Category Archives: Skill Level

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 07, 2016

Easy DIY prom hairstyle for girls with short to medium hair with layers

Hello! Glad to be back this month with some prom hairstyle inspiration for you! This up-style is lovely, romantic, elegant and perfect for an upcoming prom.  This is one you can do on yourself and is good even if you have shorter, layered hair.  You won’t need to go to a

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prom hairstyle
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 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 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
February 21, 2016

Create a Double Fan Bun in Less than 2 Minutes!

So, Brooklyn read all of your comments from a few weeks ago, and brushed up on a hairstyle that she considers her go-to style! Today, Brooklyn will teach us all how to create a Double Fan Bun in less than 2 minutes! Everyone has them, those mornings when you are running late, or

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Double Fan Bun | Easy Hairstyles
February 18, 2016

How to Make Perfect Retro Waves

Hello! It’s Katie, again, with AbellasBraids!  We’ve been getting a ton of requests for a tutorial on these retro waves, so I thought I’d finally get to it!  These waves are perfect for any special occasion and you can customize them in many different ways, which I’ll show you right

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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

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