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23 Creative Braid Tutorials That Are Deceptively Easy

Stuck in a ponytail rut? Keep calm and braid on.

1. The Cascade Braid

2. The Tucked-In French Braid

3. The Weaved-In Carousel Braid

4. French Braid Wrapped Ponytail

Here's the non-ponytail version: The Spiral Lace Braid

5. The Headband Braid

Or you could do this disappearing headband variation.

Directions here.

6. The Sideways Mermaid

7. The Relaxed French Braid

8. The Slide Up Braid

9. The Bohemian Side Braid

10. The Twisted Ladder Ponytail

11. The Big, Messy, Reversed Dutch Braid

12. The Five-Strand Dutch Braid

The end result should look something like this....

13. The Ladder Ponytail

14. The Entwined Scarf

Or The Scarf-Braided Pigtails

15. The Three-Braid Bird's Nest

16. The Single Waterfall Braid

17. The Double Waterfall Braid

18. The Triple French Braid (With Bun!)

19. The Sailor's Knot Braid

20. The Knotted Milkmaid Braid

21. Crown Braids Redux

22. The Cascading Half-Up Princess Braids

23. The Zig-Zag Braid

Bonus Challenge: The Z Braid

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