How To Do A French Braid, If You Have NO Idea Where To Start

This video makes it stupid easy.

Box braids, goddess braids ... there are so many types of braided hairstyles that it can seem like even the basics are too hard to learn.

Surprise! They're not.

The above video from The Beauty Department breaks down the French braid, one of the most common braid styles, in the simplest way we've ever seen. Just follow the steps above, and you'll be a braiding pro in under three minutes. (And the best part? It teaches you how to do it on your own head.)

Once you're a French braiding pro, the possibilities are endless:

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