Braiding School For Mothers, Learning These Braids Will Take a Short Time

Mothers whose daughters are just starting to grow, this braid school is for you. Are the hair braid models you can make for your daughter limited?

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Braiding is an age-old tradition, a skill passed down through generations. For mothers new to the world of braiding, it can seem daunting. But with a little practice, you can master some adorable and easy-to-do braid styles for your growing daughter. Here’s a braid school just for you!

  1. Classic Three-Strand Braid:
    • This is the foundation of all braiding. Once you master this, many other styles become easier.
    • Simply divide the hair into three sections and alternately cross the left over the middle, then the right over the middle, and repeat.
  2. French Braid:
    • Begin with a small section at the crown. As you work your way down, add more hair to each section as you braid.
  3. Dutch Braid (Reverse French Braid):
    • Similar to the French braid, but instead of crossing sections over one another, you cross them underneath. This gives a raised, 3D effect.
  4. Fish Tail Braid:
    • Divide the hair into two large sections. Take a small strand from the outer edge of one section and cross it over to the inside of the opposite section. Keep alternating sides and gradually work down.
  5. Crown Braid:
    • Create two Dutch or French braids starting from each ear. When you reach the end, wrap each braid around the head, securing with pins.
  6. Milkmaid Braids:
    • Similar to the crown braid, but instead start with two classic three-strand braids. Then wrap them over the top of the head and pin.
  7. Bubble Braid:
    • Create a ponytail. Every inch or so, tie another hairband and gently tug at the hair between the bands to create “bubbles”.
  8. Ladder Braid:
    • This is a combination of a waterfall and a standard braid. As you drop sections from the waterfall, you add them into a second braid, giving the appearance of a ladder.

Tips for Successful Braiding:

  • Detangle First: Always start with tangle-free hair. Use a wide-tooth comb or a detangling brush.
  • Practice on Wet Hair: For beginners, slightly damp hair can be easier to manage and braid.
  • Use Hair Products Sparingly: A little bit of leave-in conditioner or detangling spray can help manage frizz, but avoid using too much product which can make the hair slippery.
  • Accessorize: Add ribbons, beads, or hairpins to give the braids an extra touch of cuteness.
  • Be Patient: Braiding, especially intricate styles, can take time. Remember, practice makes perfect!

With these styles and tips, not only will you be able to give your daughter a variety of looks for any occasion, but you’ll also be fostering moments of bonding. Over time, braiding can become a cherished ritual between mother and daughter, and a skill she might one day pass on herself.

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