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Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

With weddings and proms on your social calendar, you may be running out of hairstyles to create for these momentous occasions. Well, look no further! If you have 3 minutes to spare, we’ve got you covered. “Sometimes you have but a few minutes, and an event calls for an up-do with a bit of class and sophistication. That’s when you whip out this bad boy: the three minute woven up-do,” explains explains Wendy Rose Gould beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice site Latest-Hairstyles.com.

“As the name implies, this hairstyle takes all of 3 minutes to recreate. Not to mention, the finished look makes it seem as if you spent hours slaving away in front of your mirror. We’ll leave it up to you on whether or not you want to reveal just how simple it was to do when the oohs and ahhs start rolling in. For this look, all you need are some bobby pins and a bit of hairspray. You can also apply a nourishing serum to your hair before starting in order to create glossier locks.”

The 3 Minute Woven Up-do:

Step 1: Gather Front Section of Hair

Take a small section of hair from the front of your head. Gently twist and then push section up a little bit to create some lift at the top of your head. Secure with two criss-crossed bobby pins.

Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

Step 2: Twist a Small Section

Take the section of hair that begins just above the ear and ends where your front section stopped. Gently twist it and drape across the back of your head, then secure.

Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

Step 3: Repeat On The Other Side

Do the same thing again on the opposite side of your head. To conceal your bobby pins, drape this second twisted section over the last bobby pin. When securing this section, make sure the bobby pin you use is tucked under the other twisted section of hair.

Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 and 3

Follow steps two and three again, this time using sections of hair from behind the ear. Secure with bobby pins.

Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

Step 5: Create a Bun

Gather the leftover section of hair. Start twisting it and then wrap it into itself to create a simple twisted bun. Secure with bobby pins. If you have layered hair, you may have pieces sticking out. Tuck them in and then spray lightly with hairspray. You can also apply a light coat of hairspray over the entire look to keep everything in place.

Hairstyle Trends 2015, 2016, 2017: How To Do The Best 3 Minute Woven, Chignon Up-do For Long, Medium-Length Hair

Want to see how it’s done? Take a look at the video tutoriual: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX5pgMhwdBA

 

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Do you love up-dos for formal events? Will you give this look a try?

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