How to do a headband braid 4 ways (video)

Braided headbands offer ways to create elegant style, highlighting your face and clearing thick, heavy hair from falling in your face during a long day or night out on the town. It can even be worn with bangs, as Hollywood Life shows in their story on Taylor Swift's 2013 Grammy hairstyle.
Despite the difficult appearance, Melissa from Missy Sue shows how easy four different styles of braided headbands can be, from the traditional French braid, Lace braid, Dutch braid and Half-Dutch braid. Be sure to watch the video for full details.
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How to do a headband braid 4 ways
Directions
1. Start with clean hair brushed straight and parted in the middle.
2. Make an additional part perpendicular to the center part from the top of the head to the ear.
3. Clip back the hair behind the crown-to-ear part back.
4. Use the front section of hair for the headband and braid in one of the four instructed styles: French, Lace, Dutch, Half-Dutch.
5. Pin the braid when it reaches the ear.
6. Unclip back section of hair and let it cover the bottom of your braided headband.
Pro tip: Melissa suggests that you can always enlarge a braid by pulling on the sides. However, she cautions to only do so from the back of the braid to avoid loosening the style too much.
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Resources Missy Sue and Hollywood Life
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December 6   ·  
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