For party hair that's trendy and youthful (but still age appropriate), make fishtail braids for your hair.
These do-it-yourself braids are a fun alternative to the classic side ponytail and are a great way to have a hairstyle that's "done" without looking stiff or stuffy.
If your hair is too short to pull off the fishtail, don't worry: you can buy clip-in extensions that are already done with the fishtail plait from retailers like Wonderland Wigs.
Essentially, the fishtail plait is done by starting with a side ponytail, dividing hair in two and taking pieces from each side and crossing over.
For a messier — more casual version — leave strands looser and sticking out.
Here's the video on how to achieve this look and make fishtail braids for your hair:
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