Friday, January 29, 2010

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Real Bride: Patricia







This is a lovely long hairstyle worn with a veil.

Courtesy of Jen Huang Photography
Patricia & Charles
Harlem, NY

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Monday, January 25, 2010

a down do

This was really easy to do & explain. Inside-out French Braid 3 braids at the front of the hair. Bring together to make one piggie.
Wave the rest of the hair & add a cute flower bow (she actually let me put a bow in her hair:) That's it!! How easy & it would be really cute on any length of hair or any age of girl. I had a girlie in my ward that came up & said she wants to wear her hair like that for prom - it really would look cute on any age!


Friday, January 22, 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

What can I say...I HEART side ponies so if you see that I am constantly posting them -it's probably not the end of it. There are so many variations of doing one that I just love them & how quick they are!! Today's is especially quick:
Make your regular piggies
Cork screw twist one piggy & take the other side. Add an elastic to make ONE piggie on the side.
Cork screw twist the side pony
fold the hair in half & add elastic. Since my girlie's hair is so long, as I was adding my elastic right here, I folded her hair AGAIN in half (see pic below)
To give it more of a bun look:
The cute whispies that are left out on top of the pony, I curled.
I SO wish she would let me put bows in her hair again (although sometimes I am very sneaky & get one in without her noticing:) Spray the cute curled whispies
That's it!! Very fast & easy - anyone can do it!!
front view:

Inverted Bob Style




This is a longer inverted bob style by the fantastic hairstylist Tonya Cryer at Stylist On Call.

Friday, January 15, 2010

fish tail/messy buns

Hope you guys all had happy holidays & are now back into the "normal"swing of things. We just got back from Disneyland last week which was just a cherry on top to end our holidays. Now back to reality.

As I was doing this, I was thinking it would be really cute to do these little messy buns on a girlie with short hair or even just leaving them as piggies. My girlie's hair is getting so long that messy buns aren't just quite as cute as they used to be.
Start by dividing the front part of hair in 3 sections
FISH TAIL braid each of those ponies. It is a little bit harder fish tail braiding smaller pieces of hair - if you can't do it or don't have the time to do it, just do a regular braid or cork screw twist. Or you could leave it straight (especially if her hair is shorter)
After you have braided all three ponies, pull into pony tail directly behind the first 3 ponies including the braids in it.
I only did half way so that I could do 2 more piggies below. divide the hair however you feel, I wanted 5 messy piggies so this is how I divided it:
Turn each piggie into messy buns. Or you could curl them & put into messy buns or jsut leave them straight.
finished
We added a bow in the middle & it just wasn't doing it for me. Maybe a ribbon on each one would look cute.
front view

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Real Bride: Veiled Half Up, Half Down Style




This is a lovely half up, half down style worn under a veil by a real bride. Courtesy of Sabrina Castro. Keep those beautiful pictures coming, ladies!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Wild and Wonderful: Feather Updo




Here's a lovely way to use the lovely hair clips and fascinators that are so in style right now. Choose a design that expresses your heritage and make it part of your elegant updo.

Photo source: Unknown

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Locs in Chic Updo



This hairdo features dreadlocks in an upswept style.
Courtesy of Natural Resource Salon.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Sexy Side-Bun: A Blast From the Past



This sassy side-bun offers throwback, elegant style. Courtesy of hji.co.uk.