If you don’t have any of the above tools or supplies on hand but still want to add beads to your hairstyle, this method is for you. It may be slightly more difficult and tedious without a tool, but the result will still be gorgeous if you have the patience. With the beader method, you’ll add beads to your braids using a beading tool. The tool is often provided with hair beads, but if you don’t have one, you can easily find one online.

Brush your hair to remove all the knots and tangles in it. Now, start braiding them by flipping section 1 under section 2 and over section 3. Brush your hair to remove all knots and tangles. From between your temples, pick up the front section of your hair and divide it into 3 sections. Now, pick up a thin section of hair from the outer side of the right section, flip it over and add it to the inner side of the left section of your ponytail. Pick up a thin section of hair from the outer side of the left section, flip it over and add it to the inner side of the right section of your ponytail.

First, comb out your hair thoroughly, as it may have become knotted during the unbraiding process. Then, wash, condition, and dry your hair as normal. Hopefully, this article gave you the information you need to feel confident about accessorizing your next hairstyle with some beads.

Keep going and then knot your plait to secure it. You have now successfully plaited with 4 strands. I love how when you plait with 2 colours you end up with easy protective hairstyles for sleeping a chevron plait! To create striped patterns, pull out a long end of two different colors and wrap with both at the same time, keeping them parallel.

“Last but definitely not least, add in a little extra. Extensions allow your braids to last double the time than with just your natural hair.” Finish off by securing the style to your head with a few bobby pins. Once it’s secure, you can remove the elastics. Once you reach the back of your head, stop adding in new sections of hair. Simply twist the two sections normally until you reach the end, and secure with a clear elastic. Starting with one side, braid down and secure with a clear elastic.

Summer is here, and the area I live in gets extremely humid. So I decided to try yarn braids for the first time. Historically, the materials used have depended on the indigenous plants and animals available in the local area. During the Industrial Revolution, mechanized braiding equipment was invented to increase production.