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Combination Braid: French Knot + Stacked Side Braid

Hello! You guys know that combination braid is a versatile braid. Today I have combined French Knot and Stacked Braid. You won’t believe but doing french knot is my backup option everytime when literally you don’t know what to braid. Anyways so this combination looked great together. You can wear this hairstyle for any occasion, it looks pretty cool. I have already given the steps of Instruction for the French Knots and couple of different stacked braid so you guys can check out the link below. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/french-knot-half-up http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/braid-combo-with-stacked-braid http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/side-dutch-braid-with-stacked-fishtail http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/stacked-fishtail-braid http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/4-strand-stacked-braid You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level:  Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair
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5 Strand Headband

Hello Girls! Today’s hairstyle is 5 strand headband. I did this hairdo after a long time. I know it looks so tricky and intricate, only holding the strands may seem to be difficult. But it’s simple once I’ll show you how to do it, you can try with different types of braids. Initially the braid itself may seem to be confusing but practice will ace you with this braid. This hairstyle is real quick girls so you can carry on as everyday look, work, festivals, meeting and so on. If you are worried because of your short or medium hair length, you can attach extensions to create this look. Bingoo!!! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 2-3 mins Skill Level:  Medium Hair Length: Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Grab a section of hair from any side of your ear, then divide the section of hair into 5 parts. Now place the 1st strand under 2nd Strand, over the 3rd, under 4th & over 5th. (The First stitch of the braid is complete now). Continue braiding by repeating the above step until you run out of hair. Secure the braid with an elastic. Now place the braid horizontally […]
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top 10 gorgeous hairstyles for navratri

It’s that time of the year again girls! Get ready with your ethnic lehengas and tribal jewellery and garba moves, its Navratri! Have you prepared yourself to look glamorous and gorgeous for these 10 days? Keeping that in mind, I have picked 10 gorgeous hairstyles to flaunt this season. All these styles are achievable, irrespective of any hair length. Don’t worry if you have short hair or medium hair length, you can likely braid front part/till nape/ down below ears, keeping the rest of the hair open, curled or tonged. To see the exact decoding of the hairstyles mentioned below, just click on the photo or the respective link for the step by step instructions with time taken. Triple lace ponytail http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/triple-lace-braid-ponytail Rosette with fishtail ponytail http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/rosette-with-fishtail-ponytail Woven Fishtail Headband http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/woven-fishtail-headband Half up Fishtail with Bun http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/half-up-fishtail-with-bun   Waterfall with Messy Bun http://tanviva yla.com/portfolio/waterfall-with-messy-bun 4 Strand braid with Micro Braid http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/4-strand-braid-with-micro-braid Fishtail Side Bun http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/fishtail-side-bun Bow Half Up with Bow Fishtail http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/bow-half-up-bow-with-fishtail Mohwak Updo for long hair  http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/mohwak-updo-for-long-hair Bubble Ponytail http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/bubble-ponytail
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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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Coil Ponytail

Hey Everyone! Today’s hairstyle is an inspiration from Instagram. Well, who doesn’t love this chic and sleek ponytail hairstyle?  When I saw this hairstyle I totally loved it. Couldn’t resist myself to try it! You girls with long hair are at benefit. To master this look, you’ll only need lots and lots of spray & few bobby pins!   Step by step instructions is not possible for this type of hairstyles. First of all you need to grab all the hair into a very high ponytail, make sure to keep it nice and sleek. Next thing you wanna do is take out a very tiny piece of hair from the ponytail and apply hairspray to avoid flyaways. Now encircle the strand and pin it in place. You need to make 4 to complete this look. Lastly take a chunk of hair and wrap it around the elastic at the base of ponytail. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray. Time Taken: 7-10 mins Skill Level: Medium 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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