Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Hair Help

It happens every week... The alarm rings loudly on Monday morning, you press snooze and wonder where the weekend went. It's a definite 'Case of the Mondays'...

Here's a quick and easy way to have chic, sophisticated hair... Even on a Monday!

The French Chignon

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{shoes and interiors to match}

The word chignon {shee-nyawn} comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou,” which means nape of the neck and refers to a large, smooth twist, roll, or knot of hair, worn by women at the nape of the neck or the back of the head. It's an effortless style. Classic, but always sexy.

Tools: Hair elastic and bobby pins
Products: Prep hair with a thickening hair spray; finger dry hair with a blowdryer.
  1. Dry spray hair with a thickening spray to give it some texture.
  2. Tilt head backwards, combing hair with fingers (use a brush for a more sleek bun) into a high pony tail and secure with an elastic.
  3. Wrap pony tail around elastic and secure the loose ends first with a bobby pin by grabbing some of the hair from the bun pushing down and then in.
  4. Secure the rest of the bun with the bobby pins using the same motion.
  5. Finish with hair spray... Et Voila!

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1 comment:

  1. You can also use a hair donut if your hair is too thin to make a bun this thick. Great post!