Nine strand braid: Experiment with a basic braid and create this hairstyle

All Things Hair Team | 02 December 2018
Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing a brown long-sleeved shirt with long black hair in braids
10 minutes Style Easy

Ready to create a nine strand braid? Here are the easy steps to create this hairstyle. 

If you love braids, you may have tried putting your hair in different types. If you want something quick and simple, there’s the rope braid. When you learn how to create a basic three-strand braid, it’s easy to elevate it to different hairstyles, like the French braid and Dutch braid. It’s also easy to multiple this braid and create a nine strand braid. It sounds overwhelming, but trust us, it’s incredible easy to make. Read on to find out how.



Learn how to create a nine strand braid



Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing brown long sleeved shirt and denim pants with long black hair standing against yellow background
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Wash your hair

Before you start creating any hairstyle, it is important to make your hair sleek, frizz-free, and easy-to-style. Achieve this by washing your hair with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo. Then, follow it up by using DOVE Intense Repair Conditioner to help smooth out signs of hair damage.

 

Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing a brown shirt spraying wax on her long black hair
2

Spray hair wax

Apply TONI&GUY High Definition Spray Wax on your hair to give it grip. This will make your hair easier to braid.

 

Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing a brown long-sleeved shirt clipping her long black hair
3

Divide and clip

Divide your hair into three equal sections. Then, clip two sections separately so they stay in place as you work on one section of your hair.

Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing a brown long-sleeved shirt braiding her long black hair
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Braid one section

Put the unclipped section of hair into a three-strand braid. Make the braid a bit loose. Secure the tip with an elastic.

Nine strand hair: Back shot of Asian woman wearing brown long-sleeved shirt braiding her long black hair
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Braid the other two sections

Unclip the other two sections and put each in a three-strand braid. Tie the end of each braid with an elastic. By now, you should have three braids.

Nine strand braid: Back shot of Asian woman wearing long-sleeved shirt with long black hair in nine strand braid
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Combine all the braids

Create a three-strand braid out of the three smaller braids that you have. Secure the end with an elastic, then remove the three elastics that hold each of the smaller braids. Gently tug the sides of your nine-strand braid to give it a fuller look.

Nine strand braid: Asian woman wearing a brown long-sleeved shirt and denim pants with long black hair in braids in an outdoor location
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Voila!

The nine strand braid is perfect when you’re feeling adventurous about your hair. Style your hair this way when you go meet your friends at your long overdue Satur-date. We’re sure they will be impressed by your ‘do that looks intricate yet easy to create. Add the nine-strand braid to your hairstyle options when you’re spending time outdoors, like jogging or going around the city.

Get the products you need for this hairstyle by using the following links:
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo
DOVE Intense Repair Conditioner
TONI&GUY High Definition Spray Wax

The nine strand braid shows that you can create an impressive ‘do even if you only have basic hairstyling skills. Teach this to your friends, too, and have fun experimenting with different looks.

Next read: We’re sure you love your braids, but your hair won’t love it if you leave your braids overnight. Have healthy hair by following these tips on how to de-stress your tresses before going to sleep.

 

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