Gone are the days when girls went for the average hairstyle for fear of attracting too much attention. Whether you're rocking it straight, straight back or braided, blinged out hair in any colour you can imagine is all the rage right now.
Such styles used to be thought of as styles only creatives and performers could pull off but now, even you cool aunt and your grandma are getting in on the action.
Social media pages are filled with images of women, famous or otherwise rocking the coolest braided, beaded do's. Check out our faves below and perhaps save a few for your next trip to the salon.
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