How To: Milkmaid Braid

by - 2:48 PM

Hello! First and foremost, let me apologize for my ridiculously long absence. I don't really want to make excuses for it because I know I find that annoying to read, but I feel like I need to. My semester got really busy for a while, and I was also super sick for almost 3 weeks. That is why I've been neglecting this little corner of the internet. Also, I was feeling a bit uninspired to be completely honest. If you have any posts that you would like to see from me or that you think might be interesting to read, please just me know in the comments :) Anyways now that I've gotten that out of the way, on to today's post.

I've been trying out a new hairstyle, and I thought I would share it with you. It got a lot better response than I was expecting (one of the pictures below is now my third most liked picture on Instagram). This hairstyle is called the milkmaid braid. It made me feel like I was in The Sound of Music for some reason, and it is incredibly easy to do. You actually just separate your hair into two sections, and then braid those two sections into regular braided pigtails. I would suggest holding your hair away from your head while you braid. This makes that section lay a little flatter when you flip the braid over your head. Secure those with clear elastics. Take this time to pull on the sections of your braid to widen it up. Then, pin them on the other side of your head, and hide the ends as best you can. It is a super easy up-do and a great option for days when your hair just doesn't want to cooperate or you are trying to push it an extra day in between washes. My hair is pretty long which makes this style quite easy for me to do. I haven't tried it on shorter hair, so I couldn't tell you how well it will work. It doesn't take long to do, so I would say give it a try and see how it turns out. I'll include the video that I watched to figure this out below so you can have some visuals!

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