There are few hairstyles which might look difficult to achieve in the beginning but with time and practice, one can excel in it. Mohawk hairstyles in the various braided form are such a unique combination. Sporting a Mohawk braided hairstyle is difficult but it is absolutely eye-catching. If you have got medium to long hair then please give it a try. Today we have come up with top 15 Mohawk braided hairstyle that can be styled on medium to long hair. Each of the hairstyles will set you apart from everyone else in the crowd.
1. The Updo Triple Mohawk
Got highlights in your hair? Great, these three braided Mohawk hairstyles will glam up the highlights further with its unique approach. Start by braiding your hair tightly from both sides leaving the large chunk of center hair. In the end, create a fishtail braid and add a lot of volume in it by plucking each of the strands as shown. This will create a lot of volume in the center with both sides plain and tight. Such hairstyles are goof for any event or party and you will be a hit.
2. Crown Blond Braided Mohawk
Popular among young girls, this braided Mohawk hairstyle has become popular for special occasions, like proms and weddings. It keeps your hair secure and tight at the same time, the crown braiding makes bring out your inner princess. The style can be achieved by taking just the center hair and braiding it using three hair strands. Secure the rest of your hair in pony style and wrap a strand of hair to secure it perfectly. The simplest way to make a crown braid is by doing double Dutch or French braid, then lifting each one a little.
3. Half-Open Way Dutch Braid
In simple words, the braids will stand out from your head rather than lying flat. In this hairstyle, it is done by dividing the hair front into three sections and braiding the center part as shown in a classic three-strand technique. As you keep adding sections of hair gradually, it will end up looking like this. Create wavy curls on both sides of the hair using a curler and let it fall sophisticatedly on both shoulders. This feminine hairstyle is good to create a chic feminine look.
4. Blond Voluminous Fishtail Braids
Giving a completely new look to the fishtail braid, this is our Mohawk braided approach to the fishtail braid. A bit of boho feels with blond hair. This is one of the easiest hairstyles to any look. It’s one of the simplest braids style. Style it by backcombing the middle section of your hair. Once it becomes puffy, create a classic fishtail braid. Once done secure with a rubber band and then pull off the hair from the fishtail braid by losing out maximum on the top and as we go down decrease the pull of hair from the braid. Now tightly secure the left and right side of the hair to give a clean look with just the middle part with the braiding.
5. Jewelled Waterfall Mohawk
If you have got really long voluminous hair then this braided Mohawk hairstyles will be perfect to protect it from environmental factors. Its statement waterfall braid spices up your entire look and attracts most of the attention. From top till bottom it this style is braided taking a section from both the side of the hair to create high volume and texture of the hair. The pulling should be done in sections only across the top part of your hair, leaving the rest free. The braid creates a ‘cascading’ effect, which means it looks natural and gives a flowy feel.
6. Vertical Back from Mohawk Braid
Looking for a beautiful and feminine braid style to secure your long hair completely, this is one of them. Keeping the front right and left side secured tired using hairpins. This hairstyle involves getting this tight Mohawk braid and wrapping it from and back vertically on the hair. Then securing it tightly on the head for a clean free hairstyle that can be worn for dinner dates to night outs.
7. High Pony Fishtail Mohawk Braid
If you are looking for an easy to go Mohawk look, this high pony style combined with fishtail braid can your pick. Without adding much hard work, this hairstyle still holds the glamour quotient. A clean fishtail braid is in the middle of the hair starting from front till half. It is then tightly secured by combing both the sides and together all the hair is secured in high pony fashion. The gentle, romantic vibe makes it pretty perfect for college and school going girls.
8. One Layered Up Fishtail Mohawk Pony Braid
This one is another variation of the above style. This is a much better option for long hair as it involves low pony. The fishtail Mohawk is created one level up the normal hair density to give it some height. The fishtail is then pulled from both the side in equal amount throughout till it reaches pony. The fishtail is then attached with the low pony to create this Mohawk look. Not so dramatic and not so simple, this combination of the blonde with the intricate braid trailing behind is just so soothing to eyes. If you have long hair then you can achieve an eye-catching look.
9. Shaved Up Mohawk Braid
A bit experimental but a true staple Mohawk braided hairstyle. This is for all the women who love to try something new. The sides are shaved in ascending order and left natural while the top is beautifully blonde. The braid is then thickly woven starting from the top of the head. The crown area is then lifted by pulling the braid slightly. The side shaves with a braid instead is a cool and unique way of pairing an uplifted braid.
10. Copper Honey Mohawk Pony
An eye-catching style that can be done without much combing. The slightly fluffy front braid which should look natural and not too ‘done’. The middle section is braided tightly and then both the left and right side of the hair is joined together to make a high pony. Looks so simple and cute, no one has though Mohawk braid can ever look like this. Once you’ve finished braiding, stretch and pull sections of the braid to make it even thicker and fluffier.
11. Tilted and Twisted Mohawk Braid
Looks simple and elegant, this twisted Mohawk braid is created by backcombing the crown areas and then taking the middle part and twisting it till the back. Once it reaches the back, the classic three section braiding is done as shown in the image.
12. Mermaid Front Puff Fishtail Braid
The overestimated Mohawk braid is here to gain all the attention. This mermaid style hairstyle looks super complex to achieve but once you do it properly, it is going to again all attention. Start with crown areas puff and keep it super smooth for a more professional look. Now do the fishtail braiding throughout your hair till the tip and or pull strands of hair from the braid a show for a soft and romantic vibe.
13. Mohawk Bun Braid with Some Volume
If you love the volume and a secure yet dramatic look this may be what you are looking for. The center braid is piled together and secured tightly to the rest on top for maximum volume.
14. Copper Tight Mohawk Braid
A very polished and sleek look done using Mohawk braid. This weaving pattern. The hair is first divided into three sections and then using the standard three-strand plait, it is braided as shown.
15. Three Strand Mohawk Braid
A complicated version of the above hairstyle. This hairstyle includes two more braids on both sides of the middle braid to make it look iconic. They are considered a protective style and once finished, They last for weeks making your hair wavy once opened.
16. Rolled up Mohawk Bun
This hairstyle is good for working women who wants to keep their hair secured in Mohawk style. The simple roll in the middle part of the hair is what takes away all the attention. Further accessioning it with golden clips is what i love about this style. Take broad middle hair strand and roll it tightly and then pin it on the back. Carefully pull the hair to give it volume and at the back make a long vertical bun using clips and bobby pins. With its unique twist and turn in the buns when done on curly hair, this braided hairstyle will look trendy. If you can pull it off well then you will end you looking glamorous every day and end you saving loads of time when getting ready in the morning.
17. The Elegant Mohawk
What is not to like about this hairstyle. The blonde highlighted long hairstyle in layers of braided creating a nice flow of hair is that makes it feminine and romantic. This sophisticated Mohawk braid is then created by taking a lot of volume of the crown areas step by step by taking one stand at a time.
18. A Flipping Shaved Mohawk Braids
Mohawk hairstyles are considered to be bad ass and this one is a pure example of Mohawk bad ass hairstyle. The statement flip hairstyle is created by shaving one side of your head. Everything is pulled tightly to the other sides and the braid is multiple braid is created separately and then slipped in one section keeping the shave side as it is.
19. Multi Braided Side Mohawk
This hairstyle is ideal for short to medium length hair. A completely new approach to all the hairstyles we have seen so far. Both the sides i the hair are separated and then braided tightly into individual vertical side braids as shown. The red highlights on top of it make it more charming. However the middle hairs are braided and puffed up by pulling out hair from the braids in such a way that it looks voluminous in the middle part.
20. Braided Line Bun Mohawk
If you have long and also want braids, the half-up, half-down style gives you the best of both worlds. It has got a romantic vibe as well, a completely new take on it is to double French braid done in the center section of your hair, then twist it up to adds an extra cool factor to the standard bun hairstyle. This hairdo requires confidence and patience. Inspired from the funky faux hawk hairstyle, it is a perfect Mohawk for long and thick golden brown locks. Try this hairstyle if you are planning to try something funky and bold. Start by making one braid only in the middle part of the hair in a vertical line that starts from the crown and ends just before the neck. Wrist and turn it in the same straight tine and secure it to get the look.
It won’t be wrong to say that the hairstyle once popularised by punk rockers has gone through a lot of changes. With time it has become trendier and sophisticated. When it comes to Mohawk braiding experiments, there can be uncountable ways of showing off this hairstyle, the sky is the limit.