Have you ever seen the 5-strand braid and wanted to learn how to do it?

"It's really just a simple weaving of the hair back and forth in an over under pattern," revealed braid guru Melissa Cook, the genius behind Latest-Hairstyles.com. Cook offered us a few simple steps on how to recreate this intricate look.

Check out the easy-to-follow steps below and you'll quickly be on your way to learning the cute and intricate 5-strand braid: