By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

13 Gorgeous Braids That Will Give You Major Hair-Envy.

Before seeing the images below, braiding my hair seemed like a relatively simple process: Divide locks into three sections, wrap them around each other consecutively, and tie the whole thing with a rubber band.

But these braids take the simple three-section braid and turn it on its head, each one of them more complicated and involved than the last. Take a look at these elaborate braided looks in the photos below: How long do you think it would take to recreate each one?

This basket weave braid situation is super intense.

This braid incorporated some non-hair elements.

When it comes to braid designs, apparently the sky is the limit.

It's hard to believe that some of these were created from hair.

We've got to wonder just how much time it took to execute these complex looks.

Which one of these over-the-top braided looks would you try (and maybe even succeed at) styling?

Next, 16 easy ways to style your hair.

Source: prettylittlebraids