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How To Create a Flower Knot Braid

Lya Navarra

Author Lya Navarra

Adding accents to our guests’ hair adds value!  The process is not time consuming and can easily be done to compliment the end result.

In this video, we're going to show you a very easy, cool and unique trick by tying two sections of the hair into a flower knot braid pattern.  Just as in braiding and knotting, it’s all in the rhythm.

Before braiding the hair, texturize the hair with the Sam Villa Texturizing Iron.  The indentations created with Texturizing Iron enable the hair to have more ‘tack’ - any style prepped with Texturizing Iron will have staying power and added textured interest.  (An alternative approach to create this look if you do not have the time to prep the entire head is to just prep the two front sections).

Product plays an important role in all styling creations – product is a necessity, not an option.

Styling Products

  • Redken iron shape - finishing thermal spray - Heat Protection Hair Spray
    • This lightweight thermal spray protects the hair from the heat of irons adding shine and reducing frizz
  • Redken move ability 05 lightweight defining cream paste
    • This lightweight, mild control cream-paste is the perfect for giving the hair a little slip to enable us to hold on to sections of braiding and knotting

Watch closely as Sam adorns his model’s hair with a simple charming knot braid pattern that resembles a flower.

Give this a try and share your flower knot braid photos with us on Instagram using #samvilla for a chance to be featured!

If you have any questions or comments about this technique leave them in the box below.

For more information about the Sam Villa Texurizing Iron, click here.