Calling all man bun lovers! It’s time to test out a new trend this year.
Move over, man bun! It’s time for the man braid to have its moment. Seriously, give the top knot a break for just a second. We know, it’s so cool and easy and may be your signature style, but you can always go back.
We promise, you’re bound to earn extra cool points for adding a little more effort to your hairstyle. How many guys can say they know how to braid? Ah, didn’t think so! But if you don’t, fret not, we’ve got your back. Here’s how to create this neat hairstyle:
Creating a Man Braid
Mold middle section.
Divide and braid.
For those of you that don’t know how to braid, before you call someone to do it for you, let us teach you. After dividing your hair into three even sections, cross the outer right strand of hair over the middle strand, then cross the left outer strand over the middle strand and repeat! You can do this in your sleep!
Secure and finish.
3 Ways to Wear a Man Braid
Take your braids up a notch by pulling that longer top layer up into a man bun. We love how beads look scattered throughout braids!
2. Try a Half Man Bun.
Pull those braids back into a half man bun for a casual yet trendy look.
3. Go lighter.
Take this as an excuse to lighten up your strands and try some shaggy blonde braids.