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Tag Archive for "wedding hairstyles" - The Beauty Department: Your Daily Dose of Pretty. Photo/post/graphic design: Kristin Ess One of my all time favorite hairstyles for a wedding or for red carpet is the most super simple chic chignon (say that 3 times fast!). In this tutorial we show future brides and bridesmaids alike how to keep their hair out of the way while maintaining a timeless, classic look for any event.

This is one of those updos that really allows you to focus on the dress, accessories and overall beauty instead of being a major focal point. Let’s get started! Start with all of your hair in a ponytail. A fuller bun + a tighter bun can both look great for different reasons. If you’re looking for accessories similar the one in the top image for your wedding, here are a few of my current favorites: And you can always use fresh flowers, silk flowers or an embellished appliqué from the fabric store.

How To Style a Hair Bow. Love bows?

How To Style a Hair Bow

We do too! Learn to make a pretty bow with your own hair so you can feel extra fancy. Enjoy..... 1. Start with a loose pony tail. 2-3. Here's a second option. Thanks so much Katie! How To Style a Side Braid. Here's a brand new, extra magical hair how-to by Katie of Skunkboy. 1.Start with a dramatic side part. 2.

How To Style a Side Braid

Separate a small section of hair on the side. This will be the beginning of your braid. 3.Taking that section, separate it into two smaller sections. 4. Using a fishtail braid method, begin braiding. 5. Continue the french braid until you reach behind the ear. Then finish your braid all the way down using the regular fishtail method. 6. Thanks so much, Katie. How To Style a Fishtail Braid. We love the look of fishtail braids!

How To Style a Fishtail Braid

This trend is incredibly easy to style, even on your own hair. Kinsey and I photographed the steps so you can try it out for yourself... Here's how to style a fishtail braid... 1. Part your hair into two even sections. 2. Take a small strand of hair (preferably from underneath so that it wraps around the entire seciton) from one section and bring it over to the other side. Next, we had a crazy idea... weave pieces of yarn into the braid? 1. We thought it was pretty cute! GUEST POST. Photos by: Kathleen Bly post designed by kristin ess Mad love for our first guest post winner, Taylor Nick!!!

GUEST POST

I am fully obsessed with this bohemian-inspired-braided-goodness! Even though Taylor had some SERIOUS competition, there’s no doubt that this little lady took the cake in our hair tutorial contest. She created a beautiful, textured, easy hairstyle that will work with almost any hair type. Congratulations Taylor, and thanks to ALL of you who entered this post contest. Xx Kristin “My look is inspired by all of the bohemian braids on the 2011 runways. Tools: 2 Claw clipsBobby PinsHair tie, preferably matching your hair colorFine tooth combHairspray Steps: