Ask Glam: How to Fashion a Fishtail Braid


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I always see amazing fishtail braids during the summer, but I have no idea how to do it myself. What is an easy way to create the look for myself?

With a summer full of festivals, trips to the beach, and plenty of sweltering days ahead of us, who wants hair in their face? A fishtail has become the most famous braid (thank you, Kim Kardashian!) to boast during the dog days of the season. Admittedly, we have a case of stupid fingers when it comes to braiding, but Glam’s own Michelle Kushner helped us build a step-by-step guide on forming a fishtail in a flash that you can check out here.