French Halo Braid

As you know if you’ve seen my #WeekofBraids in March, I love braiding my hair. The thing I struggle with sometimes is coming up with different ideas, and I often end up with a side fishtail braid or a French braid. However, I saw this a few months back on Amber Fillerup’s YouTube Channel and I thought I would share this style with you. Behold, my French Halo Braid!

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Simple and summery, this is a really feminine style and goes great with soft curls to frame the face.

1.Part your hair just off centre, don’t worry about being too perfect about this- as long as there is approximately even amount of hair on each side of your head.

h1h22. Take 3 sections at the centre of your head and begin to braid. Complete 2 runs and then start adding in hair from each side.

 

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3. Once you reach your ear, stop adding hair from underneath, only adding hair from the top half of your head. This is known as a lace braid.

 

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4. You’ll reach a point at the back of your head where you can no longer comfortably reach any hair to braid. Simply move your arm and rearrange the 3 strands in your hand until you can continue. This can sometimes be confusing so take your time!

 

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5. Once you have included all of your hair, braid to the end of your hair and tie with an elastic.

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6. At this point, begin to pull on your braid gently to thicken it. Once you’ve done this, tuck the end of your hair underneath your halo braid and secure with a bobby pin. Smooth out any bumps and secure with bobby pins. You’re all done!

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I hope you found this tutorial useful, if you do try this style, share it on twitter (Imiiix)  or Instagram (gingernut2115) and tag me so I can see!

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19 thoughts on “French Halo Braid

  1. Awesome! I really like braids because it’s so pretty to look at and yet so easy to do, and there’s so many different styles! I love this one, it’s perfect for the summer!

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  2. I’ve never succeeded French braid my hair. Your step by step tutorial really helps. I bookmark this post, at the time I want to braid my hair I’ll definitely check your post. Thanks for this tutorial.

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