I decided to split my favourite braid hairstyles into two parts otherwise it would have been too long. Since the human attention span now is at all time low, I thought, well two short posts are definitely better than one long one!
So here are the rest of my favourites!
This hairstyle is pretty straight forward.
Start by part your hair down the middle and by dividing it into two equal sections. Now with each section of hair, do a three strand braid AKA the regular braid.
Once your done braiding your hair, tie it with a hair tie. Pick up one braid and lay it on the opposite side of your head and pin it down.
Do the same with the other braid and voila, you’re done.
Dutch Side Braid
It’s exactly like a dutch braid except that the braid starts from the side. Hence the name of the hairstyle!
The dutch braid is similar to the french plait. In the french braid the sections of hair go over each other, while in the dutch braid the sections of hair go under each other.
First, start off by parting your hair to the side. Pick up the front part and divide it into three sections. Instead of going over each section of hair, go under.
Now as you progress, keep picking up sections of hair on either side like it’s done with a french plait. Keep braiding until you reach the end of your hair.
The fishtail plait is great for those who want to add more length to their hair. Due to the way it’s braided, it gives the illusion of longer length.
You can start with your hair down or in a ponytail. Next divide your hair into two equal sections.
Take a small section of hair from the outside of one of the two main sections and bring it to the inside of the opposite section.
Then take a small section of hair from the outside of the other section and bring it to the inside of the opposite section, then pull tight.
Keep going until you reach the end and tie your plait with a hair tie.
- Neha Prasad