The Only Crown Braid Tutorial You Need

The Easiest Braided Crown Tutorial

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Pulling your hair up during the warm months is sometimes a necessity, and while a ponytail is the easiest (and probably everyone's go-to hairstyle) for those occasions, braids are a great, not to mention chic, alternative. While a crown braid may sound and look intimidating, this low-maintenance style is perfect for hot summer days and it's not as difficult to achieve as you may think. Trust me, you'll be surprised to learn how you can master the crown braid with this simple tutorial, just follow these eight easy steps.

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Begin by parting your hair in the middle and dividing it into two sections.

Parting hair in the middle

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Take one section and braid it all along the side to the end, starting with a French braid and ending with a regular braid.

Single right-side-braid

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Take the other half and braid it all the way to the end just like you did with the other side.

Single braids along each side of the head

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Gently pull out the braid to loosen it up and create a fuller look.

Pulling out braids

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Cross the braids over to their opposite side.

Two braids crossing over from one side to another

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Crossing braids from one side to another

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Using a bobby pin or two, secure each braid where they meet with the other braid.

Securing a braid on one side

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Repeat on the other side.

Securing braid with a bobby pin

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Finish it off with hairspray to prolong the look. I particularly love and highly recommend this one as it does not leave that awful crunchy texture on your hair.

Spraying hairspray on braids

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Once you have sprayed your hair, you're all set with your super chic, boho-looking braided crown!

Crown Braid

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