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The New Braiding Handbook

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  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin a basic Dutch French Braid. The outer sections are going UNDER the middle section.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 2
    Step 2

    Keep braiding, staying close to your hairline.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 3
    Step 3

    Keep the braid tight; you can always loosen it later.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 4
    Step 4

    At the nape of your neck, change direction. Hold all sections in your bottom hand…

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 5
    Step 5

    …bring your top hand around your face and start braiding up. It may feel a little backward and you might lose the rhythm of the braid. Do not let go of the sections! Remember the steps and repeat them out loud. If my fingers ever get confused, I just start telling myself what to do out loud and it really helps.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 6
    Step 6

    Keep the braid tight and close to your hairline.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 7
    Step 7

    When you’ve added in all the hair, continue a regular braid until you run out of hair.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tie off with a clear elastic band.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pin underneath your Dutch Braid where your braid ended.

  • How to style a crown braid. Bohemian Crown - Step 10
    Step 10

    And my favorite part, pancake the braid. Pull on the strands and make them as big and fluffy as your layers will allow. This is what makes the style look so pretty!

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