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Cornbraids & Two-Strand Twists

So far in this school year, we've been doing more protective styles. It saves us much more time in the mornings, vs styling daily. I brought a new product that has been helping tremendously with making her styles last longer, with very minimal frizzies. The cornbraid design was a freestyle. 


Here are some quick instructions on how I achieved this look.

1.) I made sure her hair was well detangled.

2.) I parted her hair from her temple, on the side of her head, to the other side.


3.) I started in the back of her hair. I took a section with my fingers, no comb, and sprayed it with my water/conditioner mix.

4.) I added some Eco Styler Gel, and Bee Mine Curly Butter to a section. Then I began making medium sized two-strand twists.

5.) When I reached the ends of the twists, I wrapped the hair around my finger a few times. This created a slight curl, and that helps to stop the twists from unraveling.



6.) I continued twisting until the entire back section was complete. Again, I did not use a comb to section the twists just my fingers.

7.) Next, beginning with the top section. I made a small "rainbow shaped" part on the side of her hair.

8.) I made a cornbraid around the rainbow shaped part. 

9.) I continued making 3 rainbow shaped braids.

10.) I finished the rest of the hair on top, by creating braids with a slight curve.



11.) To maintain the look I sprayed with Darcy's Botanical's Coconut & Hibiscus Oil Spray.

Products Used: 
Eco Styler Gel (Review Coming Soon)
Bee Mine Curly Butter

Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

14 comments

Diva Locks | Friday, October 07, 2011

Cute, I like it :)

Charlotte's Avenue | Friday, October 07, 2011

That's gorgeous!! What a great style for such a gorgeous little Queen to be!!! Love it!

Char~

Rae @ Tweeny Hair | Friday, October 07, 2011

Cute!!!

Baby Big Hair | Friday, October 07, 2011

Daaaaaaaang. Get it! I love the swirlz. Hurtin'em!!

Michelle G | Friday, October 07, 2011

I really like this... N is growing up so fast and into such a pretty young lady.

Precious @ Precious-Curls.com | Friday, October 07, 2011

This is really cute! Love that design!

Shay | Friday, October 07, 2011

very cute =)

ggmix | Friday, October 07, 2011

Such a cute style (",) looking forward to your eco styler gel review. I purchased some a few weeks ago because loads of people reccomended it but Im a bit skepticle about using it on my daughter because its a gel and worried it may dry out her hair. Your daughters hair looks in very good condition so just from that Im worrying less (",)

Kandy | Friday, October 07, 2011

Aww ya are the BEST!!! I mean it!! thanks for the wonderful comments :)

Dominique-Alexis | Friday, October 07, 2011

That's so pretty! love it :D

Nikki's HairThoughts | Friday, October 07, 2011

I love that rainbow/swirly free style! This style is so cute!

Beautiful Gaia | Tuesday, October 11, 2011

This is cute. I'm not that good when it comes to designing hair with cornrolls. My step-daughter has bone straigh hair... My 4 yr old has 2b hair and my 5 yr old has 3a/b hair... I usually just do one or two braids on their heads because my step-daughters & 4yr old won't stay in long, It usually just falls right out.

KGilbert | Thursday, October 13, 2011

I love this hairstyle it is very pretty!!!

very very blessed | Friday, December 09, 2011

Thanks for the instructions with the picture. The braiding is so neat. That is something I am working on. You have the most creative styles. This one is cute and simple.

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