If you’ve been struggling to perfect the side French braid, help is here. No, we’re not going to explain how to do one in a million steps. Sometimes it’s just better to see how the braid comes together and then start practicing. Our best advice for mastering the side French braid? Watch this video, start practicing on a friend (or Barbie doll) and then it will be a cinch to do on your own hair. Here goes!