(PHOTOS) How to Master the Knotted Braid

I love the ease of braids. If you haven’t had time to wash your hair in a day or two, a chic braided ‘do is the solution. Here’s a tutorial for a fun twist on the traditional braid: the knotted braid. It takes knots to a sassy level, and it’s so easy to pull off.


  • clear elastic band
  • light hairspray


Step 1: Take second day hair and create a deep side part.

Step 2: Take a two inch section, starting at the part, and split the section in two. Proceed to tie the two sections into a knot.

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Step 3: Pull hair to secure your knot.


Step 4: Grabbing sections from both sides of the knot, add them to the tied ends.

Step 5: Next, add another knot under the first and pull tight.


Step 6: Continue with a third knot.


Step 7: And a fourth. You can continue if you’d like, but I like the look of four total knots.


Step 8: Secure section with a clear elastic band.


Step 9: Lightly loosen up knots and spray with light hairspray.


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