If you’re anything like me, your daily goal is to get out of the house on time, and still look like you made an effort! Whether it’s clothes, makeup or hair, i’m always looking for ways to cut back on time while doubling up on style! When you have long hair (accompanied by overgrown or side swept bangs) some mornings you may be walking that fine line of embracing the chic ‘just rolled out of bed’ look or the just plain’ bed head’ look! A great way to control the overall appearance of your hair is to dress up your bangs! The style I’ll show you in this tutorial may look like it takes time, but in reality you can have your hair tamed and pulled off your face stylishly in under five minutes! So grab a brush, a couple of bobby pins and get your fingers ready to master the french braided bang!
As soon as that second bobby pin is secure, you’re ready to hit the door! Voila! The great thing about this style is it looks great with any hair type! Whether you have pin straight strands or curly locks the braided detail will add a great finishing touch that will leave you looking trendy and well groomed while still allowing you to leave the house on time. What more could you ask for?
The majority of our favorite hair trends are influenced by top celebrities. A recent trend seen on top celebrities such as Rihanna, is a style that you’ll have to be ready to commit to! While the side shave can be a little shocking, we can’t deny the edgy appeal it exudes. Love it but don’t have the guts? Well you’re in luck. There is a faux side shave braid that will give you the badass look your aiming for, without sacrificing your locks. Follow the steps below to master this edgy style!
Steps 1 & 2: Start by parting your hair to the side you want left down. The key is to give yourself a dramatic part, so at least 3/4 of your hair should be to one side. (more…)
If you’re a beautista on the go, you know the value in keeping your beauty routine simple. In our society, not only will we pay more, but we will also put forth more effort for our makeup if it’s guaranteed to make life easier. With Urban Decay’s Naked 2 Palette, the task of transitioning your eyes from ‘day’ to ‘night’ is not only simple, but convenient as well! (more…)
The waterfall twist is a unique style that adds a little something special to your typical down hairstyle. This style is also a lot easier than most because for the majority of the time you are working with only two pieces. So follow the steps below to master this pretty, whimsical ‘do’!
Step 1. Start with tangle free hair. Start with a section of hair behind your ear and divide it into two equal pieces.
Step 2. Twist the front section over the back section.
Step 3. Grab a piece of hair from the top and place it between your two first sections. Once the new piece is laying between your twist, pull it tight and keep it out of the way. (more…)
Although classic styles are a reliable go-to, every tradition needs a stylish update. A great example is the reverse french braid. While the classic french braid holds it’s own, this fun and quirky braid is a great version! See the steps below!
The double braided headband is a simple hairstyle thats cute and easy to do. It also works well with almost any hair lengths and textures, so it can be worn any time! Follow the steps below to master this low maintenance style! (more…)
It’s no surprise that the ponytail is one of the top favorite hair styles out there. It’s perfect for a lazy or bad hair day especially if your in a bind for time. Although the traditional style is quick and simple to do, even switching it up with a low or side ponytail, it’s easy to see why it can be a little on the boring side. Well the days of the average, everyday ponytail are over! With less than five steps and in under five minutes, you can be on your way to pulling off possibly the most unique version of the ponytail there is. Read below to get started on this fancy side ponytail!
Steps 1 + 2- Once hair is brushed, pull all of your hair over your shoulder (which shoulder you choose is up to you!). (more…)
Have you ever wished you could score great bouncy waves without heat tools and expensive products? Well, if you’re looking to save time, spare your hair some heat damage, or just simply looking to try something new, sponge rollers are a great option! Not only are they great for your hair and simple to use, but they also produce great results if done right! Follow the steps below to achieve big, loose and bouncy waves without any hot tools!
The bun has been a classic hairstyle for, well, forever! Yet the style always finds a way to keep current with the times. The hairdo once seen as an easy last minute style, has now transformed into a trendy accessory! Among the many variations is the almost effortlessly chic braided bun. Follow the steps below to snag this look! (more…)
The top knot is a simple hair style that is a perfect combination of edgy and feminine, if executed correctly. This bun is high, voluminous and ultra sleek! Follow the steps below to master this quick and trendy ‘do’!
Hair bows have without a doubt become one of the most popular trends recently. With varieties ranging from girly and playful to polished and glam, it’s not hard to find a version that fits your style. The half updo hair bow is a perfect combination of quirky and classy and can be worn for formal or casual events. Follow the steps below to master this fun hair style!
If you’re looking for another way to jazz up the everyday ponytail, look no further! The Chinese Staircase Ponytail is among the many variations of the traditional style, but definitely stands out in the crowd. While it may look complicated and time consuming, this style is actually quite simple! Follow the steps below and you’ll be sporting a trendy ponytail in no time!