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Tousled topknot or sleek topknot, which look is best?

/ 03.28.2014
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Tousled or sleek, which topknot hairstyle is best?

Topknot hairstyles are the best bun hairstyles around if you want a quick, no-fuss updo. They're also surprisingly versatile when it comes to working with different hair textures from tight curls to loose waves to super straight hair.

As you can see from the photos above, a topknot can look great whatever the texture but do you think it looks best with tousled waves or with a sleeker finish? Let us know by voting for your favorite look above!

Disheveled chic

Unkempt hairstyles don't always have to seem scruffy and generally chaotic. In fact, a mussed look can add texture and soften any harsh lines while also giving off a relaxed vibe. What's not to like? It also means that, for anyone with naturally wavy or curly hair, you don't really have to do a whole lot of prep before styling your topknot.

If you have naturally straight hair, scrunch some Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Tousle Waves Spray evenly from roots to ends. Take a section of hair and twist it, then blow-dry while holding the ends. Repeat on the rest of your hair and finger-comb to reveal a loosely tousled, wavy hairstyle. Tease the hair a little then sweep it back into a loose topknot. Pull a few strands loose to frame your face, mist with hairspray, and you're done!

Low key

If you prefer to keep things well and truly in order, a sleek, straight hair texture wrapped into a slightly tighter topknot will produce a more minimalist look. A smooth updo like this is simple, natural, and will create a more understated look.

To get smooth sleek hair to style with, flat iron with Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Iron Straight Heatspray before combing the hair back into a tight topknot. Again, mist with hairspray to finish.

Which look do you prefer?

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