Colorful braids are a must-have in the summer at the Baltic Sea. Every few meters on the promenades in popular holiday resorts there are stands offering braiding. Prices vary, and this year it is a fear to think what horror receipt awaits us 😉 You can anticipate the facts and prepare to braid your own braids. It is especially profitable when you plan to make a dozen or so braids.
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I also prepared the video tutorial for you 🙂
What do you need
- Colored synthetic hair – the best way is to buy online. There are some ombre hairs like the ones I used to braid in this post. Before that, I had a set of single-colored hair in several colors. The ombre ones seem cooler, but every braid will be the same. However, a pack of many one-color ones will be more universal and it will be possible to make more different combinations from it. At least a dozen or so braids are made from one package
- Lighter hairband – it depends on how you want to finish.
How to make colorful summer braids for kids?
- Start by taking a lock of hair and attaching the colored hair that is folded in half. This way, you have 3 strands and you can start braiding.
- After a few movements, it is worth pressing the braids against your head, as it comes off a bit at first.
- Add some colored strands to a lock of natural hair by separating the colored lock. This action will result in the fact that when the natural ends you will still have 3 strands to braid. I choose a tiny strand a few times so as not to disturb the braid pattern.
- Continue braiding. From time to time check the length of the braid so that it is exactly as the ‘client’ wants 😉
- Finish by cutting off any excess hair. Burn the flame for a moment so that the hair melts slightly but does not catch fire. Then press down quickly with your fingers. Contrary to appearances, it does not hurt at all 😛
- You can also finish traditionally with an elastic band.
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Nothing gives more satisfaction than doing something yourself. I haven’t even thought about DIY as my hobby, I’ve just done different “projects” when it was needed. Sometimes it’s a disguise for the Masquerade Party in kindergarten. Another time, cutting out the pumpkin and baking the witch’s fingers for Haloween. Or simply organizing holiday souvenirs. Now I decided to share my realizations with you. Let’s go it together!