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Braids combo: Dutch+Fishtail+4Strand

Hello, Beauties! Today’s Braid is fishtail + dutch braid with side 4 strand braid. As you’ll know that there are numerous options with braid combinations. I did fishtail & dutch braid on the top & 4 strand braid as side braid. You can use ribbon or chain or micro braid for braiding 4 strand braid. You can wear this hairstyle for work, meeting, birthday’s, festivals, any wedding occasions or on holidays. You’ll Need: Brush, elastic, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15-17 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long Length Steps of Instructions: Begin by deep side parting the hair, separate the heavier section down to the ear. Secure the rest of hair with an elastic to stay out of place. Now, create two section of equal size, about 2 inches Begin with the front section hair by grabbing the small section & divide the hair into 2 strands. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from left side section, cross it under left strand and add it to right side strand. 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 […]
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Fishtail+bubble ponytail combo

Hello! Today’s style is combination ponytail of fishtail & bubble braid put together! I hope you guys like it. This kind of ponytail in which all the hair is tied is perfect for the windy day. This ponytail is the answer to the ones who don’t want to keep their hair open! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start by parting the hair; take the chunk of hair from both the side & start braiding regular 3 strand braid. Tie all the hair into a high ponytail, cover the elastic by taking tiny piece of hair and wrapping it around. Now begin with regular fishtail braid, after taking 7-8 stitches secure the braid with elastic and again wrap the tiny piece of hair around elastic. Then keeping distance of 2-3 inches tie the ponytail hair, pancake the remaining segments making it look like a bubble & round in shape. Again begin with regular fishtail braid, after taking 7-8 stitches secure the braid with elastic and again wrap the tiny piece of hair around elastic. Continue doing this keeping it alternate […]
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COmbination milkmaid braid

Milkmaid braid is beautiful way to wear an up style hair. This hairstyle is where two braids are wrapped together around the head. You can decide any two different braids to transform the look. Though it looks complicated but it is the easiest hairstyle to put off. For this look I did regular 3 strand & fishtail with twisted edges put them together. I did this hairstyle on the last day at Lakme Fashion Week which was finale day. 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. Don’t care if the hair from front are not incorporated into braid. Take one of the sections & start with regular 3 strand braid, braid till the end of hair & secure the hair with elastic. With another section start braiding the fishtail with twisted edges till the end of hair, secure the braid with elastic. (To see the fishtail with twisted edges click on the link: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/fishtail-with-twisted-edges) Now that you have 2 braids, cross them across the head one next […]
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FIshtail+Rope Braid Ponytail

Hi guys! Today is a cute combination of fishtail and a rope braid into a ponytail. Actually it is a stacked braid. I have never done any stacked braid in a ponytail style so this combination was fun to play with. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Starting by tying the hair into a high ponytail. Take out a chunk of hair from top of ponytail and keep it aside. With the rest of hair start braiding regular fishtail braid, once you reach till the end of hair, secure the braid with elastic. Stretch the edges to make it look puffier. Now grab the section of hair which is kept aside & begin with rope braid. Place the rope braid on the fishtail and tie the ends with elastic. Secure the rope braid & fishtail with bobby pins. You are done..
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4 Strand + Woven Fishtail

Well! I did this style at gathering at relative’s place. That day I was little confused as to what kind of style to do as I wanted something fancy! So I thought why not to try by combining two kinds of braids.!! Actually it’s the combination of 4-Strand braid on top and woven fishtail as a side braid. This hairstyle is perfect for marriages, sangeet , baby shower, parties. It can be dressed up with salwar suits, lehengas, kurtis. I wore this hairstyle with kimono cardigan jacket. You’ll Need: Brush, bobby pins, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair and grab the section of hair above your eyebrows. Now divide the section of hair into 4 equal strands, then take the 1st strand (just beside the parting) and cross it over 2nd strand under 3rd strand, 4th strand under 1st strand and over 3rd strand. (The First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). Repeat the above step until 6-7 stitches. Now before taking a new stitch, grab 3rd strand in one hand and other 3 strands in other hand and pull those 3 strands by keeping the 3rd strand intact. Secure the braid with an elastic and pin […]
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Fishtail with braided flower side do

Hello! If you are looking for the hairstyle for marriages, sangeet, reception, baby shower, its right here! Now no need to scroll for other option because this hairstyle is a complete package! I did the French fishtail on top with a braided rosette on side and on the other side of parting I started with lace braid till back of head. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting your hair, grab the hair besides parting & start with French fishtail braid. Continue to braid till ears, and then start with regular fishtail braid without adding hair. 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 […]
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3 Strand Dutch Stacked Braid

3 Stand Dutch Stack braid it is! Many of you might already know the french braid, but this braid is an advance version of dutch braid. If your master french braid you can pretty master any kind of french braiding. I did this style when I went for Holidays. I would say that this is not the style if you running late! It’s little bit time consuming and very intricate to do on yourself. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 20-25 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Pick up a section of hair from forehead and divide the strand into 3 equal parts. Now begin to braid regular 3 Strand braid. After completing 1st stitch of braid,take out tiny strand of hair from left side and clip it aside, now add hair from left side and cross it under middle strand. Then take out tiny strand of hair from right side and clip it aside and add hair from right side and cross it under middle strand. Continue step 2-3 and finish the hair with simple braid. Now take those tiny strand of hair which were clipped […]
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Pancaked Braid with micro fishtail

Hello! I would say today’s hairstyle is huge one. This braid is actually a stacked braid which is the huge 3 strand braid and a micro fishtail tucked together. This idea to braiding came from Instagram account named lalaupdos. She is a wonderful braider. So I did micro fishtail the hair from crown and then with the remaining hair I braided regular 3 strand braid. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by brushing your hair away from the face, grab the section of hair from brow to brow deep till crown. Start braiding regular fishtail with it till you reach end of hair. Now grab the rest of the hair and begin with regular 3 strand braid till the end of hair. Pancake the braid to make it look huge. Now place the fishtail on to the 3 strand braid and secure it with pins in between them. Add the headband or any accessory as you can see in photo. Happy Braiding!!
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4 Strand Stacked Braid

As you’ll know that 4 strand braid is one of my favorite kind of braids. So today I have decided to side braid which is stacked braid. It’s basically two 4 strand braid which is put together into a single braid. I wore this style on a day out. This hairstyle would be perfect for holidays, work, party. There can be lots of combinations done with 4 strand braid to style your hair. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bobby pins, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair and pick a section of hair below ears and clip it aside. Now grab the remaining hair onto one side and divide the hair into 4 strands, make sure that 3rd strand should be tiny in comparison to other three strands (This is the key to braid). Then cross 1st strand over 2nd strand  under 3rd strand (tiny strand), 4th strand under 1st strand and over 3rd strand. (First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). 3rd Strand (tiny strand) would always be at the 3rd place (this is the key,in case you get confused while braiding). Continue braiding till you reach the end of hair. Now take […]
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