If you’re puzzling over how to pick up your long locks, take a look at this really pretty and deceivingly simple lace braid hairstyle. Basically, it’s just a variation of the French braid and it’s good both for everyday wear and some more formal event. Moreover, such a hairstyle would be the best for you if you’re growing out your hair or bangs. The secret of making it is simple: first you need to put your hair in a ponytail and secure it with an hair elastic; then wrap your braid around the elastic and pin in place underneath with a bobby pin. Scroll down to see the picture with step-by-step instructions and enjoy!