With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s time to start brainstorming the perfect hairstyle for your date night! Using Dry Shampoo, Strong Hold Hairspray, Smoothing Serum, and an Infrared Curling Iron, you can create the dreamiest of hairstyles.This romantic braided chignon is the perfect look for a fancy dinner date or a night out on the town.

Step 1

Apply Dry Shampoo at the roots for added texture. Then apply Smoothing Serum from the mid-shaft to ends for a sleek, lightweight shine.

Step 2

Part the hair into four sections (pictured below).

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Step 3

Use a mini crimper to add some texture and volume at the roots. Be sure to keep heat away from extension tape strips or fusion bonds. If you don’t have a crimper, boost volume using a teasing brush.

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Step 4

Pin top section into a little bouffant.

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Step 5

Create three braids using the back section of hair.

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Step 5

Gently pull on the sides of each braid to make them look fuller.

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Step 7

Wrap the right braid around the middle braid and pin into place.

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Step 8

Repeat step 7 with the left braid.

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Step 9

Wrap the middle braid into a spiral in the center and pin it into place.

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Step 10

Twist the front right section of hair inward, leaving a couple of face-framing pieces behind. Then pull it back and pin it.

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Step 11

Repeat step 10, but on the left side.

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Step 12

Curl remaining hair, using the Infrared Curling Iron.

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Step 13

Add in some decorative pins or clips to make the hairstyle pop. Finish with Strong Hold Hairspray.

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And there you have it! A gorgeous braided chignon hairstyle, perfect for Valentine’s Day.


The holidays are a busy time, so why waste an hour doing your hair? This tutorial shows a quick and easy way to achieve an elegant holiday hairstyle on short hair!

Tools: Flexible Hold Hairspray, an Infrared Curling Iron, and a stretchy headband.

Step 1 – Apply Flexible Hold Hairspray

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Flexible Hold Hairspray will provide a workable hold for this hairstyle while protecting the hair against heat damage from the Curling Iron.

Step 2 – Curl Hair

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Create some loose curls with the Infrared Curling Iron. The curling iron heats up quickly and distributes heat evenly so this step only takes a couple of minutes.

Step 3 – Break Up Curls

Rake through the curls with your fingers to break them up a bit.

Step 4 – Apply Headband

Place the headband on the crown of the head, on top of the hair.

Step 5 – Tuck the Hair

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Tuck the ends of the hair up over the headband, all the way around the head.

Step 6 – Loosen and Style

Using the end of a rat tail comb, loosen some pieces to add a little fullness to the style.

Step 7 – Pin in Place

Pin wherever you see stray hairs or think it needs a little extra hold.

And voila! A gorgeous quick holiday hairstyle for short hair.

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As you probably know, planning a wedding is hard work! From booking the venue to locking in the catering, it can be stressful to try to get everything done in time. But one of the biggest stressors is figuring out the perfect bridal hairstyle. Whether you plan on doing your hair yourself or seeing a professional, it’s important to have a style you love. This easy bridal hairstyle tutorial will show you the tools you need and the steps to take for a gorgeous wedding day look!

 

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Volumizing Mousse

Flexible Hold Hairspray

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Strong Hold Hairspray

3-in-1 Mist

 

Step 1 – Prep hair

You’ll want to start with hair that isn’t freshly washed. Preferably a day or so will have passed since the last wash. This will help the style hold better. When you do wash it, use Volumizing Mousse to add body and texture. On dry hair, spray Flexible Hold Hairspray for heat protection and a workable hold.

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Step 2 – Add some loose curls

Using the Tony Odisho Infrared Curling Iron, create loose curls. They don’t have to be perfect since they’ll end up in an up-do later on. When you’re done curling, comb out hair.

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 3 – Pull back section of hair

Separate hair, leaving two sections in front. Take the section of the hair in the back and center, and pull it into a loose ponytail. Hold in place with a small rubber band that matches the hair.

 

 

 

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Step 4 – Flip ponytail inward

Gently create opening above rubber band, then push the bottom of the ponytail into that gap and pull through.

 

 

 

 

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Step 5 – Pull back remaining sections of hair

Pull the last two sections of hair back and tie together using another small rubber band, to create another layer of texture.

 

 

 

 

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Step 6 – Tuck ponytail to create bun

Tuck the ponytail up through the opening above the rubber band like you did in Step 5, but this time don’t pull the hair all the way through. Nestle it into that section to turn it into an updo.

 

 

 

 

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Step 7 – Finish with hairspray

Use the Strong Hold Hairspray to finish your updo and hold it in place all day long!

 

 

 

 

 

(Optional) Step 8 – Add shine using 3-in-1 Mist

3-in-1 Mist is the perfect addition to a finished bridal updo because it adds a natural, lightweight shine while protecting your hair from UV rays.

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And that’s it! This easy, elegant updo makes the perfect bridal hairstyle, whether you do it yourself, get help from a friend, or hire a professional. It also won’t tack on too much time to getting ready for your big day, which is always a plus. For more hair inspiration and hair care tips, check out our blog!