Flower Crown Braid Updo

Back view of young girl standing outside in front of white flowers modeling "Flower Crown Braid" hairstyle

This adorable hairstyle is flower crown in braided from.  It is one of my new favorite hairstyles.  I am in love! It definitely has a boho feel and can be worn anytime, by women or girls of all ages.  You will definitely get a million comments wearing this braid around.  It looks complicated but it really isn’t hard, just takes a little time to create each rosette.

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Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 10-15 minutes

Skill Level:  Hard

Step-By-Step Instructions:

  1. Begin by parting the hair down the middle.
  2. Now part each side in half.  (from the top of the crown down to the ear.) You hair should be divided into 4 equal pieces.
  3. Clip 3 of your sections up and out of the way temporarily.
  4. Pick up the 4th section and divide in half from the top cross point down.  Essentially you are creating pie wedge shapes all the way around the head.
  5. With each section, create a regular three strand braid all the way down. Pancake one side of your braid as you go. Secure with a small elastic.
  6. Going around the head, section by section, create 8 braids all the way around the head. You are pancaking one side of each braid and securing with a small elastic.
  7. Pick up one braid and roll up into a flower.  Start at the bottom, rolling in the direction of the non-pancaked edge.
  8. Once your reach the top, place your flower and secure with bobby pins.
  9. Create a flower with each of your 8 braids.
  10. Finish with hairspray {if desired}.

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