Hello everyone! Today I'm going to show you how to braid cornrows on your American Girl doll... or yourself! You'll need to know how to French braid and make buns. You'll also need LOTS of hair ties, in any color(s) you want.
Make sure your doll's hair is tangle-free, using a brush and a squirt bottle of water.
Separate your doll's hair into two equal sections: top and bottom. Twist the top section into a bun, and secure the bun with a hair tie.
Now we actually start braiding! Take a small section of hair above the doll's right ear. Begin to French braid it, adding tiny sections of hair from both sides. Stop adding hair soon after braiding past the bun. (See the second picture.)
Continue regular braiding all the way down the hair, and tie off with an elastic.
Continue making small braids just like this one. When all of the hair has been used up, take down the bun and make small braids out of that hair.
And you're done! Hope you liked this tutorial. If you did this, I'd love to see photos! If you have any questions, feel free to comment.
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