So we decided to find out just how the tricky style is done. Thanks to the folks at New York's John Barrett Salon, we've broken down milkmaid braids into 8 easy steps in the video above. All you need is a hair tie, bobby pins and some hairspray. Watch and try it yourself -- and check out the rest of our braid tutorials on YouTube.
Video editing by Amber Genuske.
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