How to Lovely Downdo with a Face Framing Lace Braid
Downdo’s look appealing. They are perfect hairstyle for regular and special occasions. This hairstyle is ideal for the girls with round face. It slims down the face and makes you look charming. A braid can be styled in the number of ways. It can be converted into a lovely down do as well. It will frame your face beautifully and enhance your facial features. Below we have listed steps to lovely downdo with a face framing lace braid.
Steps for Lovely Downdo with a Face Framing Lace Braid:
1.) Style your Hair with a Round Brush and Blow-Dryer
The first step for a lovely downdo with a face framing lace braid is style your hair using a round brush and a blow dryer. If your face shape is round then straight and sleek hair by the sides won’t look nice. To avoid this shampoo your hair, wring out the excess water with a help of a soft towel. Before heading for blow drying make sure, your hair have 70-80% dried. Otherwise it might lead hair fall. Use a round brush to pull your hair, while blow-drying. Begin the blow-drying from the nape of your head and gradually move upwards towards temples and crown area. Make sure that you hold the blow dryer parallel to the parting you have done. Near temples you can make the parting diagonal and bring the hair close to your face.
2.) Section the Hair above the Forehead
Section your hair into a triangular shape above the forehead like one in the image. Grab the section of hair, roll it on the top and fix it with headpin so that the parting is evident. For this purpose you can use a rat tail comb. It will give neat finishing.
3.) Begin the Braid for Downdo
Next step to achieve lovely downdo with a face framing lace braid is start braiding the hair that you pinned on the top. Start the braid from the outer section of the triangle that you created while sectioning. Hold strands, grab the 3rd strand under the second and then bring the first strand under the 2nd one. Make sure the braiding is neat. Add some piece above all second braiding steps. You don’t have to plait along the line of the hair growth. However, lower down the braid so that it forms a curve across the forehead. You can cover the side of your face, partially to make it look slimmer.
4.) Make your Braid Appealing
Take your face- framing braid a notch higher by slightly pulling the parts of the braid. This will make your braid prominent and appealing. This is an ideal trick for all the girls with thin hair. Gently pull the braid from it end and gradually move to the base. Then backcomb the end of your plait and hairspray it to fix the braid without an elastic band.
5.) Fix the Braid under the Side Locks
To frame your face with this lovely lace braid fix the braid under the side locks. This will make a nice braid along your face’s side. Hide this braid under the side locks so that it is not visible. Then, make a vertical parting around the temple and fix the locks with a simple black hair clip. Move the end of the braid behind your ears and fix them with a bobby pin. Leave the clipped hair loose and let it cover the end of the braid. At last fix your hairstyle with a hairspray. This will give you a neat look and the baby hair will also settle down by doing so.