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Criss Cross Waterfall Braid

Hey guys! If you’ll know I did this hairstyle before on me. This time I did this hairstyle on my cousin. She was getting her Pre-Wedding Photoshoot so she wanted me to style her hair. This is one of the hairstyle of her Photoshoot. She wore a flower wrath around the head. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:7-8 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin by parting your hair from eyebrow to eyebrow. 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. Now release the right strand & replace it with a new strand of hair, cross it over the middle strand. Then release the left strand & replace it with a new strand of hair, cross it over the middle strand. Continue the above steps 4-5 till you reach the crown area. Secure the braid with elastic. Add the flower wrath around the head, if you want Do leave us the comment about how to find this hairstyle. Also […]
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Friends Braid

Hey guys! I have styled my friends hair for wedding occasions. As it is summer, both of them wanted updo which is comfortable to carry. On one of them I did fishtail crown braid and pinned wheel updo on the other one. Checkout the links below to see both the hairstyles: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/fishtail-crown http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pinned-wheel-updo-for-long-hair
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Dual Knot Mermaid Braid

Hello! Today I’m showing the hairstyle with knots. Who knew that just the knots could make wonderful hairstyles! Only few stitch of this hairstyle would look amazing if are running out of time. There can be many option with this hairstyle, you can make a ponytail with the rest of the hair, keep the remaining hair open or continue the stitch till the end of hair. Choice is yours! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hair wax, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-9 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Brush your hair away from the face; grab a tiny piece of hair from the sides around the ears. Apply hair wax to these strands to avoid flyaways. Now tie the knot but pass the strand twice through the loop. Tighten the knot. Again repeat the above step with the same strand of hair. Tighten it closer to the above knot. Then pull the left strand & cross it under the loop of the stitch. Add new hair from both the sides & repeat the step 3-4 till 6-7 stitches is done. Make a ponytail with rest of the hair or leave it as it […]
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Updo with side braid

Hello! You’ll know that these days french braids and stylist buns are in trend. So ladies today’s hairstyle is the most trendy updo with the side braid. It is modern and sassy one which will make you look bold and classic. I would suggest that you should always try to choose hairstyles which do not make you look adult. For this updo I have section the hair into side parting. Make the french braid till ear by taking the lighter side of parting and secure it with bobby pin. Now grab all the hair and twist is towards crown area and secure it with bobby pins or you can make a high ponytail as well. With the rest of the hair make a bun. You are good to go! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:10-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Fishtail Braided Bun with headband

Hello! Today I’ll be showing the beautiful bun, intricate but not so intricate though. It’s just the two fishtail put into a bun with a headband. This hairstyle looks stunning with fancy headband! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 8-10 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start by tie your entire hair into a high ponytail. Divide the hair into 2 big sections; now take one section & start braiding fishtail till the end of hair. Do the exact same thing with the other section of hair as well. Now take one braid & wrap it around the base of ponytail, secure the braid with bobby pins. Take another fishtail braid & wrap it around the first one, secure it with bobby pins. Then take any headband & wear it to the front part of forehead.
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Mermaid Knot Braid

Hi all! The mermaid knot braid looks very nice on straight hair. As you can see the hairstyle looks so neat because of two things, one is tiny strands are taken and the other is straight hair. Wet hair is most preferable for this hairstyle to keep the flyaways away. Hair wax is also an option. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start with brushing your hair away from the face. Grab the section of hair from temple of head from both the sides and tie with elastic. Divide the hair into half, take one half and make a loop by placing the strand over the left side base, then cross it under the base of left side through the loop. Again take other half and make a loop by placing the strand over the right side base, then cross it under the base of right side through the loop. Now gather both strands and secure with elastic. Take new tiny strands from both the sides and pass it through the loop and secure it with elastic. Repeat the steps […]
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Fishtail Crown

Hello! Pulling your hair up during hot summer day is a must. So updos is the best option. You may opt with neat braid or with messy braid fishtail. Both of them look stunning! I did this updo for marriage function. This also nice for sangeet, baby shower, parties, reception. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:7-8 mins Skill Level: easy Hair Length: Medium to Long hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with side parting the hair; divide the hair into 2 sections. Take one of the sections & start with fishtail braid, braid till the end of hair & secure the hair with elastic. Do the exact same thing with the other section of hair as well. Now that you have 2 braids, cross them across the head one next to the other & secure the braids with bobby pins. Hide the ends under the braid. Add hairspray & accessories if you want. Happy Braiding..
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Checkboard Braid

Hello! Do you like braiding hairstyle with ribbon?? I think it is always a good idea to incorporate accessories while braiding, which add more accent to the hairstyle. So here is a checkboard braid with ribbon. There is actually 5 strand involved in this braid, including 2 strand with ribbon. Once you reach till neck I did 4 strand braid with the rest of the hair. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair. Steps of Instructions: Grab a section of hair about 2-3 inches from center of head, now tie the ribbon close to that section. (If you are using two-color ribbon, tie the ends closed to that section. Here I’m using single color ribbon, take long length ribbon and tie the middle of it around). Then divide the section of hair into 3 parts and place the ribbon in a pattern such that (L to R): hair, ribbon, ribbon, hair, hair. Now place the strand from right under the Strand beside, over the ribbon, under ribbon & over Place the strand from left under the Strand (i.e. strand from right), over the ribbon, […]
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pinned wheel Updo for Long Hair

This updo is definitely a big yes for hot summer days! So don’t worry if you are attending any wedding in summers, this updo an option without any doubt! Pinned wheel updo is perfect for the wedding occasions as it keeps the hair away from the neck. It gives the modern and sassy look. 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: Starting by parting your hair deep till 3-4 inches, then continue with horizontal parting till ear and keep that section aside for a while. Grab the rest of the hair into a high ponytail. Now take the hair from the front section and divide it into half Then grab a strand of hair from ponytail parallel to those two strands. Now you have 3 strands in hands, two from front portion and one from ponytail. Take the first stitch as you do in 3 strand braid by crossing the outside strands over the middle one. Now grab new hair from front section and cross it over middle strand, then grab a strand from ponytail and cross it over middle strand. […]
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Mermaid Side Do

This is one of my favorite hairstyle. Mermaid side do goes well with any marriage occasion. I did lace braid at the back following with mermaid braid as a side braid. I think this combination looks glamorous together. I just love how it turned out! So neat! Girls wear this hairstyle and make people a head turner. Jokes apart! But I strongly recommend this hairstyle for sangeet, reception, baby shower, wedding, parties, and festivals. 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: Section off the hair behind the ear diagonally to the nape of neck, keep aside the rest of hair for the time being. Now grab the hair from other side of parting, divide the hair into 3 equal sections. Take the inner strand under the middle one & outer parting under the middle strand. Then keep adding the new strand of hair to the outer most strand, which form the lace braid. Continue to braid till all the hair is incorporated into the braid, then carry on with regular 3 strand braid till the end of hair. Now grab a […]
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