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Sick of the Same Old Braid? Try this Fresh Twist on a Classic
June 22, 2016
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Consider this a crash course in fat fishtailing. I promise you, the messier and less done the better. Pair this hairstyle with a pretty daytime dress or a chic coverup and you'll never go back to a plain old braid again. So go ahead, give your fishtail a healthy dose of undone with this easy tutorial from Face Time Beauty + Judy Pak. Psst... find more hairstyle ideas right here.


Start with hair brushed thoroughly and in a low, centered ponytail.


Begin by deciding hair into two even sections. A left section and a right section. Hold the left section in left hand and right section in right hand. Take a small section of the outer left section and wrap it over the left section and transfer it into the right hand to join right section


Now do the same motion on the other side. So, take a small section of the outer right section and wrap over and into the left hand to join the left section. Keep everything tight in hands as you go down the shaft of the ponytail in order to keep the braid tight.


Continue this pattern all the way down to the end of the ponytail.


Secure the bottom of the braid with an elastic and carefully slide off the elastic put in initially to hold the pony.


Gently pull the braid apart and make the braid “wider” which will give it a more modern “lived in” effect.


Take a tiny section from the middle of the “fringe” at end of braid and scrunch up the elastic. This (again) will help to give a pinterest worthy effect.


Finally, fix any fly aways, and tuck in any pieces of hair that fell out into the creases of the braid!


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