How to: the Christmas Holly braid tutoral!

How to: the Christmas Holly braid tutoral!

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How to: the Christmas Holly braid tutoral!

Your DIY guide to the Holly braid – one of our festive favourites from our Christmas glitter menu!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Hair brush

Pin tail comb

Elastics

Palmer’s curl cream

Holding spray

Paw paw gel

Glitter

Now let’s get braiding….

STEP 1: Use a pin tail comb to section the hair into two parts, with a diagonal parting at the front of the head and central parting at the back. Clip one side away.

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STEP 2: Prep the hair with Palmer’s curl cream and comb through.

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STEP 3: Begin Dutch braiding. Click here for a refresher on how to Dutch braid!

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STEP 4: Secure the end of the braid with an elastic.

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STEP 5: Neaten the braid by spraying with holding spray and smoothing with a pin tail comb.

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STEP 6: Repeat steps 2-5 on the other side…

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STEP 7: GLITTER TIME! Using a brush, cotton bud, or your finger, add paw paw gel to the sides of the braids.

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STEP 8: Finally, add your choice of chunky glitter! We love In Your Dreams and here have used their “Rainbow Deity” glitter.

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And there you have it, the coolest hair at the Christmas party in under 30 minutes!! Spritz with more holding spray to keep the sparkle in tact a little longer!

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Don’t forget to tag us in your recreations of this braid! #BRAIDBAES

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