Our Instagram feeds are full of trendy, edgy hairstyles and we are in love! We thought edgy hairstyles like a Mohawk were only for the rebels and the rock stars, but they are surprisingly versatile and can be created easily. Mohawks have been known to be more of a guy’s hairstyle, but many girls have been breaking this stereotype by giving it new, feminine twists!

We bring you an easy, step by step guide to creating a braided faux hawk, read on to know more!

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Step 01

Start by sectioning your hair into three parts. One at the crown, in the centre, and the other two at the sides. Back comb the central section and create volume.

Pro tip: You can use dry shampoo or a hair spray to create texture, thickness and hold.

Step 02

Braid the central section in an inverted French braid. Once you braid the entire length of the crown, take sections from the side of your head and add it to the main braid. Make sure the side sections are combed slick with hairspray.

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Step 03

Continue to add sections from the sides into the main braid and secure it with an elastic band at the end.

Step 04

Twist and tuck the tail end of the braid under the main braid and secure it with bobby pins. Or you could even leave the tail end as a ponytail for a half-up, half-down look.

Step 05

Tease out strands from the main braid to create more volume, texture and thickness. Use a hairspray to hold the style in place.

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