How to create a long bridal braid with floral accents

Nothing silences a group of people and draws their attention to the main event like the sound of organ music and the playing of Richard Wagner's "Here Comes the Bride." In life, there are very few moments when all eyes are on a single person, and when that beauty is the bride, every detail matters.
In terms of hair moments, a wedding is a biggie, and bridal hair must deliver. This ornate style offers a soft yet complex look with a sparkly floral rhinestone vine. It's perfect for an outdoor event with a natural theme. Learn how to create this style by watching the following video tutorial. The finished look is oh so romantic and is the perfect complement to your big day.
- Rattail comb (optional)
- Elastic hair band
- Bobby pins
- Floral rhinestone accent vine
- Hair spray (optional)
Fierce League
1. Section the hair into three portions with your fingers or a rattail comb. The bulk of the hair should be in the middle section but leave some on the left and right sides of the face. These front sections will be woven in during a later step.
2. Divide the middle section into three parts and form this into a Dutch braid by picking up additional hair with each crossover motion. (A Dutch braid is similar to a French braid except additional hair is woven into the braid underneath it rather than on top.)
3. Secure the end of the braid with an elastic band, then gently pull apart the braid to create a fuller look.
4. Divide the loose hair on one side of the face into three small sections.
5. Twist one section at a time and cross it over the braid, and then tuck the loose hair underneath or into the braid and pin it in place with a bobby pin if needed.
6. Repeat twist/tuck step with remaining hair until it is all woven into the braid.
7. For the finishing touch, secure the decorative floral vine at the top of the head and pin it in place in a zigzag fashion, securing as you go.
8. Smooth away any flyaway hair near the face and mist with hair spray if desired.

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