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Hi, I’m Andy and I’m going to teach you how to braid a beard. Braiding a beard can be pretty intimidating but it’s really quite simple.
The first step to braiding your beard is to separate your beard into three equal sections. What I recommend is having three hair ties handy so you can keep those sections nice and clean without any fly-aways that will mess you up later on down the road.
Now that you’ve got your beard into three equal sections, start with one of the outside sections – cross that over the middle. Take the opposite outside section and cross over that. Then all you’ve got to do is repeat that pattern until you get down to the end of the beard.
It’s important to keep equal tension so you have a nice even looking braid. You also want to start lower on the beard because you don’t want a lot of tension pulling the hairs out of your face. When you get towards the bottom go ahead and take those hair ties out. You can toss them. Make sure you save one so you can tie up the braid at the end.
So now when you get to the bottom, take that hair tie that you saved, put it around the bottom hairs, twist it around a few times to get tension on there, and then you’ve got yourself a braided beard. From there you can smooth it out and adjust it. And you’re good to go!