Fishbone braids are a classic style that women have been wearing forever. They have recently made a comeback and women are wearing them all everywhere. If you do them right and you can wear this style for weeks at a time. They are so beautiful no matter what age you are and one of the best things about this style is that you can add weave into the style and make them as long as you want.
Try adding a bit of color to your life by picking a bright red hue or maybe a dark blue weave to take your style to the next level. No matter what kind of vibe you are looking for it is sure to be on this of 50 awesome fishbone braid hair ideas for women in 2022.
1. Long and Red Fishbone Braids
First up is this lovely long and red style. Here she has six even sections of hair that are twisted and braided down perfectly to create this beautiful style. She chose red to go with her dark black hair and it looks so pretty.
2. 6 Lace Fishbone Braids
This beautiful style has 6 lace fishbone braids with a lovely diagonal pattern in the top section of the hair. She has combined the 6 larger braids to create two big pigtails down her back.
3. Twin Fishbone Braids with Curved Pattern
Here she has twin fishbone braids with a curved pattern on the top. She added a thin weave to the bottom section to create two beautiful thin pigtails.
4. Curved Fishbone Braids with Accessories
You cannot go wrong with a curved fishbone style. Here she has so many pretty braids that are curved down and she has even added a few hair accessories on the top. Next, they braided her thick hair into six even fishbone-styled braids down her back.
5. Criss-Cross Fishbone Braids
This little cutie is wearing a criss-cross braided part with two long pigtails down her back. Any little girl would be so happy to wear her hair like this and have one of the cutest hairstyles at school.
6. Top Knot Fishbone Braids
If you do not like your hair hanging down your back you could always try this fishbone style with a top knot. They have added a lovely golden weave to the top knot to make it stand out even more.
7. Twin Fishbone Braids with Curls
Here is a style with two braids and curls added in. She has a tight fishbone pattern on the top that leads down to two red pigtails for a beautiful finish.
8. Double Fishbone Braids with Long Curls
For a perfect half-up half-down style give this next hairstyle a shot. Here she has double braids on the top that lead into two loose and super curled ponytails.
9. Fishbone Braids with Pink Bun
Pink is a perfect color to add to your hairstyle. Here she has pretty and even braids that lead up to a big pink bun on top of her head. They have also added two long pink strands out in the front to match her pretty pink bun.
10. Blonde Fishbone Braids
Blonde is another way to go when thinking of adding color to your new hairstyle. Here she has thin fishbone braids that lead into two thick blonde pigtails.
11. Heart Fishbone Braids
Next up is this lovely fishbone heart-style hair idea. Here she has added a big heart right above the ear with a few thick braids that lead back to even and long braids down her back.
12. Freestyle Fishbone Braids with Beads
Try adding beads to your new braided style to make them pop. They have taken this classic fishbone look and taken it to the next level by adding beautiful brown beads. If this is not your style you could always add in your favorite colored beads to make this unique to you.
13. Jumbo Fishtail Braids
Next up is this big singular fishbone style. This would be a perfect hairstyle to wear during your wedding or if you had an important event coming up.
14. Neat and Clean Fishbone Braids
Here is a fresh new style with neat and clean fishbone-style braids. She has kept the bottom half of her hair loose and added big curls for a beautiful contrast to her neat braids.
15. Boho Fishtail Braids
Up next is another bridal hairstyle to try out. She is wearing a boho fishbone-looking braid with white baby breath added in for a little bit of color.
16. Low Ponytail Fishbone Braids
Up next is a beautiful style that will keep your hair tied up tight and out of your face all day long. These tight pigtail fishbones are tied together with a low ponytail for a beautiful finish.
17. Pink Freestyle Fishbone Braids
Pink is another beautiful color you could add to your braids to create a whole new look. Here she had added a light pink into her braids that hang loose and down for a pretty style.
18. Cornrows Fishbone Braids
Up next is a wonderful mix of fishbone and cornrows mixed for a pretty new hairstyle for women in 2022. Here she has tiny braids that feed to 3-4 big braids that run horizontally.
19. Jumbo Lace Blonde Fishbone Braids
Blonde is always a good idea when you are thinking of changing up your hairstyle. Here she has a beautiful jumbo lace blonde braid with a pretty design at the top keeping your hair nice and tight.
20. Simple Fishtail Braids
For a simple but still gorgeous look try this simple fishtail braid. This style is so pretty that you could wear it to work, running errands, or out on the town and you will always look good.
21. Fishbone Cornrows with Braids in Front
Here is a style that has fishbone cornrows in the front with a thick ponytail in the back. This is a beautiful style that you could wear all year long and would look fantastic on women of all ages.
22. Butterfly Fishbone Braids
This butterfly fishbone style will keep you looking fresh all year long. Besides the pretty butterflies, she has also added a fiery red weave added throughout for a fresh and unique style.
23. Long and Blue Fishbone Braids
This little cutie is wearing her hair with shaved sides with long and blue fishbone-styled braids on the top.
24. Half-Up Fishbone Braids
If you need a half-up half-down type of hairstyle then this gorgeous fishbone braided style would be perfect for you. Keep the hair straight or add some curls to your long hair because both ways are so pretty.
25. Natural Fishbone Braids
If you already have long hair there is no need to add any weave-in to create a natural look. In the photo above she has done just that with plenty of tiny braids and two big pigtails that run down the back.
26. Blonde Fishbone Braids with 4 Knots
If you like keeping your hair up and off your neck then you could always add in these super cute knots at the end of your braids. Here she has several small fishbone-style braids on the scalp that lead into four bigger braids.
27. 4 into 2 Fishbone Braids
One way to create a simple but beautiful style is by adding 4 top braids that lead into 2 bigger ones. She has kept it natural and brown here for a classic look.
28. Double Fishtail Braids
Wow, these pretty double braids would be a perfect accessory for any party you are invited to. She has added pretty blonde highlights throughout that add so much texture to her double fishtail braids.
29. Semi Halo Fishbone Braids
This cute little girl is wearing a semi-halo-looking fishbone style with two big pigtails that are tied together with bows. They have also added a beautiful heart right in the center for a unique and fun style.
30. Fishbone Braids with Double Knots
Double knots are a style that would look amazing on women of all ages but younger women are wearing them more. Here she has added a blonde weave to her beautiful braids tied at the ends into big double knots.
31. Side Parted Fishtail Braids
These braids are so pretty that sometimes all you need is a small accent fishtail braid. They have done just that with a side braid that leads into a long and curly ponytail for a fabulous finish.
32. Small Fishbone Braids
Wow, this style has so many braids going on and they are so pretty and even. They all lead into one big braid that has hints of red and looks so good.
33. Multiple Fishbone Braids
Multiple fishbones can be so beautiful when you find the right design to go with them. In the photo above, they have plenty of braids going horizontally and vertically to create a beautiful style that all women would love.
34. Fishbone Braids with a Twist
Here is a stunning style for your little girl to try out. In the look above she has a fishbone braid with a twist. Here cute braids are twisted into two small pigtails for the most adorable hairstyle.
35. Purple Fishbone Braids
Purple is one of the best colors to add to your new braided hairstyle. Here they have added several small braids that feed into two big pigtails that have hints of purple twisted throughout.
36. Ponytail Fishbone Braids
This lovely look is best described as a ponytail with fishbone-styled braids. She parted her hair evenly on the top and twisted it all back perfectly in a high ponytail.
36. Two-Toned Fishbone Braids
Two-toned styles are always a good idea when you are thinking about adding multiple new colors to your style. Here she has gone with burgundy and yellow to add to her dark hair and it looks beautiful twisted into her braids.
37. Simple Fishbone Braids into a Bun
Simple fishbones look perfect when you tie them up in a low bun. She has also added a bit of red and it makes that bun pop.
38. Blonde Fishtail Braids with Low Bun
Another way to wear your fishtail braid is down the side of your head and twisted into a low bun. You could wear this hairstyle casually, out on the town, or it would even look amazing as a bridal hairstyle.
39. Updo Fishtail Braids into a Bun
Double fishbones make the best updo styles. Here she has two thick braids that are twisted into a super pretty low bun.
40. Sandy Blonde Fishtail Braids
This beautiful girl is wearing her sandy blonde fishbone style in a double french braid vibe. This would be such a cute style to wear to the gym or on a hot summer day.
41. Knotless Fishbone Braids
Up next is a style for an all-natural little girl. Here she is wearing her short hair with plenty of small braids that feed into two thick braids running down her head.
42. Stich Fishbone Braids with Heart Design
Here is a pretty stitch fishbone style with a stylish heart right above her ear. If you gave this style a chance you are going to love the way you look and will want to wear it all year long.
43. Fishtail Braids with White Flower
Flowers are a perfect accessory to add to your fishbone style. This would be the perfect style for a flower girl with long hair. Start with an accent braid down the center of your head and bring it all together with one thick braid down your back.
44. Fulani Fishbone Braids
Fulani braids and fishbone is a combo of two of the hottest types of braids in 2022. She has added plenty of smaller braids added to the back of her style for a fabulous finish.
45. Chunky Fishtail Braids
Chunky fishtails are all the rage right now. Here she has most of her hair straight with one thick braid along the top of her head to form a perfect and natural headband.
46. Messy Fishtail Braids
Messy styles are back from the 90s grudge days. Here she has one messy but still, beautiful braid pulled around the side. This would be a perfect style to wear to a school dance or out on a date.
47. Needle Cornrows Fishbone Braids
The photo above is the perfect example of how to wear needle cornrows. She has braids that are alternating in thicknesses that create a beautiful but simple pattern.
48. Halo Fishbone Braids on a Ponytail
Little girls love wearing halo fishbones. To create a halo you have to first divide your hair into even rows and braid them into a thick circular braid around the head. Finish the style off with a few beads and you are all set.
49. Circular Fishbone Braids
Here is a hairstyle that combines circular braids and burgundy weaves. If you can find yourself a hairdresser that can recreate this style make sure you book with them fast because this is a complex style that is so pretty.
50. Simple and Elegant Fishtail Braids
Last but not least is this simple and elegant look with a half-up half-down look. Add a few waves into the bottom section of hair that is left out and you are going to love the way you look.
Have you found your new fishbone braids style after looking through these 50 awesome looks? Are you going to add a fun color or some long weave into your look or do you like keeping it natural? Let us know so we can keep making the most accurate lists!
Lorene Kendall is a professional hairdresser who has been around in the industry for quite some time. She has traveled to different countries and cities because of her undeniable passion for styling. Her creativity and eyes for fashion are what make her stand out the most. With her talent, she provides service that will beautifully translate what her clients want into actual art.