Double Waterfall Braid | Cute Hairstyles

I promise to keep bringing you updated Waterfall Braid hairstyles from time to time, since this braid is so popular.

This tutorial incorporates a very beautiful double-version of the braid…

Back close-up view of the Double Waterfall Braid Hairstyle

To just prep the style, I had her hair in simple braids the day before.  Taking them out left a very subtle curl with waves that really accented well the waterfall braids.  {This style will look just as cute on straight hair, but I wanted those of you with curly hair to see that the Waterfall Braid looks great on you, too!}

I started by joining two waterfall braids from the front going backward, and secured them together with one clear hair elastic. {If you do not know how to Waterfall Braid, please see the links below the video.} 

Now, for the lower waterfall braids I repeated the exact same process… however the hair I pick up from the top is actually a cascaded strand from the upper waterfall braid.  I then finished it off into a hair-wrapped ponytail, to hide the elastic.

Side view of the Double Waterfall Braid Hairstyle

Back view of the Double Waterfall Braid Hairstyles

Portrait view of young girl modeling the Double Waterfall Braid Hairstyles

One of the best parts of this hairstyle is that it can be incorporated in any number of combos.

For example, yesterday I did this on myself {I have shoulder-length hair} and finished it off into a low messy bun.  Yesterday was my shopping day and I must have had 1o comments or so on just my hairstyle, with a few of the girls really wanting to know how to do it. You could also finish it off by separating the remaining hair into messy/loose side braids, or pull it all back up into a fun and curly updo.

Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 2 clear elastic bands, hairspray and accesory {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 10-15 minutes

Skill Level: Hard

Our other “Waterfall Braid”-based tutorials…

Happy Hairdoing!

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  1. I love this hairdo but I cannot figure out how to do it on myself. I can only doxit on my friends and family. Anyways you should do a video on a double waterfall twist.

  2. I love the waterfall braid, but find it a bit hard to do, so I did your waterfall twist. I did about five twists and then brought it into a side pony-tail. All my friends now ask me to do their hair! You are my saviour!!!! 🙂

  3. I did this but made the second braid into and ordinary French braid. It looked like a very cool woven style and brushed out into incredible curls the next day

  4. So glad I found you! I can’t make a decent french braid but your styles are simple and clear enough that my daughter and I just spent a fun time on your YouTube channel trying out all the different braids. She’s sporting the Slide-Up braid and is begging for a Waterfall braid for church tomorrow. Thank you!
    (And my daughter totally squealed when she saw your girl’s CTR ring in one of the videos. Looks just like hers.)

  5. I LOVE this hairstyle!!!!! You did such a GREAT job on it. You do all your hairstyles so perfectly and clean. How do you get all your hairstyles to look SO good? I LOVE all your hairstyles. I am definately going to try this!

  6. Thank you! I love styles that leave part of the hair down for my daughter. Love the waterfall braids. 🙂 I do find that hair wants to pop out of them – but I feel like with the double it may stay in better. Can’t wait to try it!

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