August 5, 2011
From the runway to the red carpet, braids are everywhere. This mega-trend has even sparked braiding bars to pop up in hotspot salons across the country. Wear them low and loose for a laid-back summer style or tinier and more precise to update a simple chignon a la Sarah Michelle Gellar at a TCA party in Beverly Hills. If you're not adept in the fine and somewhat complicated art of French braiding, keep it simple. Start by creating a middle part and weaving two braids stemming from the top of your forehead. Wrap them around back and tuck them into an unfussy updo or leave the rest of your hair down to inject a touch of earth goddess into your look.
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