Twist & pin side chignon how-to

How amazing is this how-to? I am going to lift my game with my photography for my next hair style instructional!

So, I already told you that the chignon was coming back in fashion, and gave a little how to on the twist & pin here. Now, here is a very glamorous side chignon that combines the two and is simply gorgeous. You may have seen this floating around but it’s too good to not repost.

Step by step how-to:

  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. Build height and volume at the crown by teasing hair gently with a fine-tooth comb.
  4. Gather hair into a low ponytail. Twist it along the nape of your neck, pinning as you go.
  5. Once you reach your ear, shape the remaining hair into curls, and pin them back over the twist.
  6. Spritz strands in place.
  7. To add texture, gently curl and scrunch the wispy ends with your fingertips.

Images & how to via DIY Wedding Updos

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  1. Live says

    This is probably the prettiest do I've ever seen, and I love how it can actually make my brittle, terribly-cut, dull hair look pretty chic. I adore your blog, it's by far the best one out there in this genre. PLEASE keep up the good work with your fantastic styles, fab tutorials and great ideas. Thank you!


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