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6 Do-it-yourself steps to a side chignon

With holiday parties popping up everywhere your best asset will be a brand new hair do that you can do yourself. Follow these easy tips to creating a chic side curl updo!

DIY Side Chignon

You can wear this look day or night, from errands to a dinner party. Follow these step-by-step directions to see just how easy it is to create the perfect up do at home.


1Use a round brush and blow-dry your hair smooth and straight




Using a large barrel curling iron at least 1.5 inches create waves from your ears down



Gently tease the crown of your head with a comb using separate strokes to not damage hair



Twist hair along the nape of your neck pinning as you go to create a low ponytail



Once you reach your ear, shape the remaining hair into curls and pin back over the twist


Spray with a light hairspray to ensure hold


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