This Hack is PERFECT If You Can't Braid

3 Materials
5 Minutes

Looking for a simple, go-to hairstyle to add to your style repertoire?

Follow along with this step-by-step tutorial to try out this braid hack that’s perfect if you can’t braid.

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Tools and materials:

  • Hair oil/styling gel
  • Hair tie
  • Clear hair elastics
Making a sleek ponytail

1. Make a sleek ponytail

Put your hair in a sleek, low ponytail. Apply hair oil or styling gel if you’d like, and secure with a hair tie.

Add a decorative hair tie on top if you’d like. 

Threading hair

2. Split and thread

Split the tail into 4 parts. Then secure each 2 adjacent pieces at the ends with a clear, hair elastic. Thread 1 side through the other. 

Crossing hair

Go back and forth with each piece, threading 1 through the other until you reach the end of the hair. Secure the end with a clear, hair elastic.

Finishing hairstyle

3. Finishing touches

Pinch and pull at each section of the braid to add volume and texture. Here’s the final result of this easy, braid hack:

Cute and easy braid hack

Cute and easy braid hack

If you struggle with styling a regular braid, try this easy braid hack. Next, check out this top bun hack that you have to try!

For more hair styling inspiration, check out  This Timeless Hairstyle is for Any Occasion.

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Suggested materials:
  • Hair oil/styling gel
  • Hair tie
  • Clear hair elastics

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