Half up half down with braid: Look chic and feminine with this ‘do

Learn a new hairstyle today. Here’s a guide on how to create the half up half down with braid.
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You turn to half updos when you can’t decide whether to put your hair up or leave it down. What if you can’t pick between two different hairstyles? Easy! Combine the two, just like what we’re going to show you in this half up half down with braid tutorial. This hairstyle is easy to do. Here’s how.

Step 1

Start with healthy hair

Wash your locks with TRESemmé Detox and Nourish Shampoo and TRESemmé Detox and Nourish Conditioner to help bring back lost nutrients. These products contain natural ingredients that will help keep your hair nourished.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman with newly washed hair
Step 2

Dry hair

Hair is at its weakest when wet. To avoid damage, blow dry your hair before styling it. Finger-comb your hair as you blow dry to make sure the inner sections get dried, too.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman blow drying hair
Step 3

Divide and conquer

When your hair is completely dry, divide your hair into two horizontal sections. You can brush the lower half of your hair while you hold the upper half to make sure no hair strands get caught in between.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman sectioning her hair
Step 4

Start braiding

Divide the upper section of your hair intro three to create a three-strand braid. Just cross the left section over the middle section, then the right section over the middle section. Easy, right? When you reach the tips, secure your braid with an elastic.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman braiding her hair
Step 5

Hide the elastic

Slide a bobby pin under your elastic. Then, get a small section of hair, wrap it around the elastic to cover it, and tuck it in the pin.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman finishing her braid
Step 6

Combat frizz

Make your hairstyle frizz-free by spritzing TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your braid.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman spraying hairspray on her braid
Step 7

Now, you're ready!

This half up half down with braid hairstyle can make you look special even on a regular day. Even if you’re wearing a plain t-shirt and denim jeans, you won’t look basic with this ‘do. On weekends, complement a floral dress with this hairstyle when you’re going to church or having lunch with your family. Style your hair this way whenever you want to inject a feminine touch to your look.

Half up half down with braid: Asian woman with half updo in a garden

Get the products you need for this hairstyle by using these links:
TRESemmé Detox and Nourish Shampoo
TRESemmé Detox and Nourish Conditioner
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray

What are you waiting for? Try the half up half down with braid and look gorgeous in five minutes.

Next read: If you love this hairstyle, why don’t you try other braids as well? Here are easy braids for long hair that will make you look chic seven days a week.

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