Side braids are a hot trend in Hollywood right now and Amy Adams rocked it at the 2011 MET Ball. She wore a side-parted French braid across her hairline and it caught everyone’s attention. Her complicated yet stylish front braid was a great way to add some fun to a sophisticated bun.
- Apply a small amount of mousse such as Tousle Me Softly Mousse to dry or damp hair. Work it into the roots with the pads of his fingers, moving them back and forth to create movement in the underneath layers of hair.
- Blow hair dry, continuing with the pads-of-the-fingers trick. Don’t use a brush.
- If your hair is already dry, you can rough it up a bit by spraying your fingertips with hairspray Body Envy Volumizing Hairspray and then working it into the ends so they look frayed.
- Curl your hair with a medium-barreled curling iron.
- Lightly run your fingers through your hair to tease and gently separate the curls. Spray with a volume-building hairsprayThen part the hair to the side.
- Starting at one side, loosely braid your hair across the side of your head working pieces in as you move across, sort of like a sideways French braid. Secure it on the other side with a clear elastic band. It’s supposed to look messy and loose, so don’t braid too tight.
- Twist and pin the remaining hair into a bun. Secure it with bobby pins. Then spray with hairspray and you’re done!
Braids never go away and offer that nice twist to your normally random hair style. Whether it’s delicate or bigger braids, celebs have adopted this style and you should too!