I found this a little difficult at first but with practice, it became easier to “inside out” braid. If you find it difficult to picture what to do, I recommend searching on youtube to see how to do it visually.


  • 1 elastic
  • plenty of patience!


  1. Seperate hair into three strands at the top of the head.
  2. Braid as usual by adding in one strand of hair with each time you plait the 3 main strands, the only difference is instead of passing the strands over each other, pass them under each other.
  3. This makes the hair pop up and turn inside out.
  4. Tease the hair slightly on each loop to make it a little fuller if you like.

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    • 11 Jun 2016
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  • Thanks for sharing, I totally lack in hair styling ability so appreciate easy to follow instruction !


  • Been wanting to try this on my daughter. She only has thin hair,I’ll have to tackle it.


  • We love doing this hairstyle for every day school days.


  • My mum was never able to figure this out with me!


  • I wish I had girls! my hair is short and thin so no good but you did a great job


  • I wish my mum did this to my hair when I was younger. I would actually like her to do it for me now!


  • Parting the hair and doing two french braids can be easier for those kids who have super thick or curly hair!


  • Thanks for your tips. I struggle to braid. Will definately try your tips


  • Thanks for the tips, I have successfully tried this out on my granddaughter’s hair for the first time!


  • Ooh thanks for info. I’ve been trying to workout why when I do my braid it is different to when I do my daughters hair.


  • My daughter was asking me how to do this just today. I’ll have a practise on her tomorrow :)


  • Part the hair down the middle and do two french braids for super cuteness.


  • Need to try this out next time my granddaughter over. A pity my 5 year old loves short hair.


  • This is literally what all my braids look like. I thought I was doing it wrong. Had no idea this was actually a type of braid! Winning!


  • this looks lovely


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