Hairstyle: Half-Up Fishtail

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

You will need:

  • Wire hairbrush
  • Squirt bottle
  • Two elastics
  • Bow (optional)

American Girl doll BeForever Maryellen Larkin | Happy House of AG

And, of course, a doll. ;) This hairstyle works best on dolls with medium or long hair.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Start by gathering the hair on the upper half of the doll’s head. Secure with one of the elastics.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Now you’ve done the half-up part of this hairstyle. But we still need to do the fishtail.

  Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Take the ponytail and split it into two equal parts.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Take a piece of hair from side A (left side). Cross it over and let it merge with side B (right).

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Then take a section from side B and cross it over to side A. Continue going back and forth between side A and side B until you run out of hair. Tie off with the remaining elastic.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

The finished fishtail should look like this.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Now you’re finished, simple as that.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

The half-up fishtail is a cute, summery style.

Half-Up Fishtail Hairstyle | Happy House of AG

Dress it up by adding a bow or colorful hair extension.

Did you try this hairstyle on one of your dolls? I’d love to see! Email me a picture at happyhouseofag@gmail.com.

-Loren

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