How To Braid Your Own Hair For Complete Beginners

If you are a complete beginner to braids, then this 3 strand braid is the braid to learn first!

The braiding pattern in this braid is the base of a lot of other braids. By learning this basic braid you will have a great understanding of what you have to do when you move on to other more advanced braids, such as a french braid or a dutch braid.

This post is all about how you can learn to braid your own hair as a beginner!

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Easy Hairstyles and Heatless Waves for a busy morning

Knowing how to braid your own hair is a great skill to learn because you will be able to do your hair in no time in the mornings! I’m talking 2-3 minutes tops! If you braid your hair before bed and it’s a bit damp, you can create some easy heatless waves in your hair and it’s also a great way to protect your hair from damage while sleeping!

If you have a lot of lawyers in your hair, you will get a lot of hair sticking out of the braid. Some of the ends you can spray down with hairspray, but we all have hair poking out from our braids and it still looks great, so don’t worry about it!


Things you will need to dutch braid on yourself

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How to 3 strand braid in 5 simple steps

  1. Split the hair into 3 equal sections
  2. Cross the right strand over and into the middle, so the strands switch places
  3. Cross the left strand over and into the middle, so the strands switch places
  4. Repeat step 2-3 until you reach the end of the hair
  5. Tie the end of the braid with a clear elastic

Down below you can find the full step-by-step video on how to braid your own hair and also a video showing you how to braid other people’s hair so you can learn the pattern of the braid, before braiding your own hair.

This post was all about how you can learn how to braid your own hair and create easy heatless waves!


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