How to weave a Greek braid?
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Long thick hair never went out of fashion. They always remained and remain the subject of pride of their owners, who come up with the most magnificent hairstyles for them. Pigtails have long been popular, since antiquity, when they were worn by the most charming maidens of the Middle Ages. And now, the braid, braiding the head - this is not only a convenient option for everyday hairstyle, but also a stylish idea for any holiday. Now we know what the Greek braid is, and how this article will weave it!
After training, you can independently braid yourself such a pigtail. This is done in several ways. In any case, beforehand, wash your head and treat your hair with conditioner and mousse.
The first method of braiding
If you like classic weaving, doa straight parting, dividing the hair into two parts. Take the hairpin and chop it one half of the hair. The second side remains for the weaving. One strand is divided into three and weave, adding to her hair from the total mass. The braid will be flat, and repeat the contour of the head. But do not tighten the hair very tightly, the peculiarity of the Greek braid is that it always resembles a three-dimensional wreath.
When the braid is woven to the nape of the neck, braidin it all the remaining hair. Now, twist the second side, while observing the symmetry. Your pigtail should turn out lush and even. Individual hairs can be sprayed with varnish, so that they do not break out and do not fray. When both sides are ready, chop the braids between them with a beautiful rubber band or hairpin. The tips are unbuttoned and combed hair that is loose. If you like such a scythe, video - how to weave a Greek braid will show you how to do it.
The second method of braiding
The second way is more informal. If you go to any non-standard party, then this option is for you. To begin with, hair will be sprinkled with varnish and combed, smoothing them. The weaving is exactly the same as in the classical method, but it is necessary to start from the left ear. Weaving should not be smooth and too neat, its originality manifested in negligence. Scythe through the back of the neck and to the right side, but not to the very ear. The ends of the hair need to be tucked and stabbed with hairpins, folding them tight into a bun. From the beam, select a few locks to apply wax on them.
Also a good option is thinpigtails, which will look great on the holiday. It is necessary forehead to take a wide strand and separate it from the rest of the hair, fixing them with a clamp. Lightly scratch the front strand, and slightly combing it with a comb, divide into two parts for parting. Take a very thin strand to the left of the parting and divide it into three parts. Now, pull the pigtail to the back of the head, where you will kill it with a clip. Similarly, twist the right side.
We still had a stabbed mass of hair. Chop it and scratch it, barely smooth, sprinkle with varnish. Lift all hair to gently tuck it. You will have a magnificent cushion, which must be stabbed with beautiful hairpins. Take the tips of all the braids obtained and circle around the nap, tucking them under it.
Now you know how to weave a Greek braid. Photos and diagrams will help to consider in more detail all the subtleties.