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Fishtail Bubble braid Combo

Fishtail bubble braid combo is served on today’s menu folks. This hairstyle is a combination of fishtail braid and a bubble braid.  I’ve first started by grabbing all the hair into a side ponytail. This style is most suitable for the long hair. However if you have medium hair length, you can follow few steps mentioned below to achieve almost the same look. You’ll Need: Brush, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level:  Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin sectioning the hair into a side parting. Now grab all the hair onto one side and secure it with elastic. Divide the hair into 2 sections, then pick a tiny strand of hair from left side section, cross it over the left strand and add it to right side strand. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from right side section, cross it over the right strand and add it to left side strand. ( The First stitch of the fishtail is complete now). Repeat the steps 2-3 till 6-7 stitches, then start pancaking the hair to give it a fuller effect. Once you are done with pancaking, secure the ends with elastic. Again tie the elastic […]
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How to do Dutch Braid and Side Fishtail ?

Hello Folks!! Today I did very simple and easy to do style. I’m sure many of you might know how to do fishtail braid. So the style is dutch braid starting from the top of head the forehead till the back of head and side braid as a fishtail. It’s easy to go hairstyle, I did for the casual meeting. Don’t worry if you have really really short hair, you can just do the top dutch braid which will look pretty much great on people with short hair too. You’ll Need: Brush, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level:  Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair. Now grab the hair from the larger section of the parting and divide the hair into 3 equal parts. Take the outermost strand under the middle strand & innermost strand under the middle strand. Keep adding the new hair to both side strands & cross it under the middle strand. Continue adding hair till you reach temple, then begin with regular 3 strand braid. Secure the braid at the back of head with bobby pins. Now grab all the hair on one side and […]
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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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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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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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Braid Combo with Stacked braid

As you’ll know that braid combo is my favorite lately. Today I did dutch fishtail & 4 strand braid on top then stacked 4 strand braid on fishtail as a side braid. I know it sounds to complex but I’m sure you would love how it looks. I loved how it turned out with these two braids. If you have short or medium length hair, you can also wear dutch fishtail and 4 strand braid on top without side braiding! This hairstyle would suit best with any kind of the outfit, traditional, western, indo-western. I wore it on the dress! You can wear this hairstyle for wedding, reception, day out, holiday, festivals, parties! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15-20 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by deep side parting the hair, separate the heavier section down to the ear. Secure the rest of hair with an elastic to stay out of place. Now, create two section of equal size, about 2 inches Begin with the front section hair by grabbing the small section & divide the hair into 2 strands. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from […]
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Intricate 5 Strand Braid

Hello! Today’s braid is 5 strand intricate braid with a micro braid. I have posted intricate 5 strand braid a while ago braided with pearl lace. This time I have decided to incorporate micro braid in it. There can be many variations possible with this braid, that’s totally depends on your creativity. This hairstyle would be best for a work, meeting, every day, holidays, festivals, and marriage occasions. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting the hair, now a tiny section of hair from the nape of neck and start braiding a regular 3 strand braid. Then grab the remaining hair to one side, divide the hair into 4 equal sections. Let’s name the strand to make it clearer. 1st strand (from the left side), 2nd strand (just next to 1st strand), 3rd strand or the middle strand (micro braid), 5th strand (from the right side), 4th strand (just previous to 5th strand). Now keep the middle strand (micro braid) aside. Take 1st strand over 2nd strand & 5th strand over 1st Then chop the middle strand […]
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4 Strand Stacked with Fishtail braid

Hello Guys! Today I’ll show you how to do 4 Strand stacked braid with a fishtail braid. I started 4 strand braid above the forehead and braided it till ears and begin to braid regular 4 strand braid till the end. Then with the remaining hair, I started braiding fishtail. Once done with both the braids, I have stacked both of them together. Combination braids can be fun always! Trust me once you master both the braids you can achieve many different combinations with these two braids. You can wear this hairstyle for wedding, anniversaries and & birthday parties, festivals, holidays. You’ll Need: Brush, bobby pins, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair and grabing the section of hair just beside the parting and divide the hair into 4 equal strands. Now take the 1st strand (just beside the parting) and cross it over 2nd strand under 3rd strand, 4th strand under 1st strand and over 3rd strand. ( The First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). Then add new hair(about 1/2 inch) to 1st strand (just next to forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over 3rd strand, then add […]
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Fishtail with twisted edges

Hello! Today’s hairstyle is fishtail with little variation. It is called fishtail with twisted edges which look so trendy. I love how this braid looks thick, if you want to make it look thicker, you can pancake the twisted edges a little bit. This hairstyle is inspired by princess hairstyles. I did a little variation by doing 3 strand braid on top and fishtail with twisted edges as a side braid. You can also make an updo from this hairstyle; you just need to tie the braid into a bun! This hairstyle is gives a romantic and soft look, which is perfect for probably any occasion! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Grab a chunk of hair from each side behind the ear, and then divide the section of hair into 3 equal strands. Begin to braid the regular 3 strand braid with these section. Continue braiding by repeating the above step until you run out of hair. Pancake the braid to make it voluminous. Secure the braid with elastic. Now place the braid horizontally to another side behind the […]
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