3 Fall Hairstyles

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Fall is here and that means cozy sweaters, suede booties, piles of crisp leaves, and pumpkin spice lattes. Dutch braids are a great braid to incorporate into the new season because they will make any outfit pop, and are the perfect solution for medium or long tresses. They are all no-muss, no-fuss ‘dos that you can do yourself any day of the week. Ready to try?

Here are some other great Dutch Braid hairstyles to try!

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3 Fall Hairstyles

Half Up Mohawk Dutch Braid Supplies:

Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Start by brushing the hair straight back from the forehead and through the ends to remove any tangles.
  • Step 2 / Pick up a 2″ wide section of hair at the center of the forehead and two smaller sections directly behind it, one slightly to the right and one to the left.
  • Step 3 / Begin a dutch braid by crossing the side strands underneaththe middle section.
  • Step 4 / Start incorporating small sections of hair into the braid keeping it right along the center of the top of the head.
  • Step 5 / When the braid reaches the back of the crown, braid the rest of the section into a regular braid without adding in any extra hair.
  • Step 6 / Tie it off with a clear elastic band.
  • Step 7 / Separate off a small section of hair from the ends of the braid and and wrap it around the hair band to hide it.
  • Step 8 / Secure the end of the wrapped section with a bobby pin sliding it into the center of the braid.
  • Step 9 / Spray the top and sides of the hair with a firm hold hairspray and smooth down any flyaways. Add some curls to the ends as an optional extra step!

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Mohawk Dutch Braid Messy Bun Supplies:

Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Brush through the hair to remove any tangles.
  • Step 2 / Create a dutch braid going down the center of the top of the head and then down the back as in the previous step.
  • Step 3 / Incorporate hair into the braid until it reaches the nape of the neck.
  • Step 4 / Tie off the braid with a hair band so it creates a low ponytail.
  • Step 5 / Pick up a small section from the ponytail and loop it up towards the hair band, then tuck it in creating a loop.
  • Step 6 / Continue creating loops with sections of the ponytail until all the hair is looped. The hair should gradually form a donut shape.
  • Step 7 / Pull the bun tight against the head then set it with a firm hold hairspray, smoothing down any flyaways.

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Dutch Braid Wrapped High Bun Supplies:

Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Brush through the hair to remove any tangles then brush it up into a high bun, wrapping the hair with a hair band.
  • Step 2 / Separate off a 1″ section of hair from the ponytail and pull the rest of the hair through the center of a mesh donut.
  • Step 3 / Pin the donut against the head by sliding them in near the scalp.
  • Step 4 / Divide off a 2″ section of hair from the ponytail and separate it into two sections.
  • Step 5 / Pick up the small section that was previously left out and begin a dutch braid by crossing the bottom strand under the middle section.
  • Step 6 / Cross the top piece under the middle and then the bottom piece under the middle once again.
  • Step 7 / Cross the top piece under the middle and pick up a small section of hair from the ponytail crossing it under the middle as well, bringing it into the braid.
  • Step 8 / Now cross the bottom piece under the middle and the top piece under again.
  • Step 9 / Pick up a new section from the ponytail and cross it under as well, bringing it into the braid.
  • Step 10 / Now repeat the previous steps bringing in small pieces from the ponytail, wrapping the braid around the mesh donut.
  • Step 11 / Once all the hair is brought into the braid, continue braiding the hair into a regular braid, tying off the end with an elastic band.
  • Step 12 / Wrap the end of the braid around the mesh donut, tucking it underneath the start of the braid.
  • Step 13 / Pin down the end of the braid and anywhere it feels loose.
  • Step 14 / Add your favorite headband and set the style with a firm hold hairspray.

3 Fall Hairstyles

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3 Comments

  1. Anon
    September 18, 2015 / 12:08 PM

    The second and third hairstyles have the same instructions. I really like the third hairstyle (nice high bun with dutch braid) any chance you could post those instructions?

    • Jessica
      December 9, 2015 / 9:00 AM

      Yes I noticed the same thing. The whole reason I actually clicked on this post was because I wanted to know how to do that style :((( And there’s not even instructions :( But oh well, she has them on YouTube I think.

      • December 11, 2015 / 9:26 PM

        I apologize for the mistake. It seems I forgot to edit the text after copying/pasting. It is now updated (: Thanks!

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