How To Bubble Braid For Complete Beginners – Easy & Simple Hairstyle

Another braid that requires no braiding! A bubble braid is an amazing alternative to a dutch braid if you don’t know how to braid!

This braid will give you amazing volume on top of the hair and the more you pull, the bigger the bubbles become! So you decided the level of puffiness!

This post is all about how to do a bubble braid for beginners!

bubble braid

single bubble braid

You dont have to do as big of bubbles as I have done in the video, you can do many more, but they will be smaller and not as “puffy” as the one I did. You can also do this as a double braid, all you have to do is to split the hair into 2 equal sections before starting the braid!

If you are feeling up to a half up half down haristyle, then stop the bubbles when you reach to just above the ear (about 2 or 3 bubbles down) and leave the rest of the hair down



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Bubble braid step by step for beginners

  1. Take a section at the front of  your head and tie the hair into a small ponytail
  2. Clip the ponytail out of the way
  3. Take a new section of hair below the first one and tie the hair into a ponytail
  4. Take down the first ponytail and tie it together with the second ponytail
  5. Pull in the hair between the ponytails to create the bubble effect
  6. Repeat steps 3-5 until there is no more hair to add to the ponytails
  7. When there is no more hair to add to the braid, go a few centimeters down the hair and add a hair elastic
  8. Pull in the hair between the elastics to create a bubble
  9. Repeat steps 7-9 until you reach the end of the hair


How to take out the elastics easily

Taking out the elastics can be a pain and hurt pretty bad if you do it wrong! I did that for years, I was struggling to pull them out, using scissors and other things to get them out until I found this amazing tool! It’s an elastic cutter, that wont cut your fingers or your hair!

Just simply slide the pointy side under the elastic to catch it and pull down to cut it. Easy, simple and no pain – highly reccomed!

elastic cutter



Other single braid tutorials for beginners

How to french braid for beginners

A french braid is such a great braid to know how to d! You can wear it for parties, when eating out, or for just an everyday hairstyle. Sleep with it in your hair and you will have nice heatless waves the next day! Only good things will come when you can french braid!


How to dutch braid for beginners

A dutch braid is very simple and easy to do. If you want to try something different from a bubble braid, but still want the volume on top of the braid, then a dutch braid is the way for you to go! Give it a try!


How to pull through braid for beginners

If you are into the “No-Braid” braids like the bubble braid, then this one is for you! This pull-through braid is made out of only elastics and a small ponytail and it’s the simplest braid I have ever tried, but looks absolutly amazing!


This post was all about how you can learn to do a bubble braid as a complete beginner to doing hairstyles! 


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