As a result of creatively experimenting with my hair a couple of days ago, I discovered a hairstyle that looks both elegant and fun and can be worn to a variety of different occasions. I have named it the braided top knot hair tutorial (pictured in the photo alongside this post), and if you would like to learn how to do it, please keep reading!
Begin my brushing through hair to remove any knots or snags, and then brush hair back from your forehead. Once the hair is brushed back, lift a section about three inches wide directly in the centre of your forehead. Divide this section into three smaller sections and begin to French braid the hair backwards towards the top of the head, adding more hair to each section as the braid progresses. Once your braid reaches the back of the top of your skull, stop French braiding and simply braid the hair until you reach the bottom. Tie the braid off with an elastic.
Next, begin to wind the braid around itself in a spiral motion, securing the braid in place with bobby pins as you go. Once you reach the end of the braid where the elastic is, tuck the unbraided strands out of sight with a bobby pin, and voila! You have a braided top knot.
Depending on how long your hair is, feel free to straighten or curl the remaining hair. I personally like to give my hair some loose curls, but any style looks great with this simple undo.
If you are planning on venturing outdoors with this hairstyle, perhaps spray some hairspray on the French braid section of the top knot to prevent flyaways from escaping.
This type of hairstyle looks great on anyone, and is simple to create. If you’re feeling adventurous, try incorporating two French braids into the topknot, or even a fishtail. Let me know how it goes!