20-braids-for-spring20 Braids for Spring features an assortment of braids to try out this season!

There are regular braids, french braids, dutch braids, fishtail braids, and even a few tricky waterfall and combo braids. I think you will like them.

All the hairstyles are now posted on MissySue.com and can be found in the gallery below. I hope you will browse through them and tell me which ones are your favorites in the comments below!

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Style a wire hair accessory by throwing it easily around your favorite ponytail. Whether it’s theΒ high ponytail, the perfect pony, or the sleek low ponytail, a wire accessory will add the finishing touch to your look.

I was out shopping with my sister when we strolled into American Eagle Outfitters and my gaze landed on this pretty strawberry pink, studded hair piece. I was confused at first by what it could possibly be used for. Then I decided it was perfect for wrapping around your ponytail and brought it home to try out. There are a number of other ways you could style this accessory of course, so I am curious how you would wear it. Β Do tell!

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Follow these easy steps to get your own accessorized perfect pony:

  1. Sweep your hair back into a high ponytail.
  2. Grab your favorite elastic; make sure it is metal-free to avoid snags.
  3. Snap that hair into a pony.
  4. Grab your wire accessory and center it on top of the ponytail.
  5. Wrap the accessory down so the ends touch underneath.
  6. Cross the ends and wrap it back to the top again.
  7. Criss cross the ends over the top and bend the ends downward.
  8. Voila! Finish with hairspray and you are all set!

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Brigitte Bardot Half Updo is possibly my new favorite hairstyle.

I kept hearing people say how much they admired Brigitte Bardot’s style and it wasn’t until I actually sat down and googled her name that I realized who she was. I had seen her picture before and knew the name but never put two and two together. As I browsed through the information and saw her iconic hairstyles and beehive updos I was smitten. I knew I had to recreate the look and try it out for myself.

This style is very girly and feminine and adding a tiny little bow really finishes off the whole look. Back combing the top portion is the key and loosening up the strands after the elastic really sets the style.

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Follow these quick steps to achieve the look:

  1. Separate the hair on the crown of the head and gently back comb to create some volume.
  2. From the tops of the ears, gently pull the hair to the center of the head.
  3. Tie off the hair with a clear elastic band. Β *Tip: gently loosen the top pieces by pulling them up from the elastic to create a softer effect.
  4. Grab a 1″ curling iron and curl your strands away from the face.
  5. Using your favorite ribbon, tie a little bow around the clear elastic band.
  6. Finish with hairspray, smoothing down any flyaways; voila!

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Brigitte Bardot Beehive Updo is one of those styles that stays through the ages. It was brought into fashion by Ms. Bardot when she became a beauty symbol in the 1950’s and 60’s. She was a French actress and model and also popularized the two piece swimsuit along with gingham clothes after wearing a pink gingham dress at her wedding.

I love the look and after trying out a french twist for the first time was excited to share a chicer version inspired by a beauty icon. I read up on Brigitte Bardot’s history a little bit and loved learning about the French actress who so many other women admire. French style and fashion has always been something I have adored so having a great new hairstyle is wonderful to have in my beauty arsenal now.

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