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DIY Waterfall Braid

Sarah Potempa created this beautiful waterfall braid for Cosmopolitan and, in this video, teaches us how to do it step by step. All you'll need is a little mousse, a clear elastic, some bobby pins, and our new Beachwaver S1.25 for loose waves to add some texture to the hair. 

For step by step pictures, check out the full article here.


 

8 DIY Bridal Hair Ideas That You Can Do For Your Wedding

Your wedding day is one of the biggest and most exciting days of your life, so that means you want to look absolutely stunning. Sarah Potempa created these beautiful DIY Wedding looks for PopSugar Beauty that you can style on yourself for your big day. 

 

1. Hippie-Chic Waves

 

If you are going for a beach wedding, these beautiful waves could look amazing on your wedding day. To see how to achieve this look, check this out

 

2. Boxed Fishtail Braid

This boxed fishtail braid is incredible and to see how to do it, check this out

 

3. Plaited Updo With Fresh Flowers

This stunning updo contains both braids and flowers. To see how to achieve this beautiful look, check this out

 

4. Easy-Breezy Beach Waves

Big, beautiful beachwaves are always in style. To see how to achieve this look, check this out

 

5. Veronica Lake-Inspired 'Do

These Hollywood Glam waves are stunning and elegant. To see how to achieve this look, check this out

 

6. Brigitte Bardot Bouffant

This look is sophisticated, beautiful, and classy. To achieve this look, check this out

 

7. Carrie Bradshaw Bun

This big bun is an updo that will make you feel confident and beautiful on your big day. To see how to achieve this look, check this out

 

8. Crayola-Chic Chignon

If you are going for more of a bolder, colorful look on your big day, this colored hairdo is a fun way to style your hair on your big day. To see how to achieve this look, check this out


 
 

Perfect Gym Hair

Sarah Potempa created some hairstyles for Pop Sugar Beauty that are perfect for going straight from working out at the gym to working in the office. The looks are very simple to recreate:

1. French Braided Mohawk

To check out the steps to create this look, go here.

2. Twisted Chignon

To check out the steps to create this look, go here.

3. Braided Bun

To check out the steps to create this look, go here.

 


 
 

Weekly Recap: 365 Days of Braids

Two weeks left of #365daysofbraids! This week had some stunning braids and included: a Braided headband, a 3D Fishtail Braid turned into a Stacked Fishtail Braid, Looped Knot Braided Updo, Two Strand Braid and a French Braid on Hailee Steinfeld, Fishtail Milkmaid Braid, Snake Braid + a Fishtail Braid on Emily Blunt. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!


 
 

14 Mesmerizing Braids

Sarah Potempa created these 14 incredible braids for Cosmopolitan as she is styling her #365daysofbraids:

1. Beachy Side Dutch Fishtail Ponytail

2. French Braid Roll-Up Braid

 

3. Loop-Knotted Braid Updo

4. Zigzag Wrap-Up Top Knot 

5. Stacked Box Fishtail Flower Bun

6. Snake Braid and Beachwaves

7. French Fishtail Mermaid Braid

8. Ponytail Mohawk Braid

9. Double Waterfall Braid + 2 Strand Braid

10. Knitted Mohawk Low Ponytail

11. Celtic Knot Headband with Beachwaves

12. Braided Bridal Bun

13. Fishtail Milkmaid Braid

14. Zipper Braid

To check out the full article, click here. To follow Sarah on her journey of 365 Days of Braids, follow her Instagram here


 
 

365 Days of Braids : Weekly Recap

Only a few more days left of #365daysofbraids! This week had some stunning braids and included: a Two Strand Braid + Double Waterfall Braid, a French Braid Top Knot, Side by Side Fishtail Braid Updo, Knotted Low Ponytail Braid, Fishtail Braid + Waterfall Braid + Angel Wings, Pancaked Five Strand Braid + a Fishtail Braid split into Pancaked Braid. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!


 
 

Braid Recap : 365 Days of Braids

Less than 1 month left of #365daysofbraids! This week had some gorgeous braids and included: a Fishtail Braided Headpiece, a Simple Half Up Braid, Half Up Double Knot Braid into a Low Knotted Braid, Zipper Braid Updo, Fishtail Braid into a Messy Bun, 11 Strand Braid (yes, eleven!) + a Fishtail Braid split into Two Braids. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!

 


 
 

365 Days of Braids : This Week's Braid Recap

Time is flying! We are almost down to 1 month left of #365daysofbraids! This week had some incredible braids and included: a 3D Boxed Fishtail Braid, an Infinity Braid Ponytail, Mixed Mini Braids into a Pancaked Fishtail Braid, Peekaboo Fishtail Braid and a Three Strand Braid, Double Inverted French Braids into a Large Three Strand Braid, Loose Skinny Braid into a Knot with Two Braids + a Waterfall Braid into a Topknot. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!

 


 
 

Braid Recap

Wow, we are almost at day 300 of #365daysofbraids! This week had some beautiful braids and included: a Double Crown Braid, a Fishtail Braid, Waterfall French Braids, Mohawk French Fishtail Braid joined into a Knotted Braid, A Fishtail Braid into a French Braid, Dutch Fishtail Braid into a Fishtail Braid Top Knot + a Half Up Fishtail Braid. Keep up with the excitement of all #365daysofbraids by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!