From the daily archives: "Tuesday, August 7, 2012"

Regulars on the blog will know we are big fans of the thebeautydepartment.com’s whimsical, insightful hair how-to’s; they are some of the best on the Web. Kindly, they agreed to let us share, and this hot crossed bun was quick to catch our eye. It’s great because it has the shabby chic appeal of bohemia –– and it is as functional as it is fabulous. By keeping long hair off neck and shoulders, this pretty crossover keeps you cool in more ways than one…

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English singer-songwriter, Pixie Lott, looks like a seraphim in this gorgeous, soft layered bob. This cut is perfect for her because her hair features a natural wave, which plays perfectly into the shape of the cut –– a loose, free flowing style. She doesn’t need to worry about hair holding its shape in this modern, ‘wash and wear’ style; the casual, indiscriminate form helps to make it sexy. You can see how the length drapes effortlessly around Pixie’s eye line and cheekbones, and this helps to slim down and frame the features of the face.

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