How to Braid Long Hair: Three Different Hairstyles You Must Try Now

Create unique braided hairstyles by learning how to braid long hair three different ways!
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Braids are perfect for long hair because they keep it in place even when you’re busy. You might have worn almost every type of braid at least once in your life. But if you’re looking for more braided hairstyles to try, check out this tutorial on how to braid long hair.

Amaze people with your long hair in a reverse braid! It’s unconventional and definitely a scene-stealer.

1

Prep your hair

Frequent braiding can cause breakage and hair fall. For these tutorials, use a shampoo that helps reduce falling hair like Dove Hairfall Rescue Shampoo and pair it with Dove Hairfall Rescue Conditioner.

2

Spritz! Spritz!

Give your hair some grip by spraying TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray all over your hair. It keeps flyaways at bay and leaves your hair smooth. 

3

Gather sections of hair

Take two small sections of hair from each side and combine them just below your chin.  

4

Add more hair

Take another small section of hair from your right side and cross it under the middle section under your chin.

5

Take a section of hair from the left

Gather another small section of hair from your left side and cross it under the new middle section.

6

Continue the process

Repeat the braiding steps by crossing the right section again below the middle section. Do this until your braid reaches the tips of your hair.

7

Secure your braid

Tie the tip of your braid with a clear elastic.

8

Flip it!

This step needs the utmost care because your braids are delicate. Carefully flip your hair all the way to the back of your head.

9

Spray again

Spritz hairspray all over your hair again to get rid of flyaway and frizz. Insert baby’s breath on your braids to jazz it up and make it more appealing.

10

Hello there, fabulous!

How do you like your unique braid? Wear it to work, to a party, or at home to look and feel good all day.

Combining braids and hair bun is perfect if you’re expecting a busy day ahead. The bun keeps hair off your neck and back while the braids give it a nice and sweet accent.

1

Braid a section of hair

Take a small section of hair from the right side and divide it into three sections.

2

Braid it

Put this section into a three-strand braid and secure the tips with a clear elastic.

3

Do it on the left side

After making a braid on the right side, repeat the steps in making a braid on the left side.

4

Bring the braids together

Gather the two braids together and put them at the back of your head. Tie them with another elastic while removing the two elastics that held the braids individually.

6

Braid them together

Then, braid them together with the rest of your long hair. 

7

Secure with an elastic

Tie the end of your braid with a clear elastic.

8

Spray

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray all over your braided long hair to tame frizz. Then, pull the sides of your bigger braid to make it look fuller.

9

Make a bun

Roll the braid up to form a bun and secure with bobby pins.

10

Voila!

Say hello to your beautiful braids with bun and newfound skills on how to braid long hair!

Want a dainty look? Go for the headband braid. It’s a great way to keep hair off your face while still letting you flaunt your long hair. It’s also great for daytime parties or even when you just want to look fab at home.

 

1

Create a braid

Take a small section of hair from one side of your head and put it into a three-strand braid. 

2

Repeat

Take another section of hair on the other side and braid it. Secure the tips with an elastic.

3

Create your headband

Start making your headband braid from the right side by making a gap at the base of your braid and putting a small section of hair into it.

#tip: Clip the end of the section that you’re pulling into the gap to make it easier to insert.

4

Continue the process

Keep pulling hair into the gaps until you reach the ear level.

5

Repeat on the other side

Do steps 4 and 5 on the other side of your head.

6

Tie the braids

Bring the two headband braids to the back of your head and secure with a clear elastic. Remove the individual elastics from the braids.

7

Spray

Give your hair a nice and sleek finish by spritzing TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray to tame frizz and flyaways.

8

Accessorize

Place a nice gemmed pin on your braids to give it an elegant touch.

9

All done!

Try this simple but sweet look when working remotely or having a romantic dinner date at home.

Braids are classic hairstyles. And if you know how to braid long hair, you can experiment with different braided looks. Now, go on and try these hairstyles!

 

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