June 22, 2012
During the summer months our style transforms to fit our surroundings. There aren’t many hairstyles that will exude a beachy feel like the French Fishtail Seashell Braid! Although this braid is intermediate on the skill level, we’re confident you can master this look. Follow the steps below and you’ll be sporting this beachy look just in time for vacation.
- The way you part your hair for this braid will effect the outcome. I recommend starting at the top of your head but towards the side (of your choice) to create a pretty side part.
- Begin french fishtailing on the top side of your head (to french fishtail, start with two sections and cross over each other, than continue to fishtail while gathering pieces as you go).
- While doing your braid, guide it diagonally across the back of your head. Once all hair is gathered, secure with an Elastic.
- Tightly fishtail the hair secured within the elastic and secure once again with another elastic. Then wrap the end of the braid up into a twisted bun. This should give a ‘seashell’ look. Secure with bobby pins once finished.
Now that you’ve mastered the French Fishtail Seashell braid, the only thing that’s left to do is plan your next tropical getaway! If you can’t wait that’s okay. With this hair style, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation no matter where you are!
- Elizabeth Barkley