Saturday, July 7, 2012

Natural Hair Updo: Twisted Cinnabuns with Cornrows


We have been loving updo's over here lately! Can you tell?  Miss A will be attending her Aunt's work event this weekend so I decided to give her a style to fit the occasion. This style is perfect for both little and big girls. Great for holidays, formal events or just to feel like a princess! 

As always, I washed, detangled, moisturized (with Bee Mine Luscious Moisturizer) and banded Miss A's hair. For full washing instructions click here.

I removed the bands once her hair was almost dry, just slightly damp. I began by parting the hair from ear to ear and tying the top section off. I started working on the back section at the nape of the neck, cornrowing from the right into the middle and from the left into the middle until I was done with the back. I used Bee Mine Curly Butter on each cornrow. 

Once I got to the top I parted a fairly large section in the middle and tied it off. I added a few cornrows to the side sections going up into the middle of her head. Once those cornrows were complete I gathered a large section of hair in the front, tied it off with a ponytail holder and did a loose two strand twist. Once the twist was in I began to create the cinnabun. I simply wrapped the twist around the ponytail holder, making sure it laid flat the entire time. Once the twist was wrapped around into a cinnabun, I placed 1 or 2 bobbypins flat, straight through the cinnabun. I continued this process until she had 5 twisted cinnabuns. I added some cute flower clips I bought from Claire's and there you have it, a beautiful natural updo!

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18 comments:

  1. Beautiful updo! Where did you find the cute little flowers?

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  2. you are amazing!!!! Thanks for the vision...;) now my lil one pics her style with this site (she puts me to work) but I love it!!

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  3. I love those flower accessories. Gorgeous style.

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  4. All I can say is...wow! Phenomenal job! I hope to try this for a wedding in September when my daughter will be a flower girl!

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  5. This hairstyle is very pretty !

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  6. Do you do vid tutorials? Love the styles.

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  7. Its beautiful!!! You are giving me a lot of great ideas for when my middle schooler goes back to school

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  8. The hair style is beautiful

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  9. Wish I knew how to braid

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  10. I like this hair style for me minus the flower :-)

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  11. My daughter has shorter hair is there a way to make the buns w/o using fake hair?

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  12. I love this style. My daughter has shorter hair, is there a way to make the buns without using fake hair?

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  13. My daughter has shorter hair is there a way to make the buns w/o using fake hair?

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