Introduction: How to Create Individual Braids Method 1

While there are many ways to create individual braids, some people will say basic is always better! If this is your first time braiding, we recommend watching our "sectioning" tutorial in one of our previous videos so you're able to have even braids.

For this tutorial you will need:

Ready? Gather your supplies and we'll get started!

Step 1: Section

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Using your tail comb, section off a piece of the natural hair. Wrap the extension fiber around the section of natural hair. Hold the natural hair to one side, and twist the extension hair. Grab one leg of the extension fiber with your free hand. These are your three legs (strands) for braiding. After a few turns of the braid, take the extension hair and slide it up toward the base being mindful of the tension.

Step 2: Braid

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Split the natural hair and one of the extension fiber legs into two. Combine one piece of the natural hair with one piece of the extension fiber.6. Continue braiding. When you have braided to the ends of the natural hair, add some hairspray or gel to help tuck them into the interior of the braid.

Step 3: Seal

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Continue braiding past the natural hair. Braid to your desired hair extension length.Seal the ends with a method of your choice.

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