23 Mohawk Braid Styles That Will Get You Noticed

Mohawk braids are an edgy and cool hair trend. These hairstyles allow you to wear a mohawk without having to shave your hair, so it is not permanent and gives you the chance to try this awesome look. There are so many different ways that you can wear a mohawk braid, from big and bold styles, to subtle three stand braids. We love these hairstyles and think you will too, so we have found 23 of the best mohawk braid hair ideas on Instagram. There is something for everyone, so make sure to take a look. Any of these will let out your inner rock chick in style!

1. Braided Mohawk Hairstyle with Weave

The first hairstyle we have to show you is this long mohawk braid. For this look, the hair at the front has been styled into chunky braids which go all the way down the center of the head and into a long single braid ponytail. There are also trendy side braids too. This is a stunning hairstyle that will glam up your look. You can try a shorter single braid ponytail too.

Braided Mohawk Hairstyle with Weave 

Source: @cwbraids_br

2. Cool Frohawk Idea

Next, we have a cool and edgy frohawk style. A frohawk is a mohawk that shows off your natural, curly hair. This hairstyle is a gorgeous example. The hair has the classic mohawk look with stylish side braids and knots. This is a trendy hair idea that will suit everyone! There are tutorials online that show you how to create a similar style.

Cool Frohawk Hairstyle Idea

Source: @alex_haircraft

3. Braided Mohawk into a Ponytail

Our next hair idea features a mohawk with a boho vibe. The hair has a loose braid on the top and goes into a low ponytail. There is a cool side braid too. We love this hairstyle because it looks edgy and stylish. You can wear hair like this anywhere, from day to night. It would also be a great choice for bridesmaids if you were having a summer, beach or bohemian theme wedding.

4. Cool Mohawk Braid Style

Mohawk ponytails look so trendy. This mohawk style has a bold braid down the back of the head and then goes into a low ponytail. It is a stunning mohawk and it has a vintage vibe. A hairstyle like this is perfect for someone who wants a cool and edgy look. It is a great for the ladies who love vintage fashion and hair too.

Cool Mohawk Braid Style for Black Women

Source: @fancy_claws

5. Bantu Knots Mohawk

There are so many cool ways to create a mohawk and one of which is Bantu knots. The next hairstyle we have to show you features three large knots that are styled in line from the top of the head, to the back. There are also small braids in-between too. This is such a unique and statement making look. You can find tutorials online that show you how to create a similar style.

6. Trendy, Natural Mohawk with Hair Cuffs

You can jazz up any hairstyle with accessories and here is a gorgeous way to accessorize your mohawk. The hair is beautiful, natural and curly with a trendy design on the side. Glam hair cuffs have been added too, which finish off the look perfectly. You can recreate this style or you can add other beads and accessories.

Trendy, Natural Mohawk with Hair Cuffs

Source: @karrill

7. Long Mohawk Braids

Looking for a glam and chic hairstyle? Then this is for you. Here we have long cornrow braids that have been styled to create a mohawk. We love this hairstyle because it gives you the best of both worlds. You get the edginess of the mohawk with the elegance of long braids too. A hairstyle like this would be perfect for any occasion.

Long Mohawk Braids


8. Natural Hair Faux Hawk

Show off your amazing natural curls with a mohawk like this one. The hair is beautifully curly and has been swept up at the sides to create a mohawk style. You can check out a tutorial on how to create this faux hawk on the YouTube video featured below. It is a chic and stunning look and it will be great for a special event like a party.

9. Elegant, French Braid Mohawk

Speaking of hair for a special occasion, here is another mohawk that will make you look and feel glam for an event. The hair has been styled into a loose mohawk with elegant twists and a low ponytail. It also has sparkly, jeweled accessories too. A mohawk like this would be perfect for a wedding or party. You can add any type of accessories.

10. Braided Mohawk Updo

Want a bold hairstyle that will make you stand out from the crowd? Then this is for you. Here we have a stunning red mowhawk. The braid used here is large and chunky, and there are two small side twists, too. It is a mowhawk style that will wow everyone. Recreate the red look or try a similar hairstyle in a different shade.

Braided Mohawk Updo

Source: @tasalahq

11. Braided Mohawk with Curly Weave

Next, we have a mohawk that features beautiful braided buns. The hair has been parted into three sections and the braids have been styled into three buns that create the mohawk look. We love this hairstyle because it is a unique and trendy way to wear a mohawk. You can recreate this or try using more buns with smaller sections. Make sure to check out Joana’s YouTube tutorial down below.

Braided Mohawk with Curly Weave

Source: @joana_p.b

12. Formal Mohawk Idea

Our next mohawk is stylish and elegant. The hair is loosely braided at the top of the head and turns into a low curled ponytail. Hair like this is easy to wear and will make you look chic for any occasion. This is a beautiful and subtler way to wear a mohawk. Try this hairstyle or you can try a tighter braid too.

13. Curly Fro Hawk on Natural Hair

A mohawk really shows off curls at their best. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this hairstyle. Here we have a mohawk where the hair is put into simple sections with beautiful tight curls. It is a cute look that will make you stand out from the crowd in style! If you want to recreate the look, a¬†YouTube tutorial is down below . It’s super easy and we absolutely love it!

Curly Fro Hawk on Natural Hair

Source: @jori.chioma

14. Bubble Mohawk

Bubble mohawks are so trendy! This style is a little like the bubble ponytail, but you just start the bubbles higher on the head to create that mohawk look. It is simple to do, you just have to section the hair and add elastic hair ties. There are in depth tutorials online with pictures so you can practice this style yourself. Try and recreate this or add some braids.

15. Mohawk Braid for Black Hair

Earlier in the post we featured a gorgeous accessorized hair idea. Here is another way that you can add hair cuffs to your mohawk style. For this look there are thin side braids with a beautiful curly weave. The braids also have glam gold cuffs. This is a versatile hairstyle that will look great for any occasion. You can try these side braids or try a different funky pattern.

Mohawk Braid for Black Hair

Source: @_ammamama_

16. Trendy Bun Mohawk

Next, we have another top knot look to show you. The hair is separated into smaller sections, resulting in more buns than the three we featured earlier. As you can see, by adding more top knots it creates a bolder and more statement making look. The process will be the same, you just use smaller sections of hair.

17. Mohawk with Side Braids

Our next mohawk style is just stunning! The hair has been styled into a bold mohawk on the top of the head and there are beautiful side braids too. We love how there is a lighter shade running through the mohawk as it just gives the hairstyle a more unique look. This is a hair idea that will make you look glam but show off your edgy style too.

18. Mohawk Braid Ponytail

If you want to try a mohawk but don’t want to be too bold, this hairstyle idea is for you. The hair has been braided into a simple three stand, pull-through braid. There is a cute, side Dutch braid, too. It is an easy to wear look that will suit everyone. You can recreate with or without the side braid. Any type of a braid would look amazing with this hairstyle so be creative!

Mohawk Braid Ponytail

Source: @wb_upstyles

19. Braided Mohawk with Curls

Love the frohawks? Then you need to see this next idea. For this hairstyle, the hair has been braided into neat and sleek braids. The look is finished off with a bold and curly mohawk. This is perfect for the women who want a statement look that gets noticed! You can try this style or try a different braided pattern on the sides.

20. Chic Mohawk Updo

Next, we have a chic twist mohawk. The hair is split into sections and has a beautiful twist mohawk style on the top of the head. This is a gorgeous hair idea that can be worn anywhere from a day out, to a night on the town. You can add braids at the sides and try tighter twists on the top too.

Chic Mohawk Updo

Source: @ebonybomani

21. Simple and Stylish Mohawk Braid

You do not have to choose a bold mohawk. Maybe try something subtler like this instead. The hair has simply been braided into a three strand braid. It is an easy to wear hairstyle and will suit everyone. You can find tutorials online to help you recreate this look at home.

22. Statement Mohawk Updo

If you love bubble mohawks, check out this next idea! The hair has been styled into sections with a bubble design. It is the perfect hairstyle for a special occasion. Try and recreate a similar style or add braids at the sides. Keep them small and thin though, so you don’t take the limelight away from the mohawk.

23. Twist Mohawk with Side Braids

The last mohawk braid look we have to show is absolutely stunning. It is an intricate style with sleek and neat side braids with a twisted mohawk on the top of the head. Hair like this is like a work of art. If you want hair that wows, then this is for you. Recreate this look or you can try this hairstyle in a bold color, red would be a fabulous choice!

Twist Mohawk with Side Braids

Source: @boobabe1202

We hope you have found a cool mohawk braid hairstyle to try!

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