How to Style a Princess Braided Updo

Having your hair up is really both elegant and convenient. Every updo hairstyle helps you keeping your hair both neat and away from the face showing off our beautiful features. There are numerous variations for creating updos, among them are braided ones as well. Especially when you have long hair, you can have a glamorous updo not in the simple and widespread way, but adding some enthusiasm and creativity by incorporating a braid into it.

As all of us know that braids have been the most widely used hairstyles throughout centuries. They have decorated both noblewomen and the peasants. All that is added on the old braids nowadays is simply trying new twists on them by using accessories and modernizing the latter. In order to achieve a head turning effect do not be afraid to experiment with the braid and reach a satisfying result.

Braided updo hairstyles can be dressy or casual. For a more dramatic look here are simple hairstyle tips to reach a vintage princess braided updo. If you have medium to very long hair, you can create a braided updo. Nevertheless for this particular braided updo we are going to discuss below, you will need long hair. If you want to learn how to style a princess braided updo, pay attention to the below illustrated tips and hurry up to adopt them at once. The result is so feminine, so noble and sweet that no girl can stand the temptation to try it on herself.

Princess Braids Tutorial


All you need to start the hairstyle is several pins, hairstyling mousse, a flat iron if your hair is not straight and elastic bands to secure the hair.

The most important part of this hairdo is having straight hair, since the result can be achieved only with straight hair. If you have natural waves or curls then first of all use a flat iron to straighten the latter and then only pass on to the important updo. Next divide your hair into two equal parts and apply some mousse onto the hair, so that it becomes easier for you to braid. And then comes the easiest part of the hairstyle. You simply have to start braiding the hair. First take some small sections of hair on one side of the head, starting from the front of the head. You have to braid a half French braid. Begin braiding the hair by adding hair gradually to the braid and once you reach the end of the braid, fasten the hair tips with an elastic band. You have to repeat the same action on the other side of the head as well.

Once completed the braiding procedure, take the braid tip from one side and stretch it towards the other side of the head and secure the latter with bobby pins. Do the same with the braid on the opposite side slightly overlapping the braids. Do not forget to carefully tuck in the ends of the braids for a neat look. And you can have a look at your gorgeous look in the mirror. The hair looks so elegant so feminine and princess like, that you can easily wear it for special occasions. You can apply some hairstyling spray on the hair for a final touch.

Never limit your enthusiasm and creativity and learn new hairstyles as much as you can. One more style will never harm you, but will give an easy solution to the days when you want to look original but do not know how to look so. This goddess hairstyle is really very sophisticated and chic. It can be the trick for both a formal and casual updo. The vintage princess braided updo will certainly make you stand out in the crowd.

Vintage Princess Braided Updo Tutorial

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