Fishtail Accented Headband Updo

To create fishtail accented headband you need to have hairspray, hairbrush, hair clip, clear hair elastics, headband, bobby pins and teasing brush.

This hairstyle will take only 15 minutes.

Fishtail Accented Headband Updo

Fishtail Accented

Step 1; Begin the style by parting off a section of hair from the part line and down to the ear. Then with a hair clip or with hair elastic just secure the rest of the hair out of the way.

Fishtail Accented

Step 2; Then pick up a part of hair that near the part and then split it into 2 pieces for your fishtail braid. Now from the front half take a small part then cross it over and then add it into the back part Next, from the back half pick up a small part then cross it over and then just add it into the front part. Then from the front half over to the back cross another part and then pick up a part of hair just from underneath and then cross it over the front part and now add it into the back part. Then from the back half take a part of hair and then cross it over to the front half and then pick up a part of hair from the underneath and then cross it over the back half into the front half. Then keep on continue braiding like that all the way down just until there is no more hair left and then into a regular fishtail braid and braid the rest of the hair.

Fishtail Accented

Step 3; Then take and softly pull the edges of the fishtail braid so that way you will have more full look. You can start at the bottom part and then you can work your way up and keep pinching and keep pulling while you go.

Fishtail Accented

Step 4; Now you need to check to make sure if the braid reach back to the center of the back of the head and then with the hair elastic you need to secure the ends.

Fishtail Accented

Step 5; Now let down the remaining of the hair. Then with a clip or an elastic temporarily secure the top half of the hair out of the way. Now take a small clear hair elastic and then tie the bottom half up into a messy bun. You do not have to be perfect at first beacuse you will adjust the hair later.

Fishtail Accented

Step 6; Now you need to let down the top part of the hair. Then pick up a small part of the hair from the crown of the head and then you can use a teasing brush or you can use a comb to tease the underside of it and then smooth it out the top of it. Now you need to take that teased hair and a little more hair just from below and pull it back towards the back of the head and give it a slight twist and then slide a bobby pin in to secure it. Then just pull at the top as much as you needed to achieve the desired volume.

Fishtail Accented

Step 7; Now take the rest of the loose hair and just twist it into a messy bun and then with bobby pins secure it in place. Then pin the bottom messy bun the way you like.

Fishtail Accented

Step 8; Now take the headband and then lay it across your head and then just fasten in place.

Fishtail Accented

Step 9; Next, take the end of the fishtail braid and then pull it back to the buns and then pin it in place.

Step 10; Now complete the style with your favorite hairspray.

Fishtail Accented Headband Updo

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