Category Archives: Braids

April 04, 2016

2-in-1 Angel Wing Combo

It’s time for another 2-in-1 combo hairstyle, and it is simply beautiful! This was originally only a half-up style and is inspired by Cynthia Truong. You can see Cynthia’s tutorial here. We’ve been doing tiebacks and half-up styles on CHG here for years, and there are many favorites that my

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Angel Wing Combo Hairstyle
March 26, 2016

5 Pretty Hairstyles for Easter!

On Easter Sunday we celebrate re-birth and new life.  We say goodbye to winter and hello to spring! Easter marks the time we break out florals and bring color back into our wardrobe.  You simply cannot forget a fresh spring hairstyle to celebrate Easter!  I picked out a few of

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The Bow Bun | Prom Hairstyles
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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spring braiding inspiration
March 13, 2016

Triple Flip Combo

Today, Kamri and I will teach you how to create a Triple Flip Combo.  This combination uses techniques we’ve shown you here before…..a series of flip-unders and a pull-through braid. Kamri LOVES this hairstyle.  If you know anything about her, she simply loves these easy combos! Previous Tutorials:  Flip Unders and Pull-Through Braid

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Triple Flip Combo
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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March 10, 2016

Award Show Season Hair

Every person who watches the Grammy’s, the Oscars, or any other award show watches them for a different reason. Some people love watching to see their favorite actor or musical talent win an award or perform. But for me, I love watching to see what kind of dresses the ladies

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Romantic Updo | Textured Bun
March 06, 2016

The Flipped Braid Updo

Are you looking for an easy yet beautiful updo for prom or any other formal occasion? Brooklyn and I will show you today how to create this super cute Flipped Braid Updo hairstyle! This style seriously has to be one of the easiest updos you could ever create. If you can make a simple 3-strand braid without

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Flipped Braid Updo | Prom Hairstyles
March 03, 2016

Easy DIY Hairstyles for Spring

Hi Lovelies! Ania from Hairs Affairs here again and I’m happy to be back! Spring is officially here!  I love this season, it has a certain freshness to it.  It’s the season of new beginnings and I think we all deserve to feel as fresh as the season itself with as

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waterfall twist updo
February 14, 2016

How to Create a Faux Fishtail Crown Braid

I think that this Faux Fishtail Braid Crown is absolutely stunning! We’ve shown you how to use this faux braiding technique in one of our very first hairstyle tutorials from six years ago, as part of our Daddy ‘Do series where Shaun does the hair. The point is, this type of faux

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Bubble Fishtail Crown Braid
February 11, 2016

The Good Kind of Hat Hair

Hats can hide a multitude of hair sins, like not washing your hair for 3 or more days or just being plain lazy when you go to bed with wet hair because you didn’t feel like blowing it dry (guilty on both counts!). One of my favorite things to do

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Hairstyles for Hats | Beach Waves