Zipper Braid Updo Hairstyle Tutorial

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Zipper Braid updo hairstyle

In today’s hairstyle tutorial, you will learn how to create zipper braid updo hairstyle. This hairstyle is tricky as it is not a new technique. It requires a little mental exercise to get down. This hairstyle is a perfect updo hairstyle for a Prom, Homecoming, or any other formal. To get this hairstyle, you will have to make hair wet before braiding. For braids that involve multiples of strands, we find that this helps the braid look more clean and crisp.  As you braid, you may find a few “sharks” {parts where the hair sticks up like a shark fin in water} will appear. Simply comb them towards the braid and tuck them under it, to help hide them.

Zipper Braid Updo Hairstyle Tutorial

Video by: Cute Girls Hairstyles (YouTube)

Let’s get started and create yourself this amazing Zipper Braid updo Hairstyle:

  1. Take a strand of hair and then divide this hair strand into three equal parts.
  2. Take the middle strand will go with the left strand.
  3. And then the middle strand will go over the right. It’s like normal braid stitch.
  4. Take the middle strand and it will go with the left strand.
  5. Now wrap this underneath and then around back.
  6. It’s like locking the stitch. Now create the third stitch.
  7. Now the braiding is beginning. We are beginning with the middle strand and then bring it with the left strand. Then middle strand is taken over the right hair. You will need a person to hold the piece of strand.
  8. Remember the smaller the section, the braid looks elegant.
  9. Now continue this process.
  10. Pick up hair and then continue this process.
  11. Once you reach to the end of hair, you can make a regular three strands braid.
  12. Secure this part by making a bun.
  13. Use as many as bobby pins.
  14. Finally the Zipper braid updo hairstyle is ready.


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