Braids Braids Braids

by Hair Romance on June 26, 2012 · 11 comments

in Hair Style Advice,Hair Trends

Fox in Flats is a lifestyle blog about navigating motherhood in style, but it’s not just for mothers. The Fox in Flats Style Dares have been running for nine months now and the latest dare is to braid your hair for seven days in row. Are you game to try this braid dare?

If you’re looking for some hairspiration, all these braided hairstyles are available in my 30 Hairstyles in 30 Days ebook.

Or why not try this simple braided headband.

This easy side braid is great in wet or dry hair too.

Click here to watch the embedded video.

Tips for braiding your hair

Brush before your braid – You don’t want any knots when you’re braiding so brush your hair before you start. Only exception to this is curly hair, but you should be able to run your fingers through your hair before you start so that you don’t get tangled.

Stretch it out – If you have fine or thin hair, pull at the sides of your braid to make it appear wide. It will make your hair look thicker.

You don’t need long hair – You can braid your fringe/bangs or front layers. Check out these braids for short hair.

Are you game to try this Fox in Flats style dare and braid your hair for seven consecutive days? Remember to tag your pics #braiddare if you’re sharing them on Twitter or Instagram. (You can find me online as @hairromance!)

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Mel {My Salon Tools} June 27, 2012 at 4:48 am

Oh wow- LOVE this collection and totally game to try it!


Hair Romance July 8, 2012 at 11:53 pm

Thanks so much Mel. You should definitely try some braids


Carla Coulson June 27, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Christina I loved this Braid Post so much info simple when you know how!! Have linked your site on my post today with some other blogs here is the link if you want to take a peek
Carla x


Hair Romance June 27, 2012 at 10:54 pm

Oh thank you so much Carla! That’s so lovely of you x


parisbreakfast June 28, 2012 at 3:24 am

wish I had HAIR!!! longer than 2″
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Hair Romance July 8, 2012 at 11:54 pm

Maybe buy a braided headband? x


Aishwarya July 4, 2012 at 12:09 am

I wish I had natural highlights!! I have solid black hair and so the beauty of braided hairstyles cannot be seen that well.. :(


Hair Romance July 4, 2012 at 12:16 am

It’s harder to photograph dark hair, but it’s easier to make it shinier. Love your hair x


Emily August 25, 2012 at 3:53 am

Is there a how to for these? Because I absolutely LOVE the 2nd row middle one. It is beautiful!


Emily Mosqueda October 10, 2012 at 11:20 am

What is the first one called?


Hair Romance October 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Hi Emily, that’s a reverse braid, or Dutch braid x


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