Discover the simplicity of French braiding with this step-by-step guide. Learn the art of creating elegant braids perfect for an everyday look!
This post is all about french braids for beginner!
What braids can you lean in this video?
In this video I have put together all my french braid tutorials into 1 video to get the ultimate french braids for beginner video! Here you can learn the following braids:
- Easy double french braid
- Double french braid (Showing another way of adding hair to the braid)
- Single french braid
- Single french braid (showing another way of adding hair to the braid)
- How to french braid with extensions
How long does it take to french braid?
The time it takes to French braid your hair can vary based on factors such as your skill level, the length and thickness of your hair, and your familiarity with the braiding technique.
For beginners, it might take around 15 to 30 minutes to complete a French braid, especially if you are learning the steps and getting used to the hand movements.
With practice, you can gradually reduce the time it takes to create a French braid. Those with more experience can often complete the process in about 10 to 15 minutes.
It’s essential to be patient, especially when starting. As you become more proficient, you’ll likely find that you can create a French braid more quickly.
What is the difference between a french braid and a dutch braid
The main difference between a French braid and a Dutch braid lies in the braiding technique.
In a French braid, the sections of hair are crossed over each other, creating a braid woven flat to your head.
In contrast, a Dutch braid involves crossing the sections under each other, resulting in a braid that appears to be woven over the hair and sits on top, giving a more 3D or “under” effect.
Both braids are versatile and stylish, with the choice often depending on personal preference and the desired look.
What products can I use for a french braid?
You don’t need that many things to do a french braid, but there are a few basic items, that you need. Most you probably already have, but if you don’t then these are a few items I would recommend having!
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How Do I Do a French Braid?
How To Prep your hair for a french braid
Ensure your hair is free of tangles and knots. Use a wide-tooth comb or a detangling brush to gently remove any snarls.
Add Texture to your hair!
Adding a bit of texture can help the braid hold better. If your hair is too silky, you might consider using a texturizing spray or applying a small amount of mousse for grip.
French Braids For Beginner Step-by-step:
- Take a section of hair at the top of your head and split it into 3 equal sections.
- Cross the right sections over and into the middle.
- Then cross the left strand over and into the middle.
- – Now the braid has been started off, so now you have to add hair to the braid.
- Now pick up a new strand of hair next to the right strand and add it to the right strand.
- Then cross the right strand + the new hair over and into the middle.
- Grab a new section of hair on the left side and add it to the left strand.
- Now cross the left strand over and into the middle.
- Repeat steps 5-8 until there is no more hair to add to the braid.
- Braid the rest of the hair like a basic braid and tie it off with an elastic.
This post was all about how you can braid your hair into a french braid!
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