Category Archives: Dutch Braids

April 24, 2016

3-in-1 Double Dutch Braids

I’m in love with build-able hairstyles right now. A build-able hairstyle is basically a number of hairstyles that build upon each other.  To get to the second hairstyle, you have to finish the first hairstyle and so on… I really love build-able hairstyles because everyone has days where you start

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March 17, 2016

Braids With Flowers

Spring is here and we couldn’t be more excited over here at Abella’s Braids!  We are loving the warmer weater, bright colors and blossoms everywhere!  I hadn’t even realized how desperate I was for a change in the weather until I started seeing all of the trees blossoming and everything turning

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March 11, 2016

Waterfall Twist Combo

One of the best things about braiding hair, is that once you understand the basics, you can create all kinds of combination hairstyles!  Today I will teach you this beautiful Waterfall Twist Combo, using both a waterfall twist and a standard dutch braid. My little Rylan who turns 11 this

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February 04, 2016

3 Romantic Hairstyles for Valentine’s Day

Hello Lovelies! So happy to be back with some love in the (h)air inspiration for you this month! 😉 We’re approaching one of my favourite days in February – Valentine’s day! Even though we should celebrate love and romance every day, it’s so easy to get caught up with our day

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January 14, 2016

5 Ways to Wear Shoulder Length Hair

If you’re anything like me, chances are you chopped all of your hair off sometime in the past year as the trendy “LOB” (aka Long-Bob) haircut began making waves. Hopefully you didn’t do what I did and make the desperate hair change at 10:30pm in your bathroom by yourself, but instead

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January 07, 2016

5 Cute & Easy Hairstyles for the Gym

Hello Lovelies! Can you believe it’s already January? Many of us are now ready to welcome 2016 with some very big sounding New Year’s Resolutions. After all the Christmas and New Year’s festivities that very often involve too much food (at least in my case), starting to exercise and losing some

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November 29, 2015

How to Create a Dutch Loop Braid

This week’s tutorial is for what we call the Dutch Loop Braid. This isn’t a new hairstyle, but is very beautiful… one that we wanted to learn and teach you today! {I’ve most recently seen a variation from our friend Maya Heart Hairstyles on Instagram.} What I love about this

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Dutch Loop Braid
November 15, 2015

How to Create a Dutch Starburst Braid

For this hairstyle tutorial, we will be showing you how to create a Dutch Starburst Braid. This is a variation of a braid that has been around for awhile. In fact, in March 2013 we showed you how to do a French Starburst Braid with a very similar look. We

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Dutch Starburst Braid | Hairstyles
November 01, 2015

DIY Dutch Side Braid

With Halloween now past us, its time to get back to realistic hairstyles!  In honor of the upcoming movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 that releases this month, we have decided to do a DIY Dutch Side Braid inspired by a style worn by Prim in the sequel. DIY Dutch

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September 27, 2015

Half-Up Rosette Combo | Homecoming Hairstyles

Brooklyn and Bailey have both been asked to their school’s Homecoming Dance, and have spent the better part of two week’s free time looking for the perfect dresses, shoes, accessories, and hairstyle! {Shaun isn’t sure he’s ready for all this!} Brooklyn settled for this Half-Up Rosette Combo, a combination of

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Half-up Rosette Combo