A simple, swept braid

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I’m having a really hard time classifying this as a full tutorial because it’s just.so.basic. However it’s an easy way to “fatten up” a low braid on otherwise thin hair and it’s so quick to do I just filmed a short tutorial to show you.

soft braid-1

soft braid-2

soft braid-6top: Loft (online only but I can’t find it!)

 

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Laura says · 06.08.15

So smart! I’ve never thought about leaving the left side out of the braid and use about a million pins to keep it in place. I’m doing this today!

Laura
http://www.24-7style.com

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Morgan A. says · 06.08.15

Now this is something I can do! I am all about the easy, basic hairstyles! Thanks for sharing!

x. Morgan / http://www.morningappleblog.com

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Victoria says · 06.08.15

What do I tell my hair stylist when I tell her the number color of your hair? Because the info you have given in FQA is different, and how do I explain the cut besides bringing a pic, I want to be able to say the hair cut and color you have (p.s. I am an upcoming senior and plan to go into cosmetology, so you are like my idol:)) jk,….but I really admire you:)

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Danielle says · 06.08.15

Love this! I think it will also help for those who have layers because we won’t have all these little poky ends sticking out of the braid. Simple idea with great results! Thanks!

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Daisy - émoi émoi says · 06.08.15

I would always use a loads of pins instead of leaving a section out of the braid too – such a great technique! 🙂

http://en.emoi-emoi.com/

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Michelle says · 06.08.15

So sneaky and smart! Perfect for my current length hair and perfect for a nurse who can’t worry about redoing her braid 10 times throughout the day. Thanks for the tutorial, Kate! Hope you and your family are doing well. I love following you and your sister on your blogs and Instagram

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Kristi Craig says · 06.08.15

Ooh! I love this. My hair is almost long enough for this!
I love your tutorials, Kate!

Kristi | Be Loverly

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Jen says · 06.08.15

Oh this is such a simple and super cute hairstyle! I am definitely going to try this today! Thanks for sharing!

Jen from appledapplepancakes.blogspot.com

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Gretta Patrick says · 06.08.15

Super cute! I love side braids and I’ve been itching for a side braid since I’m growing my hair back out! I used to do them with my long hair, and I’m just getting to that point where I can do fun things with it again!

Keep it Classy, Keep it Country,
Gretta Patrick <3
chicagocountrygirl.blogspot.com

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Caroline says · 06.08.15

This post makes me excited to realize that my hair is all one length again. Therefore, it will be much easier to put into a braid. Can’t wait to try!
-Caroline
http://laughsandloveliness.blogspot.com/

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Olya says · 06.09.15

Oh, so simple, yet beautiful!

Thank you for this tutorial♥

Olya, x
http://girl-from-vogue.blogspot.com

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ZSS says · 06.09.15

awesome tip with the section left over!
would never have thought of that
as usual, simple and effective
just what I love 🙂

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Nicole says · 06.09.15

What a neat trick! I am going to do this next time I do a side braid. I have tried side braids before but have always thought they looked awkward on me because there was that gap, but now I know how to “hide” that.
Also, I have missed watching your hair tutorials! Glad you have been able to do a couple of them here and there. 🙂

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Nancy says · 06.09.15

This is a great tip and looks so cute and soft. Thanks for sharing. I’m going to try it!

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Tamara Raterink says · 06.09.15

Do you recall what lipstick you are wearing in the side swept braid? It is really flattering. I love your blog so much.

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Elesha East says · 06.10.15

I love your earrings!! Where did you get them? Love everything you do…<3

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Laura says · 06.11.15

Hi! I try today to do the swept braid and the final look wasn’t what I expect. There was a gap between the braid and the hair that comes from the back. I don’t know what I could have done wrong… 🙁

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Beth Crisler says · 06.11.15

I am having the same problem that Laura described. Looks ok from the back, but when I turn a certain way, you can see the clear separation from the front. What am I doing wrong?

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Emily Anderson says · 07.01.15

I’m a new new reader – what a charming style blog! Thanks for sharing 🙂
Also wondering – do you remember what lipstick you were wearing in this Side Swept Braid post? Is it Mac LoveLorn? Thanks again & Blessings, emily

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Layla says · 09.28.15

I love you so much Kate all of your hairdos are amaze.

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Layla says · 09.28.15

Why are you so pretty? I’m so jealous.

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Kalynn says · 10.12.16

I did this today and it worked surprisingly well for my crazy thick hair! Only took a couple minutes and I got lots of compliments!! Thanks for al of the hair inspiration!!!

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Catherine says · 03.21.20

Love this

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