Headband braid: Put a twist to your everyday hairstyle with this ‘do

Learn how to create the headband braid and wow everyone with this hairstyle.
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Putting your hair in a braid? With the number of braid types available, you won’t run out of options. If you want to try something new, put your hair in a headband braid. It’s easy to do, and once you’ve mastered it, you can do it even in your sleep. Ready? Here we go.

Step 1

Wash hair

Use Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo and Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner to keep hair soft, smooth, and easy to style.

Headband braid 1: Asian girl with long soft hair
Step 2

Dry hair

Let your hair dry a bit. When it is already half damp, blow dry your hair. You can finger-comb your tresses while blow drying so the inner sections also get dry.

Headband braid: Asian girl blow drying long hair
Step 3

Part hair

Create a deep side part. Then, using a tail comb, take a section of hair close to your hairline. About half an inch of hair is enough. 

Headband braid: Asian girl parting her long hair
Step 4

Start braiding

Create a French braid on the section of hair you took. Cross the left section over the middle part, then cross the right over the middle. Add more hair as you go along.

Headband braid: Asian girl creating a French braid on a small section of hair
Step 5

Create a three-strand braid

When you reach the opposite ear, stop picking up more hair. Just continue making a three-strand braid until you reach the tips of your hair. Then, secure the braid with an elastic.

Headband braid: Asian girl creating a three-strand braid
Step 6

Add volume

Tug on the sides of your braid to create a thicker and fuller look. This will also add an illusion of volume to your hair.

Headband braid: Asian girl tugging her braid
Step 7

Make your headband

Lift the rest of your hair and tuck your braid under it. Secure the tip of the braid on the opposite side using a bobby pin.

Headband braid: Asian girl tucking her braid under her hair
Step 8

Curl and spray

Make the lower half of your hair wavy using a curling iron. Then, spritz TRESEmmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray all over your hair to prevent frizz.

Headband braid: Asian girl spritzing hairspray on hair
Step 9

Head out!

Go out and show your friends your headband braid. Give your hair a break from the usual ponytails and create a headband braid. Spice up your look for school with this ‘do. You can also sport this hairstyle when going out with your friends on weekends.

Asian girl with headband braid sitting outside

Get the products you need for this hairstyle using these links:

TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray
Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo
Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner

Now, add the headband braid to your list of favorite hairstyles. Check out this page for more tutorials and learn more tricks on how to style your hair.

Next read: You might think that braids are complicated hairstyles, but actually, they’re not. Check out these easy braids for long hair. Learn them, and you can sport a different braid every day.

 

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