How to Fake A Fishtail Braid

How to Fake A Fishtail Braid
Everyone loves a fishtail but not everyone can do them, not well at least. Here is one of the fastest ways to get the look of a fishtail braid without actually doing one, and the result is absolutely beautiful.

How to Fake A Fishtail Braid
1. Pull your hair back into a low pony. Use a tiny rubber elastic that blends in with the color of your hair.  Split the hair in half just above the elastic.

How to Fake A Fishtail Braid How to Fake A Fishtail Braid
2. Loop the hair up and push the pony through the opening.

How to Fake A Fishtail Braid
3. Use another rubber elastic to section off more hair just below the first.

How to Fake A Fishtail Braid
4. Make the same split as you did in step two.

5. Repeat step two and loop the hair up again and push it through the opening.

6. Create one more section in the pony using a third rubber elastic.

Easy enough?

Source and photos: Free People Blog

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  1. Very cool idea! Love your blog and your style! Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Please come back more for my daily post! Take care and keep in touch! 🙂

  2. My partner loves it when she does my hair.. I have been working in confined spaces with a bun but this would be nice to wear going out.

  3. Thanks! I love this style. I have very long hair and this will be great, nice and comfy. Feel free to send as many as hair styles my way ҉٩(*´︶`*)۶҉

  4. I’ve done this many times in the past using a brightly colored scrunchy at each flip through except at the bottom. Didn’t know it was a ‘fishtail’. Thought I had dreamed it up myself. Usually I only have one or two flip throughs as my hair is not as long as the model’s. Have gotten compliments on it!

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