"Leona Lewis's braid is soft and not severe. It's perfect for girls who still like to have some hair around their face," says her stylist, Ben Cooke.
STEP ONE Gather your hair on one side of your head and split into two handfuls.
STEP TWO For a fishtail braid, like Lewis's, pull a small section from the bottom of one handful and bring it around to the top of other. Repeat. Cooke also likes a conventional braid created from three unevenly-sized ropes.
STEP THREE Tie-off the end of your braid with a clear elastic and "pull out a few bits to give it a rough, un-schoolgirlish" finish.Read MoreLess