Fishtail braid

"This [fishtail] style works best on someone with medium to longer hair," Roszak says. "Hair should be a few inches past the shoulders to try this."<br>
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<b>Step 1:</b> Make a clean part on top of your head, either down the middle or slightly on the side. From there, pull hair into two sections at the nape of the neck and angle the sections to the side of your head so that you can see and hold the hair you're working with.<br>
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"This [fishtail] style works best on someone with medium to longer hair," Roszak says. "Hair should be a few inches past the shoulders to try this."

Step 1: Make a clean part on top of your head, either down the middle or slightly on the side. From there, pull hair into two sections at the nape of the neck and angle the sections to the side of your head so that you can see and hold the hair you're working with.

MORE HAIR AND BEAUTY TIPS

How to eliminate dark circles under the eyes

How to apply bronzer

In pursuit of a longer-lasting perfect manicure

How to rock a half up, half down hairstyle

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