Start this like a regular braid, but drop the top piece through to the bottom and leave it there. Gently twist the 2 pieces you’re left with upward. Add a new 3rd piece in between + drop it through. Twist again and repeat. Keep going until you get to the back. Tie it with a clear elastic, tuck the end under, and secure with a bobbypin.
It seems pretty easy, but it’s not. Not everyone has long hair that reaches all the way around the head to make a perfect crown of braids. Girls with short hair need braids TOO! Using this technique, you make small, overlapping intersections of braids to create a full crown. Here’s how: go to page for instructions
Side braid. Seems obvious, but I always seem to add too much hair along the way down and then it looks weird.
Woven Milkmaid Braids DIY Feather Barrett by Lauren Conrad & Allison Norton (Music Festival Hairstyles)
Easy to do for class or Sunday brunch with your girls. Tease the hair on top of the crown of your head for some volume. Grab the hair closest to your ears and twist or braid and tie with a clear elastic band. Simple and so cute
One-sided French Braid. It works on literally any hair type – short, long, curly, pin straight, anything! It’s so great for those mornings when you’re in a rush, but need something to pull your look together. Think of it as a french braid, but you only add in new hair from one side.