How-to Bound Braid

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Ghd are showing us how to create the perfect pony… featuring a bound braid. We’re thinking this glam up-do is perfect for a wedding or a date night, wherever you’re off to ghd have got you covered.

What you need

  • ghd Platinum+
  • ghd wide tooth comb
  • ghd Perfect Ending
  • Hair elastic
  • Silver leather

How-to Bound Braid

STEP 1 – HAIR: Starting at the nape, take a 2cm square section of hair.

STEP 2 – ORIENTATION: Place ghd platinum+ vertically into the hair pointing down.

STEP 3 – TURN: Turn 360°.

STEP 4 – TRAVEL: Glide down the hair 3 inches.

STEP 5: Remove the styler.

STEP 6 – TRAVEL: Repeat the technique.

STEP 7: Continue this way until you reach the  ends of the hair.

STEP 8: Continue until all the hair has been  curled this way, always alternating the direction of each curl.

STEP 9: Spritz with ghd perfect ending.

STEP 10: Comb through the hair to soften  the texture with a ghd wide tooth comb.

STEP 11: Pull all the hair back into a low pony,  leaving a section out at the front hair line.

STEP 12: Secure with an elastic.

STEP 13: At the base of the pony, tie a piece  of silver leather.

STEP 14: Taking 1cm piece’s of hair, wrap the  leather under neath the section.

STEP 15: Pass the leather over the pony, passing under a 1cm piece of hair on the opposite side.

STEP 16: Then bring under the leather under  the pony and repeat.

STEP 17: Continue until you have a small triangle  shape with the bind and tie the end  back up at the base of the pony.

STEP 18: Wrap the base of the pony with hair.

STEP 19: Secure with a pin.

STEP 20: Pinch and pull the front section,  fix with ghd perfect ending.

YOU DID IT! Now your client is ready to hit the town.

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