Monday, November 12, 2012

Hair Tutorial: Double Back Braid


A couple of weeks ago I posted a picture on Instagram of this hairstyle then I did a outfit post with the same style (which you can read here) and on both I got a lot of compliments on it...and inquiries on how did it. So I thought it would be fun to do a hair tutorial on my double back braid. 

I must thank Pintrest (follow me) for inspiring this hair-do. Not have I only been doing a lot of pinning for the wedding but also a lot of hair-dos that I like for the wedding. Okay okay okay my wedding is in like two years and we don't have a concrete date yet but yes I've trying to play around with different hairstyles, starting with ones that I had do myself. Hence, how this look came about.

all above photos taken by Brian Cavanaugh


What to use:
- Garnier Fructis Hairspray
- Hairbrush
- Arrojo Hair Creme
- Bobby pins
- Elastic hair bans


Steps:
1. Brush hair out removing all knots. 
2. Use a hair creme (preferred product: Arrojo Hair Creme) to tame fly aways and flatten hair cuticles. 
3. Separate your hair into two parts. Then pull hair into two ponytails, making one side higher then the other. 
4. Braid both ponytails. 
5. Starting with the higher ponytail wrap it behind your head. Make sure to fold in the ends of your braids, use a bobby pin to pin down the braid.
6. Secure your braid by placing bobby pins into the braid. 
7. Taking the lower braid, wrap it around the back of your head below the top braid. Repeat steps 5 and 6.
8. Use hairspray to hold your look.


What do you think of this hairstyle? Are you going to give it a try?

14 comments:

  1. Thank you!! I shall attempt this and hopefully it will look as pretty as yours :)

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  2. love your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    kisses
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  3. I love the DIY! Well done:)

    http://theprintedsea.blogspot.de/

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  4. SO pretty your hair <3 I want my long hair!!! well done, girl~

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  5. Ok, we get it, you have the most beautiful hair on the blogosphere!!! Hehe, thanks for sharing. xx

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  6. I love this look – gorgeous! Definitely gonna give this one a try.

    Sea and Swank

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  7. No fair. You make it look so easy. My hair is hard and coarse, and it will never behave as well. Good job to you though.
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  8. Love this style! I definitely want to give it a go for one of the many weddings I'll be attending next year! Thanks for the tips!
    xL

    http://themarcystop.blogspot.com/

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  9. Thanks Brian. I'll be back later for some great post...
    Fashion Online

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  10. great look and tutorial
    now you are ready for the October Fest (the famous beer day in Munich, Germany)
    The Dolls Factory

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  11. Adore this look! It's so chic. Will definitely be trying this out!
    Isn’t That Charming.

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  12. Great tutorial! I love the result :) im definitely going to give it a try sometime!

    www.tlnique.blogspot.com

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  13. great tutorial! thanks for sharing this <3

    Versicle.

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Thank you for your comments!! I look forward to reading them!