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Fun Summer Braids

This is the ultimate way to take your summer braids to the next level! You’re sure to become a stopper, head turner, boss babe extraordinaire!

What you’ll need:

  • Synthetic hair – any color you’d like! You can even mix and match! 1 pack is enough for 2 summer braids.
  • Clear elastics 
  • Comb 
Summer braids materials

How To:

Step 1: Split the hair from the package into 2 equal parts and count out 4 elastics – you will use 2 for each braid. 

Step 2: Part hair down the middle into two equal sections – clip one side out of the way while you begin your first braid. 

Step 2

Step 3: Use one elastic to create a small pony at the top of your first section of hair. 

Step 3

Step 4: Create a loop in the pony and run the synthetic hair through so you have two equal portions – tighten the elastic to secure the synthetic hair.

Step 5: Divide the synthetic hair into 3 equal sections. 

Step 5

Step 6: Begin your French braid incorporating small sections of natural hair into each synthetic hair section.

Step 6

Step 7: Secure the end of the braid with another clear elastic. 

Step 7

Step 8: Repeat with the other section!

Viola! Now match your fun summer braids with your favorite plum tutu!

Summer braids

If you loved these fun summer braids be sure to check out this Fun DIY Tumbler for Summer!


About the Creator!

I’m Sammy, originally from San Francisco, now residing in sunny Southern California raising my tribe full time. I traded in my leather pants and rooftop martinis for tutus and sippy cups and I’ve never looked back! I am a mommy to 4 little blossoms; Daisy (9), identical twins Fox & Birdy (5) and cool dude Roar (3).  To say there’s never a dull moment would be an understatement.  I’ve always had a knack for crafting, so having my mini crew to create with makes it that much better! We are always finding new projects to perfect, crafts to create, and never passing up a good dance party! @sammy_poff

For even more braid magic you can follow along with me @braidbabe.guru 

From the safari collection, Comfy and classic ribbed tank top and matching signature tulle skirt, with shorts attached to skirt.  Perfect for any occasion and definitely for the monkey bars!

Spaghetti Strap
Ribbed Detail
Tank: 95% Rayon / 6% Spandex
Skirt: Polyester Tulle
Shorts: 95% Polyester / 5% Spandex
Imported
Machine wash

 

iloveplum dresses are the easiest, most comfy, twirl worthy tutus. Constructed from a classic leotard body, a spandex racerback bodice adorned with snap closures and tons of tulle to twirl in. Classic and comfortable.

Bodice: Polyester / Spandex
Skirt: Polyester Tulle
Imported

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