Sunday, February 26, 2012

How to create a quick updo

Perfectly neat, polished updo's are OUT (although if it was done well I don't think it would garner much criticism).  What I read says that slightly "undone" updos are IN. If that's the case, I have 3 steps to a quick, attractive, but not perfect updo.
Step 1 - Gather your hair in the back as if you're going to put it in a ponytail.


Step 2 - Start twisting the hair you're holding upward, like it's going straight up the back of your head


Step 3 - Hold it in place with one hand, and with the other clip the ends to the top of your head with a decorative clip.  You can tuck the ends under the clip or leave them out for a more messy, undone look.

That's it - your hair should look like this from the back:

 I usually pull the front down so I have some long bangs hanging in my face.  I think it looks sexier that way, but that's a personal preference.
This tutorial goes with the one below about getting glammed up for an Oscar party with friends.

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