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The Messy 4 Braid Updo

Posted: February 26, 2014 in How to Hairstyles
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BBC Salon loves this look because anyone can rock it, and ladies who can’t braid, can have the complicated braid look, without making it complicated.

1. Start with dry hair. Add some texture to your tresses by using a mousse or a spray gel while blow drying so that it roughs it up a bit. You want to avoid having silky hair for this one. Here I used a 1-inch curling iron to add a little wave to my hair as well.
2. Take the section of hair in front of one ear, start braiding and stop when you are about 2/3′s of the way down to your ends. Secure with an elastic and repeat on the other side.
3. Split the remaining hair in half. Clip one side away.
4. Starting with one of your back sections, apply a regular or fishtail braid.
5. Stop braiding when you get down to about 2/3′s of your hair. Secure with elastic.
6. Now, gently pull at your braids. I suggesting spraying a medium hold hairspray to the braid and use a massage-like movement to pull the hair slightly out.
NOTE: This is why you don’t want to braid your hair to the ends. By leaving a little bit of hair out of the braid, you allow your hair to loosen and not fall out of the braid. When you pull the hair out a bit, your elastic will slightly slide down to the ends. Repeat the same massaging technique to all four of your braids.
7. Starting with your two back braids, take one braid and drape it across to the other side of the head. Secure with a bobby pin or two.
8. Repeat on the other side.
9. Take your front sections and drape the hair going towards the back and across to the other side.
10. Secure with a bobby pin and repeat on the other side. Gently pull a few strands of hair out in front to create softness.
11. Hairspray and detail the look out by pulling on a few strands in the back to give it a sexy, tousled feel.
Finish this look off with a firm hold hairspray and get ready to turn some heads.



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  1. Beginning with slightly damp, shampooed hair, the stylist will lightly dust the solution onto the bottom 2 to 3 inches of the hair.
  2. Product will be combed through the ends to ensure each strand is coated with reparative nutrients to mend and seal where the cuticle is split or broken.
  3. Next, the stylist will blow dry the hair as smooth as possible using a round boar bristle brush.
  4. Finally, the stylist will flat iron the bottom 2 to 3 inches of the hair to lock in the product and seal the ends.

Once the flat iron step is finished, the treatment is complete. There is no down time! You may wash your hair, exercise, put your hair in a clip, ponytail or bun without worry