Posts tagged "braids"

OMG I Love Your Hair (OK, My Hair): A Subtle Braid Amongst Curls

This past weekend I served as a bridesmaid in my good friend’s wedding, and prior to the big day, had been endlessly searching for the perfect Grecian hairstyle to go with my very goddess-ey gown. When I looked online, I saw a lot of braids, curls and accessories, but none that really combined all three…

Katie Oldenburg / July 23, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: Shoelace Braid

Normally, knots are not what you want in your hair, but for this adorable shoelace braid hair tutorial, knots are where it’s at. Basically — haha, you know this is so much harder to actually accomplish in real life, let’s be real — you tie two pieces of hair together, over and over picking u…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2014

Hair Dos: 11 Grecian Hairstyles For Wedding Inspiration

This weekend, I’ll be standing by my friend’s side at her wedding as one of her trusty bridesmaids, and I can already tell you that my hair is going to look flawless, Beyoncé style. I’ve scoured the web for months trying to find the perfect hairstyle to go with my drapey, Grecian-style gown, and found…

Katie Oldenburg / July 17, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: Diane Kruger’s Braid Within A Braid

Oooh, I’m totally swooning over the hairstyle Diane Kruger wore to the premiere of her show “The Bridge” late last week. It looks complicated but I think it’s actually quite easy. It looks to be that Diane — or her hairstylist, let’s be real — sectioned the hair into two at the top of the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The French-To-Fishtail Deconstructed Braid

I love my long hair, but I don’t love when it hangs against my face like limp noodles during the humid, summer months. After a quick, much-needed trim, Kelly, a Master Stylist from Hairroin Salon, decided to style my long locks into a french-to-fishtail deconstructed braid to keep me cool and looking chic. She started…

Katie Oldenburg / June 23, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Binge On “Orange Is The New Black” Season 2, Read Me Before You & Learn To Braid Your Bangs

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 7, 2014

37 Seriously Intense Braided Hairstyles Only Daenerys Targaryen Could Pull Off

Spend any time on Pinterest and you’ll encounter a lot of braids. Who knew there were so many different kinds? Lace braids and French braids and Dutch braids and feather braids and waterfall braids, OH MY. While many of them are gorgeous and totally accessible for the average chick with two hands and a dream, I’m constantly seeing braid…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2014

Hair Dos: 20 Ways To Pull Back Your Hair On Hot Days

Hallelujah, beautiful, balmy weather has arrived! Yesterday, the temps in New York City reached optimal levels (in my opinion) and I celebrated by drinking beers on my roof and cultivating a patchy base tan. The only downfall to this arrival of summer weather is how hot I get when my hair is down — but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 27, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The Triple Braid

This triple braid is like one of those cookie-cake-pies you see on Pinterest that kind of freak you out, but you can’t help but want to try it anyway: it’s a braid within a braid within a braid. The good news about this hairstyle is that it’s much easier than baking a cookie cake into…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 17, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The Waterfall Braid

This week’s OMG-worthy hairstyle is the waterfall braid, a style so lovely and unique that I quite literally can’t stop staring at it. It’s a little more advanced than other styles I’ve posted, so hair novices like me might want to enlist a friend to help conquer it, but if you feel comfortable with french…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 17, 2013

Holiday Hair Tutorial: The Swedish Knot

It’s holiday party season, and you know what that means: time to bring your hair A-game. We asked our hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a few fun party hairstyles just for Frisky readers. Today we have her first creation, The Swedish Knot, a braided updo with an unexpected twist: reverse…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2012

Total Hairspiration: The Best & Worst Celebrity Braids

Do you have long hair? Wish you had long hair (raises hand)? Then let this collection of the best and worst braids serve as a guideline and a warning to you. Your long hair is beautiful! Don’t muss it up with an unfortunately plaited braid.

Julie Gerstein / July 26, 2012

Hair Dos: Get Katniss Everdeen’s Awesome “Hunger Games” Braid

In other “Hunger Games” news, how awesome was Katniss Everdeen’s behind-the-head, swooping reverse French braid in the film? The ideal hairstyle for fighting your fellow teens to the death! My styling skills tend to be as poor as the reading comprehension of those racist “fans” I wrote about earlier, but perhaps this tutorial will help.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2012

Real Girls, Real Hair: Beautiful Braids

Even when I had long hair, I was terrible at braiding it, so I’m in complete awe of girls who have good braiding skills. We’ve assembled this gallery of real girls with awesome braiding skills, showing off their cool fishtails, Frenchies and everything in between. Check ‘em out and get inspired!

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Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2012

Hair Dos: 9 Braided Styles That Are Hardly Hippie-Dippie

Confession: I am obsessed with braids and always have been. If you look at my school pictures from ages 5 through 10, my hair is in some sort of crazy French braided hairstyle, courtesy of my mom’s talented fingers. Yet somehow, I have never learned how to do anything besides a traditional braid on my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 23, 2011

Willow Smith’s Wicked New Neon Hair

True story: I went to grad school in Brighton, England, the place where raves never died. Everywhere you go in Brighton, there are middle-aged people wearing neon yarn hair, a holdover from their days in the rave caves of the ’90s. Often, these rave casualties would tote around their children, and many times I felt…

Julie Gerstein / March 23, 2011

The Easy 2010 Update On The Braid

As we get further and further into 2010, hairstyles are shifting to the side. (Examples: The ubiquitous side-swept hair at the SAG Awards this past weekend and all the side-updos and hairstyles at the spring 2010 fashion shows, especially at a certain Mr. Alexander Wang’s show.) Now French street photographer and illustrator Garance Dore i…

Nina Carbone / January 26, 2010

Braids, Braids, Braids!

A few weeks ago I told you about my obsession with braids, but it has been taken to a whole new level now that I’ve discovered just how many different types of braids exist! I am totes rocking the Cascade next week. Watch out! [EverythingIsTerrible.com]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 2, 2009

DIY Cool Braids

Sometimes inspiration comes when you’re not looking for it. In some of our random fashion browsing on the Internet, when we were looking for clothing-related posts, we found ourselves completely ignoring the goods on the page and were instead entranced by these models’ hairstyles. The styling on each is perhaps perfect—braids complimented by Grecian and…

Leonora Epstein / July 22, 2009

Hair Love: The Side Braid

We heart Lauren Conrad’s sidebraid. From high fashion to the street, its caught on almost as fast as Jennifer Aniston’s Friends bob.

From the Tracy Reese runway braid, the Hill’s LC braid and finally the street hair braid, here’s how to do it:
1. Part hair slightly more than halfway
2.

Deborah Findling / July 21, 2009