Hippie Braids: Learn How to Create this Bohemian Style in Under 5 Minutes

Bohemian braids in 5 minutes or less!

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If you have been looking for an easy way to change up your usual circuit of hairstyles, this Instagram-worthy hippie braids tutorial is exactly what you need. This five-minute tutorial will help you create a simple hippie braids style that looks more complicated than it actually is. All you need is some basic-level braiding skills, a few hair ties and a touch of hairspray. Ready to learn how to create this braided bohemian style? Read on:

Hippie Braids


Section your hair.

Start off with hair that hasn’t been freshly washed! This will give your hair some grit and hold and allow your braids to stay put without too much-added effort. Section off a 2-inch piece of hair at the front of your head and use a clip to keep it out of the way

hippie braids section hair

Start braiding.

Work with a 2-3 inch section and create a three-strand braid that starts at your root and extends to the end of your hair

hippie braids create three strand braid

Secure the end.

Secure the end of the braid with a clear hair tie.

hippie braids secure hair


Repeat steps 1-3 on the other side of your head.

hippie braids repeat braids

Secure half ponytail.

Remove both clips and gather those front sections at the back of your head to create a half ponytail.

hippie braids secure ponytail

Braid the half ponytail.

Create another three-strand braid using the hair in the half ponytail and secure the end with a hair tie

hippie braids three strand braid

Pancake your braids.

Use your fingers to gently tug the braids and pancake them so that they appear fuller and more voluminous.

hippie braids pancake

Set the style.

Use Suave Professionals Natural Hold Micro Mist Hairspray to set the style and hold it in place.

hippie braids hairspray

That's it!

You’re done!

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