Dec 31 2014

Still not sure how you’re wearing your hair for New Year’s Eve?  The key to great New Year’s hair is a style that’s fun, unique and can last through a night of dinner, drinks and dancing.  Senior Stylist, Keith Axberg, shows how to create the rope braid: a mystery to many, but an oh-so-simple way to look chic before, during and after the stroke of midnight.

1. Secure hair at the nape of the neck with an elastic and separate into two sections.

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2. Twist the two sections in the same direction.

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3. Cross the sections over each other opposite the direction that you twisted each section.

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4. Continue to cross the sections over each other while maintaining the twist in each section.

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5. Secure at the bottom with an elastic.

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6. Jazz it up by gently tugging each tier of the rope braid to give it more volume.

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Try it tonight and share a photo @julienfarel on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!