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Beautiful Braids: The Step-by-Step Guide to Braiding Styles for Every Occasion and All Ages Paperback – August 20, 1996

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Beautiful Braids (over 700,000 sold) owes its steady success to the simple fact that, as the most affordable and complete book on braiding on the market, it represents incomparable value. From elegant chignons and classic English braids to the sporty Duchess braid, these elaborate styles will continue to turn heads.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Harmony; 1 edition (August 20, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0517886170
  • ISBN-13: 978-0517886175
  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.2 x 6.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #795,024 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
This book wasn't what I expected. It is small (4x6 maybe) and doesn't contain anything I didn't already know. A better book is "Great Braids" by Thomas Hardy, also available on Amazon.
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If you already know how to do basic braiding, don't bother with this book. It's great for complete beginners, but doesn't deal with anything more advanced than a french braid. "More Beautiful Braids" is a bit better, but is still extremely lacking.
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Format: Paperback
Very very basic beginner's "I've never braided my own ponytail before" kind of book. Not at all as described ("100 black-&-white photographs", "these elegant braids will be turning heads...") Puhleeze!
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If you are braiding someone else's hair, most of what is here probably won't help you. However, if you, like I, are trying to learn to French braid your own hair, where you can't really see what you are doing, this book can help. In fact, I spent part of every evening for nearly 2 weeks with my hands in my hair making knots, and this book in my lap. All of a sudden my hands 'got it', and now I can do about any braid I want on myself.
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In the picture and discriptions on Amazon I feel I was missled

I thought is was a nice big book with nice pictures, or at least thats how they made it seem. When I got it it was just a tiny little black and white book with drawings of braids.

good luck

I will continue to shop at Amozon
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Not worth the money. Looks like hand sketches and too wordy for anyone who doesn't already know how to braid. Poor variety of styles. Book is very small and hard to keep open.
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it was alright, nothing what i expected. i thought it would be more details, it's easy braids that i can already do. I wanted to learn cornrows and stuff. it's ok though
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This is a very small, slender book. Given that most books of this genre (hair and makeup) tend to be big, with big pictures, I was surprised. That being said, it does have some good braiding designs in it.
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