The Best Braiding Tutorials—Fishtail, French, and More
Easy braid tutorials
Braided hairstyles are back in style, and if you don't remember all the techniques you knew when you were younger, we’re here to help. Unlike celebs, most of us don't have a glam team to French braid our strands when we’re feeling lazy. But the good news is that with a little practice,it's easy to create impressive braided hairstyles on your own hair—from fishtail braids to updos and beyond. To create your perfect braid, grab a hair tie (and some patience) and check out these handy video tutorials.
How to do a French braid
When it comes to hairstyles, nothing is quite as classic as a basic French braid. It’s simple but elegant, so you can wear it out to dinner or pair it with blue jeans and a white t-shirt for a sleek look that requires minimal effort.
How to do a fishtail braid
Learn how to do a fishtail braid—it's a lot simpler than you may believe.
How to do a peek-a-boo braid hairstyle
Wearing your hair down every day can get a little repetitive. Shake things up with this simple, boho-inspired look. The peek-a-boo style can be rocked a million different ways; hide your braids between luxurious curls, or have them stand out against super-straight strands. Guaranteed glam, every time!
How to do a braided half bun
Fusing standard French braids with a half-up, half-down bun, this braided half bun is edgy yet soft.
3 surprisingly chic ways to wear braids
While you may have quit wearing braids in the third grade, we’re here to tell you, they’re back in a big way. Watch the video to see three, fresh new ways to wear braids. And as a bonus, when you take them out at the end of the day, you have gorgeous waves to wear out on the town!