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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:

  1. Begin by deep side parting the hair, separate the heavier section down to the ear.
  2. Secure the rest of hair with an elastic to stay out of place.
  3. Now, create two section of equal size, about 2 inches
  4. Begin with the front section hair by grabbing the small section & divide the hair into 2 strands.
  5. Then pick a tiny strand of hair from left side section, cross it under left strand and add it to right side strand.
  6. 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 stitch of the dutch fishtail is complete now).
  7. Now repeat the steps 5-6 by adding hair, once you reach around ear start braiding without adding the new hair. (Don’t braid till the end of hair).
  8. Begin by grabing the section of hair beside fishtail and divide the hair into 4 equal strands.
  9. Now take the 1st strand (just beside the parting) and cross it under2nd strand over 3rd strand, 4th strand over 1st strand and under 3rd strand. ( The First stitch of 4 Strand braid is complete now).
  10. Then add new hair(about 1/2 inch) to 1st strand (just next to forehead) and cross it under 2nd strand over3rd strand, then add new hair (parallel to newly added hair to 1st strand) to 4th strand and cross it over 1st strand and under 3rd strand.
  11. Continue braiding by adding new hair till you reach the ear, then start braiding regular 4 strand braid without adding new hair. (Don’t braid till the end of hair).
  12. Now grab the remaining hair onto one side and grab a tiny section and divide the hair into 4 strands.
  13. Begin to braid 4 strand braid till the end of the hair and secure the ends with an elastic.
  14. Then start braiding fishtail with the remaining the hair till the end and begin to pancake the braid to give the fuller look. Secure the braid with an elastic.
  15. Now stack the 4 strand braid onto the fishtail braid and secure them with elastic & bobby pin both the braids from inside (Bobby pin the braids such that the pins should not be visible).

Happy Braiding!!

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