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• Easy Knotted Updo Tutorial •

posted in Beauty > Hair
11/25/2014
  • 1. Pull your hair to the side you want your chignon to be on. The side you choose is up to you.
    1. Pull your hair to the side you want your chignon to be on. The side you choose is up to you.
  • 2. Twirl your ponytail. You will want to twirl it into a tight coil with as few hairs escaping from the spiral as possible. Twist the spiraled hair around the base of your ponytail. Make sure to tuck in any loose ends.
    2. Twirl your ponytail. You will want to twirl it into a tight coil with as few hairs escaping from the spiral as possible. Twist the spiraled hair around the base of your ponytail. Make sure to tuck in any loose ends.
  • 3. (a) Place a hairpin in the edge of the bun. It doesn’t matter which side you pin first--you will be placing four pins in the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right sections of your bun. Insert the hairpin as if you were going to stab your scalp with the ends, making sure it catches
    3. (a) Place a hairpin in the edge of the bun. It doesn’t matter which side you pin first--you will be placing four pins in the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right sections of your bun. Insert the hairpin as if you were going to stab your scalp with the ends, making sure it catches
  • 3. (b) at the edge of the bun. Just before the pin hits your scalp, however, turn the pin so it goes toward the center of the bun, and push it all the way in. This will keep your bun secured because it catches bun hair, then scalp hair, then bun hair. (I would use a hairpin rather than a bobby pin.)

  • 4. Place four pins in your hair. As listed above, you will want to place four hairpins into your bun--one on the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right. Doing this will guarantee that your hair stays where its suppose to.
    4. Place four pins in your hair. As listed above, you will want to place four hairpins into your bun--one on the top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right. Doing this will guarantee that your hair stays where its suppose to.
  • 5. Use hairspray to keep your hair in place. Even when using very sturdy hairpins, chignons have a tendency to get a little while after a couple of hours. By spraying your chignon with hairspray, your hairstyle will last a good while longer. Use a strong formula for the best effects.
    5. Use hairspray to keep your hair in place. Even when using very sturdy hairpins, chignons have a tendency to get a little while after a couple of hours. By spraying your chignon with hairspray, your hairstyle will last a good while longer. Use a strong formula for the best effects.
  • 6. Finished!
    6. Finished!
  • Hi guys! Thanks for reading my tip, I hope it helped you do a lovely knotted updo/ side chignon.

    All follows/ likes etc. are noticed and appreciated!

    Thank you,
    Abbsy xx :)

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