Easy Messy Braided Updo

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The Simple DIY How To on The Messy Braided Updo

All of us have days when our hair just won’t do a thing and we intuitively know no matter how much time we put into it, our hair is gonna do what it’s gonna do . . . that’s why God invented braided updos! Braided hairstyles can be elaborate and chic enough to be worn by a princess bride or as laid back and casual to fit perfectly at the beach. That’s one reason why we love braids! Another is. . . they’re so cute AND versatile!

If you’re new to braiding, there is no better time than now to jump in and get your feet wet and learn a cute and messy braided updo. With all the great video how-to’s on the subject, there is no excuse not to learn this fun way of styling your hair. It’s a good idea to start simple so you don’t become discouraged if your fingers don’t work the way they are suppose to. Braided hairstyles aren’t hard to learn, but there is a learning curve and you’ll need to allow yourself a little practice time to get the feel of things. Once you get it, it’s like riding a bike . . . you won’t understand why it seemed hard to learn in the beginning  . . .  and you’ll never forget how to do it!

Here is a fun, quick and easy, messy braided updo that takes no time at all to conquer. It’s quick and simple and messy is a good thing. Any hair type will work with this updo, just play around with it. Understand the fact that your braided updo will look different from the models braided updo . . . that’s fine!

If you have straight sleek hair, you could get more ooomph in your do’ by roughing it up with a styling spray, (like a sea salt spray) before braiding. A bit of texture will help to hold the updo and give it more volume.

Here’s all you need;

  • comb/brush
  • bobby pins
  • 3 elastics

For more great looks check out our Pinterest Wedding Hairstyles, Prom Hairstyles and Braid Boards.

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