Lemonade Braids

55 Most Popular Lemonade Braids Hairstyles

Shalu Bhati

Updated At  31 May 24

Ever heard about lemonade braids? Do you want to know more about them? Then, keep reading.

When lemonade, the sixth studio album by Beyoncé, was released, it was not just her music that created ripples across the world. It was also the powerful and uplifting show of diversity and black culture which made the news. Such was the effect of this album that it started a trend of its own—the lemonade braids. The braids that Beyoncé rocked as part of her music videos gained popularity overnight. These braids are so versatile and fashionable that they continue to be a popular trend even now similar to braids hairstyles.

This is why we have brought you a complete lemonade braids gallery featuring the 55 most popular lemonade braids for the year. Get your inspiration game on before your next salon visit.

Let’s Begin!


55 Most Popular Lemonade Braids




1. Beyoncé Lemonade Braids

What better way to start a list on lemonade braids than featuring the queen who started it all? These are the famous Beyoncé lemonade braids that started this trend. It is a simply stunning hairstyle. The styled edges add another beauty component to the whole look.

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2. Long Lemonade Braids

This year get a head full of long lemonade braids like this one. These are small braids that produce a fuller effect. It is the sheer volume which is eye catchy and the center of attraction. One of the best black hairstyles, one can definitely opt for lemonade braids if you are looking for a hair makeover.    




3. Lemonade Braids Hairstyle For 2023

Lemonade braids with a middle part are also a thing this year and this picture is proof of their impeccable beauty. These braids look stylish, are knotless and take away the stress of choosing a hairstyle entirely away.

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4. Lemonade Braids With Thread

Here is one of the most popular lemonade braids styles of this year. These are simple side to side braids. These lemonade braids are the perfect combination of feminine and edgy. The white colored thread brings out the beauty of this hairstyle.




5. Big Lemonade Braids To the Side

Lemonade braids to the side look extremely gorgeous and they look even prettier when the braids in question are big lemonade braids. The bigger size adds definition and structure to the hairstyle. Paired with styled baby hair, this look works wonders wherever you go.




6. Lemonade Braids With Color

Take your hair game to the next level with these lemonade braids with color. The lavender color looks very gorgeous. Small braids with defined curls at the ends add a more beautiful take to the whole look.




7. Lemonade Braids Small And Pretty

These small lemonade braids are one of the simplest examples of this latest trend. And that’s the beauty of it. Even the simplest styles leave a lasting impact with their exquisite and aesthetic beauty.




8. Lemonade Braids Styles

Here is another example of lemonade braids styles. It is a refreshing take on this style where the braids still go side to side but are away from the forehead. It presents a clean and polished look which you can carry off pretty well in school, office or any formal event. This is also a good option for those who don’t want anything extravagant.




9. Stylish Lemonade Braids

Lemonade braids look extremely stylish thanks to space they leave for creativity and imagination. This is why these braids are the most versatile hairstyle which continues to be in trend even after so many years of initiation. Look at this pretty lemonade braids style for instance. The combination of micro and medium braids creates a very pretty picture.




10. Triple Toned Lemonade Braids

The Ombre effect is not just limited to straight hair. You can achieve a similar ombre effect even with your lemonade braids. A case in point is these lemonade braids. It is a sexy and stylish take on the current trend. It is simply stunning and very eye-pleasing.

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11. Jumbo Lemonade Braids

Jumbo lemonade braids are way thicker than the usual ones and also look extremely gorgeous. Just like these straight back jumbo lemonade braids. It is a no-fuss, no worry kind of hairdo which also helps in protecting hair.




12. Lemonade Braids To The Side

This is yet another example of lemonade braids to side. But these lemonade braids to the side also come with a string. It is this addition of a very simple accessory that brings the focus to the braids and creates an amazing geometric and defined look.




13. Lemonade Braid Aesthetic

This is another stylish lemonade braids hairstyle. If you are bored with the usual side to side approach, then these are the perfect braids for you. The elaborate design created by hair divisions to form various braids is ethereal and presents a look that has not been seen before.




14. Lemonade Braids With Bandana

You can also add a bit of drama to your lemonade braids by introducing a colorful scarf or bandana to the mix. The case in point is this extremely gorgeous look. This lemonade braids hairstyle is perfect for a day out with your pals or even for a brunch date.




15. Classic Lemonade Braids

You don’t have to worry if you have short hair. With the help of hair extensions, you can achieve your desired lemonade braids look. Be it a classic style like this one or a more elaborate one, you can choose to go either way.




16. Green Lemonade Braids

Want lemonade braids with color? Then go green. Green is a popular choice of color this year and complements the natural black color of your hair well apart from looking uber stylish.




17. Lemonade Braids Ponytail

Your middle-parted lemonade braids can be worn in a ponytail. The higher the ponytail, the more the look becomes dramatic. These medium lemonade braids, when tied into a ponytail, mean that you would always be ready for both AM and PM events. The styled baby hair adds a feminine touch to the whole look and takes the beauty up a notch.




18. Jumbo Lemonade Braids

Jumbo lemonade braids look extremely fun and gorgeous. A case in point is this set of lemonade braids. If you have thick hair, then this is the best option for you.




19. Small Lemonade Braids In Honey Blonde

Small lemonade braids look extremely gorgeous. But it is the beautiful honey blonde color which attracted us to this particular hairstyle. The black roots provide a dark contrast to an otherwise lighter shade of hair. The open ends look glam too.




20. Blue Lemonade Braids

When you have the option to choose colors of your extensions, then why not go for shade as bright as blue? It goes well with almost any skin tone and complements the natural black colored hair as well. It adds just the required amount of pizazz to the whole look.




21. Lemonade Braids With Beads

Lemonade braids with beads are a trend on their own. The beads are a decorative accessory and make the hairstyle fancier and stylish. You can create different looks just by placing the beads differently.




22. Lemonade Braids With Curls

Lemonade braids with open ends are a thing. Now, these open ends could be simply left as poker straight, wavy, or with curls. This hairstyle here comes with curly ends. The curls are loose and create a natural look.




23. Lemonade Braids With A Bun

Don’t want flowing braids all the time? Then, go for this beautiful lemonade braids updo. Simply, collect your braids and tie them into a low bun which is placed at the nape. It will give your hair a break from your usual hairstyle and give you a whole new look.




24. Chic Lemonade Braids With Beads

Go the tribal route and decorate your lemonade braids with beads and cuffs. These braids are inspired by tribal and Fulani braids. The two strands in the front are accessorized with many colorful beads while the rest of the braids are adorned with golden cuffs. Isn’t this a pretty picture?




25. Blonde Lemonade Braids

Beyoncé lemonade braids are the one and the only true inspiration behind this trend. The Single Ladies hitmaker has flaunted her gorgeous lemonade braids even outside her music album. And we loved these blonde lemonade braids.




26. Medium Lemonade Braids

If you don’t want your lemonade braids to be too small or too large, then these are the ones for you. You can always opt for medium lemonade braids like this one they have a charm of their own.




27. Lemonade Braids With Edges

No matter how curly or coily your hair is. You can still get lemonade braids. A case in point is this particular set of lemonade braids. The coily nature of the hair is shining through the braids which present a look of its own. Nevertheless, these lemonade braids are elegant. The styled edges add a more feminine touch to the look.




28. Lemonade Braids With Color

Want lemonade braids with a pop of color? What can be more popping than this electric shade of purple? Your bright purple lemonade braids will make sure you are the one everyone is talking about.




29. Small And Stylish

This is yet another example of simple and stylish lemonade braids to the side. Not only do these braids are small but also the hair divisions take unique directions to create an interesting look.




30. Jumbo Lemonade Braids To The Side

Here is a beautiful example of brown-colored jumbo box braids. The hair divisions create a swirl and look very attractive. The rich caramel shade brings out the beauty of these lemonade braids.




31. Lemonade Braids With Extensions

Want to add some drama and oomph to your look? Then choose a color that is on the opposite side of the spectrum to your natural black hair. Case in point is these lemonade braids with blonde extensions. Also, these lemonade braids are different from the others as they go all the way from one ear to another.


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32. Gorgeous Lemonade Braids

These are some gorgeous lemonade braids. The set of jumbo lemonade braids is complemented with micro braids which add more definition and make them look even more interesting.




33. Chic  Lemonade Braids To The Back

These lemonade braids go to the side but also have a center parting. Since these are small lemonade braids, they also come with a lot of fullness and volume and which we found very attractive.




34. White Ends

Want to stay on the monochrome spectrum? Then go for these lemonade braids with white-colored ends. The style quotient of the straight back lemonade braids is taken up a notch with the white color of the ends which add an oomph factor.




35. Long Lemonade Braids With Beads

The more the length of lemonade braids, the prettier it looks. A case in point is these lemonade braids. The rich brown color showcases the intricacy involved. The beads add more structure to the look.


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36. The Yellow Fever

If you don’t want a lot of colors then you can go for this nice-looking style of lemonade braids. The braids are medium-sized. The bead adornments make it look even better.   The yellow-colored beads come as a cute little addition to the hairstyle. 




37. Beautiful Lemonade Braids

Length matters when it comes to lemonade braids and this particular style proves it. The centrally parted small lemonade braids are paired with styled baby hair which adds a feminine touch. But it is the length of the braids which is the real showstopper here.




38. Red Lemonade Braids

Red is a popular choice of hair color especially after Rihanna sported it for a while. And red lemonade braids look phenomenal. Case in point is this gorgeous set pf lemonade braids. They are the usual side to side braids with two strands falling off on the front while the rest of the braids are set on the opposite shoulder. Even the baby hair is colored red which just adds to the beauty.




39. Jumbo Lemonade Braids With Edges

We cannot get tired of saying awesome jumbo lemonade braids are. This look is edgy and cool. It is equally attractive with a golden thread as an accessory. The styled edges too do wonders for this lemonade braids style.




40. Swirly Action

This particular set of lemonade braids caught our eye because of the swirly action going on in here. The hook-like swirls on the side present a rather interestingg and gorgeous design. They speak volumes of the creativity which is generally involved in creating lemonade braids.




41. Pop Of Blue

Don’t have the heart to go full blue but still love the color? Then these are the perfect lemonade braids for you. What makes these different is how the blue colored braids come from the back to the front and add enough drama and oomph factor to the look.




42. Lemonade Braids And Beads

Enter the beaded heaven with this lemonade braids hairstyle. Notice the heavy use of beads and how they still don’t take away the focus from the caramel-colored lemonade braids. They complement the braids and add to their beauty.




43. Multi-Hued Lemonade Braids

Show your love for pastels with this multi-hued lemonade braids. From pink and yellow to blue and a hint of purple, these lemonade braids present an aesthetically pleasing vibe. It is a refreshing take on the usual lemonade braids with color.




44. Lemonade Braids With Shaved Side

Go the extra mile with this edgy take on the lemonade braids. These braids are still to the side but come with a shaved temple. The brown ends add more edge and complete this look.




45. Latest Lemonade Braids

These lemonade braids are crocheted with golden blonde extensions and are all the rage this year. They are one of the most popular lemonade braids hairstyles and we can see why. The contrasting colors present an interesting look which is exquisite.




46. Gorgeous Beyoncé Lemonade Braids

These are another one of the popular Beyoncé lemonade braids. They are texturized and are accessorized with golden beads. This one is truly a diva’s look.




47. Beaded Glory

Here is another example of lemonade braids with beads. With subtle use of beads at the top and more beads on the ends of the braids, these lemonade braids look polished and classy.




48. Blue Lemonade Braids

Move over the black and white combo of lemonade braids. Blue in multi-hues is a very popular option this year. The icy cool vibes of these braids will surely be of great help this summer. Even if you are away from the ocean, these braids will act as a beautiful reminder.




49. Pretty Lemonade Braids

These lemonade braids to the side are as pretty as a picture. The two strands left, over in the front, on one side add to the carefree vibe.




50. Beautiful Lemonade Braids

This is a beautiful laid back look created with lemonade braids. The braids in the center act as the middle parting and add an interesting angle to the otherwise simple look.




51. Jumbo Lemonade Braids With A String

When it comes to jumbo lemonade braids, the best way to accessorize them is to use a string. Jumbo lemonade braids present a pretty picture on their own but when adorned with a string, the whole look goes up a notch.




52. Multi-Color Lemonade Braids

Let all the colors of the wind find a place in your hair. These multi-color lemonade braids crocheted with vibrantly hued extensions. This is a different and unique look that is in trend in the current year.  This is one of those lemonade braids hairstyles which would turn more than a few heads every time you step out.




53. Chic Lemonade Braids Ponytail

Your lemonade braids don't have to go just from one side to another. You can also tie your braids into a high ponytail to create a chic and polished look.




54. Chocolate Brown Lemonade Braids

This is yet another example of lemonade braids with color. These braids in a rich chocolate brown color look very pretty. The few blonde streaks at the bottom add a beautiful contrasting effect.




55. Lemonade Braids With Gorgeous Design

Lemonade braids go from one side to another. It is a pretty basic way to braiding and yet it provides a lot of space for creativity to shine through. Take this hairstyle for instance. The gorgeous box braids form a beautiful design on the back of the head at one side while extending into longer braids which are settled on the shoulder on the opposite side.



Frequently Asked Questions


Q. Why are they called lemonade braids?

These braids are called lemonade braids because they were sported by Beyoncé in her album

titled lemonade. They are usually braided from one side to another.


Q. Who did Beyoncé lemonade braids?

The famous Beyoncé lemonade braids were created by her trusted hairstylist Kim Kimble.


Q. What is the price for lemonade braids?

The lemonade braids cost around $160 to $300 depending upon the length and style of your choosing.


Q. Are lemonade braids harmful?

As long as your braids are not too tight or painful, they are not harmful.