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One of the most beautiful braided hair styles is the Dutch braid.  It may seem intricate, but it’s not as difficult to achieve as you may think. Read on and find out the quick and easy steps on how to rock this look.

What Will I Need To Get The Dutch Braid Look?

  • Hair band or elastic
  • Hair brush
  • Strong hold hairspray
  • A spare five minutes
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Quick Steps To Achieve a Dutch Braid

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 1: Section your top and bottom hair

Section your hair into two – the top layer and the bottom one.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 2: Divide your top part into three

Part your top hair into three strands. This is where we will start our braid.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 3: Cross the right strand under the middle one

The main difference between a Dutch braid and a French one is that you are braiding under rather than over. So start your braid by crossing the right hair strand under the middle one.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 4: Cross the left strand under the middle one

Replicate this step on the other side. Braid under the middle part from the left.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 5: Keep going

Remember to keep braiding under the middle section.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 6: Secure with a hair band

Go for a hair band or elastic to secure your braid.

How to do a Dutch braid

Step 7: Finish with hairspray

Fix your hair style with hair spray.

How to do a Dutch braid

Enjoy the Look

See? Easy! Enjoy your awesome Dutch braid look!