How to Do a Fishtail Braid
Still haven't learned how to fishtail braid? This simple fishtail braid tutorial will make you an expert -- instantly
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Yet anything outside the classic three-piece overlap can sometimes seem intimidating. Case in point: the fishtail braid, otherwise known as the standard braid's chicer, trendier cousin. Sure, it may look elaborate and way too time-consuming -- but trust us, you can learn how to do a fishtail braid without a spend-y session with a professional stylist.
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Yes, even if you've watched fishtail braid tutorials on YouTube and thought your fingers just can't do that, think again. These fishtail braid instructions are easy to understand, and you only have to follow five simple steps. Plus, we've included clear, close-up photos. So there's no need to pause and rewind.
Time to break out the elastics, stretch out your fingers, and get ready to unleash your inner braid connoisseur. Keep clicking to see exactly how to fishtail braid.
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