1. Start with hair down and brushed, section hair near the top of your head and clip away from the rest of your hair. 2.Take a section of hair from behind the ear and begin a braid along the back of your head, and braiding down. 3.Tie the end of the braid with a hair tie. 4. You can either leave the braid hanging and decorate with a ribbon or bow. 5.Or you can twist the braid up into a braided updo and pin using bobby pins.