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As we move into cooler weather, I’ve been digging deep into my sweaters and scarves to bundle up–one of my favorite things to do! I am such a sucker for chunky knits and blanket scarves I can bury my face in. However, when I’m wearing bulky clothing like these, the main problem I run into is what to do with my hair? I have really thick hair, and it’s getting longer (I need to trim those split ends…), so I’m always looking for new ways to put it up. This french crown braid is perfect for that!

Hair How-To: French Crown Braid Tutorial | Alexandra Adams

This braided updo is so pretty, and can easily be dressed up or down. It’s always a go to of mine for work, but I’ve also been known to fall back on it for a date, too. It would be a great look for a holiday party! Check out the video below to see how to achieve this look.

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If you recreate this braided updo, tag me on Instagram @xheightment so I can see it! I love to see your posts. 🙂

Hair How-To: French Crown Braid Tutorial | Alexandra Adams

Wrap Around Dutch Braid Tutorial | For the Glitz

I am so excited I’ve finally nailed this braid, you guys. I’ve been doing it for a while, but it’s always proven kind of tricky for me, so I’ve hesitated on making a tutorial for it until I was comfortable with all the switching hands. And now that I’ve mastered it, I know you won’t […]

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Braided Half Up Hairstyle | For the Glitz

Generally, I tend to stick to my standard of curling my hair in the winter and letting my natural wavy texture take precedence in the summer, but sometimes you just want it off your neck or you want to try something new or you’re just having a bad hair day! And that, my friend, is where […]

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Braids: French v. Dutch | For the Glitz

One summer when I was around twelve, I spent a week teaching myself to french braid. I braided my hair over and over and over again until I could finally do it without taking forever. Dutch braiding has proven to be quite the struggle for some reason, even though it’s literally french braiding backwards. BUT […]

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