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How to Twist & Pin. HALLOWEEN HAIR TUTORIAL 2. Photos by kristin ess, post created by kristin ess Lots and lots of request rolled in for a Halloween hair tutorial on creating frizz.


Clearly this look can go with SO many costumes– 70′s glam, a lioness, a gypsy, a witch, a dead person, zombie, ghost (spray with white hair powder!) , and countless others… I snagged my gorgeous friend Nora for this tutorial. Renaissance Bun. DIY The Perfect Bun. Image via The top knot, the beehive, the chignon, the messy bun, the high bun, the ballerina bun – these days everywhere you look there are buns.

DIY The Perfect Bun

On the runway and the blogs, the bun is decidedly the perfect hair do to complement every outfit. It adds sophistication and polish, making any look seem more pulled together and thought-through. When I don’t know what to do with my hair, you’ll see me in a big bun. This style ends up looking like you just stepped out of the hair salon, but it is actually quick and easy. B H L D N. Hair tutorial. We haven't done a hair tutorial in ages!

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So, my friend (and hair genius) Caroline, photographer Jamie Beck and I decided to come together to whip up this gorgeous mermaid tail. It's perfect for those lazy summer day (or date nights) when you want to surprise and awe people with your hair. I absolutely love it--in fact, it might be my favorite hair tutorial yet. How gorgeous is that braid, above?! A NEW TWIST. In the Thick of It: 3 Fancy Hairstyles for Thick Hair. As host to a rather large amount of hair, I’ve had my fair share of coiffure conundrums over the years.

In the Thick of It: 3 Fancy Hairstyles for Thick Hair

Whether I was eschewing the dreaded ringlet for my senior prom, or wrangling my mop into a behemothic beehive for my wedding, I did my best to bypass the typical, opting instead for something more unique. So, when a request rolled in from a ModCloth Style Ambassador seeking formal up-do ideas for thick hair, I leapt at the opportunity to solve her hairstyle headache! Whether you’re prepping for prom, flying to Fashion Week, or simply seeking a new way to tame your mane, the three thick-hair-friendly styles below not only all use the same tools, but can be easily crafted to suit any occasion. Hair tutorials.

After many requests, I finally made a tutorial on how to tie a simple head scarf.

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It's really, really easy. I did this without looking in the mirror, so that should tell you how easy it is. Let's get started! Start with a large, square scarf. I like my vintage silk scarves because they're soft and not bulky. Fold one corner to the other to form a triangle. Fold the corner down to about the middle, and then fold over again (but not all the way to the edge, because you want it to be a little thicker).

Put the scarf around your head with the ends in the front, making sure the wrong side of the scarf (the part where you can see the folds) is against your head. Tie it in a loose knot at the front. Tuck the ends behind/underneath the scarf. Done! 'Free People' March Lookbook.


Vintage. Hairspiration for length and texture. Hair how to: Felicity Brown’s disheveled Victoriana. Felicity Brown’s beautiful collection for spring 2012 took inspiration from Victorian lady adventurers in Africa, such as Kathryn Hepburn in ‘African Queen’.

Hair how to: Felicity Brown’s disheveled Victoriana

Her focus was on combining the influences from both cultures, bringing together the similarities in traditional African neck adornments with elaborate Victorian tailoring. This made for a stunning and vibrant collection whilst still incorporating Felicity’s signature style. Her presentation was held in the ballroom at London’s Royal Opera House to create a stunning backdrop to showcase her collection. How to: wild, messy braids (video) We’ve had our imaginations captured by various types of plaits and braids as some of the most on-trend 2011 hairstyles.

How to: wild, messy braids (video)

But that simple concoction of woven strands we know as the braid has yet more incarnations, like the wild, tribal take featured in Free People’s June 2011 look book. How to: tumbled tail twist hairstyle. Even from the vantage point of a front-row seat, the hairstyle at VAMFF (Melbourne Fashion Festival) L’Oreal Paris Runway 3 looked like something it was not.

How to: tumbled tail twist hairstyle

I would have called it a fish plait (and potentially written it off as something too bothersome to master) but as the L’Oreal hair team later revealed it was a deceptive style indeed: it was actually two twists, stitched together. Find out how to recreate the style after the break, and add it to your 2012 hairstyle repertoire. The ‘tumbled tail’ hairstyle Created by L’Oréal Professionnel Hair Director Brad Ngata, the ‘tumbled tail’ gives off the vibe of being lived in; a ‘next day’ hairstyle with a diffusion of vintage and youth. Brad explains: “There was so much fun in creating this cool dirty look. How to create the tumbled faux fishtail Start with unwashed hair for maximum texture. Middle part the hair and divide it into two sections.

Stitch both coils together with thread to create the plaited effect. Fluffy curls hairstyle: how to. Against the delicate features of golden haired Lily Hart, these soft, brushed out curls have an ethereal aura.

Fluffy curls hairstyle: how to

Straight on top, then bursting out voluminously on the sides, it’s a style that also oozes soft 70s glamour if paired with some metallic eyeshadow and a retro-inspired frock. To create the look for yourself, follow our how-to guide after the break. For more of the best hairstyles for 2012, along with all our other trend guides, subscribe to’s free fashion newsletter or our RSS feed. Click the thumbnails for full pictures Shoot credits Model: Lily Hart @ Chadwick Models Photographer: Kelly Defina at Makeup artist: Shev Kelly for Napoleon Perdis Hair: Annika Bowen @ Annika’s Photographed at Koukei Studios. Amazing-hairstyle-different-braids-bun-blonde-colored-purple-pink-maron-french-braid-flower-braid-long-hair+%2844%29.

IN A RUSH? FORGET THE BRUSH! Photos: Angela Kohler + post designed by kristin ess In a world where we can’t stop running late, the fun bun is probably the quickest way from A to Chic.


This look comes in über-handy when you wake up late and you’re rushing out the door (or even if you have plenty of time). HALLOWEEN HAIR TUTORIAL #1. Photos by kristin ess, post designed by kristin ess A couple weeks ago, I asked you guys which Halloween hair tutorials you wanted. Let’s just say it was an overwhelming victory for 1920′s and 1930′s hair. There are 3 more coming up, but for now we bring you “Vintage Vixen” starring Lady Conrad!