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Learning how to do a crown braid will help you to be trendy this summer. It is a necessity to pull your hair up during hot summer days. Furthermore, you would definitely want a ponytail or a braid when going to the beach or lying in the sun. The best choice would be a crown braid. Following a few simple steps can help you have a fantastic look in just a few minutes.
Hairstylists argue that a crown braid is the best headband. You can either choose a tight braid or a messy fishtail. They will both look great from every side. Let’s take a look at some tutorials which will help you obtain a perfect look after following a few simple steps.
How to: Easy Crown Braid – by Kayley Melissa
First, you need to make two Dutch braids. Split your hair in half and then choose one of the sides to braid upward while you braid downward on the other side. Next, after finishing braiding, gently pull the braids apart but make sure that they do not look too big or that you may pull too hard and ruin it. Finally pin in the braids around your head. If you feel like it, you can add extra bobby pins to make sure your braids won’t fall during the day.
Double Dutch Braid Upstyle in Minutes – by Confessions of a Hairstylist
First, start by parting your hair down to the middle of your head where you will go down to your ears, splitting your hair into three sections. Then, make a little ponytail using the hair section from the back of your head. Next, braid that ponytail and secure it with an elastic. Tug on a bit and pull your braid apart for more volume. Now, create a little bun from that braid and add some bobby pins to secure it.
The next step is to drop use one of the sections left and start creating two Dutch braids on each side. Go all the way towards the back of your head, gradually incorporating more hair as you braid. After braiding, pull apart each braid and secure it with bobby pins around your head.
3 ways to do a Crown Braid – by Mia & Linda
First, let’s take a look at the classic crown braid. Start braiding a long Dutch braid. If you feel like it, tug on the edges of the braid for extra volume. Towards the end, you can finish with a normal braid and secure it with an elastic. Then, put the braid around your head and secure it with bobby pins.
The next hairstyle is the double Dutch fishtail crown braid. Pick up a hair section and start a Dutch fishtail braid. Continue like this with the braid around the head. Of course, you can tug on the braid to have more volume. When you reach the area behind the ear, start braiding a loose Dutch fishtail braid. Secure the end with an elastic and start a fishtail braid on the other side, beginning from the back of your head. Angle the braid around the head. Once the braid is past the ear, braid the hair in a normal fishtail. Furthermore, tie your braid with a small elastic to secure the end of the braid. Grab the first braid at the back and lay it alongside the other braid, around the head, pinning it in place with bobby pins.
The last hairstyle is milkmaid braid. Pick up a large section of hair from the top of your head, slightly twist it and push it for volume. Then, pin it in place with some bobby pins. Next, split the hair into two equal sections. Start from one side a braid a normal braid. Angle it towards the opposite side of the head. Secure the braid with an elastic. Grab the remaining hair and braid a normal braid.
Lay one of the braids across the top of the head. Furthermore, secure it with bobby pins. Lay the other braid along the first one and pin it with bobby pins. Here it is your amazing look!
Summing up, you should definitely try at least one of these hairstyles which will make you look amazing throughout the whole summer.