chignon with knot

If you are out on the razzle this New Year’s Eve, an Updo is great way to showcase a pretty set of new earrings and a beautiful neckline. But don’t get stuck with an old plain Jane look when you can easily create a unique up sweep in a matter of seconds. We’re really feeling the messy chignon with a braid or a knot for a twist. It says classic with a bit of modern fun. Click through to style notes to learn how to recreate this great holiday hairstyle. –– Michelle Rotbart

Step One: Pull hair back into a high and tousled bun, leaving approximately a four-inch section loose in the front.

Step Two: Dab some defining cream onto fingertips for grip. Next split the loose section into two and being to knot it together. Repeat until all hair ins knotted. Spray the section with primp.

Step Three: Pull the section back toward your bun, pining it in place as you go. Spray your whole head with primp again.


Special Thanks to Michelle Rotbart for this post. Michelle is a professional trend forecaster for the NYC-based fashion and retail forecaster, Doneger Group

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