Showing posts with label Curls. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Curls. Show all posts

Jan 3, 2018

Sleep Styler Review and Demo!

Sleep Styler Tutorial and Review Video

Today we are testing The Sleep Styler (as seen on Shark Tank) on long, straight, and fine hair! As mentioned in our video tutorial and review video (below) their instruction manual did state that you may not get great results if you have straight/fine or hard to curl hair and recommend their mini rollers instead. The large rollers that we used in this video were typically made for people with long and thick, frizzy, curly or textured hair. We wanted to try them out anyway to see what kind of results we could achieve. My daughter has been loving loose, wavy curls lately over tight ringlet type curls. Maybe at some point we will test the mini rollers to see if we like them better. This is our first impression of the product as we have not used them before!

Check out our Sleep Styler review and demo video to see our results below! (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

In this video we give some tips and tricks for using these curlers as well as showing our results. The most important tip is to start with slightly damp, but not wet hair. Even though these are made with "absorbent yoga towel fabric" your curls will not dry completely if your hair is soaking wet when you roll it up (even overnight.) We also show how to place the straps so that the velcro ends up facing the correct way at the bottom of the rollers.

The core of these rollers is memory foam, so they are super soft, although my daughter said they weren't extremely comfortable to sleep in.  I don't think any heat-less overnight curlers really are!

The sleep styler can be found online on Amazon. (Affiliate)
I would recommend adding hairspray or other product when the rollers come out for longer lasting curls.

*This is not a sponsored post. The Sleep Styler was purchased by us.  Our opinions are our own.
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Nov 8, 2017

How To Curl Hair With A Flat Iron, Easy Tutorial & Tips and Tricks!

How to curl your hair with a flat iron video tutorial.

Our hair tutorial today shows how to curl your hair with a straightener or flat iron! We also show an easy "hair hack" or trick using nail polish to determine if you have spun the flat iron correctly to get the perfect curl.  We thought of this trick as my daughter was learning to curl her hair with a flat iron for the first time and are hoping it will help other beginners. This method can be tricky to master at first, but once you get it down, it becomes easy and so fun.  We love these curls because they last for days and look so gorgeous!

Step By Step "How To Curl Your Hair With A Flat Iron" Video Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

As mentioned in our curling tutorial (above) depending on how you twist the flat iron, you can make looser waves, beachy waves, or bouncy curls using the same technique.

Curling your hair with a straightener, step by step.

How to curl hair with a flat iron video tutorial, plus tips and tricks.

If you are looking for a flat iron to purchase, we recommend finding one with rounded edged plates (which will both straighten and curl your hair.)  The one we used in this tutorial has been great and is made by NuMe.  We found it on Amazon. (Affiliate.)

The heat protectant we used is made by Tresseme and can also be found on Amazon. (Affiliate.)
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May 31, 2017

8th Grade Dance Hairstyle Tutorial and Dress! Princess Hairstyles

Gorgeous braided crown half up hairstyle tutorial.

Today we are showing a hair tutorial and fashion video in one, featuring the pretty braided hairstyle and dress she wore to her eighth grade dance!

Recently my daughter went to the traditional end of middle school dance. This dance is typically a semi formal occasion in our area which some teens have nicknamed the "8th grade Prom" or "eighth grade graduation." This dance is the last celebration before entering High School as a Freshman!

She wanted a half up half down hairstyle with braids, so this is what we came up with.  We have combined french braids, lace braids, feather braids, and a loop braid technique to create a delicate braided crown design.  This hairstyle is fairly simple and classic, yet eye catching and elegant. Truly a "Princess Hairstyle" that could be worn for many special occasions: Communions, Homecoming, Prom, church, recitals, graduation, weddings (both for brides or flower girls hairstyles) etc.

8th Grade Dance Hair Tutorial And Dress Video: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

Cute feather loop braid hairstyle tutorial.

8th grade dance hair tutorial. Half up hairstyle with braids.

After creating her cute braided tie back hairstyle, we added some curls off camera.  Our "Curling Wand Curls Tutorial" from a few years ago can be found here.

Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  • Clip or hair tie to temporarily hold one side of the braid while you are braiding the other side.
  • Hairspray, pomade, wax, or gel to help prevent flyaways.
  • 1 medium size clear elastic.
  • Curling wand, curling iron, rollers or other curling device (optional, if you want curls.)
The Dress:

She was hoping to find a dress that was fancy, but not too "over the top" formal.  We both fell in love with the adorable and fashionable white chiffon shift dress shown in our video (above) from JCPenney.  I could not find a link to the exact dress online, but here are a few very similar dresses on amazon (affiliate.)

Dress 1
Dress 2
Dress 3
Dress 4
Dress 5

The necklace shown with the dress in our video is also from JCPenney.  Her ankle boots are from Old Navy.
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Mar 22, 2017

Prom Hairstyle, Romantic Twist Half Up

Pretty Prom hairstyle. Romantic twist half up.
Looking for a hairstyle for Prom?  You'll love this beautiful bohemian half up hairstyle!

This gorgeous twisted crown hairstyle may be easy enough to do on yourself as a DIY prom hairstyle!  No difficult braiding skills are required, just a simple twisting technique (that anyone can do) will create this glamorous princess hairstyle.

Our neighbor asked if I would do her hair for Prom recently and this was the style she requested in the form of a photo. The hairstyle turned out so beautiful on her and looked stunning with her Prom dress, so we thought we would share this Prom hair tutorial in case any of you are looking for a formal hairstyle to wear to your next dance, wedding, or fancy event!  Although this style is quite simple, I think it is really gorgeous.  

Romantic Twist Half Up Prom Hairstyle Video Tutorial
: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

You'll notice in our tutorial that we show a little trick to place volume at the crown of her head without having to tease her hair (which can be damaging and a pain to comb out later.) We also show how to cover the elastic in the center of the hairstyle in a way that blends in nicely with the twists and doesn't require any additional bobby pins or elastics.

Prom hairstyle tutorial. Half up twist princess hairstyle.

Half up prom hairstyle tutorial. Romantic twist with loose curls.

 Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  • 2 medium size, clear hair elastics.
  • To create natural looking, soft, loose curls, we used our "reverse curling wand" (affiliate.)
  •  Before applying heat, you may want to use heat protectant to help minimize the damage to your hair.  The one we have been using and is shown in our video is from TRESemme (affiliate.)
  • Finishing hairspray.

This hairstyle is similar to the Aurora hairstyle (inspired by Disney's "Maleficent") that we did over on the Disney Style YouTube channel a few years ago.  If you love this look, you can check that out to see another technique for creating a twisted half up style.
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Feb 15, 2017

Belle Hairstyle Tutorial, Beauty And The Beast Inspired

Belle Hair Tutorial, Beauty and the Beast inspired. Video instructions.
This Belle hair tutorial is inspired by Disney's new "Beauty And The Beast."  A beautiful half up hairstyle which is worn with the gorgeous yellow ball gown in the dancing scene with the Beast.

We are so excited for the new live action Beauty and the Beast Disney movie coming out on March 17, 2017. And we could not wait to film this hair tutorial! We have loved watching Emma Watson for years and think she will make the perfect Belle. (Our favorite Disney Princess!)

Belle Hair Tutorial, Elegant Half Up Bun Hairstyle: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

Before filming this tutorial, we tried searching the internet for a clear picture of this hairstyle from an actual movie still shot, but were unsuccessful. (We only found blurry pics from the side or front and a very quick flash of the style in the official trailer.) So, this is our perceived rendition and not an exact replica.  Based off of the animated movie and books, seeing Belle at Disneyland, etc...  we know her classic style is a half up with curls, with some type of bun in the back, possibly featuring a yellow ribbon or gold hair accessory of some sort. Of course, although our minor details may not be spot on with the new movie, this hairstyle will definitely pass for Belle!  We can't wait to see the actual authentic details when we go watch this in the theater next month! 

Gorgeous Belle hair tutorial. Half up bun hairstyle from Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty and the Beasty hairstyle tutorial. Emma Watson (Disney Belle) inspired.

This hairstyle is fairly easy to make (for a Disney Princess hairstyle) and would be great to go with a Princess Belle Halloween costume, a day at Disneyland or Disney world, a Disney Princess party, watching the Beauty and the Beast movie premiere, etc.

Supplies needed to recreate this glamorous hairstyle: 
  • 3 small or medium hair elastics
  • Several bobby pins
  • Finishing hair spray
  • To create the voluminous bun for this style, we used our "Hollywood Half Up" accessory made by Scunci.  When we saw this tool at Walmart, we thought it would be perfect for helping to create Belle's hairstyle and it really was simple to use.  We have an older Belle hair tutorial showing another idea for making the bun from several years ago if you want to check that out. This Bell hairstyle could also be created by following the first few steps shown in our video, and then making a regular twisted, braided, or messy bun with the half ponytail and tying a yellow ribbon around it, or adding a gold clip or barrette (instead of using a bun maker like we did.) 
  • The ringlet curls cascading underneath the bun were created using our 3/4 inch curling iron, starting at the the root.
  • A topsy tail (affiliate) is optional for creating this hairstyle, but does make it easier and can be used for many other styles as well. These can be found online and in some stores that sell hair accessories. 

Browse our Disney Princess Hairstyles playlist. We have renditions of hairstyles for Jasmine, Elsa, Anna, Cinderella & Aurora!
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Nov 30, 2016

Elastic Design Half Up Hairstyle

Elastic design half up hairstyle tutorial

A decorated variation of the classic "half up" hairstyle, perfect for school and other occasions!

This elastic design half-up hairstyle is partially inspired by a cute updo hairstyle we saw on Instagram recently by "studiohilde." Lately my daughter has been wearing her hair mostly down with just her "bangs" pulled back for school, and we thought this would be a fabulous way to spice up her ordinary half up without putting in too much time or effort.

This style is easy enough to be a DIY, although your arms may tire of tying all of the little elastics, so it may be better if you have someone help you.  As mentioned in our video (below) you can really do any elastic pattern you want... this is just an example and the possibilities you could come up with are endless!  Of course, you can use a variety of different color combinations, or go for a more subtle look with clear elastics as well.

Elastic Design Half Up Hairstyle, Video Tutorial (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

This style is fairly versatile and can work will most hair types and lengths.  If your hair is shoulder length to medium length, you could make a smaller/shorter pattern (example below.) 

Elastic design half up hairstyle for shoulder length hair too

Elastic design half-up hairstyle, video tutorial

Pretty elastic design half up hairstyle tutorial

Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  •  Lots of small hair elastics. (We used Goody ouchless brand.)
  • Product such as pomade or gel to help prevent flyaways.
We started with some no-heat curls/waves by braiding her hair and leaving the braids in overnight.  This style would look cute with straight hair or with tighter curls as well.

As demonstrated below, you can stretch the design out as much or as little as you want for a slightly different look.

elastic design hairstyle, stretched and unstretched.
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Feb 3, 2016

Romantic Side Swept Braided Rose Hairstyle

Romantic side swept braided rose hairstyle tutorial

"The Princess" was a flower girl in a wedding recently, so we thought it would be fun to show the pretty hairstyle that she wore for the event. This doesn't have to be just a hairstyle for flower girls though.... This glamorous hairstyle would also be great for brides and bridesmaids, prom, homecoming, Valentine's Day, communions, recitals, date night, church, etc.

Romantic side swept braided rose hairstyle, video tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

Pretty hairstyle for special events

Glamorous side swept hairstyle with curls

Flower girl hairstyle tutorial, braided rose

Pretty hairstyle for special occasions

We wanted some texture in her hair to help create a glamorous side swept look, so we started with some curling wand curls.  Click here for a more detailed video showing how to curl your hair using a curling wand.  After braiding in a lace French braid headband on top, we wrapped the end of the braid around and underneath her hair to help keep the curls contained and placed to the side of her head. Lastly, we added a braided rosette accent to the side.

Supplies needed to recreate this look:
  • 2 small, clear elastics.
  • Several bobby pins.
  • Curling wand/iron, rollers, naturally curly hair (if you want curls.)
We love how soft and pretty this hairstyle turned out!  Perfect for all ages and many formal events.  
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Jan 27, 2016

Half-Up Diagonal Knots Hairstyle Tutorial

Cute diagonal knot hairstyle tutorial

We've had a lot of requests for "teen hairstyles" lately, so this week we wanted to create a pretty, half-up hairstyle with a slightly messy, tousled, relaxed look (which is so trendy and popular right now.) To make this knot design, we are using a technique from a video we posted a few years ago called "seashell knots." We decided to try placing the knots in a diagonal pattern and loved how it turned out! As shown in our tutorial (below) we stopped after making 4 knots, which created a half-up hairstyle. Of course, if you wanted to continue making more knots, you could go down further. You could possibly even incorporate all of the hair to form one large diagonal knotted braid or updo if you wanted to!

Half-Up Diagonal Knots Video Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

Diagonal knotted braid hair tutorial

Diagonal knots half-up hairstyle tutorial

Depending on what you wear, this style could work for casual occasions (such as school or work) or for more dressed up or fancy events. I think this would be an adorable hairstyle for formal dances (Prom, Homecoming) or maybe even for weddings.

This hairstyle would be cute on straight, wavy, or curly hair. In the video, we are working with 2nd day curling wand curls.

Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  • 1 small hair elastic for each knot. I would suggest clear, or something similar to the color of hair you are working with.
  • Curling wand, curling iron, rollers, etc. (If you want curls.)
  • Finishing hairspray (optional.)
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Dec 2, 2015

The Perfect Dance Bun and No-Heat Curls Tutorial

The perfect bun for dance and no heat curls tutorial

This week we are adding another "dance bun" technique to our collection!  The princess's standard dance team hairstyle this year is a classic donut bun / sock bun. And, I'm sure many of you who dance are required to wear this hairstyle from time to time for competitions and recitals as well. It seems to be the standard "go to" style for many teams as it is very simple and looks polished besides.

Easy dance bun hairstyle tutorial. Great for ballet, figure skating, gymnastics, etc.

We have shown several different methods for making this type of bun in the past and are always up for trying something new.  Each technique we have tried seems to have its pros and cons. A lot of deciding which bun is best for your dancer is going to depend on her hair texture and length.  We both liked this "perfect bun" kit (made by Remington)  and think it is one of the easier methods for wrapping up long hair into a bun. The first time we tried it we were slightly worried that it may unroll itself (since there is really nothing visible holding it together) but luckily we have not had a problem with it coming out mid-dance yet!  I would definitely recommend using bobby pins all the way around the bun (as demonstrated in our tutorial below) to be sure though.

The "Perfect Bun" Video Tutorial and Review, Plus No-Heat Curls Demo: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

One of our favorite perks of wearing this bun is the cute no-heat curls or waves you will be left with when you take the bun down.  As mentioned in our video, the curls will turn out best when the hair is wrapped up slightly damp and the bun is left in long enough for the hair to dry completely before taking it out.

Heatless curls using bun maker

Supplies needed to recreate this bun:
  • A bun form. We purchased our "perfect bun" maker at either Walmart or Target (we have had it for awhile and I don't remember which!)  If you are having trouble finding one, they are also sold online. Click here to see it on Amazon (affiliate.)
  • A ponytail holder.
  • Several bobby pins.
  • Pomade or gel and finishing hairspray.
  • Water.
Find some of our other dance bun tutorials below:

Easy dance bun using donut form and hair net

Donut bun with no leftover ends

Hot cross bun

Pinwheel bun

Dance bun with ribbon

Braided bubble bun
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Nov 4, 2015

Ribbon Coiled Bun Hairstyle Tutorial

Ribbon coild bun hair tutorial

This week we are showing how to make a unique "coiled bun" updo hairstyle.  This bun would be great for dance, ballet, figure skating, recitals, communions, weddings, (a cute flower girl hairstyle) for church, holidays, special occasions, etc. 

The technique used to make this bun is fairly easy and quick.  If you know how to make a rope braid and a slide-up braid (or snake braid) this should be a cinch for you. As mentioned in our video tutorial (below) there really is no exact science to creating this bun and some of it will depend on the length of hair you are working with.  These coils can be manipulated somewhat to be stretched longer, or scrunched up shorter... and you can really arrange them however you want to form the updo.

Ribbon coiled bun tutorial. Great hairstyle for ballet.

We chose to tie our leftover ribbon into a bow at the side of the bun for a sweet "girlish" touch.  The bow can also be placed at the bottom of the bun, or at the top of the bun (depending on how you arrange your coils.)  Of course, If you prefer not to add a bow to your updo at all, you can clip your ribbon and tuck in the ends for more of a grown up look.

Cute ribbon coiled bun with bow tutorial

Bun tutorial for dance, ballet, special occasions

Ribbon Coiled Bun Video Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

Supplies needed to recreate this bun:
  • 1 hair tie or elastic to make the initial ponytail.
  • 4 medium size clear elastics.
  • 2 pieces of ribbon. (Our ribbons were each about 4 feet long and 1 inch thick.)
  • Several bobby pins.
*Tip:  I would suggest adding water, gel, or pomade to your hair before you attempt making the coils to help avoid flyaways. Also, the width and texture of the ribbon you use is going to make a difference in how these coils turn out, so you may want to experiment.

We featured a similar technique several years ago in our "spring rings hairstyle" in which we used 2 thin strands of hair to make the rope braid and slide up.  We used this technique to accent a simple half up style in that tutorial. With the original technique, you end up with one long stand of hair and one coiled strand, which isn't ideal for some hairstyles. We decided to try making the coils using ribbon (instead of hair) this time to eliminate the one long remaining strand of hair and ended up loving how the ribbon looks peeking through, especially when pinned up into a bun. The other perk of using ribbon instead of hair becomes apparent when the coils are taken down the next day, and all of your hair is curled into ringlets (instead of only half of it.) You could actually use this as a no heat curling method if you wanted to!

At the end of our video tutorial we show how to make a super easy 5 minute messy bun with the 2nd day coils. This is just an example of an endless amount of styles that could be made with these fun ringlets.

Easy messy bun tutorial, second day hairstyle

Easy messy bun tutorial, second day hairstyle

We first saw the original unique looking coiled braid accented on a style at a Renaissance Faire several years ago and have used it a few times since in a variety of styles.  I think this ribbon bun variation is our favorite so far!  We have also seen several pictures of hairstyles using the original technique to accent hairstyles on Pinterest and Facebook. Two accounts I have noticed who have used this braid in a variety of hairstyles are "cute and glossy" and "hair braiding" if you are looking for more ideas.
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Sep 30, 2015

Disney's Descendents Hairstyle Tutorial - Evie

Disney Descendants Hairstyle Tutorial

Our hair tutorial this week (and our first Halloween Hairstyle of the season) is inspired by a fun style we saw on Disney's new show "Descendants" which was worn by "Evie" ie Sofia Carson.

In the original style, Evie is wearing a blue/purple woven or braided headpiece (which sort of resembles a crown or tiara) sitting atop her classic dark blue hair.  We wanted to create a DIY of something similar, as well as something simple and inexpensive for anyone who is planning on dressing up as Evie for Halloween... or for anyone else just because it's a cute style!

Descendants "Evie" Hairstyle Video Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

P.S. If you are wanting to make some curls or waves to go with your headpiece (like Evie is wearing) feel free to watch our curling wand tutorial.

Evie Hairstyle and Headpiece Tutorial From Descendants

As shown in our video tutorial (above) we braided our headpiece right into "the Princess's" hair.  This is not actually necessary.  If your hair is too short, or if you would rather make the headpiece on its own and bobby pin it into place, you definitely can.  We just thought it would be a fun way to keep the headpiece in place without having to use bobby pins or clips and worry about it falling out while trick-or-treating!  

Halloween Hairstyle, Evie from Disney's Descendants

You may have noticed in our photos and video that we are showing 2 different ways to finish this style.  Depending on your personal preference, you can either leave the braids sitting on top of the hair (as shown above) or you can drape some hair over the back/center of the headpiece to hide the elastic and give the hairstyle more of an authentic look to the original style (shown below.)

DIY Halloween Hairstyle and Headpiece from Descendants (Sofia Carson)

Evie hairstyle for halloween

Supplies needed to recreate this look:
  • Ribbon: We found the 2 rolls of ribbon shown in our tutorial at our local craft store in the discount bin for 50 cents each.  You can really use any ribbon you want, but I would suggest finding some that is around 1/2 inch thick to easily create the "point" in the front of the headpiece. We used around 3 feet of each roll.
  • If you have beads, you could thread the beads onto the ribbon and randomly add them throughout the braid for added bling and sparkle. 
  • If you really want to make this hairstyle authentic, you could actually dye or spray your hair dark blue! Or you could look for a blue wig, which would be less messy.  ;)
  • Curling iron/wand or other curling method if you are wanting curls.
  • 1 medium/clear elastic.
  • Finishing hair spray (optional)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
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Jun 3, 2015

Side Swept Braided Scissor Waterfall Hairstyle

Side swept braided scissor waterfall hairstyle tutorial

Our video tutorial this week is based on a hairstyle that has been on our "to do list" for quite awhile now.  We have been seeing this "side swept" look all over Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, etc. and of course, we had to give it a try!  Several different variations of this style have been popular on social media recently, including a regular waterfall braid variation, as well as a waterfall twist.

And, ever since posting the "scissor waterfall braid" several months ago, we have been wanting to do a tutorial on a "braided scissor braid" using micro braids as well (which is a variation of the original "waterfall scissor braid" and is shown in our tutorial today.)  So, we decided to combine the 2 techniques into one video, and the "side swept braided scissor waterfall" was born!  I think this variation of the side swept look has to be my favorite of all the braids we have tried with this style so far! I love that this "braided scissor braid" looks really unique and intricate, even though it isn't all that complicated to do.

Scissor waterfall braid side swept hairstyle

Depending on your outfit and how you style the braid; This hairstyle can be worn as a relaxed, effortless, casual, messy bohemian type of look.  Or, as more of a special occasion, fancy, glamorous hairstyle. I could even see this working for Prom, Homecoming, Weddings, photos, etc.. 

As mentioned in our video below, we used some overnight Dutch braids to create our heatless waves/curls for the base of this style, as we wanted more of a textured look.  You can leave your hair straight, or add curls from a curling wand/curing iron if you prefer.

Waterfall scissor braid using micro braids

And...We wanted to share a "front view" of this hairstyle for you, since it is sort of hard to completely see what is going on from the side of this one.  ;)

side swept braided hairstyle, front view

Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  • 4 temporary hair ties or clips to help keep the ends of the braids from unraveling while you work.
  • 2 small, clear, hair elastics.
  • We used overnight braids to create our curls/waves.  But, you can use any curling method you desire if you want curls. (curling iron, curling wand, curlers, etc.)
  • Finishing hairspray, pomade, gel, etc.

Side Swept Braided Scissor Waterfall Hairstyle Video Tutorial:  Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.

In the photos below, we did the "braided scissor waterfall" in more of a "standard" fashion, across the back of her head, using straight hair (to more fully show the details of this gorgeous braid.)

Scissor waterfall braid using micro braids

scissor waterfall using micro braids tutorial
video tutorial, scissor waterfall using micro braids

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Apr 1, 2015

Disney's Cinderella Ball Hairstyle Tutorial 2015

Cinderella hair tutorial

This tutorial is inspired by the hairstyle Lily James aka Cinderella wore to the ball in the 2015 Disney Cinderella movie.

Ever since the new Cinderella movie was announced, we have had many requests for a Cinderella hairstyle tutorial.  We're a little slow on getting around to this, but we finally saw the show in theatres this past weekend. We loved it, by the way!  We also noticed the many cute braided hairstyles throughout.  But, we decided to film a tutorial for the ball hairstyle, as it was the most requested. 

As a bonus, this simple and elegant style is quite easy and should work with most hair lengths and textures.

Cinderella hairstyle tutorial from the ball

Photo courtesy, the official Cinderella movie trailer.

You might notice in our pictures that "the Princess's" hair didn't turn out quite as curly as Cinderella's did.  We were a little disappointed in our curls as we ended up having to take the curlers out after just a couple of hours, and they didn't hold as well as they usually do.  We wanted the curls to look effortless and natural, but not quite as flat and blah as they turned out!  If I were to try this style again, I would leave our curlers in overnight, or go for a curling wand or curling iron. ;)

Disney Cinderella hairstyle tutorial

The braided headband in this style can be made in several different ways, depending on your hair length and thickness.  If your hair is fine, I would recommend making a braid on each side and doubling them up to make the headband appear to be thicker and more textured.  And of course, if your hair is shorter, you can make a braid on each side and join the ends at the top, instead of the braids having to reach all the way across her head.  We chose a rope braid because the headband on Cinderella appears to be a twist of some sort, but of course, you can do any type of braid you want.  If I had to guess, I would say the original hairstyle was probably created by using a hair piece for the headband, as well as some added extensions for the glamorous looking curls.  You can purchase a synthetic braided headband if you want, which would make your hair appear to be thicker and the braid more voluminous. 

If you are looking for some magical sparkle just like Cinderella, some glitter could also be added as the finishing touch!

Cinderella hairstyle video tutorial
Photo courtesy

Supplies needed to recreate this hairstyle:
  • Several small, clear elastics
  • Several bobby pins
  • Naturally curly hair ;) or a curling wand, curling iron, or other curling method.  We have a tutorial for our "sponge rag rollers" if you want to try that.
  • Finishing hairspray (optional)
Cinderella Hair Tutorial: (Click here to watch the video directly on YouTube.)

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