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Half Crown French Braid Tutorial

If you’re bored with your everyday hairstyle, a french braid might be the answer for you. But this isn’t just any french braid… it is called a half crown braid, and it frames your face. And believe it or not, it’s quite easy to do yourself! Read on to check out the simple tutorial.

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Braid hair tutorial 1

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Hairspray
  • Comb
  • Brush
  • Two bobby pins
  • Hair clip
  • Handheld mirror
  • Hair tie (not pictured)

Braid hair tutorial 2

The first and maybe most important step is to section off the area that you will be braiding. Use your comb to create a rectangular area of hair along the top part of your crown. Keep that hair in the front, and use your hair clip to keep the rest of your hair out of the way.

Braid hair tutorial 3

Starting at the left side of the rectangle, grab three sections of hair like you would a normal braid. Begin creating a french braid from left to right, using smaller sections than you would if you were braiding your whole head. If you need a refresher on how to do a basic french braid, check out this tutorial.

Braid hair tutorial 4

Continue your braid, working down towards your right ear.