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  • HLNTV.com staff members give you tips on how to get that sci-fi/fantasy look

It’s not often that you envy the hairstyle of an evil villain. But Malekith’s fishtail braid in “Thor: The Dark World” is perfect for everything from plotting evil plans to enjoying a day at the mall.

The Dutch braid worn by Katniss in "The Hunger Games" isn’t just good for keeping her hair back as she shoots an arrow, it's also a great look for winter.

HLNtv.com’s AJ Willingham and Alice Feigel show you how to recreate braids from your favorite fantasy movies and TV shows.

Need a little more practice? Here are some tutorials for the basic braids you see above:

How to do a French braid

How to do a Dutch (or reverse French) braid

How to do a fishtail braid

Happy braiding! Do you have a favorite movie hairstyle? Tell us about it in the comments! 

 

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