There’s no denying it: the braid is officially one of the biggest hair trends to emerge in the last year. Whether you’re going casual or have a cocktail party to go to, there is a romantic and intricate braid for every occasion. Here are our favourite looks seen on celebrities.
The gold band lends a rich feel to the braided look and is perfect for a wedding or a cocktail party. To pull off this look, split hair into two vertical sections, creating two French braids and then fold them over each section, encircling the whole head.
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This is one the simplest and prettiest ways to rock the braid. After blowing out your hair to add volume, slightly tease the roots to add height. Grab a section above each ear, weave to the ends, dragging it across the top and then pinning it in place.
A fan of boho chic, it’s no surprise that the star is a huge fan of the look on the red carpet (and off). If you have a bit more time to invest in a braided updo, start by separating one-inch sections on each side and clip the pieces so they’re out of the way. Then, pull the rest of the hair into a low chignon, tucking the ends with a bobby pin. Now, braid each of the top sections and pin them to your low bun before setting the look with hairspray.
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Leave it to the star to add her own twist to the look. The high braided fishtail ponytail is a great way to complement shoulder baring dresses. Start by giving your hair plenty of texture with dry shampoo and then secure your hair into a tight high ponytail. Next, divide the ponytail into two sections. Grab a thin strand from the left section, pulling it over the top of the left section and then taking it under the right section so you’re creating a weaving effect. Repeat with the right section, so: pull a thin strand from the right section, bring it over the top of the right sectioned area and then tuck it underneath the left section. Secure the braid with an elastic.