Tuck and Flip Braid

We wanted something simple and quick today...........This is about as simple and quick as we get around here.

Pull all the hair back into a traditional braid. (Leaving some ends out to "flip" later.)

Poke a hole with your finger through the top of the braid. Then, fold the braid up and through the hole you made. (Behind the braid, not in front.) In this picture, I have pulled the braid up and through. (I'm lifting the ends up, so you can see where the elastic should be.) At this point, I stuck 2 bobby pins through the elastic and pinned it to the back of her head, so that it wouldn't slip out.
Now, you can fix the ends with a flattening iron and spray with hairspray.

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  1. I like this! Cute. I bet it stays in nicely too. Thanks for the idea.

  2. Very cute! Thanks for another great idea! With school starting soon it is nice to have some quick styles!