Summer is around the corner and I’ve been rounding up some great heatless hairstyles! I am planning to give up hot tools when the weather really heats up and this would be a great hairstyle to try. I love braiding my hair on day two or three because the texture is easier to work with after a little dusting of dry shampoo. This style takes less than 10 minutes to do and you can even switch out the fishtail braid for a regular one if you’re in a super rush. If you recreate this look I’d love to know in comments below!

Topsy Tail Fishtail Braid Instruction:

  • Step 1 / Begin by parting the hair where you normally prefer. Section off a portion of hair from the part down to the left ear.
  • Step 2 / Divide off a similar sized section on the right side of the head.
  • Step 3 / Bring the two sections to the back of the head and tie them together with an elastic band.
  • Step 4 / Flip the ends up and around the elastic to create a topsy tail.
  • Step 5 / Gently pull on the edges of the twists to make them fuller.
  • Step 6 / Pick up two new sections of hair and tie them together underneath the first.
  • Step 7 / Flip the ends up and around the elastic band to create a second topsy tail. Split the tail into two halves and pull in opposite directions to tighten the twist underneath the previous one.
  • Step 8 / Take the remaining hair and braid it into a fishtail braid.
  • Step 9 / Braid the hair to the bottom in a fishtail braid and tie off the end with an elastic band.
  • Step 10 / Pull on the sides of the fishtail braid to make it wider and more full. Then set the style with a medium-hold hairspray.

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I have such a thing for overalls. I feel like it’s such a strange thing but I am so drawn to them! Not sure if it is because it’s Spring but I am in love with this pair. I love that the bottom is unfinished. They’re a little longer on me than on the model and I think they’d still be cute with the bottom rolled up but let me know what you think! Are you an overalls lover like me?

Outfit details: CREAM TOP (6 colors + on sale!) | OVERALLS | BAG (on sale!) | HEELS (11 colors) | SUNGLASSES ($16) | LIP LINER (dervish) | LIPSTICK (modesty)


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Happy Monday! I’m still over here wishing the weekend was 3 days instead of 2, ha! I just started season 3 of Grace and Frankie on Netflix and totally love it. I didn’t think I would but I am so sucked in and love watching it every night after Cohen goes to bed.

I have such an obsession with cute white tops. The peplum detailing on this one makes it my new favorite and white is such a fresh color to wear once the weather starts to warm up. Can we talk about these wedges for a sec? I wasn’t quite sure if I liked them at first but now I want to wear them every single day. I am so excited for summer because they match everything and I know I’ll be wearing them all the time.

Outfit details: PEPLUM TOP | CAMISOLE ($12) | JEANS (on sale!) / similar | WEDGES | BAG (on sale!) | SUNGLASSES ($16) | LIP LINER (dervish) | LIPSTICK (mehr)




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Now that summer is right around the corner I’ve been thinking of some new heatless hairstyles to feature. I recently wore my hair in this style and realized I didn’t have a tutorial for it. The one I do have that is slightly similar is a really elaborate hairstyle with a 4 strand waterfall braid and big elegant bun. I figured it’d be fun to show you a more “basic” everyday version of the style. I honestly feel like this hairstyle isn’t too exciting but hopefully you learned a few new techniques from it. Let me know what you think; I love to hear from you!


What I’m wearing: Open Stitch Sweater

Four Strand Braid Low Bun Supplies:


Four Strand Braid Low Bun Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Start by creating a part on the right side.
  • Step 2 / Then pick up a small section on the heavy side of the part for the braid.
  • Step 3 / Divide this section into 4 pieces.
  • Step 4 / I’m going to number the strands 1-4 starting with the strand closest to the hairline as number one.
  • Step 5 / Take strand 4 and cross it under 3.
  • Step 6 / Then cross 3 over 2.
  • Step 7 / Cross 2 under 1.
  • Step 8 / Now take strand 3 and cross it over 2. Those are the steps so now just repeat them while adding in new hair to the outside strands.
  • Step 9 / So add in hair to strand four then cross it under 3.
  • Step 10 / Cross 3 over 2 and 2 under 1.

Instructions continued:

  • Step 11 / Add a new section into the new 2 strand, or add in hair to 1 before crossing it over 2.
  • Step 12 / Now continue the braid until it’s about an inch above the ear. Then braid the section to the ends without adding in new hair.
  • Step 13 / Criss-cross two bobby pins over the bottom so it doesn’t unravel.
  • Step 14 / Next divide  off a small section on the right side of the head to add in later.
  • Step 15 / Now combine the rest of the hair together in a low ponytail.
  • Step 16 / Wrap a hair band over the hair and on the last wrap only pull the ponytail half way through to create a loop.
  • Step 17 / Take small sections of hair from the loop, bring them up to the head, and pin them in place with bobby pins.
  • Step 18 / Then combine the ends left sticking out, wrap them towards the hair band and tuck them in to form the bottom part of the bun.
  • Step 19 / Next pick up the section on the right side that was left out. Twist it together, pull on the top a little bit to make it bigger and then lay it over the top of the bun. Wrap the ends around the side and pinning it in place with bobby pins.
  • Step 20 / Now take the braid and gently pull on the sides to make it really wide and a lot bigger.
  • Step 21 / Then lay it over the bun, wrapping it around the side and pin it in place with bobby pins.
  • Step 22 / Set the style with a medium-hold hairspray.


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This post was made in collaboration with Curel®, a KAO Worldwide brand.

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