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How to fancy-up your bun with a fishtail braid.

Posted by Stephanie B. from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States • Published See Stephanie B.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by putting your hair into a high ponytail.

  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 2
    Step 2

    This is about where I like my bun to sit. You can do it higher or lower if you'd like.

  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use the hair in the ponytail to do a fishtail braid. For help with fishtail braiding, see my video for instructions.

  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 4
    Step 4

    Secure the end of the braid with a small elastic. Use your fingers to loosen and widen the braid.

  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 5
    Step 5

    Wrap the fishtail braid around the base of the ponytail.

  • How to style a braided bun. Fishtail Bun - Step 6
    Step 6

    Tuck the end of the braid under the bun and secure the bun with bobby pins.

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W A T E R M E L O N ?
W A T E R M E L O N ? · Sacramento, California, US
I know how to do a fishtail but my bun never turns out like that! Happy
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Libby W.
Libby W. · Whitehaven, England, GB · 86 projects
Random question: What is the lipstick you're wearing in the photos? Its a great colour.
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W A T E R M E L O N ?
W A T E R M E L O N ? · Sacramento, California, US
really cute but trying to learn how 2 do a fishtail is hard!
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Kimberly H.
Kimberly H.
Sorry- but where is the video mentioned on how to fishtail braid?
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