Hair Braiding Styles that Switch Up the Classic French

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This story originally appeared on Lifestyle Mirror.

No longer relegated to playground folly, the French braid has become a staple in our hairstyle arsenal. The simple technique of folding, adding a section of hair and folding again has become second nature, shaving precious minutes off our morning routine. If the runway and red carpet have shown us anything the past few seasons, it's that the classic French can be slightly tweaked to create a whole new look. To get you started, try these hair braiding styles.

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