Two braids: Chic ideas for this hairstyle

Kat | 04 October 2018

Create an exciting ‘do by putting your hair in two braids. Check out these hairstyles and let the fun begin. 

Do you love braids? Better get two, then! Two braids are perfect for hot and humid days, especially when you have to spend a lot of time outdoors. They keep every strand in place while making you look fresh even if you’re sweating. Two braids are also easy to make. Check out these chic ‘dos to get you started.

Pretty hairstyles to try if you love two braids

Two braids: Asian girl with two side braids
Unleash your quirky personality with side braids.

1. Two side braids

Simply part your hair at the center and divide it into two equal sections. Tie one section loosely with an elastic so it stays in place while you braid the other one. Then, brush the other section to make sure there are no tangles. Start creating a basic three-strand braid at earlobe level up to the tips of your hair. Secure the end with an elastic. Do the same on the other section of hair. Easy, right? This ‘do is perfect for school so you won’t sweat in class while you take notes or solve Math problems.

Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Make hair soft and easy to style by washing it with Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo and Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner

Two braids: Asian girl with looped side braids
Wear looped side braids to shake up your school ‘do.

2. Looped side braids

Now that you know how to make two side braids, you can easily make this one. After securing the ends of your braids with an elastic, pin them to the base of your braids to create a loop. You can use two or more bobby pins to make sure the braids don’t fall as you move.

TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Keep your braids free from frizz by spritzing them with TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray before creating the loops. 

Two braids: Asian woman with boxer braid
With boxer braid, your hair won’t be a nuisance while working out.

3. Boxer braid

Headed to the gym? Put your hair in a boxer braid to keep hair off your face while working out. It’s similar to two side braids, but you create two Dutch braids starting from your hairline. Your braids should be close to your scalp. If you have dandruff, it will easily show in this hairstyle, so make sure your combat these nasty white flakes with an anti-dandruff shampoo.

Clear Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Minimize dandruff while nourishing and hydrating your scalp by washing your hair with Clear Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo.

Two braids: Woman with blonde hair and two loose braids
Loosen up your braids to add a chic, laidback feel to your hairstyle. Credits: Shutterstock

4. Loose side braids

If two side braids look too nene for you, the solution is easy: loosen them up. Doing so adds a grown up appeal to your two braids. Putting your hair in a loose hairstyle once in a while is also good to prevent breakage. You can wear loose side braids on weekends when you just want to chill at the mall or at your favorite coffee shop.

Clear Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Use TRESemmé Platinum Strength Shampoo and TRESemmé Platinum Strength Conditioner to help restore your hair’s natural protective barrier, which will help prevent damage due to frequent styling. 

Two braids: Woman with long brown hair in side braids and headband
Exude a carefree vibe with boho braids. Credits: Shutterstock

5. Boho braids

Add a boho-chic flavor to two braids by finishing your ‘do with a headband. This hairstyle is perfect for the beach as you lounge around and sip coconut juice. You can also go for this ‘do if you want to spice up your everyday look. Then, wear a maxi dress and flat sandals to rock the boho-chic style.

TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: Do you have super straight and sleek hair? Spritz TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray before you braid to give your hair grip. This will help make your hairstyle last longer. 

Get the products you need for these hairstyles by using these links:
Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo
Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray
Clear Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
TRESemmé Platinum Strength Conditioner
TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Indeed, two braids are better than one. Share these ideas with your friends so all of you can sport chic braids the next time you go out.

Next read: Can’t think of a hairstyle for your wedding? Try these gorgeous wedding braids. They look elegant yet they are so easy to style.


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