Braids, Buns, and Twists!: Step-by-Step Tutorials for 82 Fabulous Hairstyles

Braids, Buns, and Twists!: Step-by-Step Tutorials for 82 Fabulous Hairstyles

by Christina Butcher

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Overview

Top knots, Heidi braids, French twists, oh my! Chic hair is all the rage from the runways to the blogs to the city streets. This book pulls together 80 classic and contemporary styles and provides step-by-step tutorials for each one. Trendsetters from teens to professionals will love mixing up the looks for parties, the office, a casual beach day, or an elegant night out. Simple how-to illustrations take the guesswork out of styling, while glossy fashion photographs demonstrate how to tailor and accessorize each 'do. With advice for different hair types and lengths plus product tips and fun variations, Braids, Buns, and Twists! is the must-have beauty resource for showstopping hair.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452124841
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 183,230
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Christina Butcher is the creator of Hair Romance (hairromance.com), a blog that boasts more than 120,000 unique monthly visitors. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 07

Chapter 1 Ponytails

Quiffed ponytail 10

High crown ponytail 12

Curly ponytail 14

Wrapped ponytail 16

Side ponytail 18

Half ponytail 20

Flipped-over ponytail 22

Low ponytail 24

Stacked ponytail 26

Twist-over ponytail 28

1960s ponytail 30

Messy ponytail 32

Bobble ponytail 34

Chapter 2 Braids

Basic braid 38

Reverse braid 40

French braid 42

Dutch braid 44

Braided headband 46

Angel braid 48

Fishtail braid 50

Four-strand braid 52

Four-strand French braid 54

Bow braids 56

Triple braid 58

Braided knot buns 60

Mermaid braid 62

Pigtail braids 64

Scarf pigtails 66

Low pigtail braids 68

Heart-shaped angel braid 70

Short hair braid 72

Heidi braids 74

Figure-8 braid 76

Grecian braid 78

Crowning braid 80

Cornrows 82

Side braid 84

Fishtail crown braids 86

Side French braid 88

Uneven braid 90

French fishtail braid 92

Rope twist 94

Half-up heart braid 96

Scarf braid 98

Slide-up braid 100

Waterfall braid 102

Double waterfall braid 104

Lace braid 106

Dutch crown braids 108

Waterfall twist braid 110

Pretzel braid 112

Chapter 3 Buns, Knots, and Twists

Top knot bun 116

Donut bun 118

Fishtail braided bun 120

Messy high bun 122

Top knot with braid 124

Messy low bun 126

Gibson roll 128

French twist 130

Chopstick bun 132

Figure-8 bun 134

Upside-down braid bun 136

Messy side bun 138

Double bun 140

Twist and pin bun 142

Sleek bun 144

Waterfall bun 146

Coiled bun 148

Bow bun 150

Half-up hair bow 152

Pillow bun 154

Ballerina bun 156

Braided side bun 158

Fishtail chignon 160

Asymmetric chignon 162

Rope bun 164

Mini buns 166

Triple twisted bun 168

Braided top bun 170

Chapter 4 Bouffants

Bouffant pigtails 174

Classic 1960s bouffant 176

Beehive with a bun 178

Chapter 5 Resources

Hairstyling tools 182

Schools and further education 186

Glossary 187

Contributors 188

Index 190

Acknowledgments 192

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