Egged on by celebrities, braids have become a major summer staple. There are many inspirational, intricate woven looks, but some are more aspirational than attainable. Then came Rachel Bilsons’ look at Comic Con. Complete with a sexy, easy braid this is definitely a ‘do you can do at home. Rachel always looks effortlessly cool and I loved the polished outfit mixed with the undone hair. To attain a similar look, click through to style notes for my easy tips. –– Michelle Rotbart 

Step: Apply a mixture of styling whip and shine luxe oil to wet hair and blow dry with a round brush.
Step: Use a curling wand to curl a few strands and spray in refinish. Tousle with fingers to enhance wavy texture.
Step: Part hair down the middle and braid two sections in the crown. Combine the braids together at the center back of your head. Pin strands in to place.
Step: Pull pack side sections and secure underneath to give create a faux pony tail. Spray with primp.
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