By: Hana Kotb

We love lazy hair-dos, but sometimes we just have to step up our hair game and try something that requires more effort. This “nerdy” style was created to look like the twisted, double helix of DNA, and it is stunning. Here are some Instagram posts that will make you fall in love with this new braid trend.


Today's hairstyle #DNAbraid #3StrandFishtailBraid

A post shared by Nina Starck🇩🇰 | HAIRSTYLES (@n.starck) on


So are you game to give this trend a go? Slightly different to your stock-standard braid, the DNA braid sections the hair into three parts, rather than two. To begin, take a small section of hair from the first part, and weave it through the remaining two parts. Keep repeating this process until you reach the bottom of your hair, and twist the entire braid for optimal double helix realness.

Confused? Here’s a tutorial: