How To: Braid Hair


Lila Brodner shows her impressive braiding skills.

Step 1: Detangle hair with a brush or comb
Step 2: Group hair into a low ponytail but do not tie
Step 3: Divide hair into three equal sections
Step 4: Cross the left section of hair over the middle section
Step 5: Cross the right section over the middle section(formerly the left)
Step 6: Continue layering the left and right sections over the middle in the pattern above until satisfied with the length
Step 7: Tighten the hair as you go by gently pulling down on the sections as you weave in order to maintain tension
Step 8: Tie hair at the base with a hair tie