30 Cute Fishtail Braid Hairstyles For Long and Short Hair

If you are a typical girl who likes to look good in different ways, then it is likely that you are constantly on the look out for new hairstyles or even newer versions of older classics. Did you know that there are as many amazing braided updos for long hair? But do not despair if you do not have a long hair there are still many hairstyles that you can try like learning how to make a sock bun. It is simple and is very versatile. In fact when you look at the many ways you can rock this look you will be thrilled that you took the pains to learn it.

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Of course it is not at all difficult to do and fairly simple to do. That is why you should not be surprised if this hairstyle features in the cute and easy hairstyles for school girlsto try. The first thing to remember is that a fishtail braid is really simple and takes only medium practice. It is done by parting hair into two sections not three like the normal plait and from thereon it is simply a matter of moving one strand of hair from one section to another and going on till you reach the point where you don’t want to braid your hair anymore and then tie the ends with a scrunchie or a clip.

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But just because the style we have described above is easy to do does not mean it is boring or mundane. In fact if anything the opposite is true, which means that you can make the fishtail braid as intricate or as simple as you want it to be.

Here are some examples of Cute Fishtailbraid Hairstyles For Long and Short Hair:

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Sideways: Sometimes you feel that a simple and rather casually untidy looking braid is the way to go. You will find that a fishtail braid is perfect for such occasions as you can simply draw the hair to one side, divide it into two divisions and then braid it to form a simple braid that will hang on one side.

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As pig tails: There are some occasions where pigtails look good; why not go one step further and fishtail braid it instead of a simple plait? It will add a certain interesting twist to your look and will make it look as if you have gone to a lot of efforts while the opposite is true.

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Use it for up do: If you think fishtail braids are only for casual occasions, then think again. You would be pleasantly surprised at how well you can adapt this simple braid into an up do for a formal occasion. You can even see some brides adapting this style with good results.

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With streaked hair: If you have streaked your hair, but do not want to leave it loose, then a fishtail braid is the way to go. Braiding your hair this way in fact will showcase your streaks very prettily and make for a really intriguing visual impact.

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For loose hair: Another way to go is to create fishtail braid for part of the hair either on one side or on both side and leave the rest loose. This will look amazingly intricate not to mention stunning. The best part is that you do not need much time or any special implements to do this.

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With hair ornaments: Another way to make the fishtail braid even more interesting and dressy is by adding small ornaments to it. Like a pearl or a small flower on a pin at intersections will look really great. Or for a major retro kind of look, tuck a big and colorful flower on one side of your head just near the ear.

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