"We wanted to get it as narrow as possible because we didn’t want to overwhelm the dress," Williams said. "It was side-parted, and we French braided both sides. It’s kind of half-up, half-down." To finish off the look, he combined the two braids to create a "headband" in the back. Want some tips on getting the overlapping braids for yourself? Follow the link after the gallery.
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- On braid thickness: "It depends on how full you want the sides or how flat you want the sides," he says. "[With Lauren], I went a little thicker in the back because I wanted the sides to be flat, [but] if you're going to have more hair in the front, then you’re going to have less braid in the back," he explains.
- Regarding products: "Product depends on your texture," Williams adds. He recommends using a simple hairspray or volume spray to dampen the hair. This will give you a sleek effect, while taming your hair. If you're hair is extra curly or frizzy, a texture cream is for you. But you can also get away with this quick tip: "If you washed that morning, and you want to create that look that night — you might have a little texture left from that morning, and you can just go from there," he suggests.