Category Archives: Braids

May 05, 2016

Tips for Styling your Hair with a Graduation Cap

Classes, finals and papers are complete and the big day is coming – graduation day!  You should look and feel great that day because quite honestly, you deserve it! 🙂 Our hair always makes a big statement and can play a big role in our self confidence. But the special day

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braided side bun
May 01, 2016

DIY | Double Bubble Fishtail

Learn how to create the Double Bubble Fishtail Braid in just a few minutes! It’s so pretty and unique, people will be asking how you did it everywhere you go! We’ve shown you bubble braid combos, but this tutorial shows a new technique using windows! It’s a totally different look you will love

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Double Bubble Fishtail | Cute Girls Hairstyles
April 25, 2016

Pull-Thru Ponytail

Pull-Thru Braids are very popular right now, and we have several pull-thru tutorials. This style, was inspired by my good friend Jill Ehat (http://www.instagram.com.jehat). We really love how this pull-thru looks.  It can be dressed up or down. Brooklyn has worn this several times and has received lots of lovely comments

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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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April 21, 2016

Braided Ponytails

Hello!  It’s Katie with Abella’s Braids and it’s great to be back!  I had a lot of fun coming up with some braided ponytail styles to show you and I hope you like them!  Most of them are pretty simple but of course, I had to add some more advanced

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April 14, 2016

Flower Child Hair

Every year about this time I get major hair envy because it seems like everyone I know is going to Coachella or Stagecoach, and I’m over here seeing all these cute outfits and hairstyles posted via social media.  Since I won’t be going this year (again) I at least thought

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Half Up Hair | Twists | Flowers for Hair
April 08, 2016

Half-up Bow Combo

Half-up hairstyles like this one are very popular right now. This one happens to use a regular 3-strand braid, a fishtail braid, and a hair bow. Inspiration for this braid came from my friend @n.stark on Instagram. I actually saw her style photo in a magazine and fell in love

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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