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How To 5-Strand Braid Your Hair In 5 Easy Steps (VIDEO)

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Once you've mastered your average three-strand braid, why not kick it up a notch?

By dividing your hair into five sections instead of three, you can create an eye-catching braid that will show the world your hairstyling prowess. We've broken down the process into just five (yes, five) easy steps in the video above, so you can start practicing the five-strand braid now. Once you've gotten the hang of that one, check out the rest of our braid tutorials on YouTube.

Hairstyling courtesy of Halli Bivona at the John Barrett Salon in New York City.

Video editing by Amber Genuske.

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