Trend alert: braids are making a fashionable comeback and are fast becoming the hottest look of the season. The styling options are endless when it comes to braids: crown braids, Afro braids, trendy fishtail braid, as well as the timeless French braid. Some of these styles may take time and practice to achieve but will last for weeks, while other styles can be achieved in no time at all. Here are 18 milk_shake braided hair styles to inspire your next look.