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Double dutch braid with Top Knot Half Up

Double dutch braid with Top Knot is most favorite these days. Guys, this hairstyle looks awesome irrespective of any hair length. So no worries if you have short hair, medium hair length or long hair, you just got to focus on Dutch braid and a knot that’s it! You can keep the hair as it is or tong it or straighten it, choice is yours! I would suggest you to tong it which will look gorgeous. Also Check out the Double Twin Dutch Braid with bun http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/double-twin-dutch-braid-with-bun You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-6 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with the center parting your hair, then make the section of approx 2 inches in size besides the parting. Now begin to dutch braid each section till the crown area and secure the braid with an elastic. Take the ponytail hair and make a knot out of it, secure the knot with bobby pins. Pancake the dutch braid if you want. You are finished. Happy Braiding!!
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crown braid+fishtail+stacked braid

Yes! Today is a braid combo kind of day. Lots of braid is happening in one hairstyle. Confused!? So here’s a decoding of the hairstyle. I just started with the 3 strand braid attached at the back like a crown. Taking a chunk of hair from the center and began with fishtail. First option is that you can end the hairstyle here which is half up crown braid and fishtail. If you want further extension to this hairstyle, you can continue with 3 strand braid with the remaining hair underneath the fishtail braid and begin to pancake it to give the voluminous look. At this point you need to stack both the braids; 3 strand and fishtail together. Which look did you like the most?? Do leave us the comment below to let us know which one is your favorite style. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Dutch Fishtail with Side Bun

Hello! Today’s hairstyle is for the fishtail lovers! You are going to love it girls. I did dutch fishtail down till ear and grabbed the remaining hair on one side into bun. As you’ll know that the fishtail is little time consuming so instead of braiding it till down you can opt this option with side bun. Isn’t it great?? This hairstyle is possibly the fastest one to do than dutch fishtail side braid yet looks elegant and classy. I also did the dutch fishtail side braid. To see check out the link below: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/dutch-fishtail-side-braid If you want to do this hairstyle check the steps of instructions in the above link. You just need to braid till the nape of neck and grab all the hair onto one side into a ponytail. Tie a simple knot with the remaining hair or wrap the hair around the ponytail and secure it with bobby pins. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-8 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Double Twin Dutch Braid With Bun

Double Twin Dutch Braid is actually 4 dutch braids with bun. Dutch braids and buns is hot these days. So why not to try! Many of you might have seen double dutch braid with top knot. Perhaps that is the easiest style to do. You can wear this hairstyle at work, holidays, everyday, and meeting. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 8-10 minutes Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with the center parting your hair, then again divide the hair into 2 sections on each side making the section of approx 2 inch in size. Now begin to dutch braid each section till the crown area, after that you can braid a regular 3 strand braid. Grab all the hair into a high ponytail, taking those braids as well. You can release the braid if you want smooth bun. ( I kept braid as it is, you can see the braids in bun) You need to tease the ponytail to give volume and wrap it around the base of ponytail to make a voluminous bun. Add hairspray and you are done. Happy Braiding..
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Triple French Double Waterfall Braided Bun

Well! Waterfall braid hairstyle looks so intricate and tricky, yet beautiful. I must say that it’s an advance version of braiding.  The tricky part for this hairstyle is picking the right strand of waterfall pieces while taking the stitch. Here I started braiding from center by grabing the hair from eyebrows to eyebrows. This one is similar to the criss cross waterfall braid I did. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/criss-cross-waterfall-braid-2 Then take the hair from temple on both sides and incorporate the waterfall pieces. After you are done, grab all the hair into a high bun. Also check out the double waterfall braid I did a while ago.  http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/double-waterfall You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Any hair length Happy Braiding!!
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Double Dutch Braid with Bubble Fishtail Ponytail

Hello! Today’s style is something different. It’s something which you can do only with center parting. I generally don’t do hairstyle with center parting, but ya I did this one! Doing hairstyle with center parting gives me the feeling of going to school. For this hairstyle I did center parting deep down till the nape of neck. Then I did dutch braids on both the sides till nape of neck followed by the ponytail with rest of the hair. With the ponytail hair I have done the bubble fishtail. I did two bubble fishtail, you can do as many as you want. Check out the link to see how to do bubble fishtail. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/fishtailbubble-ponytail-combo http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/waterfall-with-bubble-fishtail You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 minutes Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair
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Stacked Fishtail braid with messy bun

Stacked Fishtail Braid with Messy Bun is hairstyle today. As the name suggests it’s the Fishtail which is stacked with 3 Strand Braid. As you all know that it’s been really very hot these day, so buns is the best way to dress your hair. I have started by taking the chunk of hair from the center of the head and began with fishtail braid. Then grabbing the hair from center again and started with dutch braid till the nape of neck. I have stacked the fishtail braid with dutch braid, with the remaining hair I did messy bun. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 8-10 minutes Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by taking chunk the hair from the center of the forehead, start braiding the regular fishtail braid till the end of hair and keep it aside. Now grab the section of hair just below the previous one and divide it into 3 parts. Start braiding 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 […]
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flip updo with headband

Looking for really quick and effortless updo! This updo is total package for you! Can be wear on any occasion, may it be holiday, wedding, baby shower, house warming and so on. I just begin with side parting the hair by placing the headband onto it, keeping the distance of about 2-3 inches from the parting. Secure the headband at the nape of neck with the bobby pins. Now take the hair from temple on both the sides and flip it through the headband, again take the chunk of hair beside the previous one and flip it through the headband. Repeat on other side as well. Continue doing this till you reach the nape of neck. At this point of time, take the ends of hair and start rolling it towards the top. Gently tuck the hair in the headband at the nape of neck evenly. Make sure the strands don’t come out while tucking. Add hairspray and you are done! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, headband, spray bottle, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 4-5 minutes Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length
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Woven Fishtail Headband

Lengthy locks give the classic vibes when left undone, but sometimes you want to add personal touch to stand out of crowd of other long hair beauties. Woven fishtail headband is a great addition to the long hair that’s otherwise untouched. 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: Begin by brushing your hair away from the face, grab the section of hair behind the ears and divide the hair into 2 sections. (I have clip in the hair extensions for volume) Take a tiny piece of hair from the left side and cross it under that strand (now you have one tiny strand of hair in between 2 large strands). Then take a tiny piece of hair from right side strand and cross it over that strand and under tiny strand, then add that tiny piece from left side strand to right side strand. (The First stitch of the braid is complete). Take a new tiny piece of hair from left side strand and cross it over that strand and under the tiny strand of hair, add that tiny piece from right side strand to left side strand. (The key to this braid is […]
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