Category: Hair

BeautyLulus How-To: Easy French Twist

A simple french twist is a classic up-do that is perfect for a variety of occasions. If you’ve ever wondered how to achieve this chic style, we have just the guide for you! Follow the steps below to see how to use chopsticks to create the perfect french twist!

French Twist

Steps:

1. Lightly backcomb the lower half of your hair for fullness.
2. Next, pull all of your hair to one side and fasten with a clear hair-tie.
3. Using chopsticks, grab the ponytail just above the hair-tie.
4. With both hands, carefully twist up and around, tucking the ends into the top of the twist.
5. Leaving the chopsticks in, bobby-pin the french twist until it feels secure.
6. Slowly pull the sticks up and out to reveal your french twist!

BeautyLulus How-To: Double Braid Into Bun

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A girl can never have too many fab up-do options for a night on the town, and we absolutely adore this simple double braid-into-bun look! Perfect for keeping you hair up and away during those warm summer nights, this sweet style is easy to achieve — just follow our steps below!

Braid Into Bun

Steps:

1. Part the front half of your hair into two sections to use for the braids.
2. Next, use the remaining hair to make a ponytail.
3. Make a messy bun using a hair-tie (and bobby pins if needed).
4. Section the thicker side of your front pieces into even halves.
5. French braid the front section into an inside-out braid.
6. Repeat with the back section.
7. Braid the last piece on the other side of your part.
8. Wrap the double braids down and under the bun, and fasten with pins.
9. Fasten the last braid up and around the bun with pins to complete the look!

BeautyLulus How-To: Inside-Out Braided Ponytail

Wherever this summer takes you, having fresh ways to pull your hair back is a must! Our inside-out braided ponytail is the perfect go-to for a cute and simple look that will keep your hair perfectly styled from yoga class to poolside! To get this fun braided look, follow our steps below!

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Steps:

1. Part your hair to one side and section a small amount of hair from the crown to begin the braid.

2. Next, loosely french braid inside-out moving down towards the top of the ear.

3. Finish the braid at the jaw line and pull remaining hair into a full side ponytail. Fasten with a clear hair-tie.

4. Working from the top down, carefully loosen each section of the braid to widen for fullness.

5. Complete the look by wrapping a small piece of hair from the ponytail around the hair-tie and bobby-pin.

 

BeautyLulus How-To: Graduation Cap Hair Tutorial

Congrats 2014 graduates; your day has arrived! Now before you head off to the ceremony, let’s talk graduation cap hair! For a soft summery style that will look fab even under the cap, give our simple hair curling tutorial a go! This pretty hair style will have you smiling long after the photos and into grad night!

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1. Section and pin the top half of your hair up.

2. Curl front pieces away from your face and all remaining pieces towards the front.

3. Repeat the same process with the next section.

4. Next, hairspray all over while the curls are still in ringlets.

5. Once the curls have completely cooled off, carefully finger comb to blend and separate.

6. Fasten your cap with a couple bobby pins and finish with another round of hairspray!

CelebrityStyle File: Emma Watson 2014 Noah Premieres

We can’t get enough of our favorite Harry Potter starlet, Emma Watson! The once wild-haired teen has really come into her own on screen and as a major fashion icon. Here is a round-up of her red carpet looks from her recent 2014 premieres for the film Noah, now in theaters!

Emma Watson New York City Premiere

NEW YORK CITY – This look is a bit more mature than we are use to seeing on Emma, but how can you not applaud this classic black Oscar de la Renta number with a stunning V-back?! The bright on-trend orange lip adds the perfect touch of youthful flair to this demure ensemble!

Emma Watson Berlin Premiere

BERLIN – Another formal stunner! We have major heart eyes over the dreamy navy chiffon of this Wes Gordon gown. Emma goes for another eye catching back, this time with a racerback cut and darling bow. Her locks are casually slicked back framing her clean makeup look with a classic red lip.

Emma Watson Madrid Premiere

MADRID – What’s not to love about this look? The silk black and white jumpsuit by J. Mendel with a low cut surplice bodice has been perfectly tailored to flatter her petite frame, and those Gianvito Rossi Virtua mules are heart-stopping! Her locks are swept to the side and held in place with a series of large pins showing off her smokey eye and bold lip, très chic!

Emma Watson London Premiere

LONDON – And five stars go to her final premiere look in a stunning one-of-a-kind white gown by Ralph Lauren! We love the flattering rounded neck and sultry halter paired with the thigh-high slit to show off just a touch of leg. She keeps her hair neatly parted and pinned showcasing her delicate gold accessories and Jimmy Choo clutch and pumps.

Tell us which of Emma Waston’s red carpet looks you loved!

 

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