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HOW-TO: Ciara’s Paris Fashion Week Braided Crown

Ciara's Braid Crown Paris Fashion Week

When in Paris, be flirty and romantic! Ciara embraced her inner French girl with a lovely braided crown, created by celebrity hairstylist and MIZANI’s Global Artistic Director Cesar Ramirez. The R&B songstress attended Paris Fashion Week’s H&M show, looking like a vision straight out of a love story.

Ciara's Braid Crown Paris Fashion Week

“I usually always attend Ciara’s fittings. It helps me get inspired and prepare for the looks we will be doing. When I saw the look at the H&M showroom, I wanted to play off the fun patterns in the dress. I immediately thought something tribal, twisted, dreaded and maybe frizzy would complete her look,” Ramirez explained. Read on to see how this mane master designed Ciara’s look.

Ciara's Braid Crown Paris Fashion Week


  1. To start, part  the hair down the center from front hairline to the crown. Then from the crown down to the neck, create a zigzag part to create an invisible part in the back.
  2. Start  braiding down each side off the part using MIZANI DEFYNE WAX  to really detail the braids. Once you  start braiding off the head, switch to a fishtail braid.
  3. Take a separate bundle of loose hair (that matches your hair color) and make a long separate fishtail braid.
  4. Cross and pin down the two loose ends in the back to sit right above the neck, then pin in the separate fishtail like a headband behind the previous braid.
  5. Pull on each strand of each braid and lightly spray MIZANI SHYNE Bodifying Sheen Spray for slip – this creates all the loose frizzy texture.
  6. Finish the look with MIZANI HRM Humidity Resistant Mist for hold.


Would you rock Ciara’s killer style? Sound off in the comments and let us know!

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