How to do a waterfall braid (video)

A waterfall braid creates classic glamor with an unpolished look that avoids the severity of some harsh updos. The loose flow of the waterfall braid allows the style to easily transform from a day at the office to an evening out on the town.
This braid is also spotted on the red carpet and on wedding days. Brides featured an asymmetrical Kate Mara waterfall braid the lead to a cascade of curls. Check out the video for full steps and an example of how to create your own sweeping style.
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How to do a waterfall braid
Directions
1. Brush hair into a deep side-part.
2. Divide a small section in the front into three.
3. Place the left strand over the right one, and cross the right one into the center.
4. Repeat carry the left strand over the right.
5. Pick up hair with the right and place the right in the center.
6. Release the left strand and pick up a new strand from the bottom.
7. Repeat these steps until you reach the back of the head.
8. Secure the ends with a clear elastic.
Pro tip: Work with day-old hair or hair that hasn't been freshly watched for a better grip when working with your braid.
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