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Pull THrough Braid with Fishtail

Today’s braid is pull through with fishtail. Isn’t this combo looking beautiful? This braid is inspired by hair guru of YouTube cutegirlshairstyles. This hairstyle isn’t intricate as it look. Here about 3 stitches of pull through braid is taken followed by the fishtail with remaining hair. Check out the link to see the other pull through braid and with pearl I did. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pull-through-braid http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pull-through-braid-with-pearls You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 6-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by brushing your hair away from face. Grab the chunk of hair into a ponytail from centre of forehead deep till crown, then slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Now grab the chunk of hair from below and tie it with elastic Then make a hole at the center of the first ponytail and pull through the ponytail which is just below. Once again slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Now grab the chunk of hair from below and tie it with elastic Make a hole at the center of the first ponytail and pull through the ponytail which is just below. Continue repeating the above step […]
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Fishtail Side Bun

Hello! It’s almost summer so a bun is a great choice! It’s actually a side bun with French fishtail. This hairstyle is suitable for any hair type and any hair length. Two fishtails are put together into a bun with French fishtail on top of head. This hairstyle can be dressed with probably any occasion like wedding, reception, sangeet, holidays, everyday, birthdays, photoshoots! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start with side parting the hair, from the heavier section take a piece of hair & divide it into two equal strands. Take the small piece of hair from right section & cross it over that section and add it to left section. Take the small piece of hair from left section & cross it over that section and add it to right section. Now add new piece of hair from right side, cross a small piece of hair over that section and add it to left section. Then add new piece of hair from left side, cross a small piece of hair over that section and add it to right […]
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Dutch Braid with STacked Fishtail

Today I’ll be showing you the combination braids. It’s the half up hairstyle with dutch braid & fishtail.  This hairstyle would be perfect for festival, every day, date, parties. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Divide the hair from eyebrow to eyebrow deep till crown area, tie the rest of the hair with elastic to keep out of way while braiding. Grab the section of hair from front & divide it into 3 equal strands. Cross the left strand under the middle strand, right strand under the middle strand. Add new hair to the left strand & cross it under the middle strand, again add new hair to the right strand & cross it under the middle strand. Continue the above step till all the hair is incorporated, and then start braiding regular 3 strand braid down till the end of hair. Now take the left side section & begin with dutch braid till you reach center of the head. Repeat the same on the right side section as well. Merge both the braids & tie them with elastic. Start braiding fishtail […]
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Scissor Waterfall Braid

Hi! Scissor braid waterfall is something very creative one. It is stitched with 4 strands. I did scissor braid headband where the braid goes horizontally over the head. Here it is braided on the temple of the head. I did this hairstyle while on holidays. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, ribbon, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair, take the piece of hair from heavier section and divide it into 4 strands. Now take the outermost strand over the inner strand and gather it. Then take a tiny strand of hair from front and pass it in between those strands. Again take the upper two strands (outermost strands) over the two bottom strands and combine it, gradually pull the bottom on the top. Furthermore take the new strand of hair beside the previous one and pass it in between those strands. Repeat step 4 again. Continue till you reach below the crown. Secure the braid with bobby pins. Happy Braiding..
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Side Fishtail Braid

Side Fishtail braid is done by taking  the strands over each other. Like French braid with 3 strands, french fishtail braid is done same way. You need to take tiny pieces of hair while braiding. I did this hairstyle while on holiday. You’ll be surprise to know that I did this hairstyle in car. We were getting late  to reach at destination so I did it while on drive. Yeah, I know it sounds crazy! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting, now grab the piece of hair from heavier section and divide them into 2 equal parts. Take the small piece of hair from right section & cross it over that section and add it to left section. Take the small piece of hair from left section & cross it over that section and add it to right section. Now add new piece of hair from right side, cross a small piece of hair over that section and add it to left section. Then add new piece of hair from left side, cross a small piece of hair […]
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Braid COmbo: Fishtail+3 Strand braid

Hello! Today’s Braid is combination braid. Two 3 strand braid on sides and fishtail in the center. All these braids are pinned together to make it look as a single braid. Everyone loved this hairstyle, asked if I have attached any hair extension to it. Actually, these 3 braids give the voluminous look. You can wear this hairstyle with Anarkali, sarees, lehengas, dress. It’s perfect for occasions like marriage , reception, sangeet, baby shower, parties. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15-20 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Brush your hair away from your face & make a half ponytail. Now flip the ponytail & begin to braid the fishtail,pancaked if needed. Divide the remaining hair into two section, underneath the fishtail. Then take a section from the left side, grab a tiny section horizontally & divide it into 3 strands. Begin with regular 3 strands braid, then continue by adding new hair with each stitch till you reach down. Feel free to braid regular 3 strand braid with the remaining hair. Repeat the steps 4-6 onto the right side. Now take all 3 braids and secure it […]
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Fishtail DOnut Bun

Today I’m going to show you lace fishtail bun. This hairstyle looks too cute. If you can do fishtail then you can pretty much try this bun too! I must say that doing this hairstyle on self is surely an arm exercise. This hairstyle is perfect for work, prom, every day. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bun maker/ donut, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:7-8 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long hair length Steps of Instructions: Create a French fishtail braid on top of head ending at crown. Tie the remaining hair into a high ponytail. Section off the piece of hair from the ponytail and slide the bun maker on the large section of ponytail. Evenly spread the hair of ponytail on to the bun. Pick a section of hair that is kept aside & grab a strand from top of the bun. These will be the beginning section for braiding. Create the first stitch of fishtail. Begin the second stitch by adding the hair from top of the bun. Continue braiding all the way round the bun. When you run out of hair to add, begin with regular fishtail braid. Take the braid […]
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Pull through braid with pearls

Hello all! As you’ll know that I did pull through braid before also. Everything goes same with this pull through with pearls, only difference is that pearls are incorporated with elastic. The overall hairstyle gives a decent look. Check out the link to see the other pull through braid and with pearl I did. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pull-through-braid http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pull-thorugh-braid-with-fishtail You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 6-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by brushing your hair away from face. Grab the chunk of hair into a ponytail from centre of forehead deep till crown, then slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Now grab the chunk of hair from below and tie it with elastic Then make a hole at the center of the first ponytail and pull through the ponytail which is just below. Once again slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Now grab the chunk of hair from below and tie it with elastic Make a hole at the center of the first ponytail and pull through the ponytail which is just below. Continue repeating the above steps till you reach nape of neck. At this […]
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Half up Mermaid Braid with bow

Tried something interesting today! This combo looks cute with bow on top and mermaid braid at bottom. It’s been a while I did a mermaid braid. There can be many options for doing mermaid braid, with 3 strand, 4 strand, fishtail, rope braid and so on. Trust me doing this hairstyle on self is little difficult. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by brushing your hair and the tie the hair into a half ponytail with an elastic. After wrapping the elastic around the hair a few times, before it is too tight, take your index finger and thumb through the elastic and pull through your first loop of hair. Now Divide the loop into half and place it horizontally, by creating the bow & secure it with small bobby pins. Then take a tiny piece of hair from the center and pull it underneath with a help of hairpin or with the tail (The first style is complete now). Hairspray the bow to give the finished look. Now grab the hair underneath the bow & divide the remaining […]
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Fishtail Braid into high ponytail

This hairstyle is inspired by cute girl’s hairstyles. I did little variation with this hairstyle! She did this hairstyle with 3 strand regular braid & I did with fishtail. This hairstyle would look good on any hair texture! This look gives cute boho look, probably would be perfect for any vacation, date, birthdays. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by parting the hair from eyebrow to ear back till 4-5 inches, secure the remaining hair with clip to keep it out of way. Now take a section of hair & begin with dutch fishtail braid. Continue adding new hair as you move back. Continue to braid until you reach behind the ears. Now start with regular fishtail till the end of hair. Pancake the braid to give it volume. Then tie all the hair into a high ponytail. Wrap a small piece of hair around the elastic. Happy Braiding..
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