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45 Jumbo Braids Hairstyles (They’re Big, Beautiful and Protective)

From short chic TWAs, to down-to-the-ground protective styles, it’s no secret that we love extreme looks. It should therefore come as no surprise that we absolutely adore, juicy jumbo braids. The juicier the hairstyle, the better.

If you’re a fellow fan, you’re in the right place. Scroll down now to get all the pics, tips, tricks and tutorials you need to maximize your mane.

45 Must-Try Jumbo Braids Hairstyles for Maximum Impact

1. Jumbo Boho Goddess Crochet Faux Locs

Jumbo boho goddess crochet faux locs worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @dayelasoul

No need for cornrows to achieve these carefree jumbo faux locs. First her natural hair was box braided and the ends secured with rubber bands. Then, a crochet needle was used to install her Uni Locs. Lastly, Caribbean Beach Curls were added throughout, giving her style that stunning goddess look.

2. Jumbo Pop Smoke Braids

Jumbo Pop Smoke braids worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG:@justrandom75

A little gangsta and a whole lot of gorgeous, these jumbo Pop Smoke braids are banging.

3. Jumbo Passion Twists

Jumbo passion twists worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @nnennab

Big hair. Don’t care. These jumbo passion twists prove that sometimes more is more.

4. Three Jumbo Cornrows

Three jumbo straight back cornrows as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @kersti.pitre

Three off-center jumbo cornrows are offset by two tiny braids in-between, making this multi-sized style magnificent. Grab your braiding hair and check out the full tutorial below.

5. Distressed Ginger Jumbo Marley Twists

Red jumbo distressed Marley twists as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @joynavon

A bit shabby, but still chic, these distressed ginger jumbo Marley twists are a welcome departure from the more typical structured styles.

6. Jumbo Lemonade Braids

Jumbo lemonade braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair

Not your typical jumbo hairstyle, these juicy lemonade braids are truly refreshing.

7. Jumbo Knotless Box Braids with Curly Ends

Black woman wearing jumbo knotless box braids with curly ends in a half-up half-down hairstyle
IG: @braidedbytee @taliawray

Curling the ends are a simple way to elevate a jumbo box braided look from attractive to ethereal.

8. Jumbo Marley Faux Locs

Jumbo Marley faux locs worn as a protective style by a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @shanellnkhan

Start this style on stretched natural hair. Create approximately 18 box braids, feeding in Water Wave Hair, until you reach your desired length. Then, wrap each braid with Marley hair, adding more as needed, starting at the base, and making sure it’s secure before continuing to the end. And that’s it. Easy peasy and pretty.

9. Jumbo Knotless Box Braids Half-Up Hairstyle

Jumbo knotless box braids with baby hair worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @pearlthestylist_

Knotless braids are so much easier to manipulate than traditional ones when they’re freshly done. The front half of these gorgeous jumbo box braids were pulled back and secured near the base of her head for a terrific look without the tension.

10. Jumbo Cornrows High Ponytail

Jumbo cornrowed ponytail with gold cuffs as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @freshlengths

Although your styling options are pretty limited given the direction of these Ghana braids, there’s no occasion or place that this jumbo gold-cuffed ponytail wouldn’t be perfect.

11. Short Jumbo Goddess Braided Asymmetrical Bob

Short jumbo goddess braided asymmetrical bob as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @frizzybri

The asymmetrical cut, subtle burgundy color, gold cord and crocheted curly pieces all come together to make this chunky bob so badass. Click below to get the step-by-step.

12. Jumbo Box Braids Ponytail with Gold Cuffs and String

Jumbo box braids in a ponytail as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @jetsetterjackie @hapinhairlounge

Jumbo box braids are gathered into a high ponytail, with two left out in front as face-framing tendrils. The gold cuffs and strings are just a bonus, adding a little flair to an already fire look.

13. Jumbo Blonde Pop Smoke Braids

Jumbo blonde Pop Smoke braids hairstyle
IG: @arielvscupcake_

Not only do jumbo styles mean less time in the braider’s chair, but styles like these blonde Pop Smoke braids prove that you can still kill the game with just a few.

14. Jumbo Afro Kinky Twists

Jumbo afro kinky twists as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @qourtknee

No frills and still lots of thrills, these jumbo afro kinky twists are simply stunning.

15. Half-Up Half-Down Jumbo Box Braids

Black woman wearing a half-up half-down jumbo box braids hairstyle
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Jumbo box braids can literally be styled in seconds, into a chic half-up bun, for the effortless slay.

16. Two Jumbo Pigtail Braids

Two jumbo pigtails worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @shaiannj

Jumbo braiding hair supersized this style and proved that pigtails can be absolutely adorable at any age.

17. Butt Length Jumbo Knotless Box Braids

Butt length jumbo knotless box braids worn as a protective style by a Black woman with 4C natural hair
IG: @a.dai.sha

Between the size and the length, these beautiful butt-length knotless box braids do have some weight on them. Surprisingly at just 5-packs of pre-stretched braiding hair, it’s actually not unbearable.

Check out this two-part tutorial, here and here to get the skinny, on achieving this lovely jumbo look.

18. Jumbo Bronde Butterfly Locs Bob

Short jumbo bronde butterfly locs bob as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @jassl_

For starters, the front of her natural hair was braided into individuals, while cornrows were created in the back.

Ombre afro-kinky Curlypop hair was then added to each braid and wrapped to the desired length. A different approach however was used for the remaining sections. With the help of a braiding rack to hold the hair, locs were created first and then installed using a crochet needle.

Although they look absolutely amazing, if you’re short on time, or patience, opt for pre-looped locs to get this jumbo job done quicker.

19. Copper-Colored Jumbo Box Braids

Copper colored jumbo box braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @kersti.pitre

Watch below to see this simple jumbo box braids style come to life, thanks to this super cute copper color, and of course get all of the tips and tricks to create this look.

20. Knotless Jumbo Coi Leray Braids

Knotless jumbo Coi Leray braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG:@braidbarldn

The perfect hairstyle if your skills aren’t quite up to par, these juicy, jumbo braids are beginner-friendly and fabulous.

21. Jumbo Straight-Back Cornrows

Jumbo straight-back cornrows as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @nymatang

This sexy style is a must-try, mash-up of mini and jumbo straight-back cornrows.

22. Jumbo Havana Twists Half-Up Bun

Jumbo Havana twists as a protective hairstyle on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @i.am.rachel

Jumbo Havana twists in a half-up half-down hairstyle are too pretty to pass up.

23. Jumbo Knotless Passion Braids

Black woman wearing jumbo passion braids as a protective style
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A boho twist on jumbo box braids, we’re feeling this hippie chic hairstyle.

24. Jumbo Black and White Ombre Box Braids

Jumbo black and white ombre box braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @karrill

Black and white ombre hair makes these jumbo box braids a little more badass. Check out this tutorial to get the deets.

25. Jumbo Faux Locs Updo

Jumbo faux locs updo as a protective hairstyle on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @_kinksandcurls_

The ideal style for a free spirit, this loose loc updo is a vibe.

26. Jumbo Butterfly Passion Braids

Black woman wearing a jumbo butterfly passion braids hairstyle
IG: @dadouhair

Butterfly passion braids don’t get the shine we think they should, because we personally can’t get enough of this pretty style.

27. Jumbo Rope Twists

Jumbo rope twists as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @shaynaviolet

Edgy and exquisite, long, jumbo rope twists are the ideal vacation hairstyle, whether you’re traveling over international waters or just lounging on a yacht in them.

28. Jumbo Purple Box Braids

Jumbo purple box braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @thebrilliantbeauty

Showcasing the perfect shades of purple, these jumbo box braids stand out, while still being surprisingly subtle.

29. Soft Jumbo Twists with Copper Highlights

Soft jumbo twists with highlights worn as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @ravishing_tresses

With the right braiding hair on hand, this is definitely a style anyone can DIY. We absolutely adore the ease and elegance of these soft jumbo twists.

30. Long Distressed Jumbo Butterfly Locs

Long distressed jumbo butterfly locs as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair

Side-swept and sexy, these jumbo distressed locs looks are truly irresistible.

31. Long Triangle Jumbo Knotless Braids with Beads

Long triangle jumbo knotless braids with beads as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @braidbarldn @rebeccagarton

Sometimes a few clear beads on each braid is all that’s needed to take your look up another notch.

32. Jumbo Springy Afro Twists

Jumbo springy afro twists as a protective style on a Black woman with 4C natural hair
IG: @mandyjacobz

Big in size, and even bigger on style, these jumbo springy Afro twists have us sprung.

33. Short Jumbo Box Braids with Curly Ends

Short jumbo box braids with curly ends as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @naturally_curla

Between the color, rings cuffs and the curly ends, these jumbo box braids are literally everything! Grab your braiding hair and get into the tutorial below.

34. Short Classic Jumbo Knotless Box Braids

Soft jumbo knotless box braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @necenita

Pretty, simple and protective, you can’t go wrong with classic jumbo box braids.

35. Jumbo Braided Frohawk

Jumbo braided frohawk as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
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Heads are sure to turn when this style steps into any room. Featuring a wrapped bun with gold cuffs front and center, this jumbo braided frohawk is super-sized sophistication.

36. Jumbo Grey Havana Twists with Shaved Sides

Jumbo grey crochet Havana twists with shaved sides on a woman with natural hair
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The shaved sides of these side-swept Havana Twists, along with the gorgeous grey color, make this crochet style, equal parts edgy and exquisite.

37. Burgundy Jumbo Faux Locs Bob

Short maroon jumbo crochet faux locs bob as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @_harrisjanae_

Installed in just 3 hours, using 3X pre-fluffed poppin’ twist hair, this bold, burgundy jumbo faux locs bob is lit.

38. Half-Up Ombre Knotless Jumbo Cornrows and Box Braids

Half-up ombre knotless jumbo cornrows and box braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @kersti.pitre

Cornrows in the front and jumbo knotless box braids in the back, enable a lot more flexibility when styling this standout ombre look.

39. Jumbo Havana Twists with a Pop of Color

Jumbo Havana twists with a pop of color as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @itsdoreseb

A hint of blonde added to these juicy, jumbo Havana Twists got this peek-a-boo look poppin’.

40. Long Jumbo Rubber Band Box Braids

Long jumbo rubber band box braids as a protective style on a woman with natural hair
IG: @narahairbraiding

Colorful rubber bands are a quick and super cute way to add some flair to your jumbo box braids.

41. Jumbo Box Braids High Bun Hairstyle

Jumbo knotless box braids high bun as a protective style on a woman with natural hair
IG: @pearlthestylist_

If you’re already wearing your natural hair in a jumbo protective style like knotless box braids, gathering them into a high bun is a simple, but chic switch from just letting them hang loose.

42. Jumbo Crochet Passion Twists Bob

Jumbo crochet passion twists bob as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: ina90skindofworld

Beyond being juicy, these jumbo crochet passion twists are beginner-friendly and just the DIY you should try if you’re new to this.

43. Jumbo Senegalese Rope Twists

Jumbo Senegalese rope twists worn as a protective style on a Black woman with 4C natural hair
IG: @adannamadueke

If you want the knotless braided look, but haven’t quite mastered the technique, then the rubber band method is for you. Click below to see how easy these jumbo Senegalese rope twists were to install, delivering maximum style with minimal effort.

44. Ginger Jumbo Coi Leray Braids

Ginger jumbo Coi Leray braids as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @euniceasiedu

Fierce and fiery, these jumbo ginger Coi Leray braids are smoking hot. Grab your braiding hair and head this way for the tutorial.

45. Jumbo Feed-In Stitch Braids with Curly Ends

Jumbo feed-in stitch braids with curly ends as a protective style on a Black woman with natural hair
IG: @jd_winters

A jumbo twist on straight-back cornrows, these braids are big, long, bohemian and beautiful.

And now, if we’ve done our job, you should be motivated and more than ready to get some big things poppin’. You’re welcome.