This Easy Yet Fabulous Fishtail Braid Hairstyle Will Keep You Shining On All Occasions

Unlike the classic French braid, the fishtail braid is sophisticated, chic and even easier to do. That's the reason why the cool and fabulous fishtail braid is a red carpet favorite of Blake Lively.

blake lively on the red carpet

Since 2012, Blake Lively began to flaunt her gorgeous fishtail braid on the red carpet.

blake lively outfits in daily life

Even in her daily life, the fishtail braid is one of her go-to looks.

Here we've prepared a video about how to create a fishtail braid by yourself:

Arsen Gurgov, a master hairstylist and Hair Guru in New York NYC, showed us step by step how to achieve this chic look in seconds.

What you'll need:

1. A flat brush
Tip: This will help to smooth your hair and get prepared.

a flat brush

2. Hairspray

hairspray

3. Two hair elastics
Tip: Use elastics that match the color of your hair.

hair elastics

Here are the steps:

1. Blow dry your hair to make it super smooth.

2. Create a low ponytail and secure with an elastic.

3. Make space above the elastic and put the ponytail inside the space to hide the elastic.

fish braid hairstyle steps

4. Separate the hair into two sections.

5. Take a small subsection of the hair and cross it over to the other side.

6. Then take another small subsection from the opposite section and cross over the first section.

fish braid hairstyle steps

7. Repeat this process until all your hair is braided.

fish braid hairstyle steps

8. Secure with an elastic.

fish braid hairstyle steps

9. Flatten out the braid by tugging at different strands.

fish braid hairstyle steps

10. Finish off with hairspray to keep your look. You're done!

Well, aside from Blake Lively, some other celebrities also favor the fishtail braid.

1. Emma Stone

emma stone

2. Kendall Jenner

kendall jenner

3. Kim Kardashian

kim kardashian

What’s more, the fishtail braid hairstyle can help you handle almost all your outfits and keep you shining on all occasions!!!

1. A lively slip dress

slip dress

2. A black and white striped skirt

striped skirt

3. A lace slip dress

a lace slip dress

4. A simple cowboy shirt

cowboy shirt

5. A long-sleeved shirt + a ballet dress + a pair of black high heels

fishtail braid outfits

The fishtail braid has become a go-to for stylish women who are trying to do something special with their hair - whether they’re headed to the office or a music festival. So, start to create one for yourself now!

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