i was not born with thick hair.
if my hair was noodles, it would be angel hair.
cut in half vertically.
|via here and here | originally via flickr user miss electric|
i had this co-worker once who would come to work with this gigantic, luxuriously thick rope of a braid.
|via here and here | original art by popperfoto/getty|
i was always so jealous.
i tried, but mine looked more like a braided graduation tassel.
braids are still everywhere, and i've attempted this side braid style a few times.
it's...ok on me.
i just always end up with these little wispy pieces and it falls apart after a few hours.
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then, the other day, i was reading a beautiful mess + came across these step-by-step instructions for a fishtail braid.
i've wanted to try a fishtail for a while now, but haven't attempted one since about fifth grade, so i needed a refresher.
|image via a beautiful mess|
not bad! i have to say, this was pretty easy, and it held up well throughout the work day.
i'm gonna try this more often.
thanks, beautiful mess!
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p.s. elsie's blog is a whole bunch of fun. check it out sometime. her wedding was featured on 100 layer cake a while ago. also totally worth it to take a look.
so bright + happy!