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Last updated: July 25, 2019

3 Braiding How-Tos For Summer

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3 Braiding Styles That Are Perfect For Summer

We know summer can get exhausting behind the chair with all the weddings and beach vacations your clients are flocking too, and doing the same old fishtail braid just isn’t cutting it. If you find yourself in DESPERATE need of some serious braid inspo, BTC Team Member Amanda Diedrich (@blohaute) broke down three quick braiding styles that you (and your clients) will adore. Scroll down to check out the looks and grab the steps!


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1. Messy Half Braid



1. Starting at the nape area, go over alternating sections using the amika High Tide Deep Waver for one section and the amika Le Marcel on the next. Continue this step until the entire head is completed.


2. Once finished, create a three-strand braid on the side of the head and secure.


3. Run amika Got Grit Texture Paste through the hair for separation.


2.  Half-Up Pull Through Braid 



1. Curl the hair in opposite direction using Le Marcel. Make sure to leave the ends out.


2. Apply amika Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray through the hair to add volume and texture.


3. Pull have the hair up using the pull through braid technique, while leaving the rest down for added fullness.


3. Multi Knotted Plait



1. Apply amika Haute Mess Texture Gloss to wet hair to create fullness and texture.


2. Use Le Marcel to curl the hair in opposite directions, making sure to leave the ends out.


3. Pull half of the hair up and secure with an elastic.


4. Grab hair on both sides of the head and tie into a knot directly above the elastic.


5. Lift up the ponytail and secure an elastic along the ends of the knotted section.


6. Create a bubble shape with the hair from the ponytail and add in hair from the rest of the head. Continue the previous knot technique until you reach the end of the ponytail.


7. Apply Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray to the end of the ponytail for volume.


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