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so last month we made a little video showing you how to do a fishtail braid – and this month we have a kickass way to spice up your fishtail braid! our stylists and hair/makeup artist are loving this look right now – colorful streaks woven into the braid!

Now this can be done many ways- you can do one color or three, you can actually dye streaks in your hair, or you can put in colored extensions.

for the braid in these images our hair/makeup artist used extensions. she mixed blond, blue, purple and pink extensions together and spread them out before braiding them into a fishtail, which she then clipped into the model’s hair. simple enough, right?

here it is on a larger scale in our august catalog:

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i love it and i am definitely going to try it!

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Sherry -August 5, 2010, 3:56PM

Helpful post, saved the site in hopes to see more information!

Natalie -August 5, 2010, 3:56PM

Thank you so much for sharing this great info! Looking forward to reading more!

Minette soleil -August 5, 2010, 4:23PM

I tried this the other day upon receiving the catalog with some blue extensions, I like it better with more colors though!

Ping -August 5, 2010, 4:40PM

thanks for the tip. i tried the fish tail from your video you posted the other day & it came out beautifully.
here a post about it with some pics!
http://allaboutfashionstuff.blogspot.com/2010/07/how-to-fish-tail-mango-with.html

fp julia -August 5, 2010, 4:58PM

thanks ping, your braid looks awesome!!

Anonymous -August 5, 2010, 5:01PM

i’m doing this… like now!!!!

The Design Dish -August 5, 2010, 5:27PM

Love this hair tip! YOu guys have a great blog!
The Design Dish

Sami Sandonato -August 5, 2010, 7:49PM

i was OBSESSED with this from the catalog, loveloveLOVE :)

Jasmine -August 5, 2010, 7:49PM

LOVE!

sunglasses -August 5, 2010, 8:47PM

like your style.winderful.

Katy -August 5, 2010, 11:23PM

Best accessory of the season!

jordan shose -August 6, 2010, 2:59AM

nice style

coupon clothes -August 6, 2010, 6:32AM

Every thing is just so cute in these pics.

Jess -August 6, 2010, 12:04PM

I absolutely adore this hair accessory! I have dark red, almost purple looking hair, what colors do you think I can mix into that color hair?

Giovanna -August 6, 2010, 6:46PM

As soon as I saw that colored braid in the catalog I said to myself: I want to learn how to do it!! Thanks FP for showing us how! Love love love!
xoxo
Giovanna
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Kelly -August 7, 2010, 12:39PM

I freaking adore this look, and I’m planing on rockin it @ BurningMan NEXT MONTH!!!!!!!!!!! Any suggestion on where to get extention???

Llala -August 9, 2010, 4:38PM

I love it!

amanda -August 15, 2010, 5:50PM

easilites hair extensions….real hair and pretty cheap

Jessica C. -January 3, 2011, 1:38AM

yeah can we findout where we could get the extensions (Please?)

fp julia -January 3, 2011, 12:03PM
alondra -February 20, 2011, 11:46AM

where can i get the actual clip in extension colors?

Lia -March 16, 2011, 10:15PM

This is lovely! I’m actually about to purchase some purple hair extensions but how did you get the color to be such an earthly, faded color?

Elena Golescu -April 24, 2012, 12:51PM

Direct sunlight is one of the common causes of hair damage. Even when you are wearing hair extensions, still protect your extensions and most especially your real hair from direct sunlight.

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