To create same side Dutch mermaid braid you will need clear elastic, hairspray, comb or brush, couple of bobby pins and 5 to 10 minutes.
How to Create Same Side Dutch Mermaid Braid
Step By Step Instructions
Step 1. On the right side of the head start with a deep side part. From the beside the part just about an inch back from the front of the hairline, take a small part.
Step 2. Now separate the hair into 3 equal hair strands. Then take the left hair strand just under the middle. Repeat the same thing with the right hair strand.
Step 3. Now from the crown pick up a small piece of hair. Then add to the left hair strand and then put both under the middle hair strand.
Step 4. From the front of the face take a small piece. Then add to the right hair strand and then put both under the the middle hair strand.
Step 5. Next, until you reach the chin repeat the steps 3 and 4.
Step 6. From the chin down continue braiding, but this time only add hair to the left hair strand and then just do a normal stitch on the right side with no added hair. Now create a lace braid. Tie off with a clear elastic band once you have reach the ends.
Step 7. From the right side of head take the loose hair. Softly twist it and then secure the hair with couple of bobby pins at the nape of the neck.
Step 8. From step 6 to open the braid up, tug on incorporated hair strands and then create a scalloped look. Spray the hair with hairspray with beautiful finish look.
Once you learn this braid then give a try to Double French Braids into a Lace Up Braid to create even much beautiful hairstyle.