The Perfect Holiday Updo

Written by Cynthia Guerrero. Posted in Hairstyle

Searching for an elaborate and impressive updo to surprise everybody at the party? Here you have the perfect holyday updo: the fishtail chignon. A wonderful and stylish updo, the fishtail chignon was created by stylist Naeemah Carre. Relax, it is not as complicated as it looks like, so follow the guidelines below and prepare to shine!

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Step 1: Preparation
Prepare your hair by applying a styling spray. Use a medium barrel curling iron and make waves and texture starting from root to ends. Run your finger through the waves and break them up.
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Step 2: Create a Fishtail braid
Make a side part and gather all your hair to one side of the head. Create a fishtail braid starting from the nape of your neck to the ends of your tresses. Secure with an elastic.

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Step 3: Tug on the fishtail braid
The next step for your perfect updo is tugging on the braid in order to make it softer and wider. This updo does not work if the braid is too tight.

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Step 4: Folding
Create a low bun by folding the braid under itself. Secure with large bobby pins.

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Step 5: Finish
Finish your beautiful updo with a generous spritz of hairspray for hold. Now you can fully enjoy your perfect holiday updo!