Here’s How to Make Perfect Bubble Braids for a Pre-Wedding Party

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If you’re wondering how to style your hair for a pre-wedding party, bubble braids are a great option option. They look elegant and unique as well as trendy, and they’re super easy to make yourself. They’re great for any type of party, actually, adding a modern touch to your outfit. Here’s what they look like and how you can style them at home.

What Are Bubble Braids?

The best thing about bubble braids is that they aren’t actual braids, so they don’t require special braiding techniques. They are just loosened ponytails divided by hair ties. What makes them popular among brides is their more casual and effortless look. They are also a modern twist on classic bridal braids.

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Apart from adding a unique touch to their looks, bubble braids provide brides with comfort. They make your face stand out and don’t require any touch-ups. These braids look like they need a lot of effort, but actually, they are super quick and perfect for parties. In addition, they work well on all hair types, and you can match your hair ties to your outfit.

How to Do the Braids

Bubble braids are easy to recreate at home. Before creating the bubble braids look, you need to add texture and volume to your hair. This is where sea salt sprays come in handy. Spray the hair and roughly curl it to get that volumous look. You can also style your hair to have a middle part, a side part, or no part at all.

The next step is to create a slick ponytail at the desired height. Remember that the ponytail doesn’t have to be super high, as these braids look good with lower ponytails, too. If you want two braids, that’s also possible; just create two ponytails. As you create the ponytail, you might want to add a bit of wax for more definition. You can always opt for hair extensions if your hair isn’t long enough.

Finishing the Look

When it comes to the hair ties, you want to go for small, clear, tight elastics to ensure your braid stays in place. Place them at even intervals, depending on the length of your hair.

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To create the “bubbles,” take the hair in each section and lightly loosen it. Make sure you don’t pull too much, as this can make the bubbles uneven. Secure everything in place with some hair spray, and you’re all set for your special event.

Try These Delicious Chocolate-Cherry Brownies

Brownies are a delicious treat for so many people, but why go for a simple recipe when you can try something a bit extra? There are five perfect recipes to try the next time you’re craving something sweet but just a bit different than usual. Not only will you amaze everyone who comes over, but you’ll have just enough sweetness to satisfy your need for tasty treats!

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups

Mini Cherry-Topped Cups
  • 1 pkg. of milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. of almond extract
  • ¾ cup of heavy cream
  • ¾ cup of mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 36 drained maraschino cherries

First, grease and flour the mini cups, and make the brownie mix with eggs, oil, and almond extract. Divide the batter among the cups and bake for 10-15 minutes. Let them cool, and prepare the mascarpone cream and sugar for the stiff white peaks.

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Berry-Cherry Cheesecake Bars
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • ½ cup of oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup of sugar
  • ½ tsp. of almond extract
  • ½ cup of raspberries
  • 4 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Prepare the brownie mix and beat together the cream cheese, eggs, and extract until you get a smooth mixture. Stir in one cup of raspberries and smooth the mixture evenly over the ready brownie layer. Bake it all together and garnish with more raspberries and mint for top-notch mini brownies!

Fruity Brownie Trifles

Fruity Brownie Trifles
  • ½ cup of butter, melted
  • 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, melted
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs. of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of dried cherries
  • 2 tsp. of baking powder
  • ¼ cup of mini chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of whipped cream
  • 1 pint of raspberries
  • 4 oz. of fresh cherries, pitted, halved

After creating your mini square brownies by mixing the necessary ingredients, get out your large cups and start layering. Alternate between a brownie square, whipped cream, and raspberries. Add in chocolate chips if you want extra sweetness.

Choco-Cherry Brownies

Choco-Cherry Brownies
  • 1 pkg. brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup of oil
  • 15 oz. white chocolate
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1¼ cups butter, at room temp.
  • 12 drops liquid red food coloring
  • 8 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips, melted

Prepare the brownie mix and let it sit. Create the cream for the middle, fold in the cherries, and spread it on top. For the best results, let it chill for two hours. Melt the chocolate and butter, spread on top, and let that cool. Lastly, melt the white chocolate and drizzle it on top.

Brownie & Cream Stacks

Brownie & Cream Stacks
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup + 2 tbs. granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 4 oz. fresh cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

This last recipe doesn’t differ from the rest – it’s simple and delicious! Create your favorite tiny brownies and let yourself and others enjoy them with some fruit punch or tea.