Bewitching Style: Katniss Everdeen's Side Braid

Since the premiere of The Hunger Games this spring, Katniss Everdeen has been everyone’s favorite heroine. Now with the bewitching season upon us, you can be sure to see even more of the District 12 tribute in costume interpretations. But Katniss wouldn’t be complete without her signature side braid. Below, Matrix Artistic Director and celebrity stylist, Ammon Carver, gives you the step-by-step styling technique to recreate the look on your clients this Halloween:

Jennifer Lawrence as Everdeen

Step 1: Distribute Design Pulse Thermo Glide Express Blowout Crème throughout hair and blow dry.

Step 2: Apply Design Pulse Iron In Thermal Styling Mist to dry hair and curl hair with a large-rounded barrel curling iron.

Step 3: Brush hair over to the left side and separate hair into three pieces.

Step 4: Starting from under the ear on the ride side, French braid hair down over the left shoulder.

Step 5: Finish and smooth out flyaways with Biolage ExquisiteOil Replenishing Treatment.