November 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Happy Friday, everyone! So, I (Emma here!) need to try a new hairstyle every few months or so to mix things up. Over the last few months, I’ve been gaga for top knots, hair buns, DIY Hair Bows – even curly top knot turned side chignons (my favorite). Today, I’m here to talk about my latest hair obsession: the fishtail braid. This sweet, boho-inspired hairstyle has been gaining popularity and I see it sticking as a popular hairstyle in 2013. Whether you’re a bride-to-be looking for a perfect wedding day hairstyle or you’re like me and hoping to score a new favorite DIY ‘do, you’ll love today’s feature. Instead of keeping my own DIY fishtail braid research to myself (which is no fun for anyone), I’m sharing my favorite DIY fishtail braid finds with you today. Check out an amazing how to fishtail braid video, read a few tips, and check out Real Wedding examples below. This hairstyle is perfect for weddings, special occasions, nights out on the town, and date night! I know I’ll be giving it a try this weekend myself. So… if you have questions, share ‘em in the comments area at the bottom of the most and we’ll try to muddle through together. :) (Oh, and P.S… short-haired lovelies will find some DIY fishtail braids to try, too! This style certainly isn’t for long-haired locks alone.) Enjoy!
DIY Fishtail Braid Video
Up first, we’re sharing the ultimate how to fishtail braid video by one of our favorite beauty blogs, The Beauty Department. Lauren Conrad shows us how to style this braid in 3… 2… 1…
Looks easy enough, right? Here are some tips:
o Wash hair the day before. As with many hairstyles, the fishtail braid is easiest with hair that’s not freshly-washed.
o Use bobby pins to keep stray strands in place.
o Texturize with styling product like dry shampoo or gel.
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Fishtail Braid Examples
A fishtail braid makes such a chic, boho hairstyle for weddings! Check out a few of our favorite hand-picked hairstyle examples…
Short Hair Alternatives
Shorter hair? Give this DIY side twist fishtail braid a try! So. cute.
Here’s another how to fishtail braid hairstyle for shorter ‘do’s by Running on Happiness:
Fishtail Braid… with a Twist!
DISCUSS: Do you like fishtail braids? Would you wear one on your wedding day? Share below!
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