7 Steps to Create a Chic Flower Braid

All Things Hair Team | 01 May 2019
How to make a flower braid: 7 steps
10 minutes Style Medium

It’s time to shake up your style and do something different with your hair. Try the flower braid and you’ll be turning heads wherever go

When you have long hair, you can create almost all hairstyles imaginable. You can put your hair in simple ponytails or elaborate braids and buns. If you’re looking for a different updo that you can wear to work, try the flower braid. It looks sophisticated yet easy to do. It won’t take too much time in the morning. Read on to learn how to create a flower braid.



How to Create a Flower Braid



How to make a flower braid step 1: Start with strong hair
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Start strong

Frequent braiding, tying, and styling can damage your hair. Wash your hair with Sunsilk Strong & Long Shampoo and Sunsilk Strong & Long Conditioner to keep your hair healthy, beautiful, and strong as it grows.

 

How to make a flower braid step 2: Apply serun
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Fight flyaways

Apply TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops on half damp hair to tame frizz and flyaways. Hair serum will also give your hair a bit of gloss.

 

How to make a flower braid step 3: Part hair
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Part hair

Create a side part using a tail comb. To prep your hair for braiding, you can spritz water on your tresses to make them easier to style.

How to make a flower braid step 4: Start braiding
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Start braiding

Take a section of hair hear your hairline and do a Dutch braid. Divide the section of hair you took into three smaller sections, then cross the left section under the middle section. Continue doing this, adding more hair as you go along.

 

How to create a flower braid step 5: Go diagonal
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Go diagonal

Continue braiding and finish diagonally. Braid until you reach the tips of your hair and secure with an elastic.

How to make a flower braid step 6: Make a bun
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Make a bun

Take the tip of your braid and roll it to make bun on the side opposite your hair part. Secure the bun with bobby pins.

How to make a flower braid step 7: Wear this hairstyle to work
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Flower power!

You’re done! Put your hair in a flower braid if you want to look polished but you want to veer away from plain buns. This hairstyle is perfect for when you want to nail that presentation at the office and impress your clients and boss. It’s sleek enough to be worn in corporate settings yet has that flair to show your style and personality.

To order the products needed for this hairstyle, please use the following links:
Sunsilk Strong & Long Shampoo
TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops



Other Hairstyles to Rock at Work



1. Tucked-in Ponytail

Vintage ponytail: Back shot of an Asian woman with long black hair in tucked in ponytail wearing a pink suit
Nail this look by using a hair tie that’s the same color as your hair.

The tucked-in ponytail puts a twist to this basic low ponytail. It’s simple but sleek and chic—letting you show your personality in your corporate suit. Finish with a light-hold hairspray so your ‘do stays smooth all day.

The flower braid is a new take on both the braid and the bun. Now that you’ve learned another hairstyle, go slay in that boardroom and seize the day!

2. Side ponytail

Sleek tied hair: Asian woman with long black hair in a side ponytail wearing a dark blue off-shoulder blouse
Tired of your usual ponytail? Put it on your side.

Throw in a dainty touch to your office attire by wearing a side ponytail. To nail this sleek look, prep your hair by washing it with shampoo and conditioner that can calm frizz and help make your hair smooth and straight.

3. Messy bun

Frizy hairstyles: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with long black hair in a messy bun
In a hurry? Just put your hair in a messy bun, and you’re all set.

When you’ve hit the snooze button too many times, chances are, you’re speeding through your morning routine: quick shower, getting dressed at lightning speed, and—oh yes—grab your keys! Look ready in less than a minute by putting your hair in a messy bun. It’s not just a chic ‘do that you can wear on weekends. You can totally rock it on busy days, too!

The flower braid is a new take on both the braid and the bun. Now that you’ve learned more hairstyles that you can wear at work, go slay in that boardroom and seize the day!

Next read: Go to work in style with these chic everyday hairstyles. Feel good, look good, and let a beautiful ‘do boost your confidence.