Ornatrix School: Outside Braiding Braiding 101 tutorial for the outside braid (aka dutch plait). Janet Stephens teaches you to braid like a Roman Ornatrix or professional hairdresser. Includes advanced techniques such as augmenting and overdirected and lace braiding--all necessary for ancient Roman hairstyling. Ideal for those who wish to braid the hair of others, not themselves.
Crowing about Crowning Glory
For thick hair, mid-back length: 1. Part hair in a Y part 2. Braid back section and wrap in a bun impossibly low on the nape of the neck. Pin. 3. French roll the side hair and twist until it folds back on itself. 4. Pin this over the top of the bun, hiding the straggly hair ends 5. repeat for other side and lay the twist over the top of the first twist and pin.
Fantasy Hair...Is it just me or have I just stumble upon the perfect 'casual hair up do' that could also easily double up as a gorgeous and effortless looking wedding hair do? I think I have! This loose fish tail (i think) pony plait combined with loose wavy strands pulled out at the front and finished with the crown band makes for a super beautiful natural look and warm colours in a natural setting will make the photography look easy too!