How to Do a French Braided Bang

Learn how to do a French braided bang from professional hairstylist Joy La Rosa in this Howcast hair tutorial

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This is a french-braided bang. So we're going to take where your bangs are. Normally your bangs are kind of in a triangle section right at the front of your face. So what we're going to do is we're actually going to pull that and then a little bit more hair from the back, and we're going to pull it forward. And what we're going to end up doing is we're actually going to do a french braid but we're only going to pull in hair from the bottom section. So we're going to not pull anything down from this, from the top. So let's section that up into three sections. Start your braid just like you would and then you're going to pull in pieces from the bottom. From right around your hairline, right around your face. This is a great thing to do when you're growing your bangs out. If you're tired of wearing them down or if they've gotten to the point when they're a little bit too long to wear down. This is just a great way to keep them off of your face. And then I would get to the top of the ear, and what you could actually do because you've integrated some long hairs from around the face, you could continue to braid it back. Just a regular braid. So we've french braided the top portion and then now we're just going to regular braid. And then you can simply secure it with a great elastic band. And that is a braided bang.

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  • Joy La Rosa

    Known for her fiery red curls, Joy La Rosa is a vivacious and versatile stylist based in New York City. Her penchant for curly hair doesn't limit her creativity; she enjoys a variety of styles from the most carefree to the very bold. Her open-mindedness allows for a broad clientele, which she relates to with genuine amiability. As much as she loves to create, she also loves to teach, ensuring each client understands how to recreate the look at home. Inside the salon she’s a busy makeup artist and brow expert while outside she’s always seeking inspiration and new artistic outlets.