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How to: Double braid hairstyle tutorial

Christina Butcher is the Hair behind HairRomance.com, the site that helps you to love your hair. Christina is the author of two hairstyle how-to books and believes that your hair is your best accessory. Check out more of her hair tutoria...

Double the pleasure, double the fun

Taking inspiration from the Paris runways, this double braid hairstyle is a style you can wear every day. Inspired by the hair at the Valentino Paris couture show, this chic braid adds that extra detail to a simple low bun. You only need to know how to do a basic three strand braid to recreate this Parisian chic hairstyle.

Double braid

Double the pleasure, double the fun

Taking inspiration from the Paris runways, this double braid hairstyle is a style you can wear every day. Inspired by the hair at the Valentino Paris couture show, this chic braid adds that extra detail to a simple low bun. You only need to know how to do a basic three strand braid to recreate this Parisian chic hairstyle.

1

Start by making a deep center part in your hair with a comb.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

2

Next take a 2-inch section of hair by your part.
Split this into three equal pieces and start to make a braid angled down toward your ear.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

3

When you reach your ear, take two more sections of hair on either side of your braid and combine them into a three strand braid. Continue this braid so that it reaches the nape of your neck.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

4

Repeat the double braid on the opposite side of your part.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

5

Gather both braids and all your hair into a low ponytail.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

6

Twist your ponytail around into a low bun and pin in place.

 Double braid hairstyle tutorial

Note

This double braided hairstyle works for both straight and wavy hair and suits medium to long hair. If your hair is very long, you can also braid your ponytail at the back and twist it around into a braided bun.

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