How To Make Fishtail Braid

By on June 3, 2011

The Fishtail braid, also known as the Herringbone or Fishbone, looks elaborate and time-consuming. But it’s actually really fun and easy to do!

fishtail braid l How To Make Fishtail Braid
 How To Make Fishtail Braid
Instructions

1. Once you have separated the ponytail, you are going to start out by holding the 2 strands in your left hand.

fishtailbraid1 How To Make Fishtail Braid

____________________________________________

2. Now you are going to take a thin piece from the outside of the right strand and join it with the left strand.

fishtailbraid2 How To Make Fishtail Braid

____________________________________________

3. Reverse how you are holding hair and switch hands.

fishtailbraid3 How To Make Fishtail Braid

____________________________________________

4. With your left hand take a thin piece from the outside of the left strand and join it with the right strand.

fishtailbraid4 How To Make Fishtail Braid

____________________________________________

5. You are going to repeat steps 2 and 3 until the braid is as long as you desire. Then finish with an elastic.

fishtailbraid5 How To Make Fishtail Braid

____________________________________________

Here’s what a Fishtail Braid looks like.

fishtailbraid How To Make Fishtail Braid


 How To Make Fishtail Braid

Video Tutorial