beauty

How To Do A Waterfall Braid (It's Easier Than You Think!)

February 2, 2015 by Sara Steinfeld
shefinds | beauty

Braids are, in my humble opinion, the greatest hairstyle a girl has at her disposal. They work for just about every occasion imaginable, from your toughest gym class to your fanciest dinner party. More often than not though, braid beginners shy away from the best styles because they seem too difficult to master at first glance. Well, I’m here to tell you that braids are easier than you think, and with a little practice, you’ll be a total master a la Chris Pratt.

One of my favorite styles is the waterfall braid. It’s basically the classic French braid’s boho chic sister, and it looks just as amazing on its own as it does with an elaborate ponytail. The best part? This particular braid needs very little styling attention or prep work beforehand. In fact, it’s even easier to do on second-, or even third-, day hair! It only has 4 simple steps:

1) Start with a normal three-strand braid.

2) Drop the bottom strand once it’s securely braided.

3) Pull more hair into the top strand, French-braid style.

4) Bring in a new strand to replace the one you dropped.

It’s easier to get the hang of it if you watch the video below. I’ll walk you through the whole process on our Editorial Assistant/fantastic hair model, Sara:

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLb-g5Igf-g]

For more beauty tips, check out: how to airbrush makeup, how to clean makeup brushes and how to minimize pores

[Photo: Shelby Rodriguez]

 

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

beauty

The One Lip Balm You Should NEVER Use If Your Lips Are Already Chapped

November 19, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
We did NOT see this coming

beauty

This New Foundation Is Selling Out At Sephora Because It Makes You Look 10 Years Younger

November 18, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
We've never seen results like THIS before!

beauty

This $18 Anti-Aging Eye Cream Basically Gets Rid Of Dark Circles For Good

November 18, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
This sh*t really works!

beauty

The New Plumping Anti-Aging Lip Balm Every Woman Over 40 Should Try

November 17, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
It's better than lip injections!

beauty

This New Firming Anti-Aging Serum Is SO Good It Has a 5-Star Review At Sephora

November 17, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
We just found the holy grail of serums...

beauty

Diptyque Just Announced Their Black Friday Promo And It's *Good*

November 15, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
So good!

beauty

This Cheap $10 Anti-Aging Moisturizer Works Just As Good As Botox On Your Skin

November 14, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It works so well!

beauty

Diptyque Just Announced Their Black Friday Promo And It's *Good*

Despite the cold and gifting craziness, this is definitely my ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS