A dutch fishtail braid is such an intricate and beautiful braid! It shows a unique pattern and lies on top of the hair like a regular dutch braid!
This post is all about how to dutch fishtail braid!
Easy fishtail hairstyle for beginners
This hairstyle takes forever to do, I’m not going to lie about that, but I do also feel that the results are worth it! You might be able to cut down on the time braiding, by taking bigger sections when adding hair, but you will lose some of the intricate detail in the pattern.
A double dutch fishtail braid can be really neat and clean looking if you leave it tight, but you can also give it a more relaxed and boho energy by pulling in the sides of the braid and loosening it up just a bit – Both styles look amazing, so just do whatever suit your situation!
Things you might need to create this hairstyle
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Easy step-by-step tutorial
Time requirement: 30+ minutes
Skill level: advance
- Split your hair down the back of your head and clip one side of the hair up so it’s out of the way
- Take a small section of hair at the front and split it into 2 equal sections
- Then take a small section of hair from the top strand and cross it under and add it to the bottom strand
- Now take a small section of hair from the bottom strand and cross it under and add it to the top strand
- Again take a small section from the top strand and cross it under and add it to the bottom strand
- Then take a tiny section of hair from the same side as the top strand
- Now cross the new section of hair under and add it to the bottom strand
- Again take a small section of hair from the bottom strand and cross it under and add it to the top strand
- Then take a tiny section of hair from the same side as the bottom strand
- Then cross the new small section of hair under and add it to the top strand
- Repeat steps 5-10 until there is no more hair to add to the braid
- Now braid the rest of the hair like a basic reversed fishtail braid and then tie the braid off at the end
Other braided hairstyles you might like!
How To Fishtail Braid Your Hair Step By Step For Beginners
If you have never tried a fishtail braid before, then the dutch version might be a bit too challenging for a beginner. So here is an easy tutorial teaching you how to fishtail braid your own hair and when you have that technique down, then give the dutch version a try!
How To Single Dutch Fishtail Your Own Hair
If you don’t like the look of the double dutch fishtail braid, then you can do 1 single braid! I love the look of this hairstyle and it might be a bit easier to do just as once you are done with the braid, there is not another side waiting to be styled!
Double Pull Through Braid – EASY DUTCH BRAID ALTERNATIVE
If you just don’t want to do a fishtail braid but like the volume on top of the hair, then these double pull-through braids are for you! They involve absolutely no braiding and are made only with elastics and small ponytails, so they are super easy and simple!
This post was all about learning how to double dutch fishtail braid your own hair as a beginner!