The only thing more boho-chic than braids? Waterfall braids! When you want to take your summer styling to the next level, waterfall is the way to go. It may look like a lot of effort but once you master the basic technique, a whole new world of everyday to party-ready styles will open up! Scroll down to see some of our favorite tutorials:
Use this looped waterfall braid as a base for a whole lot of other hairstyle options! Abby from Twist Me Pretty suggests adding another row of loops on the other side to create a crown effect, for example.
Looped Waterfall Braid from Twist Me Pretty
This tutorial mixes a waterfall braid with the half-up hairstyle trend and a little French braiding, too! It’s more advanced than the others, but it’s also sure to wow everyone when you wear it!
Triple French Braid Double Waterfall Mini Bun from Missy Sue
Ever wanted to have mermaid hair? Well, now you can, and it’s perfect for summer! This tutorial shows you how to style thin waterfall braids on both sides to create a lovely crown look.
Waterfall Mermaid Braid Tutorial from Hair Romance
Whether you already have curly hair or you curl your hair, this waterfall braid style is certainly a good option. It’s romantic, yet still casual, and you can easily take it from day to night.
Loose Waterfall Braid Tutorial from Wedding Chicks
Long-haired gals will enjoy wearing this easy hairstyle on a regular basis. Sure, you can adorn it with a couple of fresh flowers for a romantic bridal look, but you can also wear it at the beach (while your hair is still damp) or to another summer outing.
Waterfall Braid for Long Hair from Once Wed
Attention, wedding goers! This one’s for you: a lovely side-braided waterfall finished in a relaxed asymmetrical bun. It goes equally well with elegant or more casual attire. Bonus points: this works even if your hair is just shoulder length.
Waterfall Braided Bun from Oh The Lovely Things
Not ready to commit to a whole headful of braids? No problem. Start small, with a delicate side waterfall braid that adds just enough flair to your hair.
Easy Waterfall Braid Tutorial from Pop Sugar