Greek Hair Braid Tutorial (7 Simple Steps)

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Greek style braids tutorial by Headcurve


When you want that classical, but casual beach braid effect, go with this Greek beach style braided hairstyle.

These braids involve 3 separate set of 3-strand braids loosely pulled back and combined into one at the back.

The entire tutorial is above, but we break it up into individual steps below.  Here it goes.


Step 1: Let your hang down

Step 1 - let your hair hang down. You need somewhat longish hair for this type of braid.

The starting point is letting your hair down.  Yeah, that’s pretty easy.

Step 2:  Braid #1 – the hairline braid

Step 2 for Greek braids - The second step is to apply a 3-strand braid to your bangs along your hairline

The second step is to apply a 3-strand braid to your bangs along your hairline as shown above.

Step 3: Complete braid toward the back

Step 3 Greek Braids: Complete braid toward the back

Complete the first braid (hairline braid) around to center back of head.

Step 4:  Tie off braid 1 (so it doesn’t unravel)

Step 4 Greek Braids:  Tie off braid 1 (so it doesn't unravel)

Cinch off the first braided strand so it doesn’t unravel.

Step 5:  braid strand on other side of head

Step 5 Greek braids:  braid strand on other side of head

Create braid with 3 strands above the ear on opposite side of head around to center back.

Step 6: Do lower braid under hairline braid

Step 6 Greek braids: Do lower braid under hairline braid

Create third braided strand from above ear around to center back of head.

Step 7:  Tie all 3 braided strands together at rear

Tie all 3 braids together letting the combined form a low ponytail.  Note that you don’t want the braids pulled back too tightly.

Finished Look – Side View

Greek braids side view photo

The finished look will have two loose braids on one side and one braid on the other.

Finished Look from the Back

Greek braids back of head view

It’s a subtle, casual type of braid that’s very easy to do… so easy you could do it yourself without a mirror at the beach.

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