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    18 Reasons You Should Plait Your Hair Every Damn Day

    Braids are not just for school girls, they are for cool girls.

    1. Plaits are actually the perfect hairstyle for lazy girls.

    2. Because plaits still look super cool even when they are a bit of a bird's nest.

    3. If you embrace the fly-aways you can actually sleep in them and then do nothing the next day.

    4. Plaits and braids of all kinds are super trendy.

    5. There are pop-up braid bars in East London right now.

    6. It's not half as difficult as it looks to do a basic French braid and all your friends will be mega impressed.

    7. There are like a bajillion tutorials online.

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    You might look like a mess on your first go, but persevere and you'll feel like a plait queen.

    8. Braids are not just for long hair either.

    9. French braids are the actual best when you can't be arsed to wash your hair.

    10. Can you think of any other hairstyle you could wear to the gym and then straight to the party?

    11. There seem to be a hundred different ways to braid your hair and they all look amazing.

    12. But it doesn't need to be super complicated to look super chic.

    13. Because you can put little charms in your braids.

    14. If you are in the painful process of growing out a fringe, some skilled braiding can take that pain away from you.

    15. If you actually want to get shit done without taking hair out of your mouth every 5 seconds, plaits are your best friend.

    16. Plaited ponytail > boring old regular ponytail.

    17. Plaits obviously allow you to express yourself like no other hairstyle.

    18. And when you finally take out your plaits you feel like a mermaid.

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