Create a Lace Braid Updo in 15 Minutes
You don't need to spend hours just to look chic and elegant. Try the lace braid updo and be party-ready in minutes!
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Morning weddings and daytime parties call for hairstyles that are elegant yet laidback and relaxed. For these occasions, it’s best to do away with super sleek and tight updos and go for dainty-looking and creative braids and buns. One hairstyle that you can go for is the lace braid updo. Read on to learn how to create this hairstyle for the next party you’re going to.
Steps to Create A Lace Braid Updo
Say hello to soft hair that’s easy to style! Wash your tresses with Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo. It even has five flower essences so your hair stays fresh and fragrant all day! Follow it up with Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner for best results.
Divide your hair
When your hair has dried, create three vertical sections. Put the left and right sections in front of your shoulders to separate it from the middle section. This way, you can work on each of them smoothly.
Work on the middle section
Take the middle section (the one by your nape) and divide it into two horizontal sections. Take the upper section and twist it to form a small pouf. Secure it with a bobby pin.
Tie the rest of the middle section in a low ponytail using an elastic. Then, create a three-strand braid and secure it with an elastic as well.
Create a flower bun
Pull the sides of your braid to widen it and make it look thicker. Then, wrap the braid around the base of your low ponytail to create a flower bun. Secure it with bobby pins.
Braid one side
Now, work on the left section of your hair. Create a lace braid from your hairline down to the tips of your hair by making a three-strand braid and adding more strands of hair as you go along. When you’ve reached the tips, secure your braid with an elastic.
Wrap your braid around the base of the flower bun that you created earlier. Secure it with a bobby pin. Make sure the braid stays in place.
Do the same steps to the right section of your hair. When pinning the braid around the base of the flower bun, you can use several bobby pins if necessary.
Make it shine
Spritz TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Spray all over your hair to create a smooth and polished look.
Widen your braids
Again, use your thumb and index finger to gently pull the sides of your lace braids and create a fuller look.
Make your updo look more relaxed by loosening a few strands of hair near your face using the tip of your tail comb.
Now that you’ve created a beautiful lace braid updo, it’s time to pick a dress that will go well with it. Long dresses in pastel colors or dainty patterns suit this hairstyle. Keep your makeup light and fresh as well so you look classy instead of overdone.
More Bun Hairstyles to Try
Ready for more updos? Here are some must-try hairstyles.
1. Sleek low bun
Make a low bun look more romantic and feminine by putting it on the side. Then, spritz hairspray all over your hair when you’re done creating your bun for a sleek and smooth finish.
2. Lazy bun
If you’re worried about not being able to create a flawless hairstyle, we have good news for you. Go for a lazy bun. It’s equal parts elegant and laidback. Plus, you don’t have to make it perfect for it to be beautiful.
3. Half updo with bun
Don’t want to pull all your hair up? Look stunning and elegant with a half updo with bun. Aside from daytime weddings, you can also wear this ‘do at special brunches with your family or even in afternoon tea parties. It’s a sweet and feminine look that will definitely make you a head turner.
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