Double Lace Braids Updo

lace-braid-low-bun-formal-hairstyleGoing to homecoming?! School has started and that means dances! With Homecoming right around the corner I’d thought it’d be great to share a fun formal hairstyle that would be perfect for the occasion.


This style is actually a lot easier to do than it looks so I hope you love it.  If you’re going to homecoming this year and loved this hairstyle then be sure to leave a comment down below and let me know!

prom-lace-braids-low-bun-hairstyleDouble Lace Braids Updo Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Begin by parting the hair where you normally prefer; I’m placing mine on the far right side.
  • Step 2 / Divide off a section of hair at the crown, lay the left side over the right and pin it against the head with several bobby pins.
  • Step 3 / Now divide the remaining hair into three sections, a left side, right side and a back section.
  • Step 4 / Tie the back section into a low ponytail with a clear elastic band and braid it into three strand braid, securing the end with another elastic.
  • Step 5 / Pull on the edges of the braid to make it fuller and then wrap it into a bun around the top elastic.
  • Step 6 / Slide bobby pins arounds the edges to secure it against the head.
  • Step 7 / Now braid the left section of hair into a lace braid bringing in hair along the hairline and working back towards the bun.
  • Step 8 / When the last section of hair is brought in, cross the braid over the top of the bun and pin it against the head with a few bobby pins.
  • Step 9 / Go back and fan out the braid by pulling slightly on the edges to make it fuller.
  • Step 10 / Now create  a second lace braid with the section on the right side; crossing the side strands over the middle and bringing in hair along the hair line until reaching the bun at the back.
  • Step 11 / Lay the braid over the top of the bun and slide several bobby pins into the braid to pin it against the head.
  • Step 12 / Take the ends from the braids and create small loops at the top of the bun and pin them in place with bobby pins.

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7 Comments

  1. Leslie B Mink
    January 18, 2017 / 11:50 PM

    Enjoy yourstyles, but just how long does hair need to be?

  2. Nina Gee
    September 27, 2016 / 4:00 PM

    Beautiful!

  3. Lucy
    September 27, 2016 / 7:56 AM

    Hey girl,
    Love all your hairstyles so so cute!:)
    Also I love all the clothes you wear , such cute tops
    Where do you shop girl?
    Thanks

    • October 5, 2016 / 2:58 PM

      Hi Lucy, Thanks so much (: My favorite stores are Forever 21, Nordstroms, J.Crew and Abercrombie and Fitch <3

  4. Paige
    September 26, 2016 / 5:18 PM

    Hi! Ok I LOVE doing hair but my hair is way too thin for anything fun! Do you have any advice or anything to help me get it thicker?

    • October 5, 2016 / 2:59 PM

      I would definitely recommend trying extensions (: My hair is thinner after having extensions and they really make a big difference!

  5. Morgan Dolan
    September 25, 2016 / 1:02 AM

    Oh my gosh! I love this hairstyle. I actually feel like it’s doable for a special occasion. Thanks for explaining the concept of the lace braid. As always, I love the coloring of your hair. Such movement! Keep up the great work!!

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