Friday, 24 May 2013

SIMPLE UP-DO - HOW TO: #HOTD

Hair:
Claire's Accessories Hair Doughnut,
Face:
No.7 Essentially Natural Foundation
Illamasqua Fable Lipstick
Urban Decay Glinda Oz Pallet
Benefit They're Real Mascara
I've never really done a 'hair post' - well except for showing you all my fringe - So I thought it was about time to show you what I've been doing with my locks this spring/summer...

I love a simple versatile look with my hair - but, it tends to get pretty wild, as it's naturally curly, so I've been playing with straighter looks, to almost 'tame' it a bit, for things like interviews ect... So I've been cracking out my beloved hair doughnut again to make me look a bit more professional and a little less like I belong on a night out - especially as my new shampoo has no taming qualities - and is actually making my hair more voluminous and curly!

This was done after using my super amazing new Straighteners  a Claire's accessories hair doughnut (In mid-brown) and a couple (or DOZEN) curvy girps... It's so simple to do, but the important thing of this post: How did I do it?

  1. I straightened my hair first to give it a more sleek look, then swept it into a side ponytail.
  2. I pushed the pony tail through the centre of the hair doughnut the griped it in place on my head.
  3. After this I pushed the pony-tail around the doughnut, covering the doughnut, making sure non is shown, and clipped the excess hair round with some curvy grips...
  4. Secure and stray hair's with curvy grips and as I was putting it as a side-bun I swept my fringe to the side to give a more sophisticated pairing look...
See, perfectly simple! If you've any fly away's just spritz with a bit of hair spray and don't forget to pop some curvy grips in your purse in case of any worries whilst you're out and about... But it's so simple, but effective...

It's a lovely sleek bun for work, night-outs and especially for such summer events like weddings, which I've got a couple to go to, so I'll be sporting this for one this summer!

So tell me what you think of my simple up do and if you've got any other ideas for any other simple up-do's....

Rachael
xx

P.S. Sorry I've been a bit MIA with blogging at the mo, but I lost my Mam recently and I'm simply easing back in to it with a few simple post's - But, like they say, if in doubt - keep it simple!

4 comments:

  1. Pretty hair, nice and simple but looks 'done' :)

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  2. Oh this looks so pretty! It is perfect for dinner or a night out!
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  3. Love this hairstyle, you look lovely!
    So sorry to hear you lost your mum :(

    Natalie xx
    youralmostalice.blogspot.com

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  4. Looks great on you! The only up-do I wear is a bun. I should really branch out, but my hair is just so fine and flat.
    Really sorry to hear about your Mum
    xx

    Naomii
    www.glitterbomb-makeup.blogspot.co.uk

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