Every one loves a well dressed lady that can turn heads of most men or make them throw a secret sideways glance.Henceforth, most woman do their homework to look the best in their attire. But despite all the efforts, there will always be something to spoil the miss perfect look. For most women their hair can pose as a big threat and a problem which takes great endeavour to tackle with everyday. A bad hair day means a bad day in all senses. If your hair is not neatly arranged and set, it can even take away your confidence. Ever noticed how a change in hairstyle can change the way you look and even the way you carry yourself be it long hair or short hair.Some hairstyles like a pony or plait can give a glow to your face and even make your day.Another hairstyle like the fishtail braid, something similar to the plait is very easy and gives your hair a neat and tidy look. So to get back that lost confidence, here are a few instructions on how to do a fishtail braid.
Complexity Level: Basic
Time required: 10-15 minutes
1. Part your hair into two sections
Divide your hair using a comb into two sections ; left and right from the middle of your head.Make sure that both the sections contain equal hair.Grab two sections of your hair in two hands.
Start braiding from the right section by pulling out half inch hair seen underneath your right ear using your right hand and cross it to the left side keeping it secure in your left hand along with the left section of hair .Similarly do the same for the other section, pull out half inch hair from the base of your left ear using your left hand and cross it to the right side keeping it secure in your right hand along with the right section of hair.
3. Continue braiding
Repeat the braiding in the above mentioned fashion till you reach the tip of your hair.You can keep the braid loose or tight as you wish.
4. Secure your fishtail braid with elastic band
Once you have finished braiding,keep it secure by tying an elastic band at the tip of your hair.
Frequently asked questions:
1. Can fishtail braid be done on short hair?
Well minimum requirement to do a fishtail braid is medium hair and long hair. If your hair is too short or only till your neck, doing fishtail braid can be difficult as your hair is not long enough.
2. Should i make the fishtail braid tight or loose?
It is good to make the fishtail tight so that the layers don't fall off the braid but if you want that effortless look you can make it loose as well. It is better to make it tight first and then loosen the layers by widening them with your fingers or teasing through with the help of a comb.