HOW-TO: Super Cute 4-Strand Braid (Step-by-Step Diagram Included)

By Lauren Salapatek | 06/23/2014 2:14:00 PM


We found this super simple 4-Strand Braid offered by Instagram's @Some_Simple_Diys and we thought we would share with you. Follow Figures 1-6 in the diagram below for the full steps.

STEP 1: Start with 4 strands of hair.

STEP 2: Take strand 2 and wrap over strand 4. Take strand 3 and wrap under strand 1.

STEP 3: Take strand 1 and and wrap under strand 4. Take strand 4 and wrap under strand 2.

STEP 4: Take strand 2 and wrap under strand 1 and over strand 2. Take strand 3 and wrap under strand 2 and over strand 1.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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