Braiding has become a popular trend in recent years, and for good reason. In addition to looking stylish, braids can add volume, texture and body to your hair. But what are the different types of braids? And how do they differ from one another? In this article, we’ll explore the different types of braids and their benefits. We’ll also provide some tips on how to get the most out of them so that you can achieve the look you desire.
How to do a basic braid
There are a few different types of braids that you can do to change your look. Here’s how to do a basic Type of braid hairstyle: Start with your hair in two equal parts, either down or up in a high ponytail Take one section of hair and wind it around your index finger four or five times. Make sure the ends of the section are tucked behind your index finger. Do the same thing with the other side of your hair. Bring the two sections together at the base of your neck and tuck them behind your head into a high ponytail. Secure with a rubber band if desired.Take the front section of hair and place it over the back section, like you would do for a French braid. Pull both sections through one another until they are even on each side. Then cross them over in the middle, pulling tight to secure. Reposition these two pieces so they are now on top of each other like an “X”, and pull through each other again to secure with another cross-over pull. You now have two braids on top of each other! Repeat steps 5-6 until all hair is used up.
How to do a fishtail braid
To start, part your hair into two sections and tie each one off at the nape of your neck. Take the left section and braiding it over the left side of your head. Use your fingers to keep the strand tight as you work your way down. When you get to the end, tuck it underneath and repeat on the other side. Once both sides are done, take the right section and repeat steps 1-3. Once both braids are complete, tie them off together in a loose bun at the base of your neck. For extra volume, you can add some product to finish off the look.
How to do a French braid
French braids are a popular style that can change your look dramatically. They can be done with any hair type, and they’re simple to do yourself. Here’s how to do a French braid: First, gather all of your hair in a ponytail and secure it with a band or elastic. Braid the hair in one direction, then cross it over the braid and continue braiding down the other side. Once you get to the end, tie off the ends with a knot. Repeat on the other side.