French braid

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  • French braid, in silk, is very little used in this country. Cited from Enquire Within Upon Everything, by Anonymous
  • One unique feature about the French braid is that an individual can braid their own hair without the help of others.
  • In French braid, on the contrary, the plait of every two strands over each other. Cited from Enquire Within Upon Everything, by Anonymous
  • French braid, whether made of linen or of cotton, is laid on the pattern with stitches taken across it, from one edge to the other. Cited from The Ladies' Work-Book, by Unknown
  • The French braid includes three sections of hair that are braided together from the crown of the head to the nape of the neck.
  • Bobby pins can be useful when braiding shorter hair or hair with many different layers to keep all of the hair in the French braid in place.
  • Breeds required to show with long manes may also french braid the mane if an animal is cross-entered in both a breed and a hunter/jumper discipline.
  • Braiding the dock of the tail in a French braid with the skirt left loose is commonly seen in hunter competition and hunt seat equitation.
  • A French braid, or French plait, is a type of braided hairstyle.
  • In contrast, a French braid starts with three small sections of hair near the crown of the head, which are then braided together toward the nape of the neck, gradually adding more hair to each section as it crosses in from the side into the center of the braid structure.
  • However, a French braid is more difficult to construct than a simple braid because of its greater complexity; when performed on one's own hair, it also requires a more prolonged elevation of the hands above the back of the head, and leaves more tangled hair along the scalp when unbraiding.
  • French braid is a simple plait, more or less wide; Italian braid is, in fact, a pillow lace insertion, somewhat resembling a tape, but with edges like those seen in all other pillow lace. Cited from The Ladies' Work-Book, by Unknown
  • Cara, called Cari as a child before she became a Mord-Sith, is described as a woman of remarkable beauty, with ice-blue eyes (blue-green in the television series) and long, blond hair that is kept up in the traditional French braid worn by all Mord-Sith.
  • American women favored volumized curly hair, but most European women and girls continued to wear their hair straight, sometimes in retro styles such as the hime cut, bun or French braid inspired by the Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen.
  • Compared to the simplest form of hair braid, a French braid has several practical advantages: it can restrain hair from the top of the head that is too short to reach the nape of the neck, and it spreads the weight and tension of the braid across a larger portion of the scalp.