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flip updo with headband

Looking for really quick and effortless updo! This updo is total package for you! Can be wear on any occasion, may it be holiday, wedding, baby shower, house warming and so on. I just begin with side parting the hair by placing the headband onto it, keeping the distance of about 2-3 inches from the parting. Secure the headband at the nape of neck with the bobby pins. Now take the hair from temple on both the sides and flip it through the headband, again take the chunk of hair beside the previous one and flip it through the headband. Repeat on other side as well. Continue doing this till you reach the nape of neck. At this point of time, take the ends of hair and start rolling it towards the top. Gently tuck the hair in the headband at the nape of neck evenly. Make sure the strands don’t come out while tucking. Add hairspray and you are done! You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, headband, spray bottle, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 4-5 minutes Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Any hair length
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Twisted Crown

Hello! This updo is super cute and attractive. It is done by twisting the strands around the head. I did this hairstyle while I was on vacation. I wanted to keep my hair up as it was too windy that day. This hairstyle looks adorable with little flowers tuck into the twist. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastic, bobby pins,hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 7-9 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting your hair a little deep. Pick a section of hair and begin with rope braid. Continue rope twist by adding hair only from the front side of the hair. Once you reach the other side of the ear, take the rest of the hair and continue with the regular twist till the end of hair and secure the braid with elastic. Now take the rope braid and wrap it around the beginning of the twist and tuck the ends under the twist. Secure the twist with few bobby pins. Add hairspray and accessory.
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Updo with curls + twists

Wedding season is around the corner so let’s get ready with gorgeous hairstyles! Updo is an answer  it. Possibly suits with all the kind of outfits’ wearable for the wedding occasions. This updo is suitable for any hair length. It is the combination of curls with twists in front. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, bobby pins, hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken:12-15 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting the hair about 2-3 inches deep. Keep the section aside for a while from both sides. Now take the hair from crown area and start teasing, smoothen the hair and pin it in place making puff. Then grab all the hair into a medium height ponytail. Begin to curl the ponytail hair and start by picking two curled strands from ponytail, twist it and secure it with bobby pins around the base of ponytail. Do the exact same thing with the rest of the hair of ponytail. Thus making a bun. It’s time to release the front section hair, start curling the hair outwards. Take the hair from heavier section and begin with twist till the end of hair, secure the twist […]
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Chignon with hair rose

Hello! This hairstyle is the most challenging hairstyle I ever did. It’s not that I was unable to do it but the finishing & the look was important to me! The chignon is usual as we would do but the hair rose is a challenging part. I did this on my client for her baby shower. She was very happy with the overall look. She wore this hairstyle with a gown which looked wonderful. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:20 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Medium to long hair. Steps of Instructions: Begin by separating the section of hair from eyebrow to eyebrow & clip it aside. Grab the remaining hair into high ponytail. Slide the elastic away from the head, making the ponytail little lose. Create the hole between the head & elastic, stick your thumb & index finger through.. Now grab the hair from ponytail with the help of fingers.. Keep holding the hair about 3 inches above an elastic & pull the ponytail hair down through the hole. Now pushover the elastic tightly against the head, you see that the bun is formed.. Divide the ends into half & […]
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Updo for short hair

Hello! Styling for the short hair is very challenging task. But here’s an updo for short hair which looks cute with curls. You Guys! There is not exact prototype to do this hairstyle. I simply curled all the hair with 19 mm curling iron. After that I have just ran my fingers through the curls to make it look soft. Beginning with side parting, grab the curls and twist it at the center and secure it with bobby pins. Taking ends just liberally pin it. You are done! Finish with hairspray and hair accessories. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, curling iron, spray bottle, hair elastic, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 10-12 mins Skill Level: Easy Hair Length: Short to medium length
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Woven Fishtail Updo

Since my hair is currently pretty long, I’m constantly on the lookout for new braiding techniques to try. This woven fishtail updo is a spice of fishtail which is amazing alternative for updos’. Though it looks complicated, the woven fishtail updo is just with extra strands. The pattern might be tricky to pick up at first, but I have no doubt that you’ll get the hang of it quickly. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hair elastics, bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}. Time Taken: 8-10 minutes Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Medium to Long Hair Steps of Instructions: Begin with side parting you hair, taking all the hair at the back of head, divide the hair into two equal sections. Now take those two sections and divide it into two sections, divide it such that the outer most sections be slightly bigger than the inner ones. You’ll have four strand in hand now. Take a small strand of hair from outer left section cross it over, under 2nd section, over 3rd and add into the 4th section. Now, take a small section of hair from right side cross it over, under 3rd section, over 2nd section and add into 1st section. Repeat the steps #3-4 until it you run out of […]
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Bridal Rose updo

Hey guys! This hairdo is one of my favorites. I have seen this hairstyle on Instagram by Farrukh Shamuratov. Since then I have been trying this for a long time but couldn’t do it neatly. After trying for a couple of times, I could finally be able to do it. Step by step instruction would be difficult for this kind of hairstyle. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to do justice with it. But I’m surely giving it a try atleast. I did this hairstyle on the new year with an indo-western outfit. This hairstyle is best for the bridal, reception, festivals. You’ll Need: Brush, elastic, rat-tail comb, spray bottle,bobby pins, hairspray Time Taken: 20 mins Skill Level: Hard Hair Length: Long hair Steps of Instructions: Begin by side parting the hair, separate the section of hair down to the ear & clip it aside. Now take all the hair & make a side ponytail. Spray sufficient amount of hairspray to avoid flyaways for the sleek look. Now divide the ponytail hair into 4 sections. (3 of equal size & 1 tiny). Begin with a regular braid, after taking 2 stitch pancake only one side of it. Continue this till 4-5 stitches […]
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Updo with curls for long hair

Hello! I did this updo a while ago on one of my client. It looked stunning. So one of her relative came to me with a request to do the exact same updo I did on her. She wanted this updo for her baby’s first birthday. You’ll Need: Brush, curling iron, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:15-17 mins Skill Level: Medium Hair Length: Any hair length Steps of Instructions: Section of hair from ears down to the nape of neck. Tie those hairs by making a low bun. Secure the bun with bobby pins. Now take the tiny sections of hair about ½ inch from ear to ear. Begin by taking the square section & start curling the hair taking the ends & gradually roll it upwards till top of the head around the wand or curling iron of about 1” in size. Keep using hair spray to keep the hair intact. Continue doing this till all this hair is curled. Now grab all the curled hair towards the bun & start bobby pinning them around the bun. Add hair accessory & hairspray for final touches.
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COmbination milkmaid braid

Milkmaid braid is beautiful way to wear an up style hair. This hairstyle is where two braids are wrapped together around the head. You can decide any two different braids to transform the look. Though it looks complicated but it is the easiest hairstyle to put off. For this look I did regular 3 strand & fishtail with twisted edges put them together. I did this hairstyle on the last day at Lakme Fashion Week which was finale day. You’ll Need: Brush, rat-tail comb, elastic, bobby pins, spray bottle, hairspray {if required} Time Taken:7-8 mins Skill Level: easy Hair Length: Medium to Long hair length Steps of Instructions: Start off with side parting the hair; divide the hair into 2 sections. Don’t care if the hair from front are not incorporated into braid. Take one of the sections & start with regular 3 strand braid, braid till the end of hair & secure the hair with elastic. With another section start braiding the fishtail with twisted edges till the end of hair, secure the braid with elastic. (To see the fishtail with twisted edges click on the link: http://tanvivayla.com/portfolio/fishtail-with-twisted-edges) Now that you have 2 braids, cross them across the head one next […]
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