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Figure Of 8 Braid Updo With Cord Stitching Tutorial

With Sharon Blain
Duration20 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate


Sharon Blain's tutorial is a figure of 8 braid with a pull thread technique. The final result is a quick salon technique with a youthful style for formals, bridals and proms conveying a carefree edge achieved with dishevelled curls for a fresh throwaway opulence.

Members can also find below a detailed step by step guide figure of 8 technique braid updo.

Technical skills

  • Blow drying
  • Braiding
  • Brush use
  • Creating curl
  • Dressing hair
  • Flat brush
  • Hair Up
  • Rollering
  • Setting
  • Smoothing
  • Twists


Contributor: Sharon Blain
Model: Grace
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Ross Kirton

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