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French braids are so beautiful and such a practical hairstyle. Today I’m showing you how to french braid for beginners in a different hold, from what I have done previously. When I braid my own hair, I like to hold the hair like this, also called overhand. It’s a bit tricky at first, but with a lot of practice, it will become really easy! If you would like to learn how to do a french braid for beginners on yourself, then check out my “How To French Braid Your Own Hair Step by Step” blogpost.
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THE HAIR BRAIDING GUIDE
If you would like to learn more about basic braids, then check out my ebook “The Hair Braiding Guide – Your beginner friendly step-by-step guide to 12 beautiful braids”. The ebook teaches you 12 everyday braids and each braid has a video tutorial that is only avalible through the ebook. If you are interested, you can read more or buy the ebook here – www.thehairbraidingguide.com
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HOW TO FRENCH BRAID FOR BEGINNERS STEP BY STEP
TIME REQUREMENT: 20 Minutes
SKILL LEVEL: Medium
STEP BY STEP GUIDE
Step 1: Take a section of hair and part it into 3 equal sections.
Step 2: Take the top strand and cross it over and into the middle.
Step 3: Take the bottom strand and bring it over and into the middle.
Step 4: Now pick up a small section of hair next to the top strand. These 2 are going to be put together.
Step 5: Add the hair you just picked up to the top strand.
Step 6: Cross the top strand over and into the middle.
Step 7: So pick up a new section of hair next to the bottom strand.
Step 8: Add the hair you just picked up to the bottom strand.
Step 9: Now cross the bottom strand over and into the middle.
Step 10: Pick up some hair next to the top strand and add it to the top strand. Then cross the top strand over and into the middle. (Step 4-6)
Step 11: Pick up some hair next to the bottom strand and add it to the bottom strand. Then cross the bottom strand over and into the middle. (Step 7-9)
Step 12: Repeat step 10-11 until you reach the nape of the neck, then braid the hair like a normal braid.
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- MY EBOOK “The Hair Braiding Guide”
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