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There’s a lot to consider when selecting the perfect halloween costume, for inspiration, but it’s hard to argue against Elsa from Disney’s Frozen. She got everything: looks, personality, impressive powers, and great hair. Her voluminous side braid is essential to her look. Pair it with a pale blue gown for an easy, cool costume. Click the style notes for step-by-step instruction to creating her ‘do. –– Laura Martin

Step: Add a drop of shine luxe oil to ends and brush through strands to smooth and remove tangles.

Step: Starting at the front hairline, pump refinish dry shampoo into roots, using short bursts. Repeat throughout the top and front of the head, focusing on root area.

Step: Use a round paddle brush to backcomb top section lightly, adding height and airy volume. Smooth top surface with a brush.

Step: Pull all hair together over left shoulder, leaving slack in the roots. Braid tightly, using a classic 3-strand technique. Work to ends and finish with a sparkly clip.

Step: Use fingers to loosen braid, expanding to desired width. Mist completed look with primp working spray.

 

Special thanks to Laura Martin for this post. Laura is a professional hair stylist, former senior educator at ARROJO cosmetology school, and a creative non-fiction MFA student at Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

 

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