How To Master The Elastic-Free Braid

it's easier than you think

For some reason, your elastic band goes missing whenever you really need your hair out of your face. It's one of life's greatest anomalies, and no longhaired being is exempt. Luckily, there is one trick to help you when you're in a major bind. Start a French braid, making sure to keep the bottoms tangled together. When you hit the bottom of your hair, flip the ends through the last knot, and loosen the braid for a cool look. Seriously, it's that easy. If you don't believe us, just watch the video, above.