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Twisted Tuesday: Side French Braid with a Twist | Reblog

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Side French Braid With a Twist

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Today’s braided hairstyle was inspired by a waitress at Babica Hen Cafe in Lake Oswego, Ore. — their waffles are to die for, by the way. Anyway, I thought the hairstyle was super cute and totally practical for a day of work — whether you work in a restaurant or an office. It’s a more modern way to sport a French braid. It’s a lot less polygamy compound wife-looking than your standard, straight-down-the-middle braid. Here’s how I did it:

Step 1: Create a side part.

Step 2: Twist the front (bang) section of your hair — on the same side of your part — toward the back of your head. Secure with a bobby pin.

Step 3: Start regular French braiding the opposite side of your head. You’ll want to keep the braid closer to your hairline than the back of your head. Continuing braiding your hair…

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Twisted Tuesday: Low Half Halo Braid | Reblog

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half-halo-braid

If you like the idea of a halo braid, but don’t have the time, hair length or know-how to create one, this half halo braid, is a great alternative.

The style is easy to create and has a very similar vibe as the full halo. I did a super quick version before work yesterday. It’s messier than I would have liked, but for an easy daytime style, it works. Here’s how to recreate it:

Step 1: Part your hair down the middle.

Step 2: Clip one side of your hair out of the way.

Step 3: French braid (read my go-to tips on how to French braid your own hair here) the opposite side of your head starting at ear height. As you braid, direct your hair toward the opposite side of your head. Secure the ends of your hair with a small clear…

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