We hear youHunger Gamesfans: You're dying for a Katniss-inspired fishtail braid tutorial—and so are we!Cristina Rocha,a Los Angeles-based stylist at theAndy LecompteSalon,translates this trendy red carpet look for Friday night casual.
This hairstyle works best on very long hair.It will take approximately fifteen minutes to complete (depending on hair length) and the recommended products are:
To create this look:
- Rub mousse through damp hair and blow dry with a round brush.Part hair in center or to the side,according to preference.Pull back in a loose ponytail,leaving a few face-framing layers out.
- Fishtail braid the ponytail following these steps:
Divide the tail into two parts
Divide one of these parts into two sections
Grab a piece of hair from behind one section and bring it over to the second section
Now grab a piece of hair from behind the second section,bring it over to the first one and pull tight;you'll have formed a little X.
As you work on each new section,rub the hair between your fingers to create texture.
- Continue all the way down your ponytail and bind with a clear elastic band.Mist braid with hairspray to keep any pieces from straying.