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Half up Mermaid Braid with bow

Tried something interesting today! This combo looks cute with bow on top and mermaid braid at bottom. It’s been a while I did a mermaid braid. There can be many options for doing mermaid braid, with 3 strand, 4 strand, fishtail, rope braid and so on. Trust me doing this hairstyle on self is little difficult. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by brushing your hair and the tie the hair into a half ponytail with an elastic. After wrapping the elastic around the hair a few times, before it is too tight, take your index finger and thumb through the elastic and pull through your first loop of hair. Now Divide the loop into half and place it horizontally, by creating the bow & secure it with small bobby pins. Then take a tiny piece of hair from the center and pull it underneath with a help of hairpin or with the tail (The first style is complete now). Hairspray the bow to give the finished look. Now grab the hair underneath the bow & divide the remaining […]
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Dual Knot Mermaid Braid

Hello! Today I’m showing the hairstyle with knots. Who knew that just the knots could make wonderful hairstyles! Only few stitch of this hairstyle would look amazing if are running out of time. There can be many option with this hairstyle, you can make a ponytail with the rest of the hair, keep the remaining hair open or continue the stitch till the end of hair. Choice is yours! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hair wax, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-9 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Brush your hair away from the face; grab a tiny piece of hair from the sides around the ears. Apply hair wax to these strands to avoid flyaways. Now tie the knot but pass the strand twice through the loop. Tighten the knot. Again repeat the above step with the same strand of hair. Tighten it closer to the above knot. Then pull the left strand & cross it under the loop of the stitch. Add new hair from both the sides & repeat the step 3-4 till 6-7 stitches is done. Make a ponytail with rest of the hair or leave it as it […]
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Mermaid Knot Braid

Hi all! The mermaid knot braid looks very nice on straight hair. As you can see the hairstyle looks so neat because of two things, one is tiny strands are taken and the other is straight hair. Wet hair is most preferable for this hairstyle to keep the flyaways away. Hair wax is also an option. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start with brushing your hair away from the face. Grab the section of hair from temple of head from both the sides and tie with elastic. Divide the hair into half, take one half and make a loop by placing the strand over the left side base, then cross it under the base of left side through the loop. Again take other half and make a loop by placing the strand over the right side base, then cross it under the base of right side through the loop. Now gather both strands and secure with elastic. Take new tiny strands from both the sides and pass it through the loop and secure it with elastic. Repeat the steps […]
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Bubble Fishtail with no band

The unique thing about the braid is that there aren’t any rubber bands to form a bubble. It looks like a natural form which keeps people wondering how to do it.! You’ll Need: Brush, elastic, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken: 7-8 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long hair Steps of Instructions: Start by sectioning the hair just 1 inch above the ears, gathering at the back of head with your hand. Now begin a regular fishtail by taking a tiny piece from the outer edge, cross it over the top & add it to the other side. Then take a strand from the opposite from the outside edge, cross it over the top & add to the other side. Repeat this over & over…. After you have braided about 4 inches, go back & pancake about 3-4 inches of the fishtail. Now continue with regular fishtail again for about 4 inches or so.. Repeat the steps 4-5 until you run out of hair. Secure the braid with elastic. Then go back to the braid to make it look perfect, giving lots of volume. Happy Braiding..  
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Honey Comb Braid

This honey bee comb braid is similar to the chain braid. Well! The chain braid is a single chain of circles but the honey bee comb is three chain connected together. The idea of this braid is inspired by the princess hairstyle! She is a talented braider. To keep the braid neat is not that tricky! Keeping the hair wet prevents the flyaways. Another option is to use hair wax or gel but that would make the hair sticky. Though for some hair texture it is advisable to use it. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 4-5 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting your hair; now create a very tiny section parallel to the parting. Divide the section into 6 equal strands, make it wet to avoid flyaways. Now take first strands and begin to make a chain by tying a lose knot, repeat till the end of hair and secure it clip. Then take the third strand, pass it through the first circle and tie a knot taking the 4th Continue passing the strand through the circles each time taking a stitch. […]
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twisted waterfall with fishtail

It’s been a while I did twisted waterfall. Twisted waterfall is the easiest in waterfall. Here I did twisted waterfall at front followed by fishtail taking the waterfall pieces in each stitch. I love this braid because it hides my baby hairs.  This hairstyle can be little time consuming but I’m sure you’ll do it. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-9 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with deep side parting your hair, make two sections horizontally, front section about 2 inches. Pick a section of hair from the front section and divide it into 2 strands. Now cross first strand over the other, then pick new strand from front and pass in between those strands. (The new strand is the waterfall piece which is dropped with every stitch). Again twist the two strands by crossing the upper one over the other. Once again pick new strand from front and pass in between those strands. Twist the two strands by crossing the upper one over the other. Repeat the above steps till you reach ear. Now make a few twists and secure the braid with elastic. At […]
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french FIshtail half up

Hello! Today is a quick and effortless half up style. It’s French fishtail which looks great for any hair texture and is perfect for almost any occasion. It is a great hairstyle to try if you are a beginner! 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 with side parting the hair, grab the section of hair from the heavier side of parting. Divide the hair into 2 equal strands, now grab the tiny piece of hair from the outside edge from left side and cross it over that strand and add to the right strand. Again grab the tiny piece of hair from the outside edge from right side and cross it over that strand and add to the left strand. Now add the new strand of hair to the left strand, grab the tiny piece of hair from outer edge of left side and cross it over that strand and add to left strand. Then add the new strand of hair to the right strand, grab the tiny piece of hair from outer edge of right side and cross it over that […]
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pinned curls side do

Hello! Pinned curls technique is new to romantic and soft updos. I was in love with it when I saw it on Instagram. This style is not that tricky to do! It would look better with the textured hair form. I did this hairstyle on my cousin’s wedding. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, curling iron, 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 with side parting your hair, tease the hair from crown area. Now pin the hair by making a puff at the back of head, leave few ends aside. Shifting all the hair to the heavier section, then take the hair lighter side of parting behind the ears down and slightly twist it and pin it. Again take the hair from the nape of neck and do the exact same thing. Take the strand kept aside and divide it into 3 parts and curl them. Gently roll all of them taking ends and place it over the twist. Curls the rest of the hair & add hair accessory.
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4 Strand half up braid with ribbon

This is the very first time I did 4 strand braid with ribbon. It’s not actually a ribbon but it’s a golden rope! Obviously, I had not bought it for braiding. About half a meter of rope was left, so I thought it is the best to use for braiding. Well! That wasn’t a bad idea! I did this hairstyle at family function and everyone loved it. This hairdo would also be perfect for the parties, marriages, sangeet, reception, birthday’s and festivals. You can also wear it with the matching ribbon with your outfit. You’ll Need: Brush, ribbon,bobby pins, rat-tail comb, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-9 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair,now tie a knot at one end of the rope(so that it is stick 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 rope), 4th strand over 1st strand and under 3rd strand. (First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). Then add new hair(about 1 inch) to 1st strand (just next to forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over 3rd strand (i.e rope), then add new hair (parallel to new added […]
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Celtic Knot Half up

Celtic knot is a unique kind of knot. You can wear this for different occasions with straight hair or with curls. It is simpler than it looks, only you need to try for the couple of times. I’m sure you’ll definitely try to achieve it. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:2-3 mins Skill Level: medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Pick a section of hair from the side of head on each side, make sure the section is long enough to make a knot. Now make a loop taking one section of hair. Take the section of hair from the other side & cross it over the loop. Pull the hair under the loop strand. Then pull the hair through the loop & under the strand from the other side. Now pull the hair over the loop. Pull the ends from both the side to make Celtic knot. Secure the hair with bobby pins. Add hairspray. Happy Braiding…
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