Posted by admin 12 August 2019
by Dr. Diana Rangaves, PharmD, RPh
Check out this simple guide of 15 quick and easy braids to help you get control of those locks in a snap, leaving you with more time for the rest of your day.
Double bun braids: Sporty doubled braids are great for a fun day on the beach or anytime you are going to be doing outdoor activities. After parting your hair down the middle, make sure you apply a moisturizing treatment to keep the braids smooth and flyaway free.
Crown braids: They only look like they take time to complete. In reality, crown braids are just as easy as pigtail braids – add in some extra bobby pins.
Waterfall twist: A perfect up-do for all of those special events, this braid is actually just a twist! The effect looks like a cascading waterfall and leaves your tresses glamourous.
Two-for-One: This braid looks complicated, but it’s super simple to do. Just two regular braids smashed together. Pro tip – start with unwashed hair and spray with dry shampoo. This will give your hair texture and movement.
90s Pigtails: Channel the 90s with pigtailed braids. Perfect for short hair, these braids do not require anything except a bit of patience and clear elastic to secure the braid.
Upgraded Chignon: This elevated party-do only looks like it takes the hands of an expert to create. Perfect for the summer wedding season or anytime you are feeling a little fancy.
Milkmaid braid: What’s not to love with these milkmaid braids? Channel your inner farm girl in no time. Make sure to finish the look with a medium hold finishing spray to keep your braids looking good all day.
Beginner’s Boho: Festival season deserves festival hair. This simple braid combines tiers of braids to give a waterfall look.
Faux Fishtail: Get the look of a fishtail without having to learn the technique. This simple hairstyle gives you a relaxed Boho feel with half the effort.
Hidden half-up: Subtle and playful, these hidden braids elevate the standard half-up hairstyle. Perfect for a pulled-together in an instant Sunday brunch look
Braided buns: An adorable and easy to achieve updo that is perfect for an evening out or a day at the beach. No fancy braiding skills required.
Knotted buns: This loose braided knot hairstyle is easier than tying your shoes. Just twist, pin, and go.
Up, up & away: A high-volume classic French inspired braid that is on trend and simple. Make sure you have your teasing comb and root-lifting spray on hand.
Half-up twist: Like your favorite Ren-Fest fairy tales, this classic half-up twist is easy enough for the most basic braiders and it leaves your hair looking divine.
Fishtail: Do not let its complexity overwhelm you. A fishtail braid is really just as easy as any other braid, only a fishtail only involves two sections of hair.
There you have it: fifteen quick and easy braids. Simple enough for even your busiest days, these braids prove that you do not need to be a braid expert to achieve a flawless look.