Manhattan is one of the most fabulously fashionable cities I have ever seen, and I’ve seen my fair share of fashionable cities. Whether it’s Harlem with it’s eclectic styles and kinky twists, the indie styles of the lower east side, or the sleek and coiffed ladies of the Upper East Side, New Yorkers are always dressed to impress. This Zelo blogger got to take to the streets of New York City this week, and, like the ladies of Paris wearing their hair in top knots and messy chignon’s, New Yorkers are braving the chill in these easy breezy up-dos as well. Continue reading →
It’s been too long since I posted a tutorial in my favorite series – the Poof-Proof Hairstyles. If you haven’t seen some of these tutorials, check out the Hair Styles tag to find a bunch of them – they are the best easy everyday up-do’s, especially if you live in a humid climate or have unruly hair that likes to puff throughout the day.
You may have tried out wrapping a piece of hair around the base of a ponytail before, but braids in strange places are very trendy this fall, so this ponytail with a wrap around braid is a perfect way to get some braid action into your ‘do.
Today I came across a great tutorial from Luxy Hair (if you haven’t seen their channel yet, do it, I am obsessed), which not only takes you through the steps of making the wrap around ponytail, but also how to add a little body to the crown of your head to add to the romantic, natural look of this style. In the video, Mimi recommends curling your hair into relaxed waves, but this ponytail would also look great with blownout or straightened hair.