photos by: Kathleen Bly post designed by kristin ess Mad love for our first guest post winner, Taylor Nick!!!
Braids never go out of style, but they've certainly been experiencing a huge resurgence as of late. 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. Braiding Tutorials
photos: justin coit + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Remember when Lauren’s go-to hairstyle was the bang braid? Well, lately this little lady’s had a new favorite.
Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial. 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).
These little rope braids are a fun way to add a little style with your own hair, creating a sort-of headband of sorts. 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
The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. 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
Braids, pleats, or plaits—whatever you call them, we're absolutely loving all things twisted in hair this season. Beautylish brings you the three hottest braid trends this season and three easy braid DIY tutorials to replicate the look yourself.