Often asked: How To French Braid Your Own Hair?

Is it hard to french braid your own hair?

French braids tend to be the braid that seems easy enough to do on someone else’s hair, but super confusing when it comes to your own. But as far as the actual braid goes, a French braid is closer to a regular three-strand braid than, say, a fishtail braid or a four-strand braid, so it’s a little easier to learn.

Is it easier to french braid wet or dry hair?

Simple braid tutorial for wet hair: French braid It’s an elegant style that works for any occasion. If you’re just learning, it’s easier to do this style in wet hair too. I find my hair hold better in braids when it’s wet.

Is it OK to braid damp hair?

Is it bad to braid wet hair? No! Just allow your hair to dry a bit before brushing and braiding it. It’s best to work with damp hair for this wet hairstyling option.

Should you twist hair wet or dry?

To help you get that picture perfect style past day one, here’s what we suggest: Do your initial twist out on wet hair. Although doing a twist out on dry hair will give you more length, if you twist while your hair is wet, it will set better.

Should you braid your hair before bed?

One benefit to braiding your hair before bed is that it can keep your strands structured while you sleep. Silk pillowcases — such as this one from Slip — can not only help keep your hair intact, they can help prevent breakage and are so gentle that your hairstyle will last throughout the night.