Beautiful Half-up Braided Bridal Hairstyle

Eva Pautov
by Eva Pautov
3 Materials
30 Minutes

Here’s an easier way to get one of the braided bridal hairstyles that are everywhere at the moment.

You’ll need a full width clip-in hair extension unless your hair is very long and thick. See how it’s done!

Tools and materials:

  • Full width hair extension
  • Hair ties
  • Hair decorations
Adding hair extensions

1. Adding hair extensions

Part your hair horizontally just above your ears and clip the top section out of the way.

Adding hair extensions

Attach the hair extension below the parting and release the top section over it.

Separating hair

2. Separate

Section off the top layer of the center section of your hair and wrap a hair tie around it.


3. Braid

Take three strands of hair from one side of the center section.


Braid them together five or six times and finish with a hair tie.


Fan out the braid to make it full.


Repeat on the other side.

Making circle

4. Make circle

Join the two braids together with a hair tie.

Making circle

Pull the center section up between them.

Crossing tails

5. Cross tails

Cross the tails of the two braids under the center section.

Crossing tails

Draw the center section through the opening between them.

Crossing tails

Continue until you reach the end of the braids.

Tying off

6. Tie off

Tie the ends off together.

Pulling on braid

Tuck the ends into the braid.

Push a spray of flowers between the braids at the top.

Beautiful half-up braided bridal hairstyle

Beautiful half-up braided bridal hairstyle

This is a stunning, romantic bridal or evening style. The fuller these braids are, the better they look. 

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Suggested materials:
  • Full width hair extension
  • Hair ties
  • Hair decoration

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