The Fishbone Braid Hairstyles are a gorgeous look for women of any color. These braids are made by taking strands of hair and weaving them into unique patterns that look a lot like fish bones. Most of the time, this hair technique uses a combination of different sizes of braids, from very thin and tiny, to super thick pieces that are all layered together in an intricate pattern.
Women wear braids for various reasons, but probably the most popular one is that it is a beautiful way to keep your hair up and out of your face but maintain a sense of style. Once you learn how to perfect this hairstyle, be ready for all of your friends and family to ask you to come over and show them. Let’s take a look at these cool fishbone braid hair ideas.
1. Messy Two-tone Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
This first look is a messy one. They have used the style of just two sections of hair to make this two-toned hairstyle that would look stunning on women with long hair.
2. 4-Strands Jumbo Fishbone Braids
If you are searching for a more refined look, try out this 4-strand jumbo style. In the photo above, they have the most delicate small braids in front that feed into the four larger braids down her back, and she looks so good.
3. Stylish Fishbone Updo
Calling all brides, this would be the perfect updo for your wedding day. The design perfectly feds into a loose bun; they added pretty white flowers to add a little extra spice.
4. Fishbone Accent on Long Hair
Some girls like wearing their hair half up and half down; if that sounds like you, then check out this hairstyle. This fishbone accent on long hair is so gorgeous; try diving your hair into three sections and only braiding the middle part to get this look.
5. High Bun Updo Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
High buns are a popular choice for women during those hot summer months because it keeps the hair up and off your neck. For this look, you need to divide your hair into 6-8 parts and start with smaller braids that feed into larger ones, and pull it all back into a bun.
6. 2-strand Jumbo Fishbone in Zigzag
This cute hairstyle for girls is a fresh take on the classic pigtail style. They add in a fun zig-zag part down the back of her head, and it adds a little extra spice to the look.
7. Big Bun Cornrow Fishbone Braids
Different size cornrows are the best way to perfect this hairstyle. Then, add a big bun on top when you are tired of the braids hanging down your back. They added fun blonde color to the end of her weave hairstyle in the photo above.
8. Fishbone Pigtails with Two Hearts
If you are looking for the next braid hairstyle for long hair for your little girl, look no further; this is it? They have put braided hearts in her fishbone designs, and it is the cutest.
9. Curve Fishbone Braids with Pigtails
Curved parts are a great way to make your hair design stand out. This fun pattern will keep you looking fresh for any event you will attend.
10. Fishbone Feed-in Braid Hairstyles
For a fun style that will last you a while, try out this fresh take on feed-in braids. There is no need to worry if your natural hair isn’t thick enough to pull this look off; you can always add a little weave to your style.
11. One-Strand Two-tone Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
For a sophisticated but still stylish look on the go, try out this one-strand two-toned fishbone braid. This style is versatile; you could wear it to work or for a night out and look fabulous in both places.
12. Fishbone with Intricate Designs
If you know someone who can bring this look to like, call them now and schedule your next appointment. This look is called the fishbone with intricate designs, and it is so beautiful.
13. Knotless Feed-in Fishbone Braids
Knotless braids are a popular choice for women; they look beautiful and are easy to take care of. When you add in a feed-in braid to that style, you will love the way you look.
14. Fishbone Braids with Plaits
This stunning take for this hairstyle is with plaits added. Try this lookout for a flawless finish.
15. Dutch and Fishbone Braid Hairstyles Combined
Two of the most beautiful braids are the dutch and fishbone combo; in the photo above, they created a half-up, half-down look that would look great on women of all ages.
16. 4-Strand Low Bun Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
This fun style would look great on women of all ages. In the photo above, they divided the hair into 4-strands with braids all over and ended with a low bun hairstyle, and it is a flawless finish.
17. Fishbone Crown Braids
For the ladies with short hair, a crown braid is always a good idea. This look will leave you feeling like a goddess.
18. Golden Low Bun Fishbone Braids
The colors black and yellow are a classic combo, so why not add them to your hairstyle. Try out two low golden buns with a fishbone detail for your next hair appointment.
19. Fishbone Braids with Twist
Another super cute look for your little girl is these pigtail braids. She will love the heart on the back of her and show it off to everyone.
20. Red and Black Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
One way to enhance your style is to add a new color combo to your hair, and red and black blend flawlessly together.
21. Purple Black Large Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
Another popular hair color combo for women is purple and black. In the photo above, they kept the smaller section of hair dark and only added in the fun purple hue throughout the thicker sections.
22. Fishbone Braided French Braid with Crochet Twists
If you aren’t sure which style you want to rock, try out this hairstyle sporting french braids and a crochet twist upfront.
23. Half Down Fishbone Braid Updo
This would be a beautiful half up, half down hairstyle perfect for your wedding day or maybe even a school dance.
24. Tangled Jumbo Fishbone Braids
This next look is a combo of 4 different-sized braids tangled together. Start this look off with tiny braids on the scalp that feed into six braids that hang down your back; you will love how you look.
25. Platinum Blonde Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
Give your ponytail hairstyle a new look with this next hairdo. For the best results part, your hair in the middle and start the braid down low; the results are so gorgeous.
26. Wedding Inspired Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
This beautiful bride is all set for her big day. She has added two perfectly places fishbones to keep her curls in place for all the dancing she has in store at her wedding.
27. 2-strand Fishbone Braid in Ponytail
If you are searching for a simple hairstyle for your daughter, this look is perfect. It is a 2-strand braid with a long ponytail, and this look will keep your child’s hair in place all day long.
28. Fishbone Braids with Rubber Bands
To add some color to your hairstyle, try adding different colored braids. For example, they added all the rainbow colors in the photo above, and she looks so cute.
29. Blue Feed-in and Fishbone Braids
Blue feed-in weave is the perfect accessory to this next hairstyle. In the photo above, they went with a royal blue color, and it pairs perfectly with her dark natural hair tone.
30. Thick Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
This style is one of the more classic hairstyles for fishbone braids. It has two thick strands with smaller braids on top, and the results are pretty.
31. Goddess Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
Calling all goddesses, we have found the perfect hairstyle for you! This simple and sophisticated goddess braids hairstyle keeps most of your hair in two long braids, with a few feed-in smaller braids on top.
32. Sophisticated Curve Fishbone Braids
Are you trying to step up your hair game? Look no further; this sophisticated curve fishbone braid is so beautiful that you never want to take them out.
33. Pigtail Fishbone Braids with Beads
Keep it classy and get your hair done in two simple pigtails. They added a few beads to enhance her style in the photo above.
34. Modern Fishbone Braids
For a more modern look, try out this adorable style. In the photo above, a very talented hairdresser has made the pattern of two hearts in her hair. This would be such a fun hairstyle to wear around Valentine’s day.
35. Dainty Curve Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
One way to add a little flair to your next style is to try out the dainty curve part. Most of the time, you see this hairstyle with a straight line as a part, try something new and give your lines a curve.
36. Feed-in Side Crown Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
To get this next hairdo, try parting your hair in the middle and adding small feed-in braids all around that meet on the side of your crown in one big twist.
37. Shaggy Bob Fishbone Accent
Shaggy haircuts are right on-trend. In the photo above, they added in two accent braids and curled the rest of the hair loose and messy, and the results are so pretty.
38. Classy Fishbone Braids
This is another perfect example of a fishbone wedding hairstyle. This classy look treats the braid as a hairclip and blends in perfectly.
39. Side Fishbone Accent Ponytail
Another way to style your hair with this look is to only add the fishbone style to one side of your hair and then pull the rest back into a low pony; the results are stunning.
40. High Fishbone Braid Ponytail Hairstyles
For women with naturally thick hair, this updo would look wonderful on you. Try pulling your hair back in a high pony first, then start on your braid; you will find the best results this way.
41. Half Slant Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
No, you have not had too much wine; this half-slanted style is on purpose. This style would be a great way to keep your hair pulled back and out of your face all day long.
42. Long Dreadlocks Fishbone Braid
Calling all the women out there with long dreads, this next hairstyle is for you. If your dreads are already this long, you must be on the look for a new way to wear them. Try this long dreadlock braid; you will love the way you look.
43. Crimped Fishbone Hair Braid
We are taking it back to the 90s with this next hairdo. In the photo above, they have crimped the hair all over and added little pops of pink color. Try finishing the look off with a big thick center braid.
44. Beach Wave Ends with Fishbone Braids
This next style is a half-up, half-down look with a braid in the center holding it all together. Finish your style off with some loose beach waves, and you are all set.
45. Side Low Fishbone Pony Hairstyles
For a classy low braid, try out this next style. This look could be worn vertically anywhere from the board room to the bar; you will love how you look.
46. Twist and Fishbone Braids Pony
This next look has a twist and braids combo with a long fishbone ponytail. Start with five french braids up top, twist them all together in a beautiful pattern, and braid the rest of the hair down your back to get this look.
47. Artistic Fishbone Pony Braids
Wow, this next style is one of the most interesting looks on this list. A true artist can achieve this style; make sure to use hairspray after getting this done to ensure it lasts all day.
48. Headband Ombre Fishbone Braids
Adding a little bit of ombre to your hair is always a good idea; when you add in this fishbone headband, you will love the way you look.
49. Bohemian Fishbone Braid Hairstyles
This bohemian hairstyle is right on-trend. To achieve this look, you must have long dark hair and add some fun flowers on top to bring some color into your look.
50. Four Strand Fishbone Braided Headband
A good braided headband can make you feel like a whole new woman. This look is the 4-strand braided headband; once you learn how to do this style, you will want to wear it everywhere.
As you can see, there are so many beautiful ways to wear this hairstyle. It looks good on women of all ages, and there are plenty of great examples for you to pick that show different hair types. So which one was your favorite out of the 50 Best Fishbone Braid Hairstyles? Or let us know down below which of these styles can you do?
Susan is a successful hair stylist who chose to combine two of her biggest passions: writing and styling! When she is not sharing her experience with out readers, Susan updates her skills and knowledge with new styling courses and trainings. She specializes in event hair and makeup and is working on her own illustrated hairstyle book.