How To: Crown Braid Hairstyle Tutorial

Step-by-step instructions for a crown braid you can do yourself!

We’ve long been fans of the crown braid—it’s just the right amount of royalty chic without being over-the-top girly. In this hair tutorial, Birchbox editor Meredith shows us step-by-step tips for getting the style yourself—no professional stylist required! Find the video tutorial, products used and instructions below—THEN, let us know in the comments what you think of the style and whether you will try it!

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How To: Crown Braid Tutorial:

Step 1: Add texture with a sea salt spray or texturizing spray.

Step 2: Create a deep side part and pick up three small pieces of hair.

Step 3: Start a Dutch braid, slowly adding pieces from each side.

Step 4: Continue all the way around your head.

Step 5. Once you have no more hair to add to the braid, finish the braid and tie off.

Step 6: Arrange the end of your braid on top of your head and pin in place. Loosen pieces for a more bohemian style.

Step 7: Add colorful bobby pins if you want and spray with hairspray to finish.

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