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Do A Waterfall Braid Tutorial

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how to do a waterfall braid tutorial

Do you have always think that “okay, that’s pretty, but I’d never be able to do that”?  And then you ever look at hairstyle tutorials.

Well! Sometimes we feel the same way. But what’s important to recognize, is that those ‘complicated’ hairstyles are simply just a mix of a bunch of easy techniques that are put together into one. And that being said – if you want to be good at doing hair – it’s important to learn all those basic braid techniques in order to be able to create more complicated hairstyles.

Today we are going back to basics and showing you how to do a waterfall braid step by step. At first this hairstyle may seem a little confusing, but with some practice, you will LOVE creating it. Once you’ve got this basic technique down – there are so many variations of this hairstyle that you can do. Watch the tutorial below or scroll down for photo step-by-step instructions on how to do a waterfall braid.

Waterfall Braid: Step By Step Instructions

Waterfall Braid hairstyle

STEP 1:

Take a big section of hair at the front and separate into three strands.

Take a big section of hair at the front and separate into three strands

STEP 2:

Take the back strand and cross it over the middle.

Take the back strand and cross it over the middle

STEP 3:

Now take the front strand and cross it over the middle.

How To Do a Waterfall Braid: Step 3 | Step By Step Hair Tutorial

STEP 4:

Next, take the back strand + add a little section of hair into it.

Next, take the back strand + add a little section of hair into it

STEP 5:

Cross this back strand + new section of hair over the middle.

Cross this back strand + new section of hair over the middle

STEP 6:

Leave the front strand as is (you can even clip it away so that you don’t get confused).

Leave the front strand

STEP 7:

Take a section of hair BEHIND the front strand.

Take a section of hair BEHIND the front strand

STEP 8:

Cross this new section over the middle.

Cross this new section over the middle

STEP 9:

Repeating the same steps – take the back strand + add a new section of hair into it.

Repeating the same steps - take the back strand + add a new section of hair into it

STEP 10:

Cross that back section + new section of hair over the middle.

Cross that back section + new section of hair over the middle

STEP 11:

Again, leave the front strand as is and take a section behind it to cross over the middle.

Again, leave the front strand as is and take a section behind it to cross over the middle

LAST STEP:

Repeat all the same steps all the way to the back of your head and secure it with a clear elastic.

Repeat all the same steps all the way to the back of your head and secure it with a clear elastic

ALL DONE!

The waterfall braid is a classic hairstyle that looks absolutely stunning and unique.

waterfall braid hairstyle

Thank you to our beautiful friend Karin for collaborating with us on this Back to Basics series.