Do THIS the Next Time You Double Braid Your Hair

4 Materials
10 Minutes

If pigtail braids are for young girls, do this classier double braid version the next time you need a fresh hairstyle!

It would be perfect for a casual day. Let's get into it.

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Tools and materials:

  • Claw clip
  • Tail comb
  • 1 hair tie
  • 2 clear, hair elastics
Separating hair

1. Separate the bottom section and split it

Clip up the top half of your hair temporarily with a claw clip. Then split the bottom section down the middle at your neck, pulling each section to the front, on either side.

2. Split the top section and cross 

Remove the claw clip. Half the top section of hair and cross them at the back of your head. 

Separating hair

Cross the bottom section over the top section and hold this “knot” tightly.

Crossing hair

3. Add top sections to bottom sections and braid

Be sure to hold on tightly to the crossed top section.

On 1 side, add the split hair from the bottom section with the tail of the nearby top section. Secure a ponytail at the base of your neck. 

Adding hair

On the other side, braid the top and bottom sections together into a uniform braid. Secure the end with a clear, hair elastic.

Creating braid

Then remove the hair tie from the other side and make another braid with the remaining hair, securing the end with another elastic. 

Creating braid

Here’s the final look of this elevated double braid hairstyle: 

Elevated double braid hairstyle

Elevated double braid hairstyle

Let me know what you think of this alternative double braid hairstyle in the comments.

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Suggested materials:
  • Claw clip
  • Tail comb
  • 1 hair tie
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