From celebrities to everyday women, the side braid has become a go-to hairstyle for anyone looking to add a touch of elegance and femininity to their look. Whether you’re attending a wedding, a formal event, or just want to switch up your everyday style, the side braid is a versatile and timeless option.
In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps to create a beautiful side braid, so you can achieve this classic and elegant look with ease. Let’s get started!
The braid is one of the most feminine hairstyles out there. With so many variations of formats, directions, and the like, the plot can be adapted to the day-to-day work environment or easily change to a devastating look for the club.
On the catwalks that paraded the novelties for 2013, braids are among the biggest trends, with styles that strolled from close to the scalp, forming a kind of mohawk to versions that become textured buns.
One of the season’s most versatile models found itself on the Herve Leger catwalk; a brand that shows at New York Fashion Week. The side braid that starts from the temples and goes to the side of the nape is democratic since it combines with all the textures of threads and almost all lengths of hair.
Step Up Your Hair Game with a Stunning Side Braid
Step-by-Step Guide to Make a Side Braid
1. Start with your hair loose and washed. Like the model, it is worth applying a little capillary wax on the strands to give more texture and firmness for wonderful hair.
2. Part the hair to the side and, with the help of a comb, separate a thin strand.
3. The lock should start from the side streak of the hair, up to the ear.
4. Separate the lock into three parts.
5. Start braiding the traditional way, which takes, at a time, a lock of ends to the middle of the braid. Make three common strands.
6. Hold the braid with one hand and pull the thin strand from the braid’s back with the other. Incorporate it into the braid, and attached it to the middle wick.
7. Repeat the operation, always pulling a thin strand from the back of the braid, and joining it to the middle of the trio of strands. The braid will become a little thicker with each braid.
8. When the braid passes the nape’s height, traditionally finish the braid without pulling new strands from the back.
9. Secure the tip of the braid with a silicone rubber band.
10. To make your hairstyle tidier, use a few hairpins to attach the braid to the loose hair behind your ear.
11. And you’re done!
If you want to add extra grace to the hairstyle, it is worth making a low ponytail and using the “loose” part of the braid to wrap the elastic. Once curled, the braid will be firm with the help of some clips that attach its tip to the elastic.
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