Unicorn Braid 1. Always brush hair to remove all tangles. 2. Secure hair with an elastic into a low ponytail at the nape of your neck. Then, divide hair into two equal sections. 3.Twist both sections in opposite directions. 4.Wrap the two sections around each other while still tightly twisting the pieces as you go. When you reach the end/tips of your hair, quickly secure with an elastic.