See how to turn simple braids into a gorgeous updo with an easy-to-follow tutorial

Are you getting tired of wearing the same braid, bun, or ponytail every day? Then check out this stunning braided updo that is perfect for formal wear or a special occasion. The beautiful braid will make your hair look thicker and the elegant crossovers make this style a great option for dressier affairs. One thing is for sure, it won't leave anybody indifferent.
The initial braid is a bit on the trickier side, so make sure to watch the video at the end of the article for a visual on how this style works. It basically is a simple twisted braid.
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One of the best parts about this style is that the initial twists are pretty enough to use on their own. If you don't want the full look, try scooping your hair into a ponytail or bun after you have the cascading look across the front of your head.
Once you have the initial twist is finished on both sides of the head, just twist and pin the rest of your hair into pretty loops. Make sure to alternate sides as you go so you get the crisscrossed look.
You'll need to spray your hair well, so the style stays in place. This is also a great option for little girls (and a fun twist if your little one wants to dress up as a princess for Halloween).
Watch the video below for the easy to follow step-by-step!
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