In my last blog I share some information about Dutch Braid, steps to opt for while making a regular Dutch Braid, Dutch braid Ponytail, Dutch Braid bun, Double Dutch Braid and also some tips related to it. Today I would like to talk about the same braid but in different variation called Dutch Braid Pigtail.
Dutch Braid Pigtail is very easy and quick to create with many wow factors. It has a small secret you need to know: French braid are cross over and a Dutch braid are cross under, once you understand it you can master making a perfect one. Dutch Braid is not only suitable for long and medium length hair but also short hair length. In your first try you may find some difficultly but believe me after practicing it you will get the perfected braided hairstyle that will be worth your time and efforts.
Things you will need to make a Dutch Braid Pigtail
• Hair Brush
• Hair Comb
• Hair Ties
• Hair Clips or Bobby pins
• Hair Spray
• Hair Styling Gel
Steps To make Dutch Braid Pigtail
Step 1: Brush neatly to avoid bumps and comb your hair straight backwards
Step 2: Divide your hair into two equal sections using Hair Comb.
Step 3: Secure one side of hair (the one you will braid later) with hair tie or hair clip to avoid its interference.
Step 4: Start from one side (the one which is not secured in the above step), from the hair line gather a section.
Step 5: Split the section into three equal strands.
Step 6: Under the middle strand cross the right strand.
Step 7: Under the new middle (earlier the right strand) cross the left strand.
Step 8: Now before repeating the process add a small strand of hair to the right section.
Step 9: Do the same with left section too.
Step 10: Continue till you reach the bottom.
Step 11: Secure the end with hair ties and use hair clips for falling hair.
Step 12: Remove the hair clip or hair ties from the other side that you had secured in step 3.
Step 13: Repeat all the steps you followed to make the first braid.
Step 14: Use a hairspray to set the Dutch Braid.
Step 15: Loosen the strands to get thicker braid look.
Dutch Braid Pigtail Tutorial
For all those who found this hairstyle a bit difficult, I have something for you that will make you understand all the steps clearly. Dutch Braid Pigtail Tutorial will guide you to get your braid done in a right way in few simple and quick steps.
Dutch Braid Pigtail Ponytail
Dutch Braid Pigtail Ponytail is another variation added to Dutch Braid, it’s also very easy and quick to opt for on rushed mornings. It can be made by following few steps; first of all you have to figure out where you want your braid to be positioned, once you have selected the area start a regular Dutch Braid Pigtail, after reaching the end of the head and where the neck starts make a ponytail. You can make a Wrap Around Ponytail for better finished look that will add elegance to your personality.
Styling Dutch Braid Pigtail with right Outfit
Look 1: Style it with Off Shoulder dress to keep it simple.
Look 2: It goes well with Plain T shirts.
Look 3: For perfect winter look can go for a Sweat Shirt and Dutch Braid Pigtail.
Look 4: Style it with Beanie and you are ready to rock.
Look 5: It works well with Sweaters too.
Look 6: For Gym workout it is great.
Look 7: Gives chic look when styled with Graphic T shirts.
Look 8: Looks sexy on Tank Tops.
Look 9: Denim, Crop top and Dutch Braid pigtail one of the best combination.
Look 10: Style it Flannel Shirts to maintain sophisticated look.
Look 11: It looks cute on Floral Printed Tops
Look 12: Swing Dress will be great to style with Dutch Braid Pigtail
Look 13: Style it with Mini dress and look hot!
Look 14: Ripped Jeans and casual T shirt is best for a day out.
Look 15: Style it with Pencil dress and you are ready to shine out in crowd.
Tips to follow while making a Dutch Braid Pigtail
1. To make your Dutch Braid Pigtail tighter hold your hands close to your head as possible.
2. While partitioning you can go for zigzag partition.
3. For fuller braid go for hair extensions.
4. If you don’t want to use a hairspray on your hair use styling gel.
5. Try to opt for this hairstyle on unwashed hair for better hold that will make your braid stay all day.
6. Always try to match the color of the hair with hair ties and hair clips.
7. To make a Dutch Braid Pigtail Bun coil the Dutch braid into a bun.
8. Go for Dutch Braid on one section at a time after partition.
9. Freshly washed hair will need hairspray or styling gel to make it stay.
10. If your hair is slippery or Sleek go can opt for a Texturizing Mousse or a dry shampoo.