This week's hair tutorial is a fun and unique braid which we are calling the "melting braid," as it looks like the bottom strand is literally melting away from the rest of the braid. ;) This technique could be used to create an endless amount of hairstyles and variations. We featured just a few ideas at the end of our video as examples. The braided flower (shown below) was my daughter's favorite, since the looped part of this braid looks just like flower petals!
The Melting Braid Video Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)
As shown in our tutorial (above) it may be helpful to work with wet hair, or to add some product (gel, pomade, wax, etc.) to help control flyaways and keep the small strands of hair separated while you are braiding.
Although this braid looks quite intricate, it really isn't that hard to create once you get the pattern down and I think the end result is worth the trouble!
If you love this technique, we have done a few similar braids in the past which you may like:
The cookie cutter braid
The scallop edge braid
The folded Feather Braid
Thanks so much for watching our hair tutorials each week! We love you guys.