If you have long hair, you might be wearing ponytails often. And we don’t blame you. Ponytails are easy and versatile. You can easily glam them up and make look sexy and fierce, or they can be starting points of different interesting hairstyles. Today, we show you how to can level up a simple ponytail by creating a fishtail braid ponytail. Excited? So are we! Let’s get started.
How to Create a Fishtail Braid Ponytail
Start with clean hair
First, wash your hair and let it dry. Then, brush it gently to get rid of tangles. Start brushing your hair at the tips first before you move up to the roots to make sure no tangle will block your brush and cause tugging and pulling.
Brush your hair upward
Using a grooming brush, gather your hair on your crown. Tilt your head forward as your brush and gather your hair to make it easier for you to create a high ponytail.
Create a high ponytail
Tie your hair into a high ponytail using a hair tie. Make sure that your ponytail sits tightly and neatly on your crown.
Spritz TONI&GUY Body Amplify Creation Hairspray on your high ponytail to make braiding easier. This will also help make your fishtail braid last long.
Create a fishtail braid
Now, it’s time for you to create your fishtail braid ponytail. Split your ponytail into two vertical sections. Then, get a small section of hair from the left side and cross it over to the center part of your ponytail.
Next, take another small section of hair from the right side and cross it over to the middle as well. Keep on doing this until you read the end of your ponytail.
Secure your braid
When you reach the tips of your ponytail, secure your fishtail braid ponytail with an elastic.
Now, you’re done with your fishtail braid ponytail. When you want to upgrade a simple ponytail, this easy hairstyle is the way to go. You can wear it when taking a relaxing stroll at the park or even when working out. You can even style your hair this way when doing yoga to keep strands off your face.
A fishtail braid ponytail is also stylish for both school and work, so go ahead and have fun with this hairstyle.
More Fishtail Braid Hairstyles
Ready to try other fishtail braid hair ideas? Check these out.
1. Fishtail French Braid
You can create combine two braids in one gorgeous hairstyle such as the fishtail French braid. Start with a French braid from your crown up to your nape, then put the rest of your hair in a fishtail braid. It’s chic hairstyle to wear at work if you want a break from the usual low buns and sleek ponytails.
2. Messy fishtail braid
Pressed for time? Quickly put your hair in a messy fishtail braid and be ready in a minute or two. You can also wear this hairstyle when nailing a boho-chic look.
3. Side fishtail braid
You can also put your hair in a side fishtail braid when doing light workouts and yoga. You can even loosen a few strands of hair around your face for that extra messy-chic touch.
4. Crown fishtail braid
Create a fancy updo from two fishtail braids and make a crown fishtail braid. Then, complement it with a striking pair of earrings and cocktail dress, and you’re all set for parties and prom nights.
5. Half up fishtail braid
Got short hair? Jazz up a simple everyday look by going for a half-up fishtail braid. This hairstyle is perfect when you need to dress up for daytime parties, bridal showers, or small gatherings with friends.
Now that you know how to create a fishtail braid ponytail, you can easily elevate a regular ponytail hairstyle. Feel free to experiment with other braided hairstyles as well so you can sport a new look whenever you want a mini-makeover.