How to do Dutch Braid and Side Fishtail ?


Hello Folks!!

Today I did very simple and easy to do style. I’m sure many of you might know how to do fishtail braid. So the style is dutch braid starting from the top of head the forehead till the back of head and side braid as a fishtail. It’s easy to go hairstyle, I did for the casual meeting. Don’t worry if you have really really short hair, you can just do the top dutch braid which will look pretty much great on people with short hair too.




You’ll Need: Brush, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Taken: 10-12 mins

Skill Level:  Medium

Hair Length: Medium to long hair



Steps of Instructions:

  1. Begin with side parting the hair. Now grab the hair from the larger section of the parting and divide the hair into 3 equal parts.
  2. Take the outermost strand under the middle strand & innermost strand under the middle strand.
  3. Keep adding the new hair to both side strands & cross it under the middle strand.
  4. Continue adding hair till you reach temple, then begin with regular 3 strand braid.
  5. Secure the braid at the back of head with bobby pins.
  6. Now grab all the hair on one side and begin with regular fishtail braid.
  7. Divide the hair into 2 equal parts, then pick a tiny strand of hair from left side section, cross it under left strand and add it to right side strand.
  8. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from right side section, cross it under the right strand and add it to left side strand. ( the First stitch of the dutch fishtail is complete now).
  9. Now repeat the steps 7-8 by till the end of hair and secure the braid with elastic.


You’re Done.

Happy Braiding


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