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How-to Create a Chic Holiday Chignon

December 21, 2018

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We can’t think of a hairstyle that looks more put together and classic then a chignon. The best part about this updo is that no two chignons will ever be the same. Make yours as sophisticated or as playful as you’d like. For the holidays, try taking your do up a notch and add dainty festive accessories. The best part about the chignon? This style can be done heat-free, keeping your hair free of damage.

 

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To recreate this elegant Holiday Chignon you will need:

  • Hair elastics
  • Hair Brush
  • Hair Pins
  • Hair accessories of choice
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Step 1:

Start with your hair down and free of knots. Take half of your hair and pull it up into a half-up ponytail and tie it in place with an elastic.

 

Step 2:

Split the remaining half of your hair into two sections.

 

Step 3:

Take one section of hair and pull it over the ponytail and through a hole you create with your fingers above the elastic.

 

Step 4:

Secure that section of hair with the half-up ponytail with an elastic.

 

Step 5:

Repeat steps three and four with the remaining section of hair.

 

Step 6:

Split the final ponytail in two and twist the sections together securing it with an elastic.

 

Step 7:

Fold the twist under the nape and pin it in place.

Pro Tip: Use hairspray and a soft toothbrush to gently get rid of any flyways.

 

Step 8:

Hold the base of your ponytail and gently tug the hairs from your crown to add volume to roots.

 

Step 9:

Add a festive accessory of your choice.

 

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