1. Partition your hair into two sections equal sections 2 : Start french braiding from the top. 3 : Go all the way to the end of your hair and secure your braid 4 : Repeat step 2 and 3 with the other section of your hair. 5 : Take a ribbon and start putting it through your braid as you would lace up your boots. 6 : Keep the ribbon loose from the top and tighten it as you go down until both your braids meet at the ends. 7 : Tie a bow at the end or secure it inside your elastic band.