23 Best Long Box Braids Hairstyles and Ideas

Box braids are versatile and always look gorgeous. One of the must-have styles are long box braids. These long braids can be a variety of lengths from the bottom of the back and beyond! We love these super stylish braids and have put together 23 of the best looks to inspire you. You will find bold, vibrant braids, accessorized hairstyles and more.

1. Long Box Braids in Purple

The first idea we have to show you is this gorgeous purple hairstyle. The hair has been braided into very long box braids in a bright purple shade. There is a stylish hair cord too. A purple shade like this is perfect if you want a bold new look that will make you stand out from the crowd.

2. Accessorized Box Braids

Box braids look amazing when accessorized. Here we have a great example. These long braids have multiple tones running through them and are accessorized with cords, beads and more. By using hair accessories like this, you can make any box braid style unique.

Accessorized Long Box Braids

Source: @krishtun

3. Caramel Blonde Box Braids

Next, we have beautiful blonde braids. These braids are not the usual light blonde but are a warm, stylish caramel blonde. This warmer tone looks gorgeous with braids and will suit any braid length and style. A shade like this is great for the ladies that want to try blonde without being too bright.

4. Chic, Super Long Box Braids

Our next idea is very chic. The box braids for this look are just simple, stylish and long. Braids like this are timeless and will never go out of style. The braids will suit any occasion from professional settings like work to special events like parties. We love this hairstyle!

Super Long Box Braids

Source: @tumilinx

5. Long Box Braids into a Ponytail

A gorgeous way to style your long box braids is into a ponytail. Here we have a stunning side braided ponytail with stylish hair cuffs. This is a beautiful and trendy style that can be dressed up or down. A ponytail is perfect for the hot seasons and vacations too.

6. Long Blonde Box Braids

Next, we have another blonde look. These braids are a little lighter than the braids we featured earlier which creates a summery hairstyle. The hair used is not just one blonde tone but a few, which creates a natural looking set of braids. Blonde braids like this will brighten up your look and give you one trendy hairstyle.

7. Braided Box Braids

Another cool way to style your box braids is by putting the hair into two braids like this! As you can see, the braids look so trendy and cute. A hairstyle like this is perfect for when you want to look stylish but casual and relaxed too. This hairstyle will suit anyone and any braid color.

Braided Long Box Braids

Source: @shanillia26

8. Long Goddess Box Braids

Braids look super stylish when there is curly hair at the ends. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this hairstyle. As you can see, the braids are long with long curly hair at the ends. The curls give the braids a glam look. Hair like this would be perfect for a special occasion. Wear in a ponytail or leave them loose.

Long Goddess Box BraidsĀ into a Ponytail

Source: @idlelocs

9. Long and Chunky Box Braids

Looking for a trendy hair idea? Then these braids are for you! For this hairstyle the box braids are chunky and long. There is also a stylish hair cord too. As the braids are chunky, it creates a statement making hairstyle. You can recreate this look or have braids just like these in a different color. Red would look amazing.

10. Blue Ombre Box Braids

Another must-have hairstyle is ombre. Ombre braids look amazing. Not only are they stylish, but it is a great way to try a new color too. Here is a gorgeous example. The braids start off dark and then gradually blend to bright blue shades. This is a trendsetting hairstyle that is perfect for someone who wants to make a statement.

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5 thoughts on "23 Best Long Box Braids Hairstyles and Ideas"

  1. Meredith says:

    This is an amazingly visually pleasing article.Well done,STAYGLAM!

  2. GH says:


  3. Marion Wightman says:

    Do you sell glue on or glue in braids I have been looking for some.

  4. Zee says:

    Great article & pics!

  5. Clare says:

    This hair is long

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