Long layers or bobs, wavy or
straight – the waterfall braid works wonders for almost all hair
types. Although this super pretty trend looks complicated, it’s
really not as tough as it looks. Whether you’re spiffying up for
school or dolling up for a dance, follow this step-by-step tutorial
to create a cascading look on your tresses.
What You’ll Need:
-Hair elastic that matches your hair
-Fun hair accessory (optional)
Step One: Make sure to brush out any
knots with a wide-tooth comb and then part your hair how you normally
would. Using the front section of hair, divide the section into three
Step Two: Beginning from the piece on
the front, start French braiding pieces as normal, about three times.
When you hit the side closest to your part, add more hair to the
Step Three: Then, as you pick up pieces
on the side closest to your part to merge in the braid, let the piece
on the side nearest to the ear fall down.
Step Four: Gather up a section from
behind the one you dropped and link it into the braid.
Repeat the braid until you
reach the back of your head or your opposite ear. Secure with an
elastic that matches your hair color. For that extra wow factor, add
a cute flower pin, like on our intern, Channa!
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BY ERIN MILLER AND KRUPALI DESAI ON 3/24/2012 12:00:00 PM
POSTED IN beauty, hair, how to, tips, spring