Fishtail braids are so-called because the hair resembles the tail of a fish or mermaid. The way that the hair is plaited together creates a look which is almost scary. Although this might sound odd, it looks great on hair!
How to Do Fishtail Braids?
Fishtails are very easy to create without the help of a specialist. For full Fishtails, you will need to pull your hair into a pony and then split it into two portions. Take a small section of the right portion of hair. Wrap the small section over the right portion and join it with the left portion. Then take a small section from the left portion and repeat. Carry on doing this until you have used all of the hair.
#1: Sleek and Subtle
Integrate a very subtle braid into your hairstyle by fashioning a thin and sleek fishtail. This style suits a hairstyle with a very light wave.
Try wearing two braids in your hair with one at either side of your head. This creates a cute and bubbly hairstyle.
#3: Pastel Shades
Mix a few pastel shades together in multiple . This helps to create an ethereal style which is reminiscent of mermaids.
#4: Long Fishtail
If you have naturally long hair you can plait it to create an extra long fishtail hairstyle. It will be very thick at the top and it will gradually taper away towards the end.
#5: Fishtail with Extra Curls
Plait most of your hair into a normal fishtail but leave a few strands down. Curl these strands and then pin them up into a beautiful wedding hairstyle.