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DOUBLE DUTCH BRAIDS

Make bold and breezy plaits your next braid hairstyle with a super-cool set of Dutch braids. Inspired by the classic school girl pigtails, these braids have been given a boho makeover to create a look that screams out festival babe.

Showcase personality to stand out from the crowd with your braided hairstyle. Plait your hair using the Dutch technique for a pair of chunky braids, then loosen them out for an edgy undone finish. From the bottom of your head, create curls with the ghd curve® creative curl wand to compliment the free-spirited vibe. Add pops of colour and glitter to the double Dutch braids for a festival look that will catapult this look into a hairstyle hacienda of its own.

Hail to the braids for your next boho look and nail the double Dutch plaited style. Get this braided hairstyle with our how-to guide.

STEP-BY-STEPS

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CREATE CENTRE PARTING TO BOTTOM OF HEAD

Brush hair with ghd tail comb and create a centre parting all the way to the bottom of the head.
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TIE AWAY ONE SIDE

Once parted, tie away one side with an elastic.
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AT TOP OF OTHER SIDE, CREATE TRIANGLE SECTION AND SPLIT IN THREE

Starting at the top of the other side, take a triangle section and divide into three.

TOP TIP: To create a Dutch braid (which sits prominently away from the head), the technique goes under rather than over.

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PASS INNER STRAND UNDER MIDDLE STRAND

Take the inner strand of hair and pass it under the middle strand.
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PASS OUTER STRAND UNDER MIDDLE STRAND

Then take the outer strand and pass it under the middle strand.
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ADD SMALL AMOUNT OF HAIR TO STRANDS AND PASS UNDER AGAIN

On the second pass, start to add a small amount of hair, taking the time to ensure it’s neat, and then pass under.
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CONTINUE THIS TECHNIQUE, ADDING HAIR EACH PASS

Continue this technique, continually adding hair and passing under each time.

TOP TIP: Keep your sections tight will create a more defined braid.

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ONCE AT THE BOTTOM, SECURE

Once you reach the bottom of the head, secure the hair with a clear elastic.
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REPEAT ON OTHER SIDE

Repeat the braiding technique on the other side of your head.
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GENTLY FLATTEN BRAID

Pull gently on the braid to flatten.
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SPRAY REMAINING HAIR WITH CURL HOLD PRODUCT

Spritz the remaining hair on each braid with ghd curly ever after curl hold spray.
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TWIST WRAP HAIR AROUND CURLING WAND

Using the ghd curve® creative curl wand, take random sections and twist wrap around the barrel, holding for 5-8 seconds.
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CONTINUE CURLING FOR A TEXTURED LOOK

Continue curling the hair in any direction for a loose and tousled texture.
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TOP TIP

Wrap a small piece of hair around the elastic and grip in place to hide.
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