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How To Make Fishtail Braid Hairstyle?

How To Make Fishtail Braid Hairstyle?

Bored with the usual ponytails and buns? Looking to sport a new hairstyle? Well, it’s time you gave a shot to the classy fishtail braid hairstyle. This iconic and stylish hairstyle can be moulded to fit almost any occasion. What’s more? It’s low-maintenance, easy-to-create, and offers an intricate look. Also, the fishtail hairstyle helps keep the locks off your face and can survive the day without much upkeep. There are numerous other perks of donning this chic and trendy hairdo. We’ll discuss those as we move ahead, but first, let’s understand how to make a fishtail braid in the easiest way.

How To Make Fishtail Braid Hairstyle?

Follow these simple steps and raise a toast to the elegant and urbane fishtail braid hairstyle:

Prep Your Locks

Before you start braiding your tresses, you must prep them with a nourishing shampoo and mask; and what better than the Honey Moisture Shampoo and Honey Moisture Mask from the house of Godrej Professional. Using these exclusive haircare products will make your locks smooth, supple, and shiny. Furthermore, you can also apply the Shampoos & Hair Serums for Frizzy Hair to damp and shampooed hair to ensure it is detangled, frizz-free, and easier-to-style.

Braid Your Tresses

Once you are done prepping your hair, it’s time to braid. Depending upon how you wish your fishtail hairstyle to look, you must braid your locks accordingly. You can opt for a chunky fishtail braid, a messy fishtail braid, or a neat and detangled fishtail braid hairstyle.

To create a chunky fishtail braid, split your hair into two sections from the center. Now, take a medium-sized chunk of hair from the outer edge of the left section. Cross this chunk over and into the inner edge of the right section. Then, separate another chunk of hair from the outer edge of the right section and cross it over and into the inner edge of the left section. Repeat this process, switching back and forth between sections, until you reach the bottom of your hair. To make your braid look smoother and even, try to use thinner chunks as you go further down on your braid.

For a detailed fishtail braid, do the same, but start with a thinner chunk of hair. You can also create a messy fishtail braid hairstyle by gently tugging on the edges. Also, if you have lots of layers in your hair, your fishtail braid is likely to become messy on its own. The good news is that fishtail hairstyles tend to look better when they get a little messy.

Style Your Fishtail Braid

Finish the look by spraying the Godrej Professional Shine On! Shine Spray for added shine and bounce. Also, to make sure that your hairstyle lasts through the day, apply a few spritz of the Hold It Hair Spray. This spray will enhance the texture of your hair and offer a long-lasting look.

There are different types of fishtail braids that you can sport easily without much hassle. Some of them are mentioned below:

Side Fishtail Braid


In the side fishtail braid, you are only supposed to braid the ponytail, and not the hair at the back of your head. To create this hairdo, make a ponytail and then separate it into two even sections. Then, fishtail braid your ponytail while pulling it toward your face. On reaching the bottom, secure the end carefully with an elastic. Lastly, conceal the elastic by wrapping a small piece of hair around it.

French Fishtail Braid


The French fishtail braid is one of trendiest hairstyles that suits most occasions. The step to create French fishtail braid is similar to weaving the regular fishtail braid. The only difference is that you will need to start with a section of hair at the crown of your head and add pieces to the braid as you move down.

Dutch Fishtail Braid


Dutch fishtail braid gives off a more intricate look. To create the Dutch braid, begin with a section of hair on the larger side of your side part. Then, fishtail braid your tresses, except the pieces should be passed underneath instead of over the top. Once you have braided the top of your hair, you can easily finish with a regular fishtail braid ponytail.

Now that you know how to make a fishtail braid, make the most of it to sport a chic and stylish hairstyle. Once you don your favourite hairdo, use the exclusive hair-styling products from the house of Godrej Professional to maintain your hairstyle. The products are colour-safe, ideal for all hair types, and can enhance the sheen and bounce of your locks. Visit Godrej Professional online store and check out the products now.