Wednesday, May 11, 2011

How to: style your hair up for work

I tweeted a pic awhile back with my hair up and had some requests to do a hair tutorial on how I wore my hair. I was a bit freaked out about posting this because I don't know much about hair and usually just leave it down. I thought I would do a quick video on how I wear my hair up for work. I hope you enjoy this video:)

Dress: Banana Republic sheath dress- size 00P (super cute version)
Necklace: Amrita Singh
Barrett: Similar here and here

Here I wanted to show you the difference with my hair down and up.
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Blazer: Theory Gratian Lecture Tweed - size 0 (tailored)
Skirt: Theory Lecture Joanie Tweed - size 0 (tailored)
Shell: Ann Taylor factory- size XXSP (close version here)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin Simple 100's- size 35/5 (buy here)
In case you can't or don't want to watch the video, here are the steps:
1. pull your hair back like a pony tail, hold with one hand
2. using other hand, twist hair upwards
3. once at the top, pull hair downwards and tuck hair inside the twist
4. take hair clip and push through middle of twist
5. pull side layers/bangs down from front and sides of face
6. finish off with pomade or hairspray to tame fly-a-ways
Here are some great and cheap barrette's you can use:

6 pack for dirt cheap (love the leopard one)
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What do you think about my up-do for work?