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Braids! app review: complex hairstyles made simple



How do you like to wear your hair? Perhaps you have grown out your hair for the first time or you are tired of wearing it in a simple and boring old ponytail. Either way, you should definitely check out Braids! on your iPhone or iPad.

This app will teach you how to create some wonderfully cute, sexy, and stylish braids with complete step-by-step instructions in photos as well as text for foolproof execution.

You'll find this app in the Lifestyle section of the App Store where it can be purchased for just $1.99. When you consider that this app has no ads and that it will likely save you several trips to your hairdresser, the value of the app far outweighs its price, at first impressions. Let's see if this app truly lives up to its price model.

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Basic to Baffling Braids!

You'll be pleased to know that Braids! only takes up 2 MB of space on your iOS device and the interface is minimalist for optimal user-friendliness. When you open up the app, you will be taken to a menu which consists of four options including Basic Braids, Some more tricky braids, More Ideas for your inspiration, and Favorites.

Each of the sections has a different difficulty level, so whether you've been braiding your hair for a long time, or you are just starting out with playing around with different braids, this app is sure to help you become inspired and start experimenting!

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Over 30 Types of Braids

The Basic Braids section consists of plenty of styles that are suitable for beginners as they cover the basics with elaborate, step-by-step instructions to take you from hair down to hair up in a few easy-to-follow methods.

Once you've mastered the basics, you can move up to the trickier ones and accomplish some incredibly stunning hairstyles in a matter of minutes! There are 30 styles in this app, so you can wear a new hairstyle each day of the month!

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Pros & Cons


  • Lightweight app
  • Includes over 30 hairstyles to choose from
  • Braids are categorized by level of difficulty
  • Detailed, step-by-step instructions for ease of use
  • Turn heads wherever you go


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

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Final Words

Braids! is the kind of app that is sure to leave you feeling happy with the purchase as it actually delivers what it sets out to do. If you are looking to take your hairdos up a notch, then you should definitely try this app on your iPhone or iPad!

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.