A 4 strand braid looks really difficult to do, but they are actually quite simple to do.
There are only 2 steps to learn and once you remember them by heart, this is going to be the easiest braid ever!
This post is all about how to 4 strand braid for beginners!
Easy four strand braid
A 4 strand braid is a great alternative to the traditional 3-strand braid. By simply adding 1 more strand to the braid you level up the difficulty but also the end result! This braid will give you a beautiful multi-dimensional look, that looks amazing in long hair!
This is a braid that definitely will get you lots and lots of compliments! You do need quite long hair to get the full effect of the details in the braid, but if your hair is not long enough, but you still want to give the 4 strand braid a try, then whip out some thread and make a friendship bracelet!
Things you might need to create this braid
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HOW TO 4 STRAND BRAID STEP BY STEP
TIME REQUIREMENT: 10 minutes
SKILL LEVEL: Medium
Step 1: Split the hair into 4 equal strands.
Step 2: Take the right strand and cross it over the strand next to it.
Step 3: Then take the same strand and cross it under the strand next to it.
Step 4: Take the left strand and cross it under the strand next to it.
Step 5: Then take the same strand and cross it over the strand next to it.
Step 6: Then take the right strand and cross it over and under (Steps 2-3).
Step 7: Then take the left strand and cross it under and over (Steps 4-5).
Step 8: Then take the right strand and cross it over and under (Steps 2-3).
Step 9: Then take the left strand and cross it under and over (Steps 4-5).
Step 10: Continue steps 8-7 until you reach the end of your hair and tie the braid.
This post was all about how to create a unique looking 4 strand braid for beginners