Everybody do the braid out!
What you’ll need
Do you ever find yourself gazing at your fellow naturalistas’ springy curls with envy? If you’ve always wanted to learn to braid out at home, but assumed it was too complicated, consider the All Things Hair team your new hair styling fairy godmothers.
Great for the time-starved (AKA all of us) and requiring no heat, learning how to do a braid out will allow you to embrace your natural texture and leave your locks looking polished for days!
So, for a pretty and low-maintenance ‘do, just follow the easy-peasy steps in our tutorial, below.
How to do a braid out in 9 steps
Remember: the smaller the box shape, the more defined your style will be.
Apply leave-in conditioner.
Our current obsession is with the TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist which helps smooth, condition and gently detangles to leave hair beautifully hydrated and ready for styling.
Try applying the VO5 Frizz Free Cream from root to tip and comb through with a wide-tooth comb to further detangle your tresses.
Braid first section.
Simply do a regular 3-strand braid, twisting the end to give a more defined curl pattern.
Sleep with braids in.
When you’re ready, undo the braids. To make this easier, apply a few drops of the TONI& GUY Radiating Tropical Oil to the fingers when unbraiding.
This will also add extra moisture and slip, helping to reduce frizz and tangles.
Separate the curls.
Tip: Separate them where they naturally want to go, as this will reduce frizz and help maintain definition.
Gel baby hairs.
And you’re all done! A fabulous braid out complete in no time.