Are you looking for a hair style that can easily transform from day to night quicker than you can say “party”? Here are two gorgeous, quick and easy day to night hairstyle ideas that can get you from your desk to the dance floor in no time!
What Will I Need to Achieve These Looks?
- Hair band or elastic
- Hair pins
- Strong hold hair spray
Look 1: Quick Chignon to Chic Low Ponytail
6 Steps to Getting the Quick Chignon
Step 1: Start with a low ponytail
Pull hair into low ponytail and secure with a hair band or an elastic band.
Step 2: Section above the band
Separate hair into two sections above the band.
Step 3: Pull and wrap the hair through the parting
Pull the ponytail through the parting. Keep wrapping until all the hair is in the chignon.
Step 4: Secure with pins
Secure the updo with pins or grips.
Step 5: Loosen the hair at the front
Relax the look by loosening your hair at the front.
Step 6: Finish with hairspray
Finish the look by setting it off with hairspray.
Transforming the Chignon into a Chic Low Ponytail
Step 1: Remove the pins from the chignon
Remove the hairpins or grips from your chignon.
Step 2: Make sure your ponytail is tight
Unwrap the hair, leaving a few twists. Tighten the ponytail.
Step 3: Wrap a hair strand around the ponytail
Wrap a hair strand around to add an elegant touch and refine the look.
Step 4: Backcomb and finish with hairspray
Backcomb the ponytail from the behind gently for extra volume.
Look 2: Braided Updo to Boho Braid
Steps to Getting the Braided Updo
Step 1: Plait the top
Pull the top section of your hair into a loose plait.
Step 2: Plait the rest
Divide the rest of your hair into three sections including the previous plait and braid them all together.
Step 3: Secure with hair band or elastic
Secure with band, looping it at the end rather than pulling all the hair through.
Step 4: Roll the plait into a braided bun
Roll the plait back and secure tightly with pins or grips and add hairspray.
Transforming the Braided Updo into the Boho Braid
Step 1: Remove the pins.
Remove all the pins from the braided bun.
Step 2: Tease the plait
To give this look a relaxed feel, gently tease the plait. Add hairspray to set the look.