Updos for Curly Hair
How To Do Updos for Curly Hair
Classic Bun: Curly hair looks great with a simple bun. A bun is an uncomplicated style that shows off the underlying texture of the hair while creating a sophisticated yet timeless silhouette. Zigzag curls create a ton of interest and it's easy for a simple bun to take a look from romantic, to sexy, to undeniably feminine. Here's how to create this updos option. To create this look once you wash your hair, dry your hair on low heat with a diffuser. Scrunch your hair as it dries. Next apply a styling mousse to maintain the texture of the curl and reduce the frizz. Pull your hair into a ponytail and twist upwards. Take the long twisted section and begin to twist the hair around itself in a circle. Secure it with bob pins and apply hairspray. This is a great choice for casual updos for curly hair.
Romantic Tendrils: Another best updo for curly hair is the romantic tendrils updo. It is very easy to make and although the style varies, the artistic locks in the form of tendrils cascade effortlessly around the face while softly brushing the shoulders. They are a perfect choice for wedding or prom updo hairstyles for curly hair. To create this look even if you have curly hair, wash them and straighten them and then use a curling iron with a 3/8 inch barrel to curl short tendrils and wisps to complement and soften your updo. Once you have curled all your hair, sweep them up in a bun but let them fall naturally all around your face. Secure with bobby pins and don't forget hairspray.
French Twist: For something a little more sophisticated and elegant for updo for curly hair try a French twist hairstyles. For an elegant updo, split your hair into two even sections at your natural hair part. Use a comb to make sure the part is straight and smooth out the hair closest to your head. Clip or tie one section secure so you can use both hands to work with the second, free section. Starting with the hair in the front, right above your forehead, twist the section around tightly. Keep twisting until you reach just past your ears and secure with a fashionable barrette. Untie the other section of hair, repeat the twisting process and secure with a matching barrette. Gather the remaining tresses together to turn and tuck into a French twist. Secure with bobby pins and hairspray. This is a great choice for cute updos for curly hair.
Chignon: A chignon is a classic, elegant and chic hairsyle that is very versatile and can be used for almost any occasion. Though earlier they were reserved for a mature crowd, starlets and celebrities of all ages have been sporting this hairstyle. All chignons use the same essential elements. Your hair must be shoulder length or longer for a chignon. Using styling cream throughout to add texture to your hair. Work the cream in with your fingers, then gather your hair at the nape of the neck and secure with a hair elastic. Wipe the excess styling cream through the ponytail. Split the ponytail into two sections. Twist one section and bring it to the opposite side, wrapping the base of the ponytail in the process. Secure with bobby pins. Do the same with the remaining section. Spray with hairspray to keep the chignon perfectly in place.
These were just some updos for curly hair. There are a lot of other haircut styles and ideas for curly hair that are available to suit your style and taste. For inspiration you can look at trend setting celebrities like Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, and Alicia Keys who have been known for their sexy curly updos.
By Kritika Parwani