When I was little I would spend hours braiding my Barbie’s hair and then I’d move on to my sister’s hair and finally onto my own. My braiding skills have never been more useful than in the last year. Braids are back and are a huge part of wedding hairstyles for 2013. Whether you stick with a traditional french braid or you want to try something crazy and inventive, braids are the new curl. Here are 12 fabulous wedding day braid tutorials for your wedding day.

1. The Braided Bun


2. The Maiden Braid

3. The Twisted Sister

4. Headband Braid

5. Up-do Braided Bun

6. Four Strand Braid

7. Pretzel Braid

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8. Halo Braid

9.Waterfall Braid

10. Fishtail Braid

11. Double Rope Braid Bun

12. Side Braid


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