From the daily archives: "Saturday, June 8, 2013"

Ooh la la, this style has so much polish and class! It got us thinking about updos. By definition, an updo is any hairstyle fastened away from the face; ponytails, buns, beehives –– they all count. But the most sophisticated, the most chic, and probably the most underused is the French Twist. It is created by gathering hair in a low pony (not secured) and twisting the ponytail upwards until it turns in on itself against the head. It is then secured with pins or clips. It can be tricky –– and the image above has special editorial detailing that would be difficult for anyone to do –– so today we are Style Noting a basic French Twist technique –– use it to make a dynamic addition to your own hairstyling options.

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