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TBDshorties.jpg (JPEG Image, 512 × 1350 pixels) Braided Hairstyles. GUEST POST - thebeautydepartment.com. Photos by: Kathleen Bly post designed by kristin ess Mad love for our first guest post winner, Taylor Nick!!!

GUEST POST - thebeautydepartment.com

I am fully obsessed with this bohemian-inspired-braided-goodness! Even though Taylor had some SERIOUS competition, there’s no doubt that this little lady took the cake in our hair tutorial contest. She created a beautiful, textured, easy hairstyle that will work with almost any hair type. Congratulations Taylor, and thanks to ALL of you who entered this post contest. *bellaMUMMA {life is beauty-full}: how to FISHTAIL BRAID. Braiding Tutorials. Braids never go out of style, but they've certainly been experiencing a huge resurgence as of late.

Braiding Tutorials

Now that the weather's warmer, they're also a pretty way to disguise frizz and keep your hair off your neck. Cool braiding techniques take practice, and that's where we come into play. THE LONG + THE SHORT OF IT - thebeautydepartment.com. Photos: justin coit + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Remember when Lauren’s go-to hairstyle was the bang braid?

THE LONG + THE SHORT OF IT - thebeautydepartment.com

Well, lately this little lady’s had a new favorite. How To Style Maiden Braids. Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial.

How To Style Maiden Braids

Yesterday she came in and we photographed these simple step by steps. Kelsie has extremely long and thick hair, but anyone with shoulder length or longer can do these braids (see my photo below for an example). ...love Maegan: Messy Rope Braids and Low Bun Hair Tutorial Fashion+Home+Lifestyle. These little rope braids are a fun way to add a little style with your own hair, creating a sort-of headband of sorts.

...love Maegan: Messy Rope Braids and Low Bun Hair Tutorial Fashion+Home+Lifestyle

Your hair doesn’t need to be extremely long, but you do need some length to cover the top of your head with. If you have layers, you could instead create a tiny French Braid where the hair is shorter and closer to your head, if that makes sense. But it’s a fun and cute braided hair style that’s just a little different. I originally wore this style last Summer with two slightly larger braids. How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid. The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season.

How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid

The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to! Section Off. Braid Hairstyle. Summer Hair Braid Trends. Braids, pleats, or plaits—whatever you call them, we're absolutely loving all things twisted in hair this season.

Summer Hair Braid Trends

Beautylish brings you the three hottest braid trends this season and three easy braid DIY tutorials to replicate the look yourself. Who needs a headband when you can make one from your hair! We're loving this European, Heidi-inspired front braid that you can style into an updo or wear with your hair down. See how easy it is to give yourself a plait with Imogen's tutorial. It's easy to give your braids a little extra something with ribbons, flowers, bows, and any other accessories you can think of.