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Last updated: October 05, 2018

Quickie How-To: Full-Bodied Fishtail Braid On Fine Hair

Alisha Jared Full Volume Braid amika Style Video Quickie How-To Steps
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Prep & Style A Voluminous Fishtail On Fine Hair
Struggling to style and maintain full-bodied braids on your fine-haired clients? Start every style by prepping with a strong and voluminous foundation and BOOM—watch those braids instantly become longer-lasting, fuller and more Instagram-worthy.


Watch BTC Team Member Alisha Jared (@alishajaredhairartistry) slay this quickie video tutorial for prepping, applying extensions and styling an airy-and-expanded fishtail braid. Plus, snag all the must-have products and steps below!

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Get The Braid How-To Steps

  1. Apply a palm-sized amount of amika Plus Size Perfect Body Mousse into your hand, then work from roots to ends. Blow-dry using the amika Immortal Power-Life Dryer and a round brush. 
  2. Take a large horizontal section from ear to ear. Before applying clip-in extensions, prep the hair by backcombing and applying amika Vandal Volume Powder Spray. This will provide fullness and grit necessary to securing and blending the extensions.
  3. Create a large fishtail braid starting at the occipital and working down toward the nape, then moving toward one side of the head so its visible from the front.
  4. Apply Vandal Volume Powder Spray to the braid and pancake.
  5. Wave the face-framing pieces of hair using the amika Le Marcel Professional 2-in-1 Swivel Curler.



Finished Look: Peep This Trendy Braid + MAJOR Volume!

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