Today I’m going to show you how to create this fun rope-twisted half-up. This hairstyle is great because you can do it on most lengths of hair, and is also DIY friendly! For long hair, it also looks really nice if you finish it off in a ponytail at the base of your neck. 😉
Items needed: 1 small rubber hair tie, (Optional: bobby pins)
Time: 3-5 minutes
1.) Start by sectioning off the top half of your hair..
2.) Next, evenly split your section into two and cross over each other to start your rope twist..
3.) To rope braid, take the two sections and twist the right section towards the left side of your head and then twist under the left (basically, twist one section in one direction and then cross that section over in the opposite direction.) See a similar concept in Sophia’s tutorial (minus adding the hair in).
Repeat for one or two stitches down, then stop and add hair from both sides of your head into the sections you’re twisting. (hair from your left side into your left sections, hair from your right into your right section.) Then continue with your rope twist, adding in more hair from both sides each time before you twist again.
4.) Once you’ve reached about ear height (or your desired height for your half-up) stop adding in hair and twist down a few more times..
6.) Secure the twist with an elastic right below where you stopped adding in hair. (Optional: wrap some hair around the hair tie to cover it, or add a small hair accessory as desired.)
And you’re done! Here are some more pictures of the final look:
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, let me know if you have any questions or comments down below and I’ll be happy to answer them for you!
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