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Trend Alert: Summer Braids Are All The Rage!

I've done some braid-spotting and by the looks of it, this hairstyle is sticking around for summer! Maybe these young entertainers parallel their lifestyles to the complex and tangled webs they are weaving in their hair. (Or maybe I'm overthinking this a bit.) But since Jessica, Mandy and Lindsay are sporting them, it looks like this trend is here to stay. I thought I'd remind you of my post on how to create your own summertime braids at home. To check it out, click here!

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DecemberBaby DecemberBaby 9 years
I'm not so sure about Jess's braid but Mandy and Lindsay's look so fab!
scoop45 scoop45 9 years
Luv braids!!!! Lol
huggybear_84 huggybear_84 9 years
I love the look but I can't do it since my hair is about two inches long!!!!
diorbaby diorbaby 9 years
Cute, But my hair is shoulder length and the looks wouldn't work for me
loveitforever loveitforever 9 years
i loved linds'
allthingsgrow allthingsgrow 9 years
I know you showed us how to do Jessica's, but in my opinion, it's the ugliest one. Can you guys show us how to get Mandy's look?
Aminah-Akalea Aminah-Akalea 9 years
I agree, these are NOTHING new! braids has always been the thing, just that more ppl are exposed to them and different varieties, no biggie, especially when ppl go to the Caribbean and get their hair braided, either in cornrow, singles or another style. Jessica's style i see all the time, i even do that do my hair when i'm bored and just put it all in a bun at the back then, the one on the left i've seen that for some years now...especially on tv too, I dont fancy Lindsay's, i'm not one for loose braids/braiding but some styles suit different ppl and different hair textures anyway. :)
ddene5713 ddene5713 9 years
mandy looks out of
posey posey 9 years
If I wasn't a complete moron at trying to braid my own hair, I'd totally try this. I think they all look cute!
Black-Mamba Black-Mamba 9 years
Don't like Lindsay, but love the hair do!!
ddene5713 ddene5713 9 years
reminds me of elementary school.
miz-vanessa-anne miz-vanessa-anne 9 years
looks great on Mandy and Lindsay, especially, but not too sure about Jess... I don't know, the braid stands out a bit awkwardly on her. but anyways, this is tempting me to braid my hair right now. xD
rothchild rothchild 9 years
i agree, i don't think this is trendy at all..haven't we seen this for a few years now? but i do love it
iloveyall iloveyall 9 years
I love this look but I don't think it's something new...
keiraz keiraz 9 years
I think it gives even more beauty to the face
high-d high-d 9 years
awh lindsys braids are cute i wannah do my hair like that :]
Jennie Jennie 9 years
I love Linds braids here, I always hate how I look with messy braids in my hair but I might give this look a try again, it's getting pretty hot here in Texas and having long, straight, thick hair is the worst! So I'm always looking for ways to keep cool and I hate having my hair up in a ponytail.
Ginger Ginger 9 years
Are there directions on Lohan's braids somewhere? Those other ones look too tightly pulled for long wavy or curly hair.
marisaoswald marisaoswald 9 years
i really like lindsay's braids! it's so casual and fun! although i'm a usually a fan of mandy moore, she looks a little scary in that picture!
nhancieh522 nhancieh522 9 years
...i love lindsays hair.. hope i can have hair like that.. dont think it suit me...
cocca cocca 9 years
i love the third look!
maisiegirl maisiegirl 9 years
thanks for some nice solutions for long hair. braids definitely help to beat the heat, but these are great styles for the traveling gal who has limited time to look fashionable.
nannerbananer nannerbananer 9 years
i did that to my hair one time and i got so many comments on it!! i loved it b/c it was just something different!
ionfash ionfash 9 years
demonkitty, i think a french braid would look really cute on curly hair
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