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DIY Index
Formal Updos
Retro Vintage Style
Princess Style
Goddess Braid
Red Carpet Style
Dream 60s Style
Retro Bouffant
Simple Top Knot
Swirling Updo
Swirling Flower updo
Coiled Tiara
Asymmetrical Updo
Pinned Curls
Woven Coil
Barrow Curls
Classic Coils
Kate Middleton Updo
Looped Updo
Elegant Chignon
Striking Top Knot
Elegant Crown Curls
Longer Looped Updo
Twist Chignon
Sophisticated Curls
Swept Back Updo
Casual Updos
Whipped Updo
Loose Top Bun
Easy Summer Updo
Braided Twisted Updo
Curl & Clip
Fishtail Bun
Messy Updo
Side Knot
Wrapped Braided Chignon
Braids, Ponytails
Wrap Around Braid
Messy Twist
Braided Topsy Tail
Basket Weave Braid
Boho rose braid
Braided Look
Crown Braids
Hair Bow
Little Fishtail Braid
Full Braids Top Knot
Styling Techniques
Vintage Curls
The Parisian
No Heat Sock Curls
Ultra Deep Side Sweep
Voluminous Waves
Twisted Curls
Adding Natural Curls
Finger Drying
Loose Curls
Smooth Blowdry
Adding Volume
Root Crimp
Short & Spikey
Smooth out frizz
Soft Curls
Straight or Wavy
Perfect Waves
Tumbling Curls
Cutting Techniques
Blunt Fringe and Bob
Pompadour Cut
Classic Bob
Simple Elegant Style
High Fringe
Long Spikes
Short 'n' shy
Short Blonde
Short Sleek

Why not have a go yourself with a friend and create your own masterpiece. Just follow the steps below for this beautiful style, perfect for parties and special occasions.

Modern version of the classic beehive.



Section off front hair from ear to ear. Divide front hair into two sections and put back hair into a high ponytail.

Backcomb ponytail

Use a bristle brush to begin smoothing top layer of hair only.

Gather smoothed ponytail into one hand.

Secure ends in a section clip.

Flip ponytail forward and grip in a horseshoe shape, 2.5cm from band.

Shows grips in place.

Flip hair back over and fold round to create a rounded shape. Grip at centre back. Work right side, then left side and lastly top area.

Secure sides with hair pins..

Neaten edges with a tail comb.

Backcomb one front section leaving a small band of hair free.

Mist with hairspray then smooth this section and pull upwards at a 45* angle so it sweeps around bun.

Secure, just off centre back, using two hairgrips.

Use a tail comb to tuck ends of hair under bun. Pin to hold in place.

Backcomb and mist other side of hair with hairspray. Again leave a small band of hair free as for first side section.

Wrap hair round to back and secure with two grips.

Fold ends round finger and form into a barrel curl with tail comb.

Neaten ends and grip in place.

Insert hair accessories.

Curl side hair into tendrils.

When sweeping up side hair always keep tension even.
The bouffant can be made smaller by folding the hair more tightly.

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