Updo Hair Styles: Tips, Techniques, and Photos
An updo can be whipped up in one quick sweep for a casual feel, or labored over for hours from start to finish, depending on the function.
These pages offer tips for creating long lasting, professional looking styles.
Formal Updos for Prom or Wedding
- Choosing a Prom Hair Style
Wondering what prom hair style will suit you? Get professional advice on choosing a prom hair style to complete your look and make it memorable.
Tip - Save money and time deciding on a prom hair style. Try out prom hair styles or updos on a photo of yourself.
- Bride Hair Style
Getting Married? First of all, Congratulations! You'll want your hair to look it's best on your wedding day, while still reflecting your personal style, and complimenting your dress, headpiece, and your theme. It's a tall order, and requires some thought and preparation.
- Bridal Hair Accessories
Add striking hair accessories to personalize your look and add impact to your style.
Bridal Hairstyle Galleries
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Need inspiration? Check out our constantly growing hair style photo gallery.
Submit Photos To Our Bridal Hairstyle Galleries
If you'd like to share your wedding day hair style, submit your photos here.
Professional hairstylists or photographers are also welcome to submit bridal hairstyles for publication (and possible features) in our wedding hair style photo collection.
French Braiding Video
This how-to video provides in-depth istructions for creating a professional looking french braid.
Basic instructions for creating updos on any length hair. Includes simple but critical tips for securing sections.
How to Backcomb
Detailed tips on backcombing to build volume and create support for secure, long-lasting hairstyles.
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