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4 Strand Braid with micro braid

Hi Guys! Today I did something which looks simply gorgeous. I loved how it turned out ! Micro Braid gives it unique look. This 4 strand braid is one of my favorite kind of hairstyle. Its a kind of braid where you can play their are lots of options open to play with.! Various combinations can be put together to make it look beautiful! Micro braids, ribbons, chains can be used to braid it. 4 strand braid with micro braid is possible for those who have long  hair. 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 […]
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Side Dutch Braid WIth Stacked fishtail

Hello. Today’s braid is the combination of Dutch braid and fishtails. Both of them are stacked together. I have pancaked both the braids to make it look bigger. You can wear this hairstyle for holidays, marriage occasions, and festivals. If this combination is done vice versa, it won’t disappoint you. 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: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting, now grab the piece of hair from heavier 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 strand braid. Secure the braid with elastic. Now take the remaining hair on one side Divide the hair into 2 sections, then grab the tiny piece of hair from left section, cross it over that section & add it to right section. Again grab the tiny piece of hair from right section, […]
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Braids combo: Dutch+Fishtail+4Strand

Hello, Beauties! Today’s Braid is fishtail + dutch braid with side 4 strand braid. As you’ll know that there are numerous options with braid combinations. I did fishtail & dutch braid on the top & 4 strand braid as side braid. You can use ribbon or chain or micro braid for braiding 4 strand braid. You can wear this hairstyle for work, meeting, birthday’s, festivals, any wedding occasions or on holidays. You’ll Need: Brush, elastic, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 15-17 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long Length 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 left side section, cross it under left strand and add it to right side strand. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from right side section, cross it under the right strand and add it to left side strand. ( the First […]
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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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Stacked Fishtail Side Braid

This Stacked Fishtail may look tricky but its really easy to do! If you are good in doing fishtail and simple 3 Strand Braid then you can master this style. The two braids are individually created then they are stacked together on one another. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 5-7 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair, take all the hair to any one side. Grab a section of hair behind the ears and begin with regular 3 strand braid till the ends. Then with the remaining hair, start braiding fishtail till the ends of hair. Place the regular braid over fishtail and tie the ends with elastic. Secure the braid with bobby pins in between. Happy Braiding..
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WOven Fishtail Braid

Hello! Today braid a side woven fishtail braid. It’s ultimate cure to wear for second or third day lifeless long hair. I visited theme park. I must say that long hair may be beautiful but it’s a pain to untangle the hair; you’ll be better off keeping it gathered into a woven fishtail! 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 side parting your hair and grabbing the hair on any one side of the head and divide the hair into 2 large sections. 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 […]
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Stacked Illusion FIshtail Braid

Fishtail braids are my favorite. So today I have decided to try something with fishtail. I did the illusion braid and stacked it together with fishtail braid. The braid looks so thicker making people wonder about it! If you know how to braid fishtail, you can absolutely try out this one! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 12-15 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Start with side parting your hair. Divide the hair into 2 sections, one slightly smaller than the other one. Now take the smaller section and divide it into 2 parts, begin to braid 2 fishtail braid with them till the ends, secure the braid with elastic. Now take the larger section and again begin to braid fishtail, pull the edges to make it look thicker. Then take two micro fishtail braids and join it together from sides by securing it with bobby pins, thus making the illusion braid. Place the illusion braid over the fishtail and secure the braid with bobby pining in between. Secure the ends with elastic. Happy Braiding
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4 Strand Stacked Braid

As you’ll know that 4 strand braid is one of my favorite kind of braids. So today I have decided to side braid which is stacked braid. It’s basically two 4 strand braid which is put together into a single braid. I wore this style on a day out. This hairstyle would be perfect for holidays, work, party. There can be lots of combinations done with 4 strand braid to style your hair. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, bobby pins, spray bottle,hair elastics, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair and pick a section of hair below ears and clip it aside. Now grab the remaining hair onto one side and divide the hair into 4 strands, make sure that 3rd strand should be tiny in comparison to other three strands (This is the key to braid). Then cross 1st strand over 2nd strand  under 3rd strand (tiny strand), 4th strand under 1st strand and over 3rd strand. (First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now). 3rd Strand (tiny strand) would always be at the 3rd place (this is the key,in case you get confused while braiding). Continue braiding till you reach the end of hair. Now take […]
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Dutch FIshtail Side Braid

As you’ll know fishtail is popular these days. So why not try doing hairstyle with fishtail around this corner.! If you have already mastered the fishtail now it’s time for you to try something new & that’s dutch fishtail side braid. This hairstyle looks so classy & everyone loved it. 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: Start by side parting your hair; grab the section of hair just besides the parting. Divide the hair into 2 strands, now take the right strand under that strand & add it to left strand & left strand under that strand & add it to right strand. Now add new hair from each side & cross it under that strand & add to the opposite strand. Make sure to keep the braid near to the forehead as possible. Once you are done with adding all the hair, then start braiding regular fishtails with the rest of the hair. Secure the braid with elastic. Pancake the braid to give it volume. Happy Braiding..
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