If you are an avid fan of fashion, or if you just have an eye for things that look nice, it is very likely that you are familiar with milkmaid braids. Braids are about as trendy as it will be in 2018 and with the summer on us up-do braided styles such as milkmaid braids will only become bigger and loved. With so many options out there; goddess braids, fishtail braids, French braids, etc., you may be wondering why you should choose milkmaid braids. Well, the answer is simple. This is one of the nicest ways to show off your creative character, look great and of course keep your long locks up and out of your face in a way that is super handy for the summer sun. We believe milkmaid braids look beautiful on almost every girl, so we’ve found 20 of the most elegant examples of this classic, chic style to get you inspired. Keep reading for more information.
Stay cool and stunning this summer by trying out this look that gets the best out of two huge braid trends. Not only does it show off some soft and elegant milkmaid braids, they are also styled in a fishtail style. This combination goes perfectly together, especially with those loose, wavy strands that have been pulled out of the frame.
Here’s another way to incorporate the fishtail style into your milk maid-up do. This one is slightly more delicate and has a thick crown of thick fishtail braids, which makes the blonde locks of the model look absolutely fantastic.
There are not many up-dos who show off ombre as nicely as milkmaid braids. This romantic and very thick braid is ideal for showing off the shiny golden-brown highlights in the length of the model’s thick, wavy hair.
Sometimes you want a modest look that shows your natural beauty in a simple way. This thin milky braid with long wavy strands does exactly that. If you have thin hair by nature, this style of braid will suit you and work wonders by adding texture and the illusion of thickness.
Create all the shapes and silhouette of a faux bob by styling your height in thick, messy milkmaid braids and releasing the jaw lengths at the front. This is a wonderful way to control your long locks during the hot summer season.
Make your style more beautiful by letting your hair shine in a shimmering fiery hue like this. Such a striking warm tone looks great when worn in a simple and loose milk-braid.
This thick fishtail braid is loosely pinned in a milkmaid style. The look is perfectly marked by the beautiful brown hue with a subtle caramel balayage and beautiful, face-frame waves.
The great thing about this neat and tidy up-do is that it can be worn for almost any event. Whether you go out and about in the day, attend a party or even look for a chic, romantic hairstyle for your wedding, this look is ideal.
Mermaid Milkmaid Braid
You can make your milkmaid braids look more beautiful and eye-catching than ever by experimenting with pastel rainbow hues. Faded tones of baby pink, purple and blue are about as magical and girlish as it gets, especially when worn in braids like this.
Let your inner, bohemian babe escape by trying this hairstyle yourself. The loose and stylishly shabby way the braid is pinned with wavy locks on the front is about a hippie chic as it gets, and we love it. To really finish this look, try this deep wine red shade that is complementary to all skin tones.
One of the most chic and stylish ways to upgrade your milkmaid braids is to simply double it. It not only looks beautiful, this style is sleek and beautiful. The two braids together make the reddish brown hair of the model look thicker and fuller than ever.
This completely traditional hairstyle is how the medieval milkmaids of Northern Europe would have worn their hair when the look first came into existence. Wear it neat, tidy and slightly back with a center part if you want to recreate this modest braided style. We especially love the makeup-free face and naturally colored hair.
Even if you have a relatively short bob, you can still rock a few pretty milkmaid braids. This effect can be achieved by incorporating a thin, rotating headscarf into the braid. You look chic and completely unique when you combine accessories with this quirky addition.
These twin milkmaid braids, worn in a sculpted crown effect, are about as smooth as it gets. You may have to spend a little bit of time perfecting the braids to ensure that no hair comes out of place, but the final results are worth it. Drop the baby hairs along your edges to make the hairstyle look even better.
Simple caramel braid
Looking for a beautiful elegant hairstyle that takes very little effort and effort? If so, this single, simple milky braid is the perfect look for you. As if this were not beautiful enough, that hue of golden blonde looks great in combination with the brown skin of the model.
Add a personal touch to your milkmaid braids by combining and matching braid styles. A fishtail braid and a traditional, ordinary braid that is pinned next to each other not only look nice, they also add a lot of texture and definition to the hair.
Show off your angelic side by wearing your milkmaid braids in a halo style around the entire crown of your head. Milkmaid braids usually stop at the sides or bottom, but this rich chocolate-brown example puts it on a tooth by going all the way around.
French milkmaid braids
French braids are all frenzy now. If you can’t get enough of these beautiful braids, but want to wear your hair up and off your face, why not put them in your milkmaid braids? This style is surprisingly easy to achieve and the effects are really beautiful.
Here is another view that shows how simple and sweet traditional milkmaid braids can look like. There are no elaborate embellishments or strips of detail in this hairstyle, but it is still incredibly elegant and flattering for almost any face shape.
Braiding with bangs
We can’t think of a more flattering way to frame your beautiful features than this hairstyle. Full, thick bangs and an elegant crown of milkmaid braids go absolutely perfectly together and are a guaranteed way to get many heads on your way.