Festivals usually require either a hat or a braid. Or maybe even both. My friend Noa has a preference for a classic crown braid so I styled her for FYF Fest this weekend. Since I like braids that are a little undone, I took the french braids into a messy bun. I used a new trick to secure the braid into the bun so that it would only look undone, but was actually tightly pulled back and stayed intact throughout all the dancing we did. And aside from festivals, this is a look I’ll be sporting on some lazy hair days.
The first step after parting the hair is to french braid along the hair line on each side. I prefer to have one side that starts from the part, while the another that starts loosely around the ear.
The next step is to take the 3 sections (a braid on each side and the loose hair in the middle) and braid it for only an inch before tying it into a ponytail.
Next, you will take the ponytail and pull it up and into the top of the braid, then pulling it around through the bottom.
Continue doing this and wrapping the hair around the braid until all the hair is wrapped.
Use bobby pins to secure the twist and you’re done!