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Wrap Around Braid

The Braided hair trend is set to continue into 2014 so keep up to date with the new variations on this huge hairstyle craze.This Wrap Around Braid will work for any occasion, it can take you easily from day to night, can be glammed up or you can keep it simple, either way it looks good and shows off thick and healthy hair to the max!It works well with gentle waves and complements any tones that run through the hair, with these simple step by step instructions from Hair and Make-up by Steph you can create a stunning long hairstyle in no time!

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1. Start with wavy or second day hair. This type of curl (and the curl I wore to my fall dinner) is mostly natural curl with a few pieces on top curled with the flat iron (learn how to curl with a flat iron here).

2. Beginning on one side near your part. start an inverted french braid (also called a dutch braid). I left out the front of my hair to soften the look around my face. but you can include your bangs in the braid if you'd like.



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3-4 Continue to braid towards the back of your head, brading more vertically on the sides, the more horizontally in the back
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5. Before you bobby pin, use one hand to hold the end of the braid while using the other hand to pull on and loosen individual sections. The more you pull. the bigger your braid will get

6. Once you're happy with how it looks, secure it with bobby pins on the opposite side, a few inches behind your ear.

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7. Repeat steps 2-5 on the opposite side.
8-9. This time. as you wrap the braid around the back of your head. carefully work your fingers up through the first braid so you can grab the end of the second braid, pulling it down through the hole.

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10. Secure with bobby pins.

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