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How to do a double fishtail braid 🐠

Do a Double Fishtail Braid 🐠

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This unique braid is simple and easy! Takes about 5-7 minutes to do, or longer if you don't want it messy.

Pull hair all to one side, then pin a partial amount of hair to the top, (this will be curled at end.)   **click on photo to see full**

Pull hair all to one side, then pin a partial amount of hair to the top, (this will be curled at end.) **click on photo to see full**

Take another small amount of hair to braid into a fishtail, (this is our small braid.) And then just fishtail braid it. Hint: take and give.

Take another small amount of hair to braid into a fishtail, (this is our small braid.) And then just fishtail braid it. Hint: take and give.

Should end up looking like this.

Should end up looking like this.

Then with the rest of the hair will be braided into a bigger fishtail.

Then with the rest of the hair will be braided into a bigger fishtail.

Going to look like this.

Going to look like this.

But once you're done braiding the big one, pull apart the braid a little to create a messy look.

To create the braid within a braid effect, you will need to make a hole towards the top of the braid. Then push the braid into the hole and pull it through.   **click on picture for full**

To create the braid within a braid effect, you will need to make a hole towards the top of the braid. Then push the braid into the hole and pull it through. **click on picture for full**

And should look like this.

And should look like this.

Then make 1-2 more openings throughout the braid to have the "within" look. After you're done, to secure it, use an elastic.

Then make 1-2 more openings throughout the braid to have the "within" look. After you're done, to secure it, use an elastic.

With the remaining hair, you can curl strands with a wand or curling iron, pin back some of the curls. OR you can split the hair into two and twist then pin back.

And the final look. A messy,cool, twist on the fishtail braid.

Enjoy! 😊

  • Two clear elastics
  • Bobby pens
  • Optional: curling wand/iron