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Braids are all the rage these days and nobody does it better than beauty blogger Kayley Melissa.

Kayley Melissa Bronde Strawberry Blonde

Don’t believe us? Check out Kayley’s Instagram for proof of her mad styling skills. There, she showcases her insane talent for crafting some seriously stunning boho braids. And while these plaits look like they’re something only out of a dream, in reality Kayley shows how to replicate her looks with easy to follow YouTube tutorials.

Kayley Melissa Braids

While this braid babe originally launched her channel as a full-fledged beauty hub, Kayley shifted her focus to primarily feature hair tutorials and it’s paid off big time. Over the course of five years, she’s amassed over 1 million subscribers on YouTube and partnered with big name brands like Benefit Cosmetics, TREsemme and Dove.

Kaylee Melissa Blonde Side Braid

Kayley’s bomb braids starts with her killer mane. She’s a golden goddess all the way, opting for a light warm blonde bayalage ombre with babylights.

Kayley Melissa Long Blonde Braid

From there, Kayley puts her cosmetology license to good use and whips up some of the most aspirational and approachable hairdos we’ve laid our eyes on. She’s a master at discovering new ways to braid and even gives some lighthearted tutorials on how to style your hair like the ladies of Star Wars. Simply put, her skills are incredible.

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