Milkmaid Braids: How to Get Them! (VIDEO)

The Milkmaid

In my continuing effort to educate the public on the important topic of SUMMER BRAIDS, today I'm going to show you how to get this elegant updo, commonly known as The Milkmaid.

This looks like one of your harder hairdos, but I'm here to tell you that you can get the look in under five minutes. Want to see how?

Read on!


Once again, I had my hairstylist Ellen at Salon Nfuse give me a tutorial, which my friend Chelsea helpfully videotaped. We went ahead and did the braids first to save you some boring video watching time -- just take note that the first thing you'll do is put your hair into two braids, starting about where you would if you were going for Pippi Longstocking braids. You'll see what I'm talking about at the start of this video:

This is a look favored by celebrities like Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen and Kate Bosworth, and I can see why.

So easy!

So fast!

If you have medium to long hair, you've got to try the look this summer!

Will you do it?

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