5 Super-Easy Braids You Can Do on Long Hair

Jul 7, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. ET
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If you have long hair, you know how quickly it can go from Rapunzel-level awesome to holy-shit-my-scalp-hurts annoying, especially when you try to wear a heavy, hardcore-pinned updo for more than 15 minutes. That's why we’re so in love with simple, easy braids for long hair.

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We’re not talking about insanely intricate prom-level updos, but truly simple and surprisingly gorgeous braids that are perfect for long hair, like French-braided ponytails, half-up, half-down braids and loosely braided chignons. So we rounded up our favorite long-hair braid tutorials, below, that are ridiculously easy to follow. Keep reading — and watching! — to find an official replacement for your boring ponytail.

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Part-braided bun


Dutch side braid


Softly braided chignon


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French-braided ponytail


Multilayered curly braids


Originally posted on StyleCaster.