French braid

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French braid

n.
A hairstyle in which the hair is gathered in increasingly greater amounts into a single braid that begins at the crown and extends down the back of the head.
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She would put a French plait in her hair, thinking she was a dinosaur and her hair was like a tail.
REMEMBER when you were little and getting dressed up for a friend's birthday party involved selecting the perfect pair of sparkly hair slides to adorn your French plait? Or the right velvet headband to sit atop your crimped tresses?
EMEMBER when you were little and getting dressed up for a friend's birthday party involved selecting the perfect pair of sparkly hair slides to adorn your French plait? Or the right velvet headband to sit atop your and bows were far too babyish for a big girl like you, and suddenly all your colourful hair adornments were cast aside for good.
"(My mum) would do it in a really tight French plait so she didn't have to deal with it for a few days, but when it came out my hair would be massive!" she says.
According to GulfWeekly's fashion writer, Mai Al Khatib-Camille, it's not only very cute but is also cut in a way to present the womanly assets in the perfect way with hair worn in pigtails, or in a French plait with braids.
He revealed: "Angie wanted me to be able to French plait the girls' hair but she was only able to show me how to do a straightforward plait before she died.
``It was total, total darkness and along came Fash like a wonderful gazelle to rescue us,'' enthused Sin, who now wears her flame-red hair in a neat French plait after shedding the Bush hat.
I cannot for the life of me do a French plait. Sophie, her childminder, can.
Add a few silver pins to a relaxed French plait or fasten a messy bun with a gold cuff - this look is beachy, not bridal.
From the traditional French plait to the edgy fishtail technique and the ethereal halo braid, which wraps around the head, whatever your style, there is a plait to suit you and your outfit.