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Side Fishtail Braid

Side Fishtail braid is done by taking  the strands over each other. Like French braid with 3 strands, french fishtail braid is done same way. You need to take tiny pieces of hair while braiding. I did this hairstyle while on holiday. You’ll be surprise to know that I did this hairstyle in car. We were getting late  to reach at destination so I did it while on drive. Yeah, I know it sounds crazy!

You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Taken: 10-12 mins

Skill Level: Medium

Hair Length: Medium to long hair

Steps of Instructions:

  1. Begin with side parting, now grab the piece of hair from heavier section and divide them into 2 equal parts.
  2. Take the small piece of hair from right section & cross it over that section and add it to left section.
  3. Take the small piece of hair from left section & cross it over that section and add it to right section.
  4. Now add new piece of hair from right side, cross a small piece of hair over that section and add it to left section.
  5. Then add new piece of hair from left side, cross a small piece of hair over that section and add it to right section.
  6. Keep repeating the above steps till you reach the nape of neck by adding new hair.
  7. Then continue with regular fishtail braid with the remaining hair till the end of hair. Secure the braid with elastic.

Happy Braiding.

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