Natural Hair Blow Out & Braid
For updo kind of days, style this low-key braided look for a cute but casual feel.
Braids are an easy technique you can modify to suit your personal style. Adding a twist at the nape of the neck is an easy detail that turns your simple braids into a chic statement. To prep your hair for braiding, apply ghd straight & smooth spray to damp hair, then use the ghd helios and comb nozzle to blow out your hair and create enviable lift. A blow out is the perfect foundation for further styling and will allow you to weave smooth, shiny braids.
Rock a cute, easy updo with a natural blow out and braided style.
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Step 1: Prep with ghd straight & smooth spray
On damp hair evenly apply ghd straight & smooth spray.
Step 3: Detangle your hair using the ghd detangling comb
Starting at the end working up to the root, use the ghd detangling comb to detangle your hair.
Step 4: Define your curls
Wrap the curls around your finger to define their shape.
Step 6: Continue this technique throughout the hair
Work through all the hair until it is blown out.
Step 7: Take a section at the front hairline and separate into 3
At the front hairline, take a section and separate into 3.
Step 8: Cross a side section over the centre into the middle
Take one side and cross it over the centre into the middle.
Step 9: Continue the braiding technique, adding hair as you go
Continue braiding on the head, adding hair as you go.
Step 10: Continue until the ends and secure
Continue braiding until you reach the ends, then secure with an elastic.
Step 11: Repeat on opposite side
Repeat braid technique on the opposite side.
Step 13: Twist and secure
At the back, twist both braids together and secure with a hair grip.