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DOUBLE FRENCH BRAIDS
Say au revoir to boring hairstyles, and bonjour to plaited perfection with double French braids. Plaits don’t have to be breezy and free-flowing – keep your braided tresses back and out of the way.
Escape the stereotype with this look – opt for tied back French braids, loosened for an undone finish. Get a braided hairstyle that shows your personality, not everyone else’s.
For everyday casual or festival chic, make French braids your go-to bohemian look. With this stress-free how-to guide, achieving braid hairstyles has never been easier.
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STEP BY STEP
STEP BY STEPS
Creating centre parting
Brush the hair with a ghd tail comb and create a centre parting all the way to the bottom of the head.
Secure one side
Tie away one side with an elastic.
Take triangle section and split in 3
Starting at the top of the other side, take a triangle section and divide into three smaller sections. TIP: To create a French braid (which sits flush to the head), the braiding action goes over rather than under.
Pass inner strand over middle
Take the inner strand of hair and pass it over the middle strand
Pass outer strand over middle
Then take the outer strand and pass it over the middle strand.
Add extra hair on second pass
On the second pass, start to add a small amount of hair and then pass over – make sure you are neat when adding in the extra hair.
Repeat steps 4, 5, and 6
Continue this technique, continually adding hair to the outer and inner strands, and passing over each time. TIP: Try and keep your braid central down the back of your head.
Braid to the bottom and secure
Once you reach the bottom of the head and run out of hair to add, continue the braid as a simple three strand, then secure with a clear elastic
Repeat braiding technique on other side
Repeat the braid on the other side of your head.
Loosen sections near face
Loosen sections around the face and over the ears to soften the look.
Spray with final fix hairspray
To finish your double French braids, spritz the hair with ghd final fix hairspray.