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Braid it like Bey: Beyoncé brought back her iconic look and we had to have it too

Makeba Lindsay shows us how this look comes to life including the tip to make a loooong braid swing!

Makeba Lindsay shows us how this look comes to life including the tip to make a loooong braid swing!

Makeba Lindsay shows us how this look comes to life including the tip to make loooong braid swing! 7:39

Beyoncé season is the best isn't it? There are lulls where we don't hear from our leader, and sure, that gives us time to reflect on her latest gifts and finally finish reading the think pieces required to fully appreciate the last time she descended with messages for all. But we sure love when she's back. Gives us a reason to pay homage! To play at being Bey. (It doesn't take much to get us started.) Our favourite is when Beyoncé inspires her damn self. So while we're as excited as you to see her taking over the most important style issue of the most important style magazine in the world, we're still not over her bringing back her own, iconic looooong enough to whip around braid.

Beyoncé has her stylist Neal Farinah. We asked our go-to hair goddess Makeba Lindsay to show us how this look comes to life, and she killed it. Check out this tutorial for how to make this look as sleek and sexy as it must, and for a pièce de résistance tip on how to make your finished plait swing!

Here's what you'll need:

  • Hair ties
  • Small rubber bands
  • Hard bristle brush
  • Edge control or gel
  • Kanekalon hair
  • Comb

Happy braiding!