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Summer Hair Braid Trends - StumbleUpon Braids, pleats, or plaits—whatever you call them, we're absolutely loving all things twisted in hair this season. Beautylish brings you the three hottest braid trends this season and three easy braid DIY tutorials to replicate the look yourself. Who needs a headband when you can make one from your hair! It's easy to give your braids a little extra something with ribbons, flowers, bows, and any other accessories you can think of. The fishtail braid (or Herringbone braid) became a popular trend among celebrities and fashion mavens this year, and we too adore the sea-inspired style.

CROWN OF BRAIDS photos + post design Kristin Ess It seems pretty easy, but it’s not. Not everyone has long hair that reaches all the way around the head to make a perfect crown of braids. Girls with short hair need braids TOO! Start with straight, wavy or curly hair. A veil of hairspray isn’t necessary but will help keep things in place if your hair tends to slip. Tags: braid, braid crown, braids, crown, crown of braids, crowns, DIY, do it yourself, hair, hair crown, hair tips, how to, kristin ess, kristin ess hair, spring, style, summer, summer hair, the beauty department, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial Related posts: Peacock Makeup Hey everyone! I was looking at Van Gogh's Starry Night online because it has an amazing range of colors and wanted to do a look inspired by it! As I started doing the look however, I started adding peacock colors and slowly shifted towards that instead so it's now a mixture of both. Either way, I love this look because I went out of my comfort zone and tried a different technique of shadow. The look: Let's begin! To start off, take a white eyeshadow base (NYX Milk) And apply all over the lid And blend out with your ring finger Now, take a black eyeliner and draw out a semi circle (it doesn't have to be perfect) Now take a dark matte teal color (Mac Plumage) And apply with a small concealer brush, packing on the color little by litlle above the semi circle To look like Take a blending brush and blend out the dark teal (using Sigma blending brush) Take a white matte shadow (Mac Chamomile) And apply as a highlight under the brow using a flat shader brush (Mac 239) And apply the gold on the inner corner

BALLERINA BUN (REMIX) Photos by Post design by Kristin Ess Hello lovelies! Today we’re showing you how to create a hybrid of our two favorite things– a bun and a braid. Certainly you’ve racked up some mileage on Ballerina Bun Airlines. Photos by Post designed by Kristin Ess TOOLS: water based pomade, 2 clear elastic ponytail holders, a comb or teasing brush, bobby pins. Flip your head over and put a little bit of pomade at the root. Xx Kristin Tags: ballerina bun, braid, braided, braids, bun, DIY, fast, hair, hair style, hairstyle, holiday, how to, kristin ess, kristin ess hair, lauren conrad, long hair, medium hair, michelle alley, michelle scott, quick, style, top knot, tutorial, tutorials, updo Related posts:

MANI MONDAY Photos + Post by Kristin Ess Seems like the whole wide world of fashion is obsessed with the Peter Pan collar. Well so are we! Steps: Start with clean nails– no polish, no base coat.Cut binder paper ring stickers so they’re more flexible.Apply to each finger to get the neckline shape.Apply one or two coats of BLACK NAIL POLISH.Make the collar using WHITE NAIL POLISH. Related posts: 100 Amazing Hairstyles | ~She Exists~ | to Add Colors in Life - StumbleUpon We women adore fashion and style. Fashion comes in clothes, shoes, makeup, fancy accessories, styles the way we carry things and hairstyles. We enjoy dressing up, getting ready and styling our hair. Here are 100 amazing hairstyles. Like this post and found these styles creative and amazing? Most Liked articles about hair:How-To: Instant Hairstyles- Do YourselfTop 10 All Time Favorite HairstylesEveryday Hair Care image Source:WeHeartIt

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! 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, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial, wedding, wedding hair idea, wedding hair ideas, weddings Related posts:

Pin-It-Up Hair Style Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going! This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension. For lack of a better word, I love the way it becomes “swirly”. Best thing is; it’s easy to do, gorgeous and keeps your hair out of your way for the night. I made this a printable tutorial, so all of the steps are next to the photos. Tools you’ll need: curling iron (to prep the hair with waves), sectioning clips, teasing comb or brush, clear elastic rubber band, bobby pins, light to medium holding hairspray (to mist over at the end). Tags: bride, bridesmaid, date, hair, hair style, hair tutorial, how to, kristin ess, kristin ess hair, lauren conrad, prom, sister, special occasion hair, the beauty department, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial, twisted, updo, wedding, wedding hairstyles Related posts:

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