October 16, 2014 Angela Melero Looks

The Double Fishtail Bun

We can’t think of anyone out there who doesn’t love an upgrade. Think about it, who would pass up a bump to first class on a flight or a complimentary milkshake with an order of burger and fries? That being said, nothing beats a good beauty upgrade and we would never pass up the opportunity to share one with you! Enter our latest upgrade obsession: the double fishtail bun. This totally twisted look takes a cool spin on both the hip fishtail braid and the classic chignon. Take a look at this MDC masterpiece!

double fishtail

Step 1. Pull hair back into a sleek, low ponytail.

Step 2. Separate the ponytail into two sections.

Step 3. Braid one section into a fishtail braid and secure with an elastic band. Repeat on the second section of the pony.

Step 4. Wrap one of the braids around the base of the pony and secure with bobby pins.

Step 5. Take the second braid and wrap it around the existing bun. Secure it bobby pins.

Step 6. To keep the style in place, spray it with a firm-hold hairspray. We love L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Weather Control Hairspray.

What’s your favorite type of braided bun? Tell us in the comments below.

Photography: Joshua M. Shelton
Model: Asia Colvin



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