Braids are a very attractive way to style your hair. Braids definitely add an impressive and useful tool to your styling arsenal. You may want to start with braiding a ponytail, which you can then twist into a sophisticated looking but easy chignon. Simple braids are actually very beautiful. On bad hair days, braids come to the rescue. Braids are a cut above the regular ponytail solution, yet they are as easy to create as twirled hairstyles or semi-updos. The more practice you have the faster you can braid your hair. The few seconds spent braiding are well worth it. Braids stay pretty all day long even through wind, weather, and athletic activities. Let’s get started!
Simple Braids for Easy Versatile Hairstyles
It is your choice whether you want to braid all your hair into one thick braid or create several small braids.
You may want to make good use of styling aids such as volumising powder or dry shampoo. They make braiding easier because they make hair more manageable and keep it from slipping and sliding around. Braids also keep their shape better after applying some hairspray while hair wax helps to shape the hair outside the braids.
Check out our video below where Schwarzkopf hair expert Armin Morbach, shows how to style different types of chignons including a chignon involving a simple braid.