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Whether you're heading to the office, out for an evening event or want a solution for 2nd day hair, the fishtail braid exudes confidence and sophistication. In this step-by-step tutorial, we'll guide you through creating a stunning fishtail braid using TRESemmé's salon-inspired products.

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    Preparation with One-Step Texture Spray

    Start by applying TRESemmé's One-Step Texture Spray to your damp hair. This product is designed to add texture and volume to your hair, making it the perfect base for your fishtail braid with the added benefits of heat protection and a matte finish. Simply spray it evenly throughout your hair.


    Drying and Ponytail Formation

    Next, rough dry your hair with your hands to enhance its natural texture. Once dry, gather your hair into a low side ponytail, leaving out a small piece at the front for a final touch of flair. This ponytail will be the base of your fishtail braid, so make sure it's smooth and secure.


    Braiding the Fishtail

    Divide your ponytail into two equal sections. Begin the fishtail braid by taking a small piece of hair from one section and crossing it over to the center. Continue this criss-crossing technique down the length of the braid, alternating sides and keeping the pieces small for a detailed and intricate look. Check out the video if you need an extra look!


    Securing and Volumizing the Braid

    Once you reach the end of your hair, secure the braid with an elastic band. To add a touch of volume and texture, gently pull apart the braid and fluff it up. This step gives your fishtail braid a fuller appearance and a more relaxed, bohemian vibe.


    Styling the Front Piece

    Now, take the front piece of hair you left out earlier and use a curling iron to create a soft, face-framing curl. This adds an extra element of sophistication to your fishtail braid and ties the whole look together.


    Finishing with Freeze Hold Hairspray

    To ensure your fishtail braid withstands the elements and stays in place all day, finish off your style with a generous mist of TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray.