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    I've gotten that good at doing it, that it's become my new go-to-do, whenever I want to do something besides buns or braids.

    And the best part: it only takes me between 5 and 10 minutes. I know that, because the other day, my mother came to dinner and 10 minutes before, I still hadn't done my own hair.
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    Oo, that's a nice looking crown braid! I don't know why I bought I couldn't do them for the longest time- they're just Dutch braids that follow your hairline (at least in me)

    Congrats on your extra-nimble fingers, and cooperating hair!
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    I don't do it dutch ... french braid but only gathering from the outer side.

    I still have a bit more practising before I can do the dutch crown. Not that my french looks bad!
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    Ahhhh- that's why it looks so nice to me! I can't do French all the way around my head- it just seems to be easier to braid "down" rather than "up". Then again, I'm one of those people that could regular Dutch before French braiding! I'll have to try it "your" way tomorrow, and see how it goes. The more I look at your siggy, the more I like the way it looks!
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    I can hardlywait to have long enough hair to really crown braid, soon I hope.
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    Lovely!
    I'm not too good at the crown braid - must keep practicing!
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    That's the way I do my crown braid too. Isn't that's what's called a lace braid though only taking hair from one side.
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    Oooh! Beautiful, and I envy you that skill. I can only (occasionally) do a wrapped braid "fake crown". But my hair is thinning (age and thyroid) and it doesn't look so good any more.

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    Oh I love crown braids. I used to do the cheating crown braid...just braid some pigtails and pin them around your head But I was just a kid who could NOT figure out the french braid (still learning).

    Question for you ladies, how long does your hair need to be to do a proper crown braid and is it easier to learn dutch braid before french braid, which is more of a challenge? I really want to be able to do crown braids next summer, as my hair should be almost waist by then
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    You can do a crown braid - lace - at BSL. Ar least, I could

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