Braided Updo Tutorial

Check out our braided updo tutorial!

I've been wanting to do another type of pompadour hairstyle for a while, but I couldn't seem to find the right inspiration.

Well, anyway, I started cornrowing last night without any real style in mind when this 'do happened!

I LOVE how this turned out and I'm STOKED to be sharing this tutorial with each and every one of you!

Enjoy it!

Love, Love, Love!

For braiding the hair you’ll need:

Products used:

As always, I started with clean, detangled, stretched hair.

All Mature & Lovely!

Step One:
The first thing I did was part out a large circle section at the top of her head. This is where the "bump" part goes, so make it as large or as small as you'd like!

Step Two:
After that, I parted the rest of her hair in half, clipped the left side out of the way and started cornrowing the right side. I started at the nape of her neck, making the cornrows go in towards that center part, then switching to a two strand twist when I ran out of room to cornrow.

Step Three:
I continued cornrowing the right side untill I was finished. I did not use rubber bands at all (I try to limit the use of beads/rubber bands/etc. when possible so I don't have to worry about breakage), but you can use them if you prefer!

Step Four:
Once I was finished with the right side, I switched over to the left side and started cornrowing. I did the same simple design on both sides. You can do fancy cornrows if you want, I decided not to because I didn't want to cornrows to distract from the fancy pompadour!

Step Five:
Once all the cornrows and twists were finished, I Dutch braided (e.i. I cornrowed) the hair up towards the top and rolled and pinned until I was satisfied with the finished look!

And that was it!

I have been getting a lot of requests for more detailed posts, so I really hope you all enjoyed this one!

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