french braid

3 Ways to Mix Up the Standard Braid

Pick a PlaitBraids continue to trend in the beauty world. They're popping up at weddings and prom, on beauty bloggers and at salons as quick add-on services. Beyond the standard French, Dutch and fishtail bread-and-butter, stylists are ...

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HOW-TO: Playful Braid by Pureology

This relaxed, whimsical braid is the perfect idea for an elegant or casual occasion. To achieve this look, start at the part line and begin to French braid along the forehead and then continue down the front of the hair.Before you start styling, ...

5 Stylish Ways To Wear a Braid

Miami based Master Stylist Raphael Reboh, owner of Femme Coiffure Salon and stylist to the stars (think Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz and Adriana Lima), is revamping the everyday plait with a healthy boost of chic. Here she ...

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 ...

How-To: Mermaid Braid

Braids are incredibly versatile, which is probably a big part of the reason they are becoming more of a style mainstay than just a trend."I am here to tell you that the mermaid braid is the newest thing in hair," says ...

HOW-TO: Tri-Look Ponytail - A Different Take on The Standard Pony

Recently, celebs like Jennifer Morrison, Behati Prinsloo and Iggy Azalea have taken things to another level when it comes to the standard ponytail. By adding some height, a few braids and a pony full of body, these stars have reminded us how fun and creative this age-old style can be. Learn how to do it on your client's yourself -- with the Tri-Look Ponytail!

HOW-TO: The Messy 5-Strand Braid

The 5-strand braid is predicted to be a hot request this spring/summer. "It's really just a simple weaving of the hair back and forth in an over under pattern,"says braid guru, Melissa Cook of Wip up this simple (yet intricate looking) braid on your clients making their style a walking advertisement!

Does Your Salon Have a Braid Bar?

Does your salon have a braid bar? SALON TODAY Editors want to know! Submit your information about your braid bar today and we will possibly feature you!

SAG AWARDS: Natalie Dormer Debuts Half-Shaved Head! Get the Look!

Editorial and Celebrity Hairstylist, Giannandrea (The Wall Group), whose roster of clients include Natalie Dormer, Gwyneth Paltrow and Scarlett Johansson, wowed us with Natalie Dormer’s sophisticated half-shaved punk hairstyle for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards using Macadamia Natural Oil products.

FALL HAIR TREND: The Mermaid Ponytail

Nicholas Penna Jr, owner/lead stylist of SalonCapri in Boston presents his spring 2014 trend forecast, with hair styles inspired by some of the hottest looks from the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. Amongst them is an intricate, basket-weave bun with intertwining pieces of hair formed into a breathtaking updo; a new kind of braid—peek a boo style; and what we would like to call an “un-braided” mermaid tail. Here Penna shows you how to re-create the mermaid tail.

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