Braid It! is a celebration of heritage, girl power and fierce hair. Braid experts and best friends Jessy Linton and Taiba Akhuetie of Keash Braids, show you how to start with basic braiding techniques - such as French braids and Fishtail plaits - and transform them into cutting-edge designs. This is the authentic DIY guide to getting your hair perfectly plaited at home.
Try out more than 30 cult styles, including the gorgeous braided Heart Undercut and festival-ready Headband, along with edgy Wavy Braids and Playgirl Bunny for a real statement look. As well as braid ideas, discover how to apply temporary colour to your hair to create amazing Ombre Braids and Rainbow Roots; add sparkle with gems, rings, glitter and even safety pins! With styles for all hair types (long, short, straight, curly or afro), up-dos, kiss curls, and even braid styles for boys; there is something in here for absolutely everyone. You can even take a quiz to find out which celebrity is your braid-style soul mate!
Packed with industry tips, tricks and hacks to up your braid game and make your hair happy, Braid It! will show you how, with a little patience and practice, braids are an easy and exciting way to update your look.
Long-term BFFs Jessy Linton and Taiba Akhuetie founded popular London pop-up salon Keash Braids in 2014. From the pairs girlie, adolescent obsession with plaiting their scruffy locks, they've since braided for high-profile clients such as Millie Mackintosh, Becca Dudley (MTV) and Bip Ling.