01/30/2014 09:42 am ET Updated Jan 30, 2014

How To Waterfall Braid Your Hair In 8 Easy Steps (VIDEO)

Sometimes a simple braid can make you look a million times more put together, which is why we love the waterfall braid.

This cascading style will leave you with a unique, angled braid -- and it's only slightly different from the typical French braid. We've broken down how to do a waterfall braid into eight easy steps in the video above. Trust us, you'll be glad to have this style in your arsenal the next time you wake up to a bad hair day. For more ideas, 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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