We are all completely in love with Emma’s new blunt cut! As soon as I laid eyes on it I knew it would be perfect to try out some new hairstyles. The first style I chose was a chain braid, because it’s great for her particular length. Gals with longer hair, this will work for you too!
Step 1: Divide a section of hair in half and tie in a knot.
Step 2: Pick up a smaller section of hair on either side of the knot and add it to your strands (just as you would in a french braid).
Step 3-4: Tie in a knot again. Each time you tie a knot, add a small section of hair to each strand before you tie another. Continue tying and adding until you reach just behind the ear.
Step 5: Pin the chain braid in place with bobby pins.
Step 6: Create a pigtail, incorporating the braid. Pin into a bun and repeat all the steps on the other side of your head!
I found that dampening the hair before you start really helps keep the knots looking smooth. Thanks, Emma, for letting me play around with your hair. I can’t wait to try it on my own! xo. Katie
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Fun! I’ve never seen this one here in L.A.. Here’s one of my favorites…
This style is new for me. I haven’t seen this before. I love to try this hairstyle on me.
You girls are amazing! This looks fab!
Super cool idea. Will def try this soon!
This is the most unique take I have seen on updos in a long, long time. Can’t wait to try it!
This is so neat! One thing though- The bobby pins are upside down. Ever since I learned this, I notice it every time. This article explains it all. http://honeyandfitz.com/2011/10/18/bobby-pin-101/
This is so cute! I tried it a few times, but instead of looking like a chain, it looked like a braided mess! I geuss I’ll have to keep trying!
Wow this is amazing how long did it take? I wish my hair was long enough to try it! Rachel of http:// Garaytreasures.wordpress.com
Oh my gosh! I love this! I need to try this!
tried to do this to my hair today and apparently my hair wasn’t up for cooperating with me
So cute and adorable!
This is so cool. I will try this soon.
Oh, this is adorable! I will have to give this a try!
YAY! I know what hairstyle I’m trying now!
I love LOVE this hairstyle! It’s different, it’s stylish, it’s cute, it’s girly. I’ll definitely give this a try!
ADORE THIS! What a fun new braid. As a dance teacher, I constantly have my hair up and am seeking creative ways to change the look away from bunhead:)
I might actually have enough hair to try this one!!
Love this! My hair is a similar length and I need to try this!
WOAH! that is amazing!
I have never seen a chain braid before- it looks cool!