The messy 5 strand braid is complex to make. You have to take care of the stranding. Here it is 5 in number than 2 or 3. You can watch videos on YouTube to understand the working of 5 strands with your own hands. It requires a lot of practise to get it made. Make sure that you are able to make a 3 strand braid first. Only then try out to make a 5 strand braid. Once it is done you can simply tie of the braid with a rubber band.
All that you require to make this ponyail a tail comb, a brush, hair spray, rubber band, hair pins. Total time required to make this hairstyle is 5 minutes and the skill level is hard. It goes very well with straight hair and is crazy on curly hair. A tutorial for the same will teach you how to create this hairstyle. If you do not wish to go to a beauty salon then just try clicking on cawebpages.com, finder6.com and calgaryshine.com. you can watch videos and read great amount of information from these websites and you will understand how to create this complex hairstyle in just 5 minutes.