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Intricate Side Braid

Intricate Side Braid

Tutorial for an intricate side braid prepped using the GHD Soft Curve Iron.

Follow these Step by Steps and create this lovely fishtail braid perfect for any occasion. Dress it up or dress it down. Festival ready or a stunning look for a summer wedding, easy to achieve. Instructions by Steph

Intricate Side Braid Step 1
Begin by prepping the hair.Curl the hair with the GHD Soft Curve Iron.Curl in opposite directions for added volume.
Intricate Side Braid Step 2
Run your fingers through the curls to soften them and make more of a wave.

Intricate Side Braid Step 3
Clip the top half of the hair aside for later.Grab a small section of hair by the left ear, and a small section of hair by the right ear, then combine them together in a ponytail by the right ear.
Intricate Side Braid Step 4
Flip the ponytail inside out, creating a topsy tail.
Intricate Side Braid Step 5
Pull on the base sections of the ponytail to soften and loosen them, hiding the elastic.
Intricate Side Braid Step 6
Repeat steps 3-5 until you reach the end of the hair, creating a long braid on the side.
Intricate Side Braid Step 7
Loop the end up loosely to add more volume.
Intricate Side Braid Step 8
Let down the crown section (not including the sides) and do a fishtail braid down the back.
Intricate Side Braid Step 9
Weave the fishtail braid in and out of the elastic braid to connect the two braids together by creating a hole with your fingers, pulling the braid through the hole, and then repeating that process, going up and down through the braid 2-3 times.
Intricate Side Braid Step 10
Intricate Side Braid Step 11
Let down both side sections and do small braids that meet together in the back.
Intricate Side Braid Step 12
Combine both braids into one braid that goes down to the ends.
Intricate Side Braid Step 13
Softly loosen the braid with your fingers.
Intricate Side Braid Step 14
Scrunch the braid up to the scalp and bobby pin in place, creating a messy bun.
Intricate Side Braid Step 14

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