9 Cool Braids and How to Do Them {hair tutorials}

How to Braid is a must this season since braids are so in! These braid tutorial, including How to Fishtail Braid, how to french braid, how to make a heart braid and how to make a 4 strand braid range from easy to a bit difficult, but all are worth learning as they look fabulous in the hair!

Braid Tutorial

 Heart Braid

1.  How to Make a Heart Braid – How to Make a Heart Braid is easier than you may think.   I think this is my favorite braid ever, and it’s EASY.

Katniss Braid

2.  How to Make a Katniss Braid – How to Make a Katniss Braid is a bit harder to do on yourself than others, but still do-able.   It’s all the rage this season thanks to The Hunger Games!

4 Strand Braid

3.  How to Make a 4-Strand Braid – How to Make a 4 Strand Braid is a twist on a regular braid.  It looks super cool, but it’s hard and takes a lot of practice.  The practice will pay off though because everywhere you go you’ll get a compliment.   Remember, keep practicing and eventually you’ll get it!

 Waterfall Braid

4.  How to Make a Waterfall Braid – How to Make a Waterfall Braid is just like a french braid but with a dropped piece that makes the braid look like a waterfall, which is really cool.  It’s super easy to do but it looks like it took a long time so it has lots of wow factor.   The waterfall braid is one of my new favorites!

Snake Braid

5.  How to Make a Snake Braid –  How to Make a Snake Braid is easier than you may think.  Watch the video and see just how easy!

French Braid

6.  How to Make a French Braid – How to Make a French Braid takes a little practice.   French braids are super common, but many people have no idea how to do them.  See how easy it is?

Dutch Braid

7.  How to Make a Dutch Braid – How to Make a Dutch Braid is similar to making a French braid.   The braid is on the outside, rather than the inside.  Practice makes perfect!

How to Fishtail Braid

Fishtail Braid

8.  How to Make a Fishtail Braid – How to Make a Fish Tail Braid is easier than it looks.  It takes only two strands of hair and crossing hair over each other.

French Fish Tail Braid

9.  How to Make a French Fish Tail Braid – How to Make a French Fish Tail Braid takes a little coordination and looks beautiful.  The video will show you how.

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  1. Love these tutorials! Gonna email to a few friends of mine with girls! Thanks!

  2. This post makes me wish that I had long hair and I didn’t just cut Claire’s hair short.

  3. thanks for the tutorials!! I am trying to learn how to do the Dutch braid. Takes lots of practice!! I’m almost there though….!!

  4. Finally a tutorial I can follow! I have long hair and have been wanting to do the fish tail braid forever! Tx u!!!! U are a great teacher!! 🙂

  5. gracie taylor says

    thanks now i dont have to wear my hair in boring pony tails everyday! 😀

  6. Nichole says

    I love these braids they are awesome!!(:

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  8. Snake braid is awesome! 😀 I will definitely try it.