Messy two braids hairstyle: Make your Dutch braids more laidback

All Things Hair Team | 31 January 2019
Messy two braids hairstyle: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with long dark hair in messy two braids hairstyle
15 minutes Style Medium

Bored with your regular braid? Make a mess! Read on to learn how to create the messy two braids hairstyle.

Twin braids aren’t just for little girls. They are practical hairstyles especially if you have long, thick hair. Putting your hair in two simple three-strand braids can keep your hair off your face if you’re busy. Meanwhile, if you’re commuting to work, a boxer braid can keep your hair in place as you wrestle your way inside a packed train. If you like to experiment, though, why don’t you add a little mess to your braid? Here’s how to create the messy two braids hairstyle.



Put your hair in messy two braids hairstyle



Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman with long dark hair wearing a denim dress
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Wash your hair

Make sure that your hair is soft, smooth, and manageable by washing it with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo. Follow this with Cream Silk Hairfall Defense Hair Reborn Conditioner to help minimize hair fall.

 

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman spraying heat protectant on her long dark hair
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Protect from heat

Spritz TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray from the mid-lengths down to the tips of your hair. The spray will act as barrier between your hair and styling tools, protecting your tresses from heat damage.

 

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman curling her long dark hair
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Curl it

Make your hair look thicker by curling it. To do this, wrap a section of hair from mid-length up to the tips around your barrel curler, clamp for three seconds, and then release it. Repeat until all sections of your hair have been curled.

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman finger-combing her long dark wavy hair
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Finger-comb

Loosen up your curls by finger-combing them. This will also prep your hair for braiding.

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman clipping her long dark hair
5

Divide hair

Part your hair into two vertical sections. Then, clip one section to keep it out of the way as your work on the other one.

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman with long dark hair spraying water on her hand
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Moisten your hair

Spray some water on your hand to moisten your hair as you braid. This will make braiding easier.

Messy two braids hairstyle: Back shot of Asian woman braiding her long dark hair
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Go Dutch

Create a Dutch braid starting as close to your forehead as possible, then all the way down to the tips of your hair. When you’re done, secure the braid with an elastic.

Do the same on the other section of your hair. Don’t worry if your braid isn’t perfect; this hairstyle is called messy for a reason.

 

 

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman with long dark hair in Dutch braid pulling the side of her braid
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Pull your braids

To make your braids look fuller, gently pull them at the sides. Flatten every section of your braid using your thumb and index finger.

Messy side braid: asian woman wearing a denim dress, smiling with her messy two braids hairstyle
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Frame your face

Loosen up a few strands near your face to create a messy, laidback look.

Messy two braids hairstyle: Asian woman spraying hairspray on her long dark hair in Dutch braid
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Spray

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray to make your hairstyle last all day.

 

Messy side braid: Asian woman with long dark hair in messy two braids sitting in a cafe
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Done!

Did you have fun while creating this hairstyle? We sure hope you did, because this look is all about fun. It adds a playful touch to your ‘do that suits a casual get-up. You can sport this on a Saturday afternoon when you wear your statement shirt, shorts, and cute sneakers. Then, go on a mini-adventure around your city, or explore newly opened food haunts.

Get the products you need for this hairstyle by using the following links:
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo
Cream Silk Hairfall Defense Hair Reborn Conditioner
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray

Ready to try the messy two braids hairstyle? Just relax, because you don’t need to be a pro to do this. Just take a breath, start braiding, and most of all, have fun!

Next read: Unleash your inner queen! Check out these braids inspired by Queen Elsa. Singing is optional.

 

 

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