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loop knot half up

Hello! This loop knot half up is one of my favorite hairstyle. I look up this hairstyle as a backup if can’t think of any other style. This is the only hairstyle I have been doing this for years otherwise I don’t prefer to repeat the styles which is already done. This one is super quick and easy so I insist you to try it out.  I did this style while I was on holidays. I did this loop knot as a side swept before. Check out the link to see it. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/loop-braid-side-swept Also have a look on the video to make it clearer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VYQW_PuhBU You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 1-2 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair, grab a section of hair diagonally from the heavier section. Divide it into half, take the outer strand over the other one, pass it through the loop and merge them together. Again grab the piece of hair and cross it over the merged section, pass it through the loop and merge all together. The knot must be set exactly below the previous one. Continue […]
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4 Strand Waterfall

When I saw this hairstyle on Instagram I just loved it. I was so desperate to try this hairstyle. I started looking for the tutorials which can actually teach me how to do. Then I tried to do it a couple of times by it seems so confusing and my hands begin to ache. I took few try to actually achieve this braid. Actually, 4 Strand waterfall is more an advanced version for any of the braider. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle,hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair or center parting as desired, grab a section of hair beside parting and divide it into 4 equal parts. Take 1st strand next to parting and cross it over 2nd strand and under 3rd Strand and over 4th Strand, then cross the 4th Strand under 2nd Strand. (The First stitch of the braid is now complete). Drop the 1st strand aside. Now you’ll have only 3 Strands in hand (This is the key to braid this style). Now add new hair to the 1st strand next to the parting and cross it over 2nd strand and under 3rd Strand, then grab a new strand of hair (i.e 4th Strand) and cross […]
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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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Mohwak Updo for long hair

Hello! Today’s updo is Mohawk with long hair. The variation with this updo is that it is done with twists. Previously I have done with fishtail and 3 strand braid as well. I’d like to mention that this hairstyle was posted in newspaper (Divya Bhaskar) with my other 3 hairstyles. Also check out the link to see the other 2 hairstyle Mohawk updo with fishtail and 3 strand braid. http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/mohwak-fishtail-updo Mohwak Updo 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: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Start by taking triangular section the hair from brow to brow, secure it with elastic. Again take the hair from the temple of head and secure it with elastic. Furthermore make two more ponytails with the rest of hair. Start by twisting 2 strands of each ponytail till the end of hair. Take the topmost braid and roll it or swirl it at the base of ponytail, secure it with bobby pins. Do the exact same thing with all the 3 braids without leaving the gap in between. Happy braiding
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Waterfall with curls

Waterfall braids are my favorite. It’s like when in doubt, waterfall is the answer. I did this on my client who had came all the way from Australia. She has a scanty and thin hair so wanted the hairstyle which give voluminous look. And yes waterfall solved the doubt! I have curled the waterfall pieces to finish the look. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle,hair elastics, bobby pins, curling iron, 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 or center parting as desired, grab a section of hair 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 The First). Now add new hair to left strand and cross it over the middle strand, then add new hair from the right side (not added with dropped strand bcoz it’s already kept aside) and cross it over the middle Left strand is again dropped clipped aside. Repeat the steps 2-3 until you reach the center of the head and secure it with bobby pins. Do this on another side […]
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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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Messy updo for short hair

Well! Today’s hairstyle is messy updo for short hair. I know girls with short hairs always find it difficult to style their hair. Apart from keeping it open and curled there are very less options. But you need not worry now; because I have come up with a style for you girls! This can be done on short hair and also for the ones who have scanty hair, it is workable. In earlier post also I have mentioned that step by step instruction is not possible for the messy hairstyle. Though I’ll try to tell you in brief. Begin with side parting or middle parting the hair. Grab all the hair into ponytail and curl it. Now randomly tuck the hair at the base of ponytail, leaving the ends free. Then take the ends and create a swirl or roll out of it. Lastly you can add hair accessory to make it look more elegant and beautiful.  Actually the whole thing goes liberally, no exact pattern to follow here! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, curling iron, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length
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Side do with curls

Hello! Any hairstyle with curls looks amazing. There are many ways to do curls, with curling wand and heatless curls as well. Heatless curls do not cause any damage to the hair. However it is little time consuming also. I did this hairstyle by using the curling iron of 18 mm. Step by step procedure to do this hairstyle is not possible here. Then too I would try to give you gist. First of all I have curled the entire hair. Then keeping side parting, grab the hair to one side. Gently twist the strands from other side of parting and pin it. you can do as many twist as you want. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, curling wand, spray bottle, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15-20 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair
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Low bun with lace braid

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Hello all! This hairstyle with low bun and lace braid is ideal for middle aged ladies for the marriage occasions. I always get many clients who wants low bun. I did something creative with this bun, I have added braided flower over the bun. At the top I did lace braid. The hairstyle looked elegant, what’s say? You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bun maker, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting your hair, leave a section of about 1 inch from parting to till ears aside. Now grab a section of hair parallel to that section and split it in 3 sections. Take the inner strand over the middle one & outer parting over 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 ear, and then carry on with regular 3 strand braid till the end of hair. Now take the remaining hair, split it in half horizontally, clip aside the upper section. Take the lower section and make a ponytail, get the bun maker and place […]
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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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