3 Strand Fishtail Ponytail

Three Strand fishtail ponytail is for those of you who have been looking for the ponytail style, you would love this style! This is the side parted fishtail braid with 3 strands. It looks like a basket weave and that’s the unique thing about this hairstyle.Personally I love any hairstyles with fishtails.

I would recommend to wear this hairstyle at work, festivals, get-to-gather, sports day. There can be countless combinations to use this braid as a base, depending upon your preferences.

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

Time Taken: 8-10 minutes

Skill Level: Medium

Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair

Steps of Instructions:

  1. Side part the rectangular section of hair about 3-4 inches deep and keep it aside.
  2. Grab the remaining hair into medium height ponytail.
  3. Now take the section of hair, divide it into 3 section such that the outer most sections be slightly bigger than center one.
  4. Take a small strand of hair from outer section cross it under, over 2nd section and add into the 3rd section.
  5. Now, take a small section of hair from right side cross it over, under 2nd section and add into 1st section.
  6. Repeat the steps #4 -5 until it reach the ponytail band.
  7. Finish the braid and secure it with an elastic.
  8. Take the braid and tie it with another band into the ponytail.
  9. Take a small strand of hair underneath the ponytail and wrap it around the elastic till you run out of hair. Secure the tiny strand of hair with a bobby underneath ponytail.

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PS: Don’t forget to remove the elastic from the braid.


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