Step-by-Step: Double Braids

Where will Jon Snow go after leaving the Night’s Watch? What will happen to Rickon Stark now that he is Ramsay Bolton’s prisoner? And why doesn’t Drogon find his Mom, Daenerys Targaryen, and free her from the Dothrakis? We might not have the answers to these impending questions, but how to achieve the awesome braids and hairstyles we see every Sunday night? Look no further!  We asked Redken Artist Doug Treadway to provide step-by-steps using Redken so you can recreate your favorite GOT hairstyles at home

Choose your allegiance, and favorite hairstyle, by recreating these Game of Thrones inspired looks.

  1. Spray iron shape 11finishing thermal spray evenly onto the hair.
  2. Curl the hair in sections using a 1-inch curling iron.
  3. Take a section on either side of the temple area and apply braid aid 03braid defining lotion.
  4. Create a three strand braid on either side.
  5. Secure the braids at the back of the head with an elastic.
  6. Below the braid on either side of the head, take a section above the ear and apply braid aid 03braid defining lotion.
  7. Again, create a three-strand braid on either side.
  8. Secure braids at the back of the head with an elastic and massage the braids to expand them and make them bigger.
  9. Take a broach or ornamental jewelry and cover the elastic, securing all of the braids together.
  10. Finish the look with triple take 32 high-hold hairspray for long-lasting wear.

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