We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again — Heidi braids are hard to pull off. Whether you look like a ten-year-old playing dress up or you just can’t pull off the boho look, they’re not for everyone. But last night, Amber Heard stepped out in the most flattering and intricate Heidi we’ve (ever!) seen. Join us as we deconstruct it from all angles.
From the front it looks pretty simple. The braid falls just over half of the head, making it much less harsh. The loose pieces along the hairline also soften the look.
On the right side, it’s a loose French braid starting just below the side part.
And on the left, the hair is gathered in a side chignon as well as a Dutch (braided inside out) French braid up the hairline. The halo-like effect creates a romantic look we are dying to try out. Seriously though, have you seen a more flattering Heidi braid?
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