The French Braid Updo

If you’re tired of always wearing your hair the same way, down or in a ponytail, here is a hair tutorial for a simple braided updo that is very pretty and flattering. This hairstyle only takes a few minutes to do also, so busy moms and working women don’t have to worry about spending all day just to have beautiful hair. It’s a simple twist on the traditional french braid, and with the right hair accessories this pretty braided hairstyle even be dressed up to wear to dressier events.

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Hair Tutorial: How To Make A French Braided Updo

1. Start with hair loose and down. It doesn’t matter if your hair is curly or straight, washed or not…this hair tutorial works for everyone and actually looks pretty for all hair styles. Gently combs knots out of hair to make it easier to braid.

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2. Starting at the crown, French braid hair, continuing until you reach the top of the neck.

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3. Tie braided hair loosely with a band or clasp so that the top is french braided and the rest is a ponytail.

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4. Wrap the hair in a ponytail into a loose bun, and fix in place with pretty barrettes and clasps. You can also pull a few tendrils loose to frame the face and make the look more feminine.

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This hair tutorial for a simply braided updo bun a great way to easily style your hair away from your face and offers variety for all those boring hair days, but is so easy to do it literally takes moments.

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