How To Do A French Twist: Braid Hairstyles
Are you going to a formal event anytime soon? If you want to save money from not going to the salon to get your hair done, you can just do it yourself. All you need is some practice. One of the best hairstyles when attending a formal event is the French twist hairstyle. It never goes out of style. It is classic, elegant and looks perfect with any dress you put on.
So how do you start doing your French twist hairstyle? It is best to do a trial run before the event. This will help you get acquainted with the steps so your hair will be more polished. Don’t worry, it is very simple. First thing to do is comb all your hair back like what you do with a ponytail.
Gather your hair and hold it 3 inches from the ends. Start twisting the hair clockwise while keeping the ends of the hair at the top position. It will be good to use a hair shine product when twisting so that there won’t be stray hair. The twist should be tight and secure. Once you’re done twisting, fold the ends of the hair under the nape and secure with bobby pins using your left hand. Use a hair spray to secure the twist.
As you can see, the method is very simple. It will all boil down to practice and execution. Now, if you want the top part of your head to have height, you can tease the front part of your hair before you start twisting. This is often what women with short hair do to make their hair look longer. You can top of the look with some cute hair ornaments that you can place around the twist. Pins with glittery or crystal butterflies and ribbons always add a touch of elegance and femininity to the French twist hairstyle.
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