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365 Days of Braids: Week 2

Double French Fish Tail Braid

Step 1: Pull your hair half up and create a *fishtail braid. 

Step 2: Start one **french braid on the left side and another french braid on the right side.

Step 3: As you continue to french braid, swap a strand from the right with the left over top of the fishtail every so often. 

*Fishtail Braid

Step 1: Part hair into two sections.

Step 2: Pull skinny strand from left section.

Step 3: Cross that strand to right section.

Step 4: Pull skinny strand from right section.

Step 5: Cross that strand to left section.

Step 6: Repeat this crisscross pattern pulling strands from opposite side.

**French Braid

Step 1: Part top of hair into 3 sections.

Step 2: Start braiding then add hair from left side to the outer most left section and include in the braid. 

Step 3: Repeat the same process on the right side by adding a section of hair to the outer most right strand. 

Step 4: Continue this pattern until all of your hair is braided. 


 

365 Days of Braids: Week 1

5 Strand Fishtail Braid
Step 1: Divide hair into five even sections.
Step 2: Fish tail braid* each individual section.
Step 3: Once all sections are complete, five strand braid* them together and secure with an elastic.

*Fishtail Braid
Step 1: Part hair into two sections.
Step 2: Pull skinny strand from left section.
Step 3: Cross that strand to right section.
Step 4: Pull skinny strand from right section.
Step 5: Cross that strand to left section.
Step 6: Repeat this crisscross pattern pulling strands from opposite side.

*Five Strand Braid
Step 1: Divide hair into 5 sections.
Step 2: Pull outer most strand on left side over the strand next to it and under middle strand becoming the new middle strand.
Step 3: Pull outer most strand on right over the strand next to it and under the middle strand becoming the new middle strand.
Step 4: Repeat this motion alternating sides.