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If you’re tired of always wearing your hair the same way, down or in a ponytail, here is a hair tutorial for a simple braided updo that is very pretty and flattering. This hairstyle only takes a few minutes to do also, so busy moms and working women don’t have to worry about spending all day just to have beautiful hair. It’s a simple twist on the traditional french braid, and with the right hair accessories this pretty braided hairstyle even be dressed up to wear to dressier events. 1. Start with hair loose and down. It doesn’t matter if your hair is curly or straight, washed or not…this hair tutorial works for everyone and actually looks pretty for all hair styles.
I love romantic, feminine hairstyles from times past, and this simple Renaissance hair style tutorial is super pretty. It’s a beautiful braided updo using a reverse S braid technique, and can make any woman with a few moments to spare into a Renaissance beauty. You need to be able to make a french braid or reverse french braid to achieve this pretty, feminine hairstyle. Here is our braided updo hair tutorial in both pictures, and explained underneath as well…have a great hair day! What I really love about this romantic hair idea is that if you don’t have time to wash your hair but still just want it to look pretty and feminine, this is a great style until you have time to give yourself a proper hair wash and blowout .
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.
photos: justin coit + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Remember when Lauren’s go-to hairstyle was the bang braid? Well, lately this little lady’s had a new favorite. Check out this gem. It works on literally any hair type – short, long, curly, pin straight, anything! It’s so great for those mornings when you’re in a rush, but need something to pull your look together.
If you are a mom on the go with long hair you HAVE TO try this. It will knock your socks off and have you wrapping your hair up in them! This is all about how to make your hair beautiful with no heat and no time. Curl your hair in your sleep with a sock. Yup, you heard me right. Have you heard of this sock bun?
I'm so excited to share this hair tutorial! Beehives can be intimidating, but they are actually pretty simple to style when you have the right supplies. The first time I tried this technique was in this video shoot and I've been a believer ever since. Here's what you'll need: A bath loofa (any color), A piece of fabric that matches your hair color (just large enough to cover your loofa), a rubber band, bobby pins and hair spray (I use Got2b Glued Step 1: Cover a bath loofa in a solid fabric that matches your hair color.
If there’s one thing we know, it’s that people are always going to come up with creative ways to make a beauty statement . We have feathers, we have lobe stretching, and now we have a hot new way to add some temporary color to your locks: hair chalking . In case you haven’t watched the how-to video above, here’s how it goes: Nab some colored chalk. You can use sidewalk chalk, but we’ve found you get more vibrant results using soft chalk pastels like the ones artists use. We’ve got some links below to show you what we mean.
Comb your hair carefully to eliminate any tangles or knots. Take some hair from the top of your head. 3. Tie off this hair with a hair elastic.
Here's a brand new, extra magical hair how-to by Katie of Skunkboy . 1.Start with a dramatic side part. 2. 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.
The cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to! Section Off This style works best on straight or loose waves.
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.
I am sometimes asked how I style my hair, and while my method is far from perfect, I thought I'd show you how! My hair is pretty straight and fine naturally and I always let it air dry. Since I go about three days between washes, I like to curl it on the first day and let it mellow out into some nice waves over the next two.
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.