Ever lusted for a cool braid style, but just can't figure out how? Thanks to The Braid Book, now you can! Sarah Hiscox and Willa Burton, founders of London's hip The Braid Bar, show you how to style both simple and intricate braids in your own hair or a friend's, using clear, easy-to-follow directions and plenty of photos. The up-to-the-minute designs include braids from a plaited halo or an elaborate fishtail to a Cara Delevingne-inspired braid. You'll get ideas to adorn your hair with clips, pompoms, and bands, as well as other stylish tools such as hair chalk and glitter. There are secret tips, tricks, and advice on caring for your braids, as well as answers to frequently asked questions, to ensure you can get your braid on.
From elaborate “up-dos” to casual braids, inspirational hairstyles continue to populate fashion blogs, Pinterest boards, and style magazines everywhere. However, this popularity belies a gaping lack of consolidated and authoritative advice on the techniques required to create these styles, and so the Braids, Buns & Twists presents a comprehensive resource that identifies the unique characteristics, limitations, and practical techniques to create over 80 hairstyles. Covering classic as well as modern hairstyles and everything from a simple wrapped ponytail to a complex fishtail chignon, this book offers useful facts, invaluable advice, and a wealth of contemporary visual inspiration to help readers understand the challenges and possibilities that each hairstyle offers. Braids, Buns & Twists is aimed at the many people out there who love to experiment with their hair and are either on the look-out for new styles or wish to find inspiration to play with and embellish styles they already know and love. Directory entries enable the reader to choose what style is most appropriate for the occasion, their available time, hair length, and hair type, also indicating how time consuming or difficult the style is to put together. The accompanying step-by-step tutorials then give the reader the instructions they need to replicate that style. Finally, a reference section at the end of the book offers resourceful information on useful tools and equipment as well as courses and further education for those who would like to take hairstyling to a more professional level.
Hairstyling is a timeless way for women to create something unique and express themselves. Whether you wash it and run out the door, combine looks like edgy cornrows with disheveled waves or defy gravity with a sky-high ‘60s beehive, your easy-to-follow guide to hair is here. With nearly 50 diverse styles and tips for every type of hair length and texture, The Art of Hair: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Braids, Buns, Curls and More is the definitive guide to DIY hairstyling for women of all ages, styles and hair types. From the basics like hair 101 and frizz-free blowout instructions to sections dedicated to ponytails, buns and chignons, braids, twists and rolls, and curls – this book as your and your hair covered. Step-by-step, illustrated guides accompany each lavishly photographed look, ensuring that every style is accessible for every hair type. Having styled hair for world-renowned brands in cities from New York to Paris, Rubi Jones is well versed in general hair care, simple techniques, extravagant hairstyles and everything in between. Whether you have naturally have thin, pin-straight short hair or long, thick layers of curls, Rubi gives you the tools your need to complete any hairstyle. Learn her tricks, infuse these looks with your signature style and become your own favorite stylist with The Art of Hair.
A modern twist on the classic hairstyle! From a Dutch Braided Headband to a Triple Fishtail Braid, DIY Braids will get you noticed! Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips from popular beauty and fashion expert Sasha Coefield, this book shows you how to create one-of-a-kind hairstyles without ever stepping inside an expensive salon. Sasha shares all her secrets for creating and wearing her braided looks, including how to prep your hair, master traditional techniques, and enhance your look with fun accessories. Whether you're looking for a chic braid for your next shopping trip or a hairstyle that will really impress your date, this guide gives you plenty of gorgeous options for both day and night. Complete with step-by-step photographs so that you can get the perfect look every time, DIY Braids will have you saying goodbye to your hairdresser--and hello to fashion-forward braids at home in no time!
Provides illustrated instructions for forty-one medium to long hair styles.
Romantic, loose and messy (but in the nicest way!), and absolutely gorgeous, boho braids are everywhere-from celebrities on the red carpet to models on the runways, at music festivals, on fashion blogs, and in TV shows from Vikings to Game of Thrones. The look is modern, free-spirited, and fanciful, and everyone wants it! 40 tutorials offer up quick and pretty hair for everyday, as well as looks you can wear on special occasions. Herringbone pigtails and tiny braided headbands with loose beach waves? Got 'em both. Loose milkmaid and stacked braids? Covered. Half up fauxhawk braid? That, too. The styles are completely do-it-yourself, and full-color photos show you every step of the way. Each tutorial also includes photos for stunning accessories that take the style to the next level, as well as variations. All the looks in Boho Braids are playful, contemporary, laid back-and totally achievable. Author Bios: Heidi Marie Garrett is a freelance professional hair stylist and makeup artist who specializes in weddings. She's passionate about hair and shares her extensive knowledge by educating other hair stylists interested in launching into this type of career. Katie Rossi brings serious expertise in braiding to the equation. She's particularly enthralled with braiding girls' hair, but also specializes in braided hair for weddings, proms and special occasions. Both Katie and Heidi produce tutorial videos for their respective YouTube channels; they also write hair tutorials for various blogs online.
Transform your look with 35 modern updos, knots, and twists! Whether you're looking for a quick, simple knot for a lunch date with friends or an elegant updo for a night out on the town, you'll find plenty of gorgeous hairstyles in DIY Updos, Knots, and Twists. Melissa Cook, creator of the popular beauty and fashion blog missysue.com, shares her hairstyling secrets and shows you how to recreate the fabulous looks you've seen online and in magazines. Featuring step-by-step instructions for 35 modern hairstyles, she'll teach you how to master favorites like: Infinity Bun Braided Mohawk Twist Wrap Chignon Topsy Tail Ponytail Braid-Wrapped Side Bun Complete with stunning photographs of each look, this guide will take you from day to night with runway-ready hairstyles for every occasion!
Spruce up any outfit with your best accessory—your hair! You don’t need to be a professional to get show-stopping hair. Hairstyled presents 75 deceptively simple techniques for creating your favorite high-fashion hairstyles. Dress up your everyday look with a ballerina bun or accessorize with a scarf bow. Turn heads at special occasions with the woven crown braid or a regal bouffant. Each style has how-to photographs that are easy to follow, and chapters dedicated to a variety of hair lengths and textures help you update your look whether you have a pixie cut or long, curly tresses. With product tips and countless ideas for accessorizing your ’do and inventive variations on classic styles, Hairstyled is your guide to getting gorgeous hair every day.
A stunning visual collection of more than fifty different braided hair styles, with detailed instructions and helpful photographs that show how to create them. From the big screen to the runway to the red carpet, braided hairstyles have never been more popular than they are today. Whether you want to sport gorgeous, complex twists, pull back your hair for workouts or the big game, or dress up for a wedding or formal event, The Big Book of Braiding has all the looks and instructions to inspire and show you how. Created with the renowned hair stylists at Björn Axén, the largest hairdressing academy in Sweden, this deluxe compendium teaches you how to create a diversity of styles, from a Dutch braid and fishtail, to a feather braid and ladder, to modern twists on such classics as the French braid and the side braid. Complete with simple, detailed directions and step-by-step full-color photographs, The Big Book of Braiding takes you from start to finish with everything you need to know—from the basics to more advanced styles, for a variety of hair lengths and types. With this easy-to-use guide, you can create hair magic with a few fabulous twists!
Provides step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of hairstyles for any occasion and offers helpful hints and a list of essential supplies.
Offers step-by-step explanations of how to create wedding-appropriate hairstyles for brides, bridesmaids, and flower girls.
A guide to creating a variety of hairstyles for every occasion and hair length includes tips for increasing volume, accentuating curls, and adding accessories.
Presents a comprehensive guide to maintaining and styling hair for girls, including guidelines for identifying hair type, instructions on hair maintenance and products, and tips for hair styles and cuts.
Tired of bad hair days? Popular hairstyle blogger Rebecca Porter teaches you the basics of braids, buns, and twists, and helps you combine them to create amazing hairstyles for any occasion. Go from drab to fab at any age with the easy, step-by-step tutorials in this essential guide.