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Nina Dobrev hits the red carpet in a stunning side braid
By now, we've come to expect hair greatness from the lovely Nina Dobrev, and on last night's Teen Choice Awards blue carpet, she definitely gave us a hairstyle to remember.
The star of The Vampire Diaries and Let's Be Cops showed off her braiding know-how in what her stylist Riawna Capri calls "The Red Carpet Rope Braid." Paired with a sultry smoky eye and a technicolor crop top and shorts combo, Nina's unique braid looked summery, polished and sassy.
Now it's time for you to try your hand at Nina's cool style. We got the scoop from Riawna (Nine Zero One Salon) on how to achieve this hair masterpiece.
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Flip your head over now and spray locks with a generous dose of KMS HAIRPLAY Playable Texture. You want to saturate the hair and create a cool disheveled texture.
Now it's time to braid! To create the rope braid, start by separating hair into 3 sections. Next, twist them clockwise and braid these twisted sections counterclockwise "to showcase distinct texture," Capri says.
Spread out the braid and pull out some loose pieces to frame your face and achieve an effortless look now.