How to get the Perfect Dutch Braid from Salon 74

 

The Perfect Dutch Braid

Step by Step with Salon 74

There are several different types of braids. We’re going to show you my personal favorite, the dutch braid. A dutch braid is an inverted french braid.

Knowing how to braid hair is a MUST!  Whether your braiding your own hair, your daughter’s, niece’s hair, or maybe even a friends hair, braiding is a styling skill every woman needs to know.

Starting at the center of your hairline, grab three sections of hair.

How to Dutch Braid with Salon 74

The angle of your hands and wrists are important when it comes to a dutch braid, as it’s inverted.

How to Dutch Braid

Braid them underneath one another instead of over, like you would with a French braid. This is what makes the braid pop off your head, making it look 3-D.

How to Dutch Braid

Take small sections of hair from each side, about a half inch, pull them into and underneath the main braid.

How to Dutch Braid

Continue this processes while keeping your fingers tight on the braid.

QUICK TIP: If you’re having a tricky time getting the braid started, ad bobbi pins to keep the beginning of the braid tight.

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

Keep braiding down the back of your head, drawing in more hair from the sides as you go down and pulling the pieces tightly so the braid really pops.

How to Dutch Braid

Make sure that you are taking even sections on each side every time.

How to Dutch Braid

Keeping your sections uniform will help with the overall look of the braid.

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

Once you’ve finished the dutch braid secure with elastic hair tie.

How to Dutch Braid

It’s time to add volume and more texture to your dutch braid. Starting at the end of braid begin to slowly pull on the braid, evenly on each side, and continue to move up the braid.

How to Dutch Braid

Make sure not to pull too hard, but don’t be worried if a few hairs fall out, a messy braid to totally expectable and encouraged. That being said, you don’t want crazy fly-a-ways.

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

Now that you pulled each piece evenly….. You have the perfect, full dutch braid.

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

How to Dutch Braid

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