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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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Checkboard Fishtail With Ribbon

Hello!! This checkboard is slightly different from the previous one. The only difference is that the previous one is done with 5 strand including ribbon strand, this one is done with 4 strand including ribbon strand. The reason is this checkboard is a fishtail version & fishtail has 2 strands. It’s is looks beautiful when incorporated with ribbon. You’ll Need: Brush,ribbon, 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 close 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 2 parts and place the ribbon in a pattern such that (L to R): hair, ribbon, ribbon, hair. Now grab the tiny strand from right side strand & cross it under that strand, over the ribbon, under ribbon & add to the hair strand to left side. Then grab the tiny strand from left side strand & cross it […]
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Pull Through Braid

Today’s braid is pull through braid which is done with elastics. This is simple and super easy to be done by any one. It looks more like inverted hearts. You can do it as a ponytail, side braid, or starting from top as French braid. I did as a side French braid starting from top. Check out the link to see the other pull through braid with fishtail and with pearl. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/pull-thorugh-braid-with-fishtail 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 with side parting the hair. Grab the chunk of hair into a ponytail, then slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Now make a hole at the center of the ponytail and pull the chunk of hair from below through it. Once again slide down about 2 inches and tie elastic. Make a hole at the center of the ponytail and pull the chunk of hair from below through it. Continue repeating the above steps till you reach nape of neck. At this point you’ll have 2 sections, top and bottom. Follow the exact same procedure by tying the elastic about […]
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Dutch Fishtail

Today’s hairstyle is dutch fishtail on top of the head, leaving rest of the hair on one side. This hairstyle would be perfect for the everyday look, work, meeting, parties, and festivals. One thing I like about this hairstyle is that looks so decent which can be carried anywhere. This might also be perfect for any hair texture. 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: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair, grab a tiny piece of hair besides parting & keep it aside. ( if you have fringe, keep it aside) Now grab the hair besides the parting & divide the hair into 2 strands. Take the right strand under that strand & add it to left strand & left strand under that strand & add it to right strand. Now add new hair from each side & cross it under that strand & add to the opposite strand. Continue braiding till you reach ears, take the section of hair which is kept aside & bobby pin it together with braid. You can tie the rest of the hair into side ponytail […]
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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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Dutch FIshtail Side Braid

As you’ll know fishtail is popular these days. So why not try doing hairstyle with fishtail around this corner.! If you have already mastered the fishtail now it’s time for you to try something new & that’s dutch fishtail side braid. This hairstyle looks so classy & everyone loved it. 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: Start by side parting your hair; grab the section of hair just besides the parting. Divide the hair into 2 strands, now take the right strand under that strand & add it to left strand & left strand under that strand & add it to right strand. Now add new hair from each side & cross it under that strand & add to the opposite strand. Make sure to keep the braid near to the forehead as possible. Once you are done with adding all the hair, then start braiding regular fishtails with the rest of the hair. Secure the braid with elastic. Pancake the braid to give it volume. Happy Braiding..
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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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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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4 Strand ribbon braid updo

Hi Guys! Have you ever thought about the updo with ribbon!? It would be interesting for you to know that I tried to put so many things in one hairstyle. Ribbon,flower, updo, what could be much better! My client wanted an updo, something very unique yet something on it which would match her saree color as well! So 4 strand ribbon braided updo would be the best possible option! It was the summer time so it’s most comfortable to carry updo with sarees and lehengas! She wore this at her brother’s wedding function! It’s perfect for the reception, wedding, sangeet, anniversaries & birthday parties, festivals. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bobby pins, ribbon, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair,now tie a knot at one end of the ribbon(so that it stuck in a place while braiding) and secure it with bobby pins. Now pick a section of hair & divide it into 3 equal strands, then take the 1st strand (just next to forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over 3rd strand (i.e ribbon), 4th strand over 1st strand and under 3rd strand. (First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). Then […]
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