2 min hairstyle – half crown braid in curly hair – video tutorial

by Hair Romance on October 25, 2013 · 13 comments

in Beach Hair,Curly Hair,Tutorials

Hair Romance - Braided Half Crown hairstyle tutorial video

Here’s a new video tutorial for one of my favourite hairstyles, the half crown braid.

I wear this style a lot because it’s both pretty and practical. You can wear your hair down but the braids keep your hair back and away from your face. Plus it takes less than two minutes to do!

This hairstyle works in both curly and straight hair and you can find my picture tutorial for the half crown braid in straight hair here.

Hair Romance - Braided half crown hairstyle tutorial - before and after

Half Crown Braid Tutorial in Curly Hair – Video Tutorial

Click here to watch the tutorial on YouTube


What you need: 2 clear hair elastics and bobby pins

  1. Start by taking a 1-2 inch section of hair on the left side of your hair above your ear. Split this section in three and make a braid (plait).
  2. Angle the braid back around your head and secure the end of the braid with a small clear hair elastic.
  3. Repeat on the right side, taking a section above your ear and making a braid (plait). Secure the end with a small clear elastic.
  4. Bring one braid across the back of your head and pin in place with bobby pins.
  5. Cross the other braid over the first and tuck the end in behind the first braid. Secure in place with bobby pins.

Hair Romance - Braided half crown hairstyle how to in curly hair

Hair Romance - Braided half crown hairstyle in curly hair

Hair Romance - Braided half crown hairstyle tutorial in curly hair

Take me back to the Whitsundays! At least I can still wear my hair this way at home.

Hope you like this style and are enjoying my curly hair tutorial series! You can find the previous videos here:

How to re-style curly hair on the second day

1 minute hairstyle – Easy braid bun in curly hair

I’d love to know if you try this style! Tag your photos #hairromance so I can see them xx

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merredee October 25, 2013 at 7:25 pm

Never has my longing for curly hair been so strong. This is gorgeous!



Hair Romance October 31, 2013 at 6:31 am

awww thank you Merredee! xx


Academy hairdressers October 25, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Hey Christina thanks for sharing such a wonderful post. The hair styles that are showing in the blogs are really very creative.


Hair Romance October 31, 2013 at 6:31 am

Thank you! x


Phyrra October 27, 2013 at 2:31 pm

This is so super cute! I love it on you. Total hair envy!


Hair Romance October 28, 2013 at 12:03 am

Aww thank you lovely! How you can have hair envy when you have the coolest hair I know? xx


Melissa Gill November 4, 2013 at 7:15 am

Thanks for this tutorial! Your hair looks beautiful and that beach is amazing too!


Hair Romance November 4, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Thanks Melissa! It is heaven there, wish I was back there right now x


Lindsey November 11, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Love this! I have natural curly hair- what are your tips and tricks for your beautiful curls? Products? Blow dry? Etc? Any advice would be awesome!


Hair Romance November 11, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Thanks Lindsey! Check out my post on how I style my curly hair here xx


Christie December 28, 2013 at 12:47 am

Wow, I just stumbled upon your site and am loving all of your great tips!! I am one who went through most of my life not knowing what to do with my hair and I am slowly learning the basics. Could you tell me how you finagle bobby pins so they will stay (my wavy hair is pretty fine) and so they won’t be so obvious?? Thanks!


Hair Romance December 31, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Hi Christie, thank you so much! I find it helps to turn the pin as you insert it so that it goes under the hair and hides better. This is hard to explain but I’ll make a video soon to show you what I mean :)


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