How to Style a Reverse Crown Braid Updo
It is typical of all humans to create new things all the time. We are not used to always facing one and the same monotonous reality be it in the sphere of our clothing, hairstyling or anything else in general. Changes are what make life go forward, add new and fresh particles to our nature.
It is the same in the case of hairstyling. Variations and experimenting is what leads to creation of a new hairstyle. If not experimenting all the time we would stick to the narrow range of the same hairstyles that would turn our look into a monotonous one. Practice and enthusiasm are the key elements that broaden the types of hairstyles.
Whenever we learn a new hairstyle, we can add a little fantasy and efforts to get another similar hairstyle keeping the techniques of the given hairstyle, but adding our own creativity and signature. As a result we will create an original look that will be our style and will look no worse than the original variant. For this let’s try to braid a crown but not in its usual place that is in front, but have it at the back of our head, right on the nape of the neck. To master the techniques of making a cute reverse crown braid updo, follow the tips below.
The idea of the braid is the same as in the case of the usual crown braid, with the only difference that you choose another part of the head to place the crown in. If you think you will have difficulties doing the task alone, ask your friend to help you for the first time. Once you master the techniques yourself it will take you no more than 5 minutes to achieve this wonderful hairstyle.
It is easier to start braiding when you have straight hair. If your hair is straight naturally then you are fine, If not take your time to straighten the latter with a flattening iron. Once you have smooth base, start braiding from the back of the head. Take a section of hair right above your ear and divide the hair into three equal sections. The principles are the same as in ordinary French braiding. Start braiding for an inch or two and then keep on adding hair to the braid. Continue braiding adding hair to the base and once you reach the ends of the hair stop braiding and secure the tips with an elastic band. Take the braided hair and giving it the shape of a crown reach the latter to the scalp. Using several bobby pins, secure the ends carefully. To make this gorgeous crown braid stay longer, use some hairstyling spray to fix it in place.
Within just several minutes you achieved a very interesting and trendy look. Use these techniques whenever an occasion arises and the result will exceed your expectations.
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