Bohemian Braids

Lauren Salapatek | August 12, 2011 | 11:58 AM
Finished Look
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STEP 1: Section the hair as shown and backcomb the root area to create a cushion to secure the extensions.
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STEP 2: Attach lighter extension to the cushioned area.
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STEP 3: Create a French braid from the front hairline directed back to the base of the occipital. Ruche along the lengths to create an irregular texture within the braid.
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STEP 4: Place a bobby pin at the end to secure and then spray along the braid.
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STEP 5: Create a second braid and knot the two as shown. Repeat on the opposite side.
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STEP 6: Wrap braids over the top of the head and secure with bobby pins.
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Natasha Sunshine-Antonioni uses her styling skills to transform this model from graceful Botticelli waves to a braided Bohemian look.

"The braids are standard but then ruched. Ruching along the braids adds an imperfect finish, making it modern." —Natasha Sunshine-Antonioni





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