French braid with weave tutorial. Cornrows are a fun and practical way to wear natural hair. Were back again to beading basics club members. The french braid is a beautiful and classic hairstyle. So youre a pro at basic braiding you can criss cross your mane in a perfect fishtail dutch or french braid with your eyes closed.
Remember last week we did decrease in brickstitch tutorial. Weave this spine like wonder around your head as a crown or create one long centerpiece. Select a few old t shirts from your closet a thrift store or your aunt marcys nascar t shirt collection. Reworkable hold paste for flyaways curls or short hairs that need extra hold.
I used 55 t shirts to make a rug that is approximately 18 in diameter but if you have more time and patience than i do or if you want a bigger rug you could use more shirts. Once youve gotten the basics of a traditional braid down you. For these hairstyles we worked with products from parlor by jeff chastain exclusively sold at birchbox. Today well learn how to increase in brickstitch with our beading basics brickstitch tutorial.
And now that youve nailed braiding 101 its time to take your diy hairstyling skills to the next level. How to braid cornrows. Lay strips spaced 1 inch apart across the filling. Then braid the pony down to the ends.
The secret is to add a strand of hair to each section before braiding it. Using a fluted pastry wheel cut the square into 12 to 34 inch wide strips. Gather a section of hair from both sides of your head in line with your temples and put the sections into a small pony in the back. For basic front to back cornrows follow a series of easy steps to get great braids.
The boxer braid hairstyle has been very popular lately and is basically a set of two french braids that are tight against the head and set closer to the hairline than the center of your head. The dutch braid also known as a reverse french appears to be magic as your plait seems to sit on top of your actual hair.