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4 Strand Braid with micro braid + 3 strand side braid

Hello Lovelies! Yes today’s braid is a combination braid. It’s 4 strand braid with micro braid trail by 3 strand side braid. You can combine almost any braid with it, may it be rope braid, fishtail, woven fishtail, 5 strand etc. This braid can be little time consuming so I would suggest you to carry for a gathering, day out, vacations, festivals or like any events. If you wanna see the 4 strand braid with micro braid, check out the link below: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/4-strand-braid-with-micro-braid You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level:  Hard Hair Length: Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair and pick a section of hair vertically beside the parting, then braid it into regular 3 strand braid and clip it aside. Now pick a section of hair about an inch in size beside micro braid and divide it into 3 equal strands, then take the 1st strand (just next to the forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over 3rd strand(i.e Micro Braid), 4th strand over 1st strand and under 3rd strand. (First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). Then add new hair to the 1st strand (just next to forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over 3rd strand(i.e Micro Braid), […]
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Rope Braid Stacked with Fishtail Braid

Don’t you just love this braid already? I loved this big and fluffy braid. Many of you must be wondering how do I pull off such big braids? Well that’s because of PANCAKING! Stacked braid gives innovation to gorgeous hairstyles. So this time I have tried the combination of fishtail and rope braid. I have stacked rope braid with side dutch fishtail. And that looks pretty amazing. If you wanna see the side dutch fishtail, check out the link below: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/dutch-fishtail-side-braid You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 20-22 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Long hair Happy Braiding..
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Mohawk French Half up

Here’s a Sleek and Edgy style. This hairstyle is very simple for the ones who know basic french braid. Generally I do Mohawk style as updo but today I did as a half updo. Mohawk French Half up saves a lot of time guys. This hairstyle would looks good for the girls having round and chubby face; it will give the impression of long or oblong face. However I don’t recommend this style for the ones which long face, which will make it look longer and that doesn’t looks nice. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin by parting your hair from eyebrow to eyebrow vertically deep till center of head. Now grab a section of hair from the front of forehead & divide the hair into 3 equal sections. Take the right strand over the middle one & left strand over the middle one. Again add new hair from to the right side and cross it over the middle one, then add new hair from left side and cross it over the middle one. Continue repeating the above step till you […]
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Twin Dutch Side Braid

Wondering which braid it is! It’s the Dutch braids combined together. The braid looks damn hot! Isn’t it? If you want to master this sexy braid you need to know the Dutch braid, thats it! Also you want to have a long hair for this style. I know it’s a little disappointment for girls with short hairs. But ya hair extension is always a way out to any hairstyle for the girls with short hairs. This hairstyle a pure party style. In all you can wear it on any occasion. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 13-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with deep side parting the hair, divide the hair into 2 sections of 3 inches each horizontally. Now grab the piece of hair from outer section and divide them into 3 equal parts. Take the left side strand under the middle strand & right side strand under the middle strand. Keep adding the new hair to both side strands & cross it under the middle strand. Continue braiding by adding new hair this till you reach ear hair, after that carry on with regular 3 […]
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Triple Lace Braid Ponytail

Triple Lace Braid is one of the most like hairstyle of mine. You can wear this style as half up or with ponytail or can be combined with any other styles as well. I preferred to wear it with ponytail. Curled hair ponytail would also look gorgeous on this. As you’ll know that lace braid is the style in which the hair is added from only one side of the stitch. This hairstyle can be done by the beginners as well. It’s just the lace braids one after another. Also I do not recommend this style for work, bcz it might take your lot of time if you are a beginner. But you can wear on holidays, gathering, events, parties. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 13-15 mins Skill Level: easy Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with deep side parting the hair, divide the hair into 2 sections of 2 inches each horizontally, but the outermost section must be slightly larger than the inner one. Grab a slightly diagonal section of hair about an inch and a half  in size from the outermost section. Begin with regular 3 strand braid with that […]
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Double Waterfall Half Up

Double waterfall Half Up is something new I have tried.  This style looks like a weave, that’s the thing I like about this style. Well! This hairstyle is difficult to do on self. Firstly, to achieve this hairstyle you should have hands on the waterfall braid. The key to this hairstyle is that you want to begin from crown area horizontally, dropping waterfall pieces from backforth. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 13-15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with deep side parting the hair, divide the hair into 2 sections of 3 inches each horizontally.  Grab a section of hair from backside section beside parting and divide it into 3 equal parts. Take left strand over the middle strand, then right strand over the middle strand and clip aside the left strand(which was stitched first). Now add new hair to left strand and cross it over middle strand, then add new hair from right side (not added with strand b’coz its already kept aside) and cross it over middle strand. Left strand is again clipped aside. Repeat the steps 3-4 until you reach till ear and secure it with bobby pins. Now grab a section of hair from front section besides parting and […]
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Double dutch braid with Top Knot Half Up

Double dutch braid with Top Knot is most favorite these days. Guys, this hairstyle looks awesome irrespective of any hair length. So no worries if you have short hair, medium hair length or long hair, you just got to focus on Dutch braid and a knot that’s it! You can keep the hair as it is or tong it or straighten it, choice is yours! I would suggest you to tong it which will look gorgeous. Also Check out the Double Twin Dutch Braid with bun http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/double-twin-dutch-braid-with-bun You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-6 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with the center parting your hair, then make the section of approx 2 inches in size besides the parting. Now begin to dutch braid each section till the crown area and secure the braid with an elastic. Take the ponytail hair and make a knot out of it, secure the knot with bobby pins. Pancake the dutch braid if you want. You are finished. Happy Braiding!!
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crown braid+fishtail+stacked braid

Yes! Today is a braid combo kind of day. Lots of braid is happening in one hairstyle. Confused!? So here’s a decoding of the hairstyle. I just started with the 3 strand braid attached at the back like a crown. Taking a chunk of hair from the center and began with fishtail. First option is that you can end the hairstyle here which is half up crown braid and fishtail. If you want further extension to this hairstyle, you can continue with 3 strand braid with the remaining hair underneath the fishtail braid and begin to pancake it to give the voluminous look. At this point you need to stack both the braids; 3 strand and fishtail together. Which look did you like the most?? Do leave us the comment below to let us know which one is your favorite style. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Dutch Fishtail with Side Bun

Hello! Today’s hairstyle is for the fishtail lovers! You are going to love it girls. I did dutch fishtail down till ear and grabbed the remaining hair on one side into bun. As you’ll know that the fishtail is little time consuming so instead of braiding it till down you can opt this option with side bun. Isn’t it great?? This hairstyle is possibly the fastest one to do than dutch fishtail side braid yet looks elegant and classy. I also did the dutch fishtail side braid. To see check out the link below: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/dutch-fishtail-side-braid If you want to do this hairstyle check the steps of instructions in the above link. You just need to braid till the nape of neck and grab all the hair onto one side into a ponytail. Tie a simple knot with the remaining hair or wrap the hair around the ponytail and secure it with bobby pins. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-8 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Double Twin Dutch Braid With Bun

Double Twin Dutch Braid is actually 4 dutch braids with bun. Dutch braids and buns is hot these days. So why not to try! Many of you might have seen double dutch braid with top knot. Perhaps that is the easiest style to do. You can wear this hairstyle at work, holidays, everyday, and meeting. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 8-10 minutes Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with the center parting your hair, then again divide the hair into 2 sections on each side making the section of approx 2 inch in size. Now begin to dutch braid each section till the crown area, after that you can braid a regular 3 strand braid. Grab all the hair into a high ponytail, taking those braids as well. You can release the braid if you want smooth bun. ( I kept braid as it is, you can see the braids in bun) You need to tease the ponytail to give volume and wrap it around the base of ponytail to make a voluminous bun. Add hairspray and you are done. Happy Braiding..
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