How to do a Fishtail braid - they're easier to master than you think.

Behati Prinsloo nails the fishtail braid. Image Instagram.

Ah, fishtail braids. They’re the most misunderstood braid of them all – they look difficult but believe us, they’re not.

And Alan Buki, hairdresser and founder of O&M hair supplies, agrees with us.

“They’re quick, are effective and look high-end. That’s why for many fashion shows, where you have virtually no time to do the hair of a dozen-or-so models, the fishtail braid is a no-brainer for an instant and glamorous result.”

Just watch the tutorial below to see for yourself…

Check our favourite fishtail braids in the gallery below:

Here are all the tools you need to create one on yourself:

Can you master a fishtail braid?