How-To: Bohemian Side Braid


Miami-based Master Stylist Raphael Reboh, owner of Femme Coiffure Salon, mixes French and fishtail braids in this bohemian chic style that is both elegant and casual.

Reboh has styled a-list tresses including Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Joan Collins, Adriana Lima, Bianca Jagger and even the late Joan Rivers. Femme Coiffure has locations in Bal Harbor, The Ritz Carlton and is soon opening in Miami’s Design District.



1. Let the hair dry naturally. For additionally boho-casual texture, add some curls with a curling iron or curlers.  

2. Tease hair at the crown to create thickness. This look is best suited to naturally thicker hair because it will hold the braid better. If additional thickness is needed, try using products from the Rene Furterer Volumea line because it will give the hair texture without making it sticky.​

3. To begin the braid, start from the side of the eye and create a French braid. The braid should go down the crown and it’s very important to bring it around the forehead and form it around the face, keeping the look loose and natural.  

4. Once the French braid reaches the chin, finish with a fishtail braid.

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