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Criss Cross Braids, Toddler Hairstyles

Toddler And Baby Hairstyles
Simple And Quick Criss Cross Braids

cute toddler hairstylesOur Princess likes to call this hairstyle "criss cross applesauce."

This style could work with any hair type, texture, or length (short hair or long hair, curly or straight.) It's a good one for toddlers or babies who have very fine hair and is great for keeping bangs (or fringe) out of the eyes. We actually do this style quite often on our 9 year old Princess as well, so it doesn't have to be just for babies.

This is also a fantastic hair style for gymnastics, sports, and dance. You could make the criss cross braids and bring the rest of her hair back in a ponytail or bun if you wanted. Or, you could add more sections and braids all over her head to form a spiderweb effect.

We love the "lattice" look shown in the photo above with the extra ponytail added in the back. But if you prefer (or if you are working with super short hair that isn't going to make it into one more ponytail) you could leave that out to form one braided X as shown below.....
braided hairstyle for babiesHere's our toddler hairstyle tutorial featuring the darling "Pea":

Hope you are enjoying our toddler hairstyles as much as we are enjoying creating them! "The Pea" has been such a patient little model for us. ;)

Whould you like to comment?

  1. soooo cute for little toddlers. now i'm wishing again to have another baby.. :)

  2. Very cute! I've been doing little braids on my 11-month old but they just flop around and look unfinished. This will be a great way to complete it - if only she'll be still long enough!

  3. I love doing hair . It is really fun . I am going to collage for cosmatology.

  4. we did this yesterday and then pulled it back into a big ponytail!
    my daughter has THICK hair for being 2 so its nice to come across new styles to do for her.

  5. That is adorable. I wish I could get my 1 year old to sit still long enough for a style like this!

  6. This would be perfect to keep Sweet T's hair out of her eyes...if she would stay still long enough. :)

  7. This is so creative and dang on cute!

  8. Such a cute style! I love how perfect it is for the little girls hair to stay out of their eyes!
    I have boys tho... ;(

  9. So cute, and so impressed that your little one will sit still long enough for you to do her hair! :)

  10. That look horrible!!!

  11. sum nex hairstyle

  12. Oh my god I love it. I'm not very good are doing my daughters hair. Usually just a pony tail. She's almost two and now I can do cute simple styles!! Thank you!!!


  13. JAN 14,2013

    I think those hair styles are so precious. besides, moms can only dress and do their little ones ''up'' once in their life time. Until they're big enough to do it themselves.


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