Create a Simple Hairstyle with a Half Crown Braid


Aveda Institutes South Florida created a step-by-step tutorial to show you how to create a simple half crown braid. This hairstyle is a fun way to impress your friends without spending too much time trying to style it!


Follow the steps below to recreate this look.

What you will need:


Paddle brush
Finishing brush
Natural Styling comb
Bobby pins
Rubber bands
Aveda Confixor
Aveda Control Force
Aveda Brilliant Spray-on Shine

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Step 1:
Brush out clean, dry hair with paddle brush


Step 2: Using comb, section out hair for braid based on desired size and placement.


Step 3: Apply small amount of Confixor to section by raking fingers through hair.


Step 4: Braid side one using standard three section braiding technique.


Step 5: Secure braid with rubber band and spray with Control Force.

Step 6: Repeat on other side.


Step 7: Pull both braids back and cross at the middle back of the head.


Step 8: Secure in place with bobby pin.


Step 9: Tuck unfinished ends under finished braids and secure at both sides with bobby pins.


Step 10: Spray braids in place with Control Force. Finish off by applying Brilliant Spray-on Shine to loose ends if desired.

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