hairstyle.com
Search

Updo tutorial: easy runway-inspired chignon

/ 05.27.2014
Low chignon
Low chignon

If anyone tells you they don't want a runway-worthy hairstyle, they're probably lying. If anything, they're probably a little daunted by how difficult and generally unwearable a lot of them seem. It's no wonder really, when you consider all the backstage photos and rumored magic potions concocted by the 'It' stylists of the moment. Fortunately, there are some runway hairstyles that don't actually require any witchcraft and/or wacky inserts, just plenty of bobby pins, the right products and a basic level of digital dexterity (fingers, not technology...)

The style on the model opposite is a great example of an accessible 'Fashion' hairstyle that can be achieved in mere minutes. If you want to try it, just follow the tutorial below!

What you need:

Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Volume Inject Mousse
Blow-dryer
Hair tie
Bobby pins
Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray

Step one: Starting with damp hair, apply Volume Inject Mousse evenly throughout then rough blow-dry on a medium heat setting. The mousse will give the hair plenty of volume and body while the rough-dry technique will give it some added texture. Part the hair on your favorite side with your hands once it's all dry.

Step two: Gather the hair back and tie into a low, loose pony, leaving the hair quite slack.

Step three: Twist the pony into a small bun and pin at the nape of your neck.

Step four: Adjust the front and top of the style as necessary then give it a generous mist of Bold Control Hairspray to finish.

That's it! This whole model-chic thing isn't so hard after all...

Products needed

Produkt Online Kaufen

    Special issues

    > See all special issues
    / Special Issue
    Updo hairstyles: tips, trends and tutorials

    A good updo hairstyle can take you everywhere from the gym to a black tie event, so having a few great go-to looks in your repertoire is essential. Whether you have a long, short or medium-length haircut, there's an updo out...

    Follow us

    Most read articles

    HairStyle Wall
    All hairstyles
    • All hairstyles
    • Men's hairstyles
    • Women's hairstyles
    • Ponytail
    • Updos
    • Braid
    • Layered
    • Bob cut
    • Bangs
    • Wet look
    All hair lengths
    • All hair lengths
    • Short
    • Mid length
    • Long
    All hair colors
    • All hair colors
    • Dark
    • Black
    • Brown
    • Red
    • Blond
    All hair types
    • All hair types
    • Curly
    • Wavy
    • Straight