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SETTING YOUR CURLS WITH SPONGE ROLLERS. Photos/post/graphic design: Kristin Ess How can you not love big bouncy curls… at least for those epic 20 minutes they typically last!?


I know we all swoon and pin the hair we see in old photographs of Brigitte Bardot + Rita Hayworth, and even more modern manes via Victoria’s Secret and Gucci runways. They all share one voluminous secret– a good set. It’s something we rarely do anymore because we just can’t seem to find the time. The thing is, just like anything else in life, if you want that hair you’re gonna have to work for it. DIY Hair Bow. I’m obsessed with bows!

DIY Hair Bow

I’ve admired this hair-do for a while and then was thrilled when I discovered a super simple way to do it! Watch the PG-13 rated video tutorial here! Gather all of your hair on the top of your head and start a ponytail with an elastic.Loop your hair through the elastic and on the last pull through, don’t pull your hair all the way through and instead create a loop, leaving the tail of your hair (the ends) pointing toward your forehead.Divide your loop into two halves.Take the ends/tail of your hair and fold it back through the space in your two looped halves, creating the center ‘knot’ part of the bow and secure the ends in the elastic behind the bow in the back of your head.Fluff up your bow by spreading out the loops and gently tugging them tighter like you would cinch a ponytail tighter and voila! The DIY: "DIP" DYED HAIR. 78K+ *DISCLAIMER- I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL COSMETOLOGIST/HAIRDRESSER/COLORIST.


THIS WAS JUST AN EXPERIMENT GONE RIGHT.* So if you saw our Candy Hair Color post, you know that Casey and I are pretty obsessed with fun-colored-hair right now. It's not a reasonable obsession but hey, are any obsessions really that reasonable? I decided to take matters into my own hands and give my hair some change. By the way, I really don't recommend trying this at home! It's sort of a miracle that my hair turned out the way it did without ruining my hair. This is the stuff I used. I separated the piece I wanted to lighten first and then I worked my way around my head. I put the bleach in lines that started at different places so it wasn't a straight line across my hair.

THE HEART BRAID. Photos/design/post by Kristin Ess Since it’s wedding season, we thought it would be a good idea to do a post on flower girl hair.


Wee ones need beauty too! It’s a very “sweet” look and will keep a flower girl’s hair out of her face all day. This braid may be a little “young” for some, but it will probably come in handy at some point! To be totally honest, I’ve worn it and you can’t tell it’s a heart until you’re standing above it. Part your hair into two sections by splitting it down the middle.Starting at the crown of your head, make the curve from the top of the heart.

Good luck little ladies! Tags: beauty, braid, cute, flower girl, girl, girls, hair, hair style, hair tutorial, hairstyle, heart, heart braid, how to, kristin ess, pretty, the beauty department, the heart braid,, tutorial, wedding, wedding hair idea, wedding hair ideas, weddings Related posts: Colored chalk tips. Today I'm excited to share another hair tutorial!

Colored chalk tips

My genius friend Caroline used chalk (yes, plain old chalk) to color the ends of her hair like a rainbow, and you could also do ombre or just your favorite color. Don't you love this sexy rocker look? Here's how to do it... Here are Caroline's steps, and the wonderful Jamie Beck took photos: Dying hair crazy colors is a trend that's been going strong for a while now, but what do you do if you want to have some fun, and don't want to commit to a semi-permanent dye? Twist Braid Instructions. Long hair styles: Hair Roll Hairstyle. Members may print this page for reference.

Long hair styles: Hair Roll Hairstyle

Not a member? Join now. Extra loose braid DIY « a certain shade of black… 3 Braided Hairstyles That You Can Actually Do! « a certain shade of black… 1.

3 Braided Hairstyles That You Can Actually Do! « a certain shade of black…

Start by bringing all of your hair to the right side of your head. Grab a small piece from behind your left ear, and then do the same on your right side. Bring both pieces over to the right side of your head. 2. Divide the small section on the right side into two: A thin, half-inch section on the far right, leaving the remaining section as a one-and-a-half-inch section. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2.