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Side Chignon 1. Using a round brush, blow-dry hair smooth and straight, focusing on the top sections. 2. Once dry, use a large-barrel curling iron to create waves from the ears down. 3.
Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial. Yesterday she came in and we photographed these simple step by steps. Kelsie has extremely long and thick hair, but anyone with shoulder length or longer can do these braids (see my photo below for an example). Steps 1-2: Braid two strands on each side of a center part. Steps 3-5: Wrap braids around the crown of your head and pin in place with one pin each. Step 6: Arrange braids so that they cover the front of your head like a headband.
My lovelies, you know the messy side ponytail from J. Crew's spring lookbook ? Well, I really wanted to learn how to do it myself, so I invited over my friend Caroline (who is a hair genius ) to explain how to get the look, and the fabulous Jamie Beck took a few photographs. (What I love love love about this style is how the top looks like a beehive!) Here are Caroline's steps, if you'd like to try it out.... 1.
I am flattered that the response is so great on the French Braid Updo . Here is a series of steps in photos that hopefully sheds some light on how to do it. Brush your hair. If it goes big, that's OK! Better actually.
I wore a more relaxed version of this hair style in an outfit post in June of 2009 but for reasons unbeknownst to me, I never did a tutorial for it. Recently though, a few of my lovely readers have asked for it ...so here it is. Enjoy