PHOTOS: How to do a simple chignon updo

Mar 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET

In need of a simple updo? Try a chignon! Get the effortlessly chic look with this tutorial.

How to do a simple chignon updo | SheKnows.com

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Prep hair with Shu Uemura Ultimate Remedy heat protectant.

2

How to do a simple chignon updo | SheKnows.com

Curl hair using a flat iron for a smooth, voluminous look.
Spray hair with Kerastase Gloss Appeal for added shine.

3

Apply Shu Uemura Volume Maker to roots, and tease hair at crown of head.

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How to do a simple chignon updo | SheKnows.com

Gather hair at nape of neck, leaving out bangs and other loose pieces around the face. Secure with a hair elastic.

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How to do a simple chignon updo | SheKnows.com

Spin hair around elastic in two sections to form bun. Secure with bobby pins around edges. Finish by spritzing hair with Kerastase Lacque couture for a flexible, yet firm, hold.

Tip

For extra added glam, weave a hair accessory into the bun for sparkle!

How to do a simple chignon updo | SheKnows.com

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