Surely you have the short hair and think that you do not have many options when it comes to making a hairstyle that goes beyond loose hair. That is a mistake, with short hair we can make a lot of variations and one of the best options are braids. Today we want to show you how to make braids for short hair, so every day you can wear a different hairstyle. Pay close attention and encourage yourself to try.
How to make braids for short hair – Side Braid
When our hair is very short and we can not make a braid without dismantling a short time later, here we leave you a simple way to make a braid and change our look a bit.
As we can see, the first thing we have to do is mark the stripe aside and then take a lock from the forehead to about half of the head. We start braidr, considering that as we braid we must catch a new strand of the front. In this way, the braid will stick to us and endure all day.
How to make braids for short hair – Double Side Braid
If you wear a cut bob style, this hairstyle will be great for you. It is a simple hairstyle but with a spectacular finish. Simply comb your hair back and collect the entire section with a rubber band. Makes a braid on each side of the face. You just have to cross it over the rubber and fasten them with an invisible rubber. Place a pin in the joint, and that’s it.
How to make braids for short hair – Double Wide Braid
A hairstyle with braids for short hair, above the shoulders. In this case it will take you nothing to do this beautiful pine forest. Starting from a hair with middle stripe, we will make a french braid for each side. Do not make them tight but rather loose, when you do the first, you hold it with a rubber band. In the same way that you have done the one on one side, you do the other side braid and fasten it with a rubber band.
Having both braids on the back of the neck, we take the hair that has not been braided and we fasten it with a rubber band making a simple loop. Now only left cross both braids and hide the endings at the neck, help yourself with some forks. When you have finished, pinch them to give them more vulumen and enjoy your hairstyle.
How to make braids for short hair – Wide Braid
In this case it is a very simple braid, since all we have to do is a french braid on one side of the head. For the braid to adopt this look so bulky and wide, you will not only have to catch large tufts. After take the ends of the trezado and stretch them to the sides, so you will get that volume and effect.
How to make braids for short hair – A Different Braid
If you don’t know how to make yourself one french braid or you have trouble doing it yourself, here we give you a very simple solution. The result will be the same as if you had done it in the traditional way, however it will cost you nothing to do it and in record time.
In this case we will perform a root braid or french braid It will start from the top of the head. To do it, we will take the thumbs a lock of hair above the ears and we will tie it with a rubber band.
Then we will repeat the same movement with a bottom tuft, we will also tie it with a rubber band. We divide in half, the upper strand and we will pass each half below the bottom strand and tie it with a rubber band. As we can see in the third image, we will be in the middle of the second strand.
It only remains to go repeating these movements as the images indicate, until all the hair is finished.
How to make braids for short hair – How to make a Fishtail Braid
It is essential to know what type of braid there is and how they are made, for this reason we have decided to teach you how to make spectacular braids step by step. For this reason we have chosen some images with long hair, so that it is much easier to understand. Nevertheless, You can make this type of braids on any length of hair.
If you wear a haircut over your shoulders, take all the hair in a high ponytail.
Divide the hair in half into two sections and take each of the sections with one hand. To avoid getting into trouble we will name them as section 1 the strand of the right side and section 2 the lock on the left side.
Grab a strand of the outer area of section 1 of hair (right strand). We will name this new tuft as section 3.
We cross section 3 over section 1 and join it to section 2. This way, as at the beginning, there will be two sections, section 1 and section 2 which in turn contains section 3.
We take a strand of the outside of section 2, which we will call section 4, and we cross it over section 2 until joining it to section 1. The result is that we will have two sections again. The section 1 that includes section 4 and section 2 that includes section 3.
As you see too easy, these are the steps that we must repeat until finished With the entire length of the hair.
The next step is to take another strand from the end of section 1, which we will call section 3 again. We will pass section 3 over section 1 until joining it with section 2. Then we will take a section 2 tuft to which we will return to call section 4 and we will cross it over section 2 until it is integrated into section 1.
How to make braids for short hair – How to make a French or Root Braid
To make a root or french braid, the first thing we should do is untangle hair well, preventing the remaining knots. We brush the hair back, now we can include the bangs if we want or leave it aside.
Once unraveled, we take a tuft of about 7.5 cm at the top of the head. The we divide turn in 3 strands of a thickness the closest thing.
French braids they start like a traditional braid. We take the strand of the right and pass it over the strand of the center, moving the central strand to the left. Again we have three strands.
Then we pass the strand on the left over the central strand, now taking its place, leaving the central strand on the left. Repeat these crosses a couple of times before starting the French braid.
As a recommendation we will tell you that keep the strands tension so that the entire braid remains with the same tension.
We have already done two “slavons” in the traditional way, now we start with the French braid, whose only difference is that we will be adding strands as we knit it.
To start and before making the crossing, we take a strand of hair from the right side of the head, try that this tuft, take it from the face to the braid area, that is to say a complete section. This new tuft we attach it to the right strand and we cross it over the central tuft, as before taking its place.
We take a section of hair similar or equal to the one on the right side, but this time on the left side. We cross it over the central strand that will now become the strand on the left.
We will repeat these steps until we reach the neck area or until we run out of hair to braid. In that moment, put all the strands together to separate again into three strands to continue until it ends with a simple braid like the first “links”.
French half braid
To make a half French braid, the way to proceed is the same as the traditional french braid, with a difference. We only add hair on one side, always in the same, but only in one. So in the image above you can see that only sections have been added on the side of the face, on the right.
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