Figure of 8 Technique Braid Updo with Cord Stitching
With Sharon Blain, Grace, Melissa Bourne and Ross Kirton
Duration20 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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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.

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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