braid is a beautiful example of how you can create simple braided styles with the help of extensions.