Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Braided Updo Tutorial








A few weeks ago I tried out a new braided up-do and I shared it on instagram with some great feedback. Today I'm here with the full tutorial for you to try it at home!

You'll need: 3 small elastic bands, lots of bobby pins

 Step 1: Divide your hair into 3 sections


Step 2: Braid each section loosely and tie with an elastic.

Step 3: For both of the side pieces, I like to french braid them so that it looks like a continuous braid all the way down the side.

Step 4: Twist the middle section around itself and pin in place.

Step 5: Place the left braid under the middle twist and pin into place.

We will cover the elastic with the next step!
 Step 6: Twist the right braid around on the top of the middle coil and pin into place.

Step 7: Tuck and pin loose pieces in place.

Finish with my favorite hairspray of all time and you're good to go! {this is not sponsored, I genuinely LOVE this product and want you all to try it! :)}

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I think this can go casual, fancy, and always looks sophisticated. What do you think?!

Happy Wednesday!
xoxo

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7 comments:

  1. Adorable! I never have anything creative to do with my hair other than a ponytail so maybe I can venture out with this!

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  2. Love! It looks so complicated, but I think you made it into really easy steps. Thanks!

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  3. Michaela, this is adorable! Thanks for sharing the tutorial, I'll definitely be doing this soon. Perfect for those hot days!

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  4. You have so much hair! I love it! I've got super fine and thin hair...meaning these types of updos look miniature size on me haha

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  5. ultra cute! wish i could do my hair as well as you do yours! i am terrible at braiding behind my head
    ladies in navy

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  7. You know I’ve been seeing a lot of your tutorials on Pinterest and what I really like about them, aside from the tutorials themselves are the backdrop. Haha! ^.^ And this one is definitely one of them. I also love braided updo hairstyles. ;) Lizzie

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