Try This, It's Easier Than Braiding With the Same Look

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5 Minutes

Looking for a new way to style your hair? Follow along with my simple tutorial to learn a style that’s easier than braiding with the same look.

Tools and materials:

  • 1 clear hair elastic
Making an X

1. Make an X

Grab 2 small sections of hair at the front and center of your hairline with a small gap between them. Cross them to make an X.

2. Criss-cross with new strands on each side

Grab an equally sized section of hair on 1 side and cross it over just the strand closest to that side. 

Criss-crossing hair

Repeat with another strand on the opposite side.

Criss-crossing hair

Continue to criss-cross sections of hair from each side, making sure the pattern doesn’t fall out by holding it with your free hand. 

Criss-crossing hair

3. Tie it off

When you reach the back of your head, tie off the ends with a clear, hair elastic. Then split the ends of the tail and pull to tighten it.

Tying hair

Here’s the final look: 

Cute criss-cross hairdo

Cute criss-cross hairdo

This easier-than-braiding hairstyle looks cute, a bit different and doesn’t require any special skills or materials!

If you liked this tutorial, try out this super chic hairstyle for holiday photos.

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Suggested materials:
  • 1 clear hair elastic

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