Be it French Braided Beard or a Long Braided Beard, they all have something in common: they stand out in the crowd. Usually, facial hair is something that people don’t consider styling but that’s exactly why braided beard has been getting a lot of attention lately as it in itself is a style. Second;y, using props like beads makes it pop even more and gives it a more rugged feel.

The process to grow one is quite easy but needs a tad of patience. To have a braided beard, one has to start with growing a long beard, and if it is thick, that’s even better. To keep in mind, if you are looking for a French Braided Beard, that means your facial hair near the chin has to be longer than the rest as the French version of braided beard means braiding your hair chin down.

On the other hand, if you are looking for a fuller beard and then braid a part of it then go ahead and grow a fuller beard with equally long strands and thickness. Let that mustache grow as well as it provides a great anchor for the face.

What’s next you ask? Well, you’ve done the work, now check out inspirations below and check out for yourself which style you wish to rock!

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Grizzly Rope Beard Braid
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Grizzly Rope Beard Braid

A very neat take on braided beard with a rope patterned beard braid with long hair to go with it. The whole look here is quite a sell as it is rugged, neat, and grizzly at the same time. The best part is that the beard totally supports the braid and its long length makes it cool.

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Zach Galifianakis Is That You?
@the_full_haggis

Zach Galifianakis Is That You?

A very military take on braided beard with a blend of both, volume and thickness. The bald look gets a great contrast with this thick beard especially with that beaded braid beard as it hangs in there in attention. Remember to use beads to prop it up a bit.

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Grizzly Thick Braided Beard
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Grizzly Thick Braided Beard

One cannot get this look just out of the bat. The key is to let the beard grow alongside you have to keep it all fresh and thick by using beard oil. Once the desired length is reached, then start dividing the beard into three different segments and weave them together, you can tie it up in the end.

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Casual Thin Braided Beard with Pony on Top
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Casual Thin Braided Beard with Pony on Top

Contrast is one word that comes to mind when I see this look being pulled off. The beard is very grizzly with few long strands with a thin braid to the beard which compliments the pony on top with Handlebar Mustache that goes thick and long.

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Braided Top to Bottom
@mogulchavis

Braided Top to Bottom

As we see consistency runs through this look as it is braided on the top and as well as the bottom. The thick density of hair is what helps the braid to pop up. The beard starts braiding from the sides all the way to chin and the tie-up is a unique move. Don’t forget the braids on top, they’re balancing the look just fine.

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Thick Blonde Rough Beard Braid, Twice
@barbarian.beard

Thick Blonde Rough Beard Braid, Twice

Twice the braid, twice the beads, and short length, can this beard braid get any better? This is what a well-maintained beard looks like. Especially the whole texture is quite thick and two short braids hang in there that bumps up the style of this look. Lastly, beads add that pirate vibe to it.

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That Blonde Beard with Braid
@__chicio__

That Blonde Beard with Braid

Does the bald look get any better? Not sure about that, the beard here is grizzly with long thick strands and they are put to use with that slightly thick tied braid. The mustache and beard aren’t very tapered as well, they’re just enough to keep the volume equally all over.

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Twin Afro Braided Beard
@_jojorose

Twin Afro Braided Beard

How does one even get any better than this? The braid starts from the sides with twin braid strands hanging by the chin nicely. The afro hair texture being thin the braids here are quite thin and short. The three braid strips on the side are just cherry on the cake.

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Short Yet Long Beard Braid
@bigcountrysadventures

Short Yet Long Beard Braid

The beard is hella long while the braid, in the end, is quite short. But the thickness of the braid is something to note. It is almost a rope pattern with a grizzled beard and mustache. Remember to comb the beard before braiding it so as to get this amazing look.

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Casual Beard with Short Braid
@sirjerrythegreen

Casual Beard with Short Braid

What a great trio, the mustache with that long grown beard and lastly the short and cheeky beard braid. The braid here is quite short with ends tied up but as we say less is more and that couldn’t be any more true than this. The mustache is a handlebar with slight imperial vibes.

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Ginger Grizzly Beard Braid
@draugcarne_music

Ginger Grizzly Beard Braid

Does it even get more Viking than this? The reddish ginger color with that thick stands makes it very poppy. The braid here is a Sunday braid which is a very casual attempt on beard braid. The key is to let your beard grow all out and then you can style it as you want!

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Twin Long Beaded Braided Beard
@viking_style_barber

Twin Long Beaded Braided Beard

If this isn’t the best use of a long beard then I don’t know what is. The twin long braids make a decent Viking-inspired look especially since the beard itself is quite thick and grizzly. The mustache also compliments the feel with its thick and long texture.