Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
1. Begin with the hair down. This hairstyle would be great on naturally wavy or curly hair.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
2. Divide the hair into three sections and begin a loose three strand braid only adding in hair from the bottom (lace braid)

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
3. Stop adding hair after about 4 stitches.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
4. Finish the braid in a three strand braid Pull on the edges to loose(pancake) the braid. Temporarily secure braid with a small elastic.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
5. Repeat steps 2-6 on the other side.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
6. Remove the elastics and keep hold of the two braids.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
7. Divide the 6 sections of the two braids into 3 of a new braid. (Combine the outer strand and middle strand of each into their own strands and the two inside strands of the two braids to make three strands for the new braid)

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
8. Braid the three new strands down until about 3/4 of the hair is left down.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
9. Secure the braid with a small elastic.

Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial
10. Finished!

Below is a step-by-step collage of this tutorial:
Half Up Braided Hair Tutorial