Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun

Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun… we’re getting a little crazy over here. It is safe to safe I am absolutely obsessed with these combo braids.

My particular favorites have been:

Adding a second braid into an already favorite takes it up a notch, making it slightly different, but on a whole new level. Now there is one more fav to add to the mix and I hope you give it a try!

Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun

Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun

Waterfall, Dutch, French Braid into Braided Bun Instructions:
  1. Begin with a deep side part.
  2. Take a section of hair, right at the top, and divide it intot three pieces.
  3. Cross the top strand over the middle, then cross the bottom strand over the middle.
  4. Cross the top strand over the middle and bring in a section of hair.
  5. Drop down the bottom strand and bring in a small section of hair from right behind the strand, crossing it over the middle in place of the dropped piece.
  6. Cross the top strand and bring in a section of hair.
  7. Drop the bottom strand and bring in a section of  hair, from behind it, adding it in its place.
  8. Continue braiding the waterfall braid down to the nape of the neck then continue in a regular style braid til it reaches the end of the hair.
  9. Tie off the braid with a clear elastic.
  10. Next, take a section of hair, underneath the waterfall braid, and include the first waterfall strand in the section.
  11. Divide this section into three parts and begin a dutch braid by crossing the side strands under the middle.
  12. Continue braiding down, adding the waterfall pieces into the top part.
  13. When the dutch braid reaches the end, add int the braid from the waterfall and braid the two together, down into a regular braid.
  14. Tie off the end with an elastic band.
  15. Next, take a section of hair on the right side and divide it into three sections.
  16. Begin a french braid, crossing the side strands over the middle and adding in hair to the braid.
  17. Continue braiding down to the end of the hair, tying off the end with an elastic band.
  18. Next, take the braided end on the left side and wrap it counter-clockwise into a bun.
  19. Secure the braid with pins to keep it in place.
  20. Now, take the braid from the right and wrap it up and around the first bun, in a counter-clockwise motion.
  21. Secure it with hair pins as well.
  22. Finish with a few spritzes of hairspray.
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6 Comments

  1. Sophie
    December 28, 2014 / 1:31 PM

    So cute! May I ask, how do you come up with all these hairstyles? They are all so gorgeous!

    • December 30, 2014 / 10:13 AM

      Hey, Sophie! Usually I see a hairstyle and think “How would I wear that?” then go from there ((:

  2. Malia
    December 23, 2014 / 2:02 PM

    I’m going to try this! thank you so much! You are so cute!

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  4. August 29, 2014 / 10:32 PM

    I am going to attempt to do this! I am so in love with it! May I ask, do you wear extensions or your hair naturally that long?

    • September 2, 2014 / 1:23 PM

      Thanks, Noelle (: I have clip-in extensions that I wear for many hair tutorials (:

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