Graceful Beauty



This romantic style of a low, gathered, messy bun (chignon) makes for a perfect look. Start with freshly washed hair and blow dry with volume in your favourite parting. Using a straightener, create loose curls all over. Turn head upside down, shake your hair and hairspray lightly. Part hair in two sections split horizontally from the ears. Secure the bottom section in a large, looped bun. For the top section, maintain your parting and roughly pin each big curl onto the bun working from the ear line to the crown. This look would be complemented by curled lashes and a lightness to the eye makeup. Define using a winged eyeliner and add individual lashes if you want to frame your eyes further. Finish with a matte setting powder and natural lip colour to bring the look together but still focusing on the eyes.

To create this flattering look, start with blow dried hair to add volume and a smooth texture to the hair. Next, use a curling wand in different directions and gently tug on the hair to lengthen the curl as it cools. Take two to three pieces of face framing curls and twist them together, fixing with bobby pins. To complement this look, a classic eye makeup of brown and cream would look wonderful. Lips can be any colour that suits your complexion. A blue-based red or vanilla nude colour are classic hues if you’re not sure which one to pick.


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