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Maiden Twists Hairstyle D.I.Y. - A Beautiful Mess

Maiden Twists Hairstyle D.I.Y. - A Beautiful Mess
Hi there! We're super excited to share Katie's adorable hairstyle idea today. We all love maiden braids (also called heidi braids or dutch braids) and Katie came up with a really cute spin on this style. Best of all, it's super easy to style. I can't wait to wear these... 1. Have fun trying this pretty style. Related:  Hair and beauty

Tag Archive for "wedding hairstyles" - The Beauty Department: Your Daily Dose of Pretty. - StumbleUpon 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.

Fancy Grilled Cheese 9 Ways The cold weather months really put me in the mood for grilled cheese sandwiches and soups. And although Elsie and I are huge fans of a classic and simple grilled cheese sandwich, we thought it would be fun to come up with some variations for a family lunch we hosted over the weekend. Elsie also brought her panini maker over to my house, it was my first time using one and I've got to say- I'm now a huge fan! We made 9 different grilled cheese variations for our family to choose from, some savory some sweet. My favorite was the tuna with spicy mustard, while our mom favored the apple and provolone. Our flavor variations included: jalapeno peppers and colby jack cheese, bosc pear slices with ricotta and honey, cream cheese (or brie) with raspberry jam, and sour apple with provolone. Have fun making up your own signature flavor!

D.I.Y. Curls: How To Rag Roll Your Hair I love the look of naturally curly hair! My sweet friend, Katie, told me about rag rolling. It's a quick and simple way to get natural looking curls without using a curling iron! You'll need some cut fabric strips, a comb and some water. How to rag roll your hair- First, dampen the bottom of your hair (the part you plan to roll) using a spray bottle. Have fun styling!

How To Style A Twisted Side Ponytail Here's how to style a twisted ponytail... 1. Begin by pinning a small section of hair at the back of the neck. 2-4. Continue pulling small sections of hair across and pinning along the base of the neck. 5. Thank you, Katie! 10 Ways to Extend Your Natural Lashes We all want longer lashes without dealing with all that glue and cutting. (Ain’t nobody got time for that!) But don’t cover up your natural lashes; just elongate them! We’ve put together 10 easy tips for you to get fuller, longer lashes that will enhance all those eyeshadow looks you’ve been mastering. Paired with the perfect red lips, you’ll be looking fresh and bold in no time! 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. Love long lashes? Kim is a freelance editor at Brit + Co. coffee addict, animal lover, outdoor enthusiast, writer and poet.

Easter Candy Bars! Want to make a super sweet recipe for Easter weekend? Emma made these incredible dark chocolate marbled candy bars for the holiday. Here's the recipe..... Needed: 1 package dark chocolate chips, 1/2 package white chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, food dye (we used yellow), candy for the toppings (we used mini Cadbury eggs, reese's pieces and bits of strawberry marshmallows). Melt the dark chocolate plus 1 tablespoon oil in a microwave safe bowl or on the stove top. Now melt the white chocolate, add food coloring and stir to combine. Then you can break it up into bark pieces and enjoy or giveaway to friends!

How to Style a Classic French Braid I adore a pretty french braid! It's such a classic hairstyle that can work on many different hair lengths, including locks with layers. If you've never french braided before, or just need a refresher you're in luck. Sarah demonstrates a french braid on our pretty model Anna. 1.Seperate the top 1/3 of your hair into three sections. 2. You can use this technique to create a classic french braid (like the one shown) or you can create french braids on the side of your hair, going upside down or you can divide your hair into two main sections before you begin creating french braided pigtails!

PIN IT UP, GIRL 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,, tutorial, twisted, updo, wedding, wedding hairstyles Related posts:

Life+1 Blog: $5 Beauty Secret I'm always wondering how models and actresses have such flawless skin even without makeup. With $5 and a few items from the bathroom drawer, this is the single best discovery I've had all year. You know those celebrity home tours on TV? It seems like each time they get to the bedroom they blurt out that cliché line; This is where all the magic happens! Let's be honest, the real magic happens in the bathroom. What other room can you walk into looking an absolute mess and walk out looking like a million dollars? Welcome to my bathroom folks, where all the magic happens (well some of it anyway). A DIY Vitamin E night cream. My little night cream packs a punch. - fights free radicals : anti-aging - antioxidant : removes damaging agents - anti-inflamitory : calms and hydrates - repair and improve damaged skin : heals scars I was tired of spending $50+ on creams and masks that would only dilute the 'good stuff'. // DIY Vitamin E Night Cream // - Vitamin E soft capsules or oil. That's it! See?

Video Tutorial: Waterfall Twist A few weeks ago I posted this picture of a half updo I did on my friend Ciara: You can see her pictures here. I received a lot of emails asking how to do this hairstyle, so I decided to create a video tutorial for it. I created this tutorial for If you want to read a step by step instead of watching the video you can find one on their website.