• Step one: Start with manageable hair.
    First, start with smooth hair. I love applying a shine serum, such as Garnier Fructis Anti-Frizz Serum Sleek and Shine ($6, Theonlinedrugstore.com).
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  • Step two: Gather strands.
    Take a small section at the front hairline and divide into three parts as you would do for a regular braid. Prepare to go diagonally around one side of the head, as opposed to straight back down the center of the head. How To Do Nicole Richie's French-To-Fishtail Braid
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  • Step three: Start braiding!
    Start to braid normally by pulling section 1 (closest to the middle of the head) across section 2 (the middle strand). 5 Fresh New Ways To Wear Braids
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  • Step four: Continue to braid.
      Now pull section 3 (the one closest to the face) across strand 2 like a normal braid. Hair How To: Headband Braids
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  • Step five: Continue to braid.
      Continue to braid normally, pulling the piece closest to the middle of your head and folding over. Get The Look: Beyonce's Banging Side-Braid
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  • Step six: Drop a strand.
    Now let section 3 fall with the rest of the hair. Get The Look: The Messy Braid
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  • Step seven: Pick a piece.
      Pick up another section, preferably right underneath where you are braiding, to replace the one you let fall. Braids To Try Right Now
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  • Step eight: Fold over.
    Fold the new piece over section 2. Get The Look: Kate Middleton's Braid Updo
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  • Step nine: Pick another piece.
      Continue the braid by picking another piece at the middle of the head, adding to section 1 and folding over. How To Get Thicker Hair Faster
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  • Step ten: Continue around head!
    Continue to braid around the head this way - letting the piece closest to your face fall and picking up a new piece. Take Hair From Just Okay To Ombré
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  • ...And You're Done!
    Continue around the head as far as you'd like and then pin or tie the braid securely. Voila! Waterfall perfection. Top 10 Braided Hairstyles
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Get The Look: The Waterfall Braid


Get The Look: The Waterfall Braid

We love braids, and thanks to Game of Thrones, the waterfall or diagonal braid has become a new fave—because of course we want hair like Khaleesi.

But if this elaborate style seems a little intimidating, never fear! I’ve put together this totally awesome (not to mention totally easy) waterfall braid how-to that anyone can master! Follow these ten steps and you’ll have a braid fit for a Queen in no time.

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