Always wanted to know how to do a four strand braid? Now you can with our four strand braid tutorial!
Curious about how to braid four strands? We know it sounds rather tricky but despite its appearance, learning how to create a braid with four strands is easier than you’d think!
This hairstyle is simple once you have the know-how and you can quickly master it with our four strand braid tutorial, below.
So, scroll down to discover how to braid with four strands and make all your friends practically green with hair envy!
Four strand braid tutorial
Step 1: Prep your hair
Step 2: Create a ponytail
Gather your tresses and use a brush to smooth and detangle. Then secure your hair into a low ponytail with a hairband.
Step 3: How to four strand braid
Now it’s time to learn how to four strand braid! Evenly divide your ponytail into four sections.
Take the outer left section (strand one) and cross it over strand two and then under strand three.
Now take strand four and cross it underneath strand three, and then over strand two.
Step 4: Continue plaiting
Repeat the weaving process from step 3, until you’ve plaited all of your hair.
Don’t worry if you don’t get it perfect the first time round – practice make perfect!
Step 5: Secure your four strand braid
Once you’ve plaited all of your hair, secure your four strand braid with a hairband.
Gently pancake/pinch your braid using your thumb and index finger to make it look fuller.
Finally, finish with a spritz of the VO5 Ultimate Hold Hairspray to help you maintain your pretty plait all day long.