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25 Mermaid Hairstyles For Long Hair Braids 2018 [Updated]

The mermaid hairstyles are the ones which make a woman look all gorgeous. For those of you who had an idea that the mermaid hairstyles do not have any variety, this piece of work is here to prove that there are umpteen numbers of hairstyles for women who wish to go for this mermaid styling.

1. Messy Curly Mermaid Hairstyles

The Messy Curly Mermaid hairstyle is for those who love curls and yet have straight hair.

How to do the Messy Curly Mermaid style

The braid pinning is no way different from that of the usual waves. But, one needs to curl and create waves in one’s hair before they go about doing the messy curly mermaid style.

Use a texture mousse and also use a roll on to create curls before you choose to blow dry them. Also, run your fingers through the hair after the blow dry to create those ripples. Now that your hair is curled, go about pinning the braid. This is suited for any hair color.

Messy Curly Mermaid Hairstyles

2. Elegant Blonde Mermaid

As the name suggests, this hairstyle is for those who love to look elegant for a party, wedding or any function.

How to do the elegant blonde mermaid

  • Comb your hair straight and make sure that it is disentangled. The hair should be cleaned and pat dry.
  • Start pinning from the bottom of your head, where you usually pin a braid.
  • Take the topmost layer of the hair from every breadth of the dimension of your hair.
  • The middle piece of the braid is constant, whereas keep pulling the hair from the left and right from every stretch and leave it in the middle.
  • Keep doing this until the end and tie a rubber band.

This is the best suited for long straight and medium hair.

Elegant Blonde Mermaid

3. Interwoven hairstyle for medium length hair

This is the best one for those women with medium length hair.

How to make this hairstyle?

  • Don’t ever disturb the front sides of your hair.
  • Leave it like a long fringe.
  • Take the other portion of the hair from the sides and add them to the regular braid in the center and keep braiding it.
  • This is how it is done.

Interwoven hairstyle for medium length hair

 

4. Long flat mermaid plait decorated with flowers

This is one mermaid plait that you can braid easily.

How to make this plait?

Make a five-strand braid. Pull out the strands of the braid little by little. Leave fringes in the front. Decorate your hair with a lot of tiny flowers.

Long flat mermaid plait decorated with flowers

 

5. Intertwined messy hairstyle for long hair

This is the best one if you have long thick hair and yet in a hurry to leave soon.

How to make this?

  • Make a combination of plaits and twirls
  • You can plait your hair in the middle and twirl your hair in the sides and vice versa.
  • In the end, twist those and make it intertwined.

Intertwined messy hairstyle for long hair

6. Double plaited mermaid hairstyle for long, luscious hair

This is the easiest mermaid hairstyle for those who have long locks.

How to make this?

Plait your hair in the middle and leave it loose at the end. Plait your hair on both the sides of the center braid. Take it together along with the center braid. And tie a rubber band at the end.

Double plaited mermaid hairstyle for long, luscious hair

7. Mermaid Fishtail Hairstyle

This is one of those royal hairstyles that look great on you.

How to make this?

Partition your hair in the center and make as many as braids as you can on both the sides of the partitioned hair. After the braids reach below your shoulders, start pleating a fishtail. Tie a band at the end. a purple die can give stunning look though you can use any. 

Mermaid Fishtail Hairstyle

8. Mermaid Blue Hair Ponytail Braid

This is the hairstyle for those who have medium length hair.

How to make this braid?

Comb your hair neatly and make sure that there are no tangles. Keep tying ponytails till the place where your braid starts. From the place where your braid starts, start pleating make sure to loosen and pleat it and pull out the strands of your hair and make it look messy. Make blue hair with blue + green dye. 

Mermaid Blue Hair Ponytail Braid

9. Mermaid Crown Hairstyle

This is the best suited for those who have long and thick hair. The crown shape gives you a royal feel without the need to add any hair accessory.

How to make this hairstyle?

Leave the front portion of your hair loose.  In the front side of your hair, take few strands on both the sides and make rope braids then tie pleats here and there, leaving the other portion of the hair loose. This is how it is done. The crown on top and few pleats here and there.

Mermaid Crown Hairstyle

10. Mermaid Bun Hairstyle

This is a plait cum bun mermaid hairdo.

How to make this hairstyle

  • Take the front portion of your hair and start making plaits on the side. The plait should only be on the single side.
  • The lower portions of your hair tied into a pony and take it sideward and plait it.
  • Join the top plate and the bottom plate with hairpins.
  • This is how the mermaid bun hairstyle is done.

Mermaid Bun Hairstyle

11. Folded Mermaid Hairstyle

This is the best go-to hairstyle when you do not have enough time.

How to make this hairstyle?

Keep tying ponytails, small in size. Take the ponytails and twist them. All the twisted ponytails are then tied into a three-strand braid.

Folded Mermaid Hairstyle

12. Cascade Mermaid Hairdo

This is one of that hairdo that looks great on any hair length.

How to make this hairstyle?

Part your hair in the middle and make as many as rope braids you can. At the place where your braid starts, without actually braiding your hair, make huge curls.

Cascade Mermaid Hairdo

13. Strands & Waves Mermaid Hairdo

This is one of the best messy hairstyles.

How to make this hairdo?

  • Make a regular braid
  • The outer layer of your hair should be pleated. Make small pleats.
  • Do it until the end of the length of your hair.
  • Pull up your strands. It appears wavy and voluminous.
  • This is how it is done.

Strands & Waves Mermaid Hairdo

14. Tight thick mermaid braid hairstyle

This is the best for those who have short hair.

How to make this hairstyle?

Make a regular braid. The loose strands of your hair should be added to the regular braid. This hairstyle should appear tight and thick.

Tight thick mermaid braid hairstyle

15. Loose thick mermaid braid hairstyle

This hairdo looks lovely on those who have long hair.

How to make this hairstyle?

  • The regular braid should be tight in the top middle portion of the hair.
  • This braid should extend up to the bottom of your head.
  • Leave the other hair on the front sides. Make it appear loose and curly.
  • Keep pleating the regular braid.
  • This is how the hairdo is done.

Loose thick mermaid braid hairstyle

16. Glam up pony mermaid hairstyle

This hairstyle is for those who do not want any hairdo on the top portion.

How to make this hairstyle?

The ponytail is tied.  The strands in the ponytail are pleated. Pleat as many as you can.  Keep rotating the strands around to give a voluminous feel to the pony.  Add some hair decorative. 

Glam up pony mermaid hairstyle

17. Wide Mermaid Plait

This is the hairstyle you should look out for if you need your hair to appear wide and flat.

How to make this hairstyle?

  • Make two braids on the top after partitioning your hair.
  • Take all the remaining hair and place it on its sides.
  • Make about four braids, two on each side.
  • Tie everything with a rubber band.

Wide Mermaid Plait

18. Princess Mermaid

The princess mermaid hairstyle is for those who have free-flowing hair.

How to get this look right?

  • To appear like a mermaid who has straight come out from the waters, there are few hair colors that you need to know.
  • Just comb your hair without any tangles and tie two braids on both the sides of your hair.
  • Take these braids and join them in the middle and make a small braid.
  • Every braid should be of the same size.

Princess Mermaid

19. Free flowing mermaid hair

If you do not need any hairstyling and just with the hair texture, if you want your hair to look great, you need to apply some of the hair colors. Few of the best hair colors for the mermaid look are shared in the pictures below.

How to get this right?

After you color your hair, apply serum and create waves using a roller.

Free flowing mermaid hair

 

20. Natural mermaid locks

This hairdo is similar to that of the free-flowing hairstyle.

How to get this right?

Create small curls on your hair.  Blow dry them.  Add some sea accessory like shells to appear like a real mermaid.

 Natural mermaid locks

21.Mermaid Ombre Sunset

Ombre is bending of two color hues with one another. What about having the colors of the dusk on your head, then you should get this hairdo immediately.

How to get this right?

There are certain colors that you need to apply to get the hairdo right.

Mermaid Ombre Sunset

 

21. Fish Scales Mermaid Mane

This is one of those funky hairstyles that you would ever come across.

How to get this right?

  • To get the fish scales like structure on your hair, you need to cut short the bottom portion of your hair. The hair at the bottom most part of your head and not the hair at the end of your mane.
  • Use royal blue color to highlight the scales and on the other sides, use lighter shades of blue.
  • The remaining part of the hair can be tied into a bun.

Fish Scales Mermaid Mane

22. Glitter On The Hairline

This is one of the best mermaid hairdos as you would look so shiny with all the glitters on your head.

How to get this right?

If you want to try this style, then you need to partition your hair. In the place of partition, apply all these glitters. The remaining hair can be chosen to leave free or you can also tie it if you wish to. Green & Blue Ombre can give perfect look. 

Glitter On The Hairline

23. Royal Sea Mermaid Hairdo

This royal sea mermaid hairdo is for those who do not want to try out many braids on their head and yet appear like a mermaid.

How to get this right?

Buy some of the royal vintage chains from the market. Add this on to the hair after you comb them right. Tie a messy bun at the bottom and make sure to use some of the best hair colors, preferably the lighter shades to get this look right.

Royal Sea Mermaid Hairdo

24. Mermaid Hairdo For School Goers

This hairdo is for the school goers. If you feel that you need to appear good and the royal and niche mermaid styles do not go well with your school uniform, then you need to check out this style.

How to get this style right?

  • Part your hair.
  • Keep taking strands from the left and the right and keep the center as it is and keep braiding.
  • Do this on both sides of the partition.
  • Tie the rubber bands separately.
  • You need not tie them together.

Mermaid Hairdo For School Goers

25. Dreamcatcher Mermaid Hairdo

Who does not like the dreamcatchers? They are colorful feathery and look great. What if this is implicated in your hair. This is definitely one of those cutest hairstyles that you need to check out.

How to get it right?

  • Use multiple colors on your hair.
  • Use different colors for the strands of hair on your head.
  • Make small braids on your hair. The size of those braids should vary. Some should appear thin and some should appear thick.
  • To make this style look the best, you need to make sure that your hair is free from tangles.
  • You can add some accessories too at the end of those braids.

Dreamcatcher Mermaid Hairdo

These are some of the best mermaid hairstyles that you can choose one from for any occasion. The mermaid hairstyle looks great on any attire. Try one of these styles and look your best on any day.

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