Category Archives: French Braids

May 09, 2012

The Bow Braid | Cute Braided Hairstyles

I am always on the lookout for the next Waterfall Braid-type hairstyle! About two weeks ago, a Twitter fan tweeted us a photo of a very intricately-laced bow braid hairstyle, and I thought the idea was so fun and unique! In fact, it was likely the most creative and cute

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April 30, 2012

Double French Braid and Twist | Braid Hairstyles

Over the past few months, we have received so many requests for hairstyles that it is hard to accommodate all of them.   We wish we had time to do all of them, but with six children who are my highest priority… it is difficult to find spare time. What

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Double French Braid and Twist | Braid Hairstyles
March 25, 2012

Katniss Reaping Braid | Hunger Games Hairstyles

Last weekend we filmed two Hunger Games Hairstyles based solely upon a few good photos we could find online, this one and the Prim Braids. {A few months ago we posted the famous Katniss Braid, the one she wears in the arena.} We saw the THG movie Friday night, loved

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Katniss Reaping Braids | Hunger Games Hairstyles
March 19, 2012

Primrose Everdeen Braids | Hunger Games Hairstyles

We here at CGH are totally excited that the first movie in The Hunger Games series comes out this weekend!  In fact, it is about all that my twins are talking about!  They are dying to see the movie! We recently posted our Katniss Everdeen Braid, which is gaining lots of

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Primrose Everdeen Braids | Hunger Games Hairstyles
January 23, 2012

Cage Braid Ponytail | 5-Minute Hairstyles

This unique braided hairstyle is lesser known, but it is making the rounds on Pinterest from a few wonderful sites. What I love most about this braid is how easy it is to do, however the finished product looks so complicated {like you spent an hour on it}! If you

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April 28, 2011

How to French Braid | Back to Basics

Hello Ladies!!!  One of the most frequent requests I receive is for a “basic tutorial” on how to French braid. Since so many of my braid and twist hairstyles incorporate the basic stranding used in a French Braid, we decided a few months back to film this tutorial. Although we

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January 25, 2011

Teen Hairstyles: Braided Headband into a Rose

Over the past few months I have received a few inquiries asking for hair headband hairstyles . You could say that the hair headbands are somewhat of a trend that is very popular with teens today. This style is a fairly simple one, and can be done in the normal

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Reverse French Headband into a Rose (Side)
November 04, 2010

Braided-Over Ponytail | Cute Hairstyles

About a month ago, a loyal follower emailed me a photo of a braided hairstyle , asking if I could replicate it and possibly do a tutorial. Never having seen it before, I was fascinated with how it looked and spent an hour or so trying to recreate it. I

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September 08, 2010

Glee Hairstyles: Quinn Fabray Tieback

So during my summer, during what little free time I had, I became hooked on Fox’s summer repeat of the “Glee” musical TV series. Although the dramatic content is not suitable for children, I have shown my girls a few of the awesome musical numbers and mashups from albums that we all grew up

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Quinn Fabray Braids
April 29, 2010

French Front: Subtle Side Ponytail

I receive quite a few comments on this very popular front french braid hairstyle everyone is wearing, wondering what other ways there are to finish it.  Honestly there are several ways to do it, and here is one more.  This one uses a subtle side ponytail… The hairband accessory that I used is

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French Front Ponytail