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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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Mermaid Side Do

This is one of my favorite hairstyle. Mermaid side do goes well with any marriage occasion. I did lace braid at the back following with mermaid braid as a side braid. I think this combination looks glamorous together. I just love how it turned out! So neat! Girls wear this hairstyle and make people a head turner. Jokes apart! But I strongly recommend this hairstyle for sangeet, reception, baby shower, wedding, parties, and festivals. 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: Section off the hair behind the ear diagonally to the nape of neck, keep aside the rest of hair for the time being. Now grab the hair from other side of parting, divide the hair into 3 equal sections. Take the inner strand under the middle one & outer parting under 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 all the hair is incorporated into the braid, then carry on with regular 3 strand braid till the end of hair. Now grab a […]
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Side Do for Long Hair

This side do for long hair is combination of pinned curls at the back and mermaid braid as a side braid. Looks charming on sleek and straight hair. Each stitch of mermaid is visible with straight hair. This hairstyle is perfect for sangeet, reception, baby shower, wedding, parties, and festivals. 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 with side parting your hair, take the hair from temple and pin it by slightly twisting it. Now grab the tiny piece of hair from left side and roll the hair around two fingers by taking ends till the top and pin it at the back of head. Again grab tiny piece of hair from right side and roll the hair around two fingers by taking ends till the top and pin it at the back of head. Do as many pinned curls as you want, I did 6-7. Now take all the hair to one side, grab a chunk of hair beside ear and start with regular 3 strand braid. After completing the first stitch, take a tiny piece of hair from […]
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Mermaid Side Braid with twist

Hello all! Rakhi festival is around the corner. So confused about the hairstyle to do for Rakhi! Don’t worry girls, so here’s the mermaid braid with twist. I did this hairstyle last year on Rakhi only. Also I had to attend the baby shower function so this style was perfect for  it. I did twist at top and beside the twist I did dutch braid following with mermaid braid. Isn’t it looking alluring !!?? You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-8 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting your hair, grab the section of hair from front and start with twist till ear and secured it with bobby pin. Now grab a section of hair beside the twist and begin with dutch braid till ear and secured it with bobby pin. Now take all the hair to one side. Then grab a chunk of hair beside ear and start with regular 3 strand braid. After completing the first stitch, take a tiny piece of hair from left side and add to the left strand and cross it over the middle strand. Again take a […]
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Mermaid Braid

Hello! Mermaid braid, the name itself seems cool to learn this hairstyle! The mermaid braid is mostly done like French braid only, the only difference is tiny strands are incorporated in mermaid braid. The braid looks with fins with gaps. It is something different to try for sure!! 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: Begin with side parting your hair, grab all the hair onto one side. Now grab a chunk of hair beside ear and start with regular 3 strand braid. After completing the first stitch, take a tiny piece of hair from left side and add to the left strand and cross it over the middle strand. Again take a tiny piece of hair from right side and add to the right strand and cross it over the middle strand. Continue doing this till you reach end of hair and secure the braid with elastic. Pull the tiny strands from each stitch to make it look bigger. Happy Braiding.
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