The ULTIMATE A to Z(oom) Braid Glossary

With loads of New Year celebrations likely to be virtual once more, above-the-waist dressing is a thing again. So ensure your hair is on point for those Zoom drinks with the perfect plait…

Let’s face it, there were a lot of messy buns going on in lockdown. But the humble braid can keep your hair out of the way and looking chic for any Zoom shenanigans you might have planned for New Year’s Eve, and searches are up on Pinterest too.

Know a ‘French’ from a ‘fishtail’? Are you au fait with pancaking? Here are some helpful pointers from Instagram’s king of braids @hairbyjoel that will help you untangle plaiting terminology. Let us know if you’re trying any out yourself – tag @layeredonline