The braids are universal hairstyle for kids especially for the long hair. The French braids and stylish cornrows are popular braided hairstyles in 2018. Here are the bright ideas of braid styles for kids that you can try.
- Twisted Braid Ponytail
The hairstyles for school are usually related to ponytails. Add prettiness to this style by twisting an accent braid around it to fancy things up a bit. All you need are just the hair brush and hair elastics. The steps to make this style:
- Brush out all the knots and tangles of your little girl hair and tie it in a high ponytail.
- Pick up a 3 inch section of hair from the braid and simply braid it right till the end.
- Then secure the end of the braid with a hair elastic.
- Twist the braid that you made around her ponytail 3 or 4 times.
- Remove the hair elastic from the end of the braid. Tie the end of the braid and ponytail together with a hair elastic to finish off the look.
- Half Up Crown Braid
Braid your girl’s hair doesn’t mean just tying up the hair in tight and severe style. You need to make a positioning of the braid to create new looks. A half up and half down braided style can be applied to make your girl look like an angel. You just need hair brush, texturizing spray, and bobby pins. Here are the steps to make it:
- Brush out all the knots and tangles from the hair.
- Spritz on texturizing spray.
- Part the hair on one side. The side of the parting with more hair and pick up 3 one inch sections of hair.
- Make French braiding into 3 sections towards the back of the head. Add more hair into the braid from the top side of her head with each subsequent stitch of the braid.
- Continue to make the French braid around the head.
- If the braid has reached near the forehead on the opposite side, secure it in place with the help of bobby pins.
- Loosen the braid to give more volume and finish off the look.
- Crown Of Braids
Your little princess need a crown. You can make a simple hair style but gorgeous to show off to the world. Take a subtler route and go for the gorgeous crown of braids for kids instead. You just need texturizing spray and hair elastics. Here are the steps to make it.
- Part the hair down the middle.
- Create a horizontal parting from right behind the ears to separate the front hair from the back.
- Tie 2 ponytails on either side with this front hair. But on the right ponytail, create a gap in the hair above the hair elastic.
- Flip the ponytail up and into this gap to topsy tail it and repeat steps 4 and 5 on the right ponytail.
- Simply braid both the ponytails right till the end and secure with hair elastics.
- Tie a single knot with the braids at the back of the head just like tying the shoelaces.
- Flip the end of the right braid over the left braid and secure it with bobby pins on the opposite side.
- Repeat the previous step with the left braid to finish off the look.
- Knotted Braids
There are many kinds of braids such as French braid, Dutch braid, fishtail braid, etc. The knotted braids look unique and this style is super functional as they don’t loosen or unravel through the day! You just need texturizing spray and hair elastics.
How to make the braids:
- Spritz on some texturizing spray all over the hair.
- Part down the hair in the middle and vertically divide the hair into 2 sections.
- Right in the front of the left section, pick up a 2 inch section of hair and split it into 2 sections.
- Tie a single knot with the 2 sections just like the shoelaces. Pulling it tight until it is resting against the scalp.
- Add a 1 inch sections of hair to the tails of the knot and keep repeating step 4 until the knotted braid reach the nape of the neck.
- Secure the knotted braid with a hair elastic and repeat steps 3 to 6 to finish off the look.