If you are a no fuss or ponytail girl, try adding some variety to your hairstyle by going all out and doing a full head of loose curls. Large, loose curls are timeless and elegant, and the look is very on trend for the holiday season.
To get large, loose curls that last, you are going to need a large barrel curling iron, hair clips to section your hair, and a rat tail comb to make the sections. It’s best to create this hairstyle on unwashed or second-day hair. This takes a bit of planning. On the day that you do wash, you are going to want to use a firm hold mousse and then not wash on the day you are doing the hairstyle. On this day, you are going to use your favorite dry shampoo (see my suggestions here) to add volume to your hair. Start by sectioning your hair into four sections and curl hair vertically in one to two-inch sections. Let each section of hair cool and mist with your favorite hairspray to set the curl. Comb through the curls with your fingers until your desired style is achieved and finish again with hairspray.
If you want a more elegant holiday hairstyle, go for an updo. This updo is really simple and can be performed in a matter of minutes with only a few hair tools. You will need an elastic band in the same shade as your hair color, a few bobby pins and hair pins to secure your look. Of course, you will need your favorite hairspray to finish the final look.
You are going to start by securing your hair into a high ponytail and divide that hair into two sections. Two-thirds of the hair will be twisted into a bun, and one-third of the hair will be used for a braid. Twist the large part of the hair into a bun and secure with hair pins and bobby pins, if needed. Take the remaining section of the hair and twist that into a braid. Now take that braided section and wrap it loosely around the bun and secure it with bobby pins at the base. Smooth stray hairs and finish with a mist of your favorite hairspray.
Plan early, get creative and try one of the season’s top hairstyles for your holiday party or get together this year. It just takes a little bit of patience and practice.
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