If your box braids are a few weeks old, this will make your edges look neater. Alternatively, you can use argan oil and hair gel. Box braids themselves are a protective style and can be left in for weeks. The French braid, however, is a temporary style and can be taken out at the end of the day.
To make a fishtail braid on yourself or someone else, start by dividing the hair into two even sections. Remove a thin piece of hair from the left section, no thicker than about 0.5 in (1.3 cm), then pull the strand up and over the left section to tuck it under the right section.
#4: Creative Four Strand Braids with Twist. With 4 strands, you can still do a lot of your favorite 3 strand fancy hairstyles. So, waterfalls and headband styles will still work. The top 4 strand brand was created first, dropping the bottom initially to incorporate with the next braid and twist below.
A milkmaid braid is a casual up-do. It can be made special by giving it a twist, adding a ribbon to the braids, embellishing it with flowers, trying any other braid instead of the classic three stranded one. The sky is your limit. It can be worn at work, a party, date or a wedding, the choice is yours.