Looking to take a break from your tried-and-true beach waves? Try adding an upstyle to your hair routine. No longer reserved for weddings and proms, modern updos are effortless, lived-in and more romantic than the looks of years past. Even better? They’re much easier to achieve than you think. Read on to find out how to master three easy updos for fall.
Not ready to say goodbye to another season of “Game of Thrones?” Give off major Westeros vibes with a cool crown braid. Start off by applying Indie Dry Shampoo #comeclean to roots to add grit and texture, then part your hair down the center and divide it into two large sections. Braid both sections into a traditional three-strand braid and secure them with a clear elastic or hair tie. Pull one of the braids over the top of your head and use bobby pins to secure it in place. Repeat with the second braid, making sure it overlaps the first braid, then tuck in the ends of your hair. Pull out a few face-framing pieces, then finish with Indie Hair Spray #superfirm.
Begin by dividing the hair into three sections: two medium-size sections at the nape of your neck and one larger section at the crown. Apply a dime-size amount of Indie Gel #mixitstrong to the medium-size sections, then pull them into two traditional three-strand braids. Next, pull the bottom section of hair into a loose chignon and secure it with bobby pins or a hair elastic. Then, wrap the two braids around the chignon and pin them in place. To finish, gently pull the hair at your crown for a little volume and pull out a few face-framing pieces.
Easy French Twist
Start off by applying Indie Powder #roundtwo to your roots to add volume. Then, use your fingers to pull hair into a low pony just above the nape of your neck. Begin twisting the ponytail, pulling it up toward the top of your head. Once you’ve twisted all of your hair, place a finger at the top of the twist and bring the ends down toward the center of your head. Tuck the ends of your hair under the twist, then use bobby pins to secure the style in place. Use a small amount of Indie Putty→Clay #wreckit to smooth any flyways.