To braid short hair, twist the lower sections of hair by the nape, then braid the front sections of the hair, working the braid from the side part on top of the head down towards the twists at the back. To do this, you need a comb, a sectioning clip, pins and finishing cream.Continue Reading
Start with clean, air-dried and side-parted hair. Use a 1-inch barrel iron to curl your hair. This helps your hair stay in its braid. If your hair is already curly or wavy, there is no need to curl it further. Apply a small amount of finishing cream to your hair to give it some texture and help with the hold.
Separate the front sections of each side by gathering the hair from behind your ear up to the front hairline and clipping it.
Twist the hair below your ear, moving towards the nape and gathering more hair into the twist as you move. Do the same on the other side, and pin the twist to the existing one.
Separate one front section diagonally into two. Braid the higher half-section first, making sure that the braid follows the curve of the scalp. Then, secure the braid to the twisted hair at the back. Do the same with the lower half-section. Repeat the entire step for the front section on the other side.
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