David Babaii's Summer Hair Tutorial: The Side Braid | ghd® official website

My inspiration…
The inspiration for my side braid came to me when I was working with Nicole Kidman during the Billboard Music Awards. I was craving something new and fresh on her and immediately knew I wanted to play with braids. I ended up giving her one long braid to the side with loose tendrils that framed her face.

Where to wear it…
What makes this look so perfect for Summer is its sexy playfulness. The side braid is perfect for a casual night out with friends or a date. I also love this look for weddings – it is very romantic.

How to get it…
The key to achieving this look is texture – and lots of it. After blow-drying the hair, I like to use the ghd® curve soft curl iron to create a little bend and texture before I pull the hair to one side and begin my braid. I like a looser braid with soft curls that frame the face. The result is subtle and sexy.

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