Valentine’s Day Hairstyle Tutorial – Heart Braid Hairstyle

by Hair Romance on February 14, 2013 · 18 comments

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Valentine's Hair - Heart Braid by Hair Romance

Wear your heart in your hair with this easy heart braid that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day.

I wasn’t going to post a Valentine’s Day hairstyle as I’m not really into Valentine’s Day. I posted a similar Valentine’s Day hairstyle last year and this variation came to me as I was out for a run this morning.

It’s easy to add in to your hair, and you can amend it to sit anywhere in your hair. Here’s how to get the look.

Valentine’s Day Hairstyle Tutorial – Heart Braid

Valentine's Hair - Heart Braid Tutorial from Hair Romance

Step by Step

This style works in curly or straight hair. I have curled my hair using the large H2D Curling Wand. You can find my tutorial for creating perfect waves here.

  • Take a one inch section of hair, split it into three and make a regular braid (plait).
  • Take another one inch section of hair level with the first. Leave a small gap between the two sections. Split the section in three and make a regular braid (plait).
  • Twist the braid up and around to form the top of the heart. Use bobby pins to pin in place.
  • Repeat with the second braid, pinning it to the first braid to form the top of the heart.
  • Connect the ends of the braids together where the bottom point of the heart will be. Pin in place with bobby pins and hide the ends of the braids with the rest of your hair.

Valentine's Hairstyle - Heart Braid by Hair Romance

Valentine's Day Hairstyle - Heart Braid by Hair Romance

Valentine's Hair - Heart Braid from Hair Romance

Styling Tips

  • Stretch out your braids to make them appear thicker.
  • This hairstyle suits hair from shoulder length to very long hair. If you have long hair, you can combine both braids with one elastic at the bottom point of the heart and pin the elastic in place. Your hair will blend in more easily then below the heart.
  • Use small clear elastics so that they are not obvious in the finished hairstyle.

Do you do something special for Valentine’s Day? How will you wear your hair?

PS. Valentine’s Day nail tutorials are over on Nail Romance.

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Lauren February 14, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Christina, this is gorgeous! Such a simple concept – I think I could actually do this one! :-D

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Hair Romance February 14, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Thanks Lauren! and you can do it, it’s really easy x

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gio February 14, 2013 at 6:13 pm

This is the cutest hairstyle I’ve ever seen!
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Hair Romance February 14, 2013 at 7:29 pm

Thanks Gio! I’ve had lots of positive comments wearing it today x

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Nic February 14, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Wow, this is super cute! I’m going to wear it to work tomorrow. Was working from home today so no point but tomorrow I’ll spread the love! xo

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Hair Romance February 15, 2013 at 10:28 am

Thanks Nic! Xx

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Procrastinator February 15, 2013 at 1:52 am

This is so cute! Did you watch Gossip Girl ever? I feel like they would do this on Serena and Lily all the time!

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Hair Romance February 15, 2013 at 10:29 am

I loved Gossip Girl! They always did lost of cute twists and updos on Lily’s hair and I love Serena’s hair

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Chamal0w February 15, 2013 at 8:30 am

so cute !
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Hair Romance February 15, 2013 at 10:31 am

Thank you!! Xx

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Lara February 15, 2013 at 11:29 am

Aww, now that’s capital C cute! Now that my hair is starting to get some length on it again I’m going to have to start teaching myself how to plait and braid up kawaii looks like this~
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Hair Romance February 18, 2013 at 6:52 pm

Oh I can’t wait to see you wearing a heart braid! X

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Melody February 19, 2013 at 8:42 am

I did a little up-do for my V-day date (which was not on Valentine’s Day at all), but this is so cute, I would do it anytime.
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Hair Romance February 19, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Thanks Melody! I think it’s better to go on V-day dates on other days too x

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Jamie June 7, 2013 at 10:29 pm

This hairstyle is so cute! I can’t wait to try it!

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Hair Romance June 8, 2013 at 9:05 am

Thanks Jamie! It’s a fun style for any day, not just Valentine’s day x

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sherry February 24, 2014 at 10:32 pm

that’s realy amazing! but does it realy works on my extremely black hair???

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Hair Romance February 24, 2014 at 11:42 pm

Hi Sherry, it won’t be as easy to see but no reason why it won’t work x

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