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November 2, 2011

Chignon with a Twist by TIGI Catwalk for Duro Olowu

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Chignon with a Twist by TIGI Catwalk for Duro Olowu

This look signifies the chicness of the Jamaican men and women who came to the UK for a better life, all while wearing their Sunday’s best. “We created a soft, simple chignon with a twist to imitate the look of these women who looked expensive, but simple, without trying too hard,” says Johnnie Sapong.

Hair: Johnnie Sapong leading for Catwalk by TIGI
Inspiration: Jacques Henri Lartigue meets the Windrush

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    First pull the hair all the way back and secured it in a ponytail. Separate the ponytail into sections and sprayed each section with TIGI Catwalk Session Series Work It Hairspray.

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    Then twist the ponytail to create an undone chignon and secured it with bobby pins. Spray the chignon with TIGI Catwalk Session Series Transforming Dry Shampoo to create a cool texture. Then, to muss up the chignon and make it look natural, pull a few pieces of hair out of it.

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    Spray the top of the hair with TIGI Catwalk Sleek Mystique Look Lock Hairspray to give a sleek look. Then rough up the front of the hair to create some fly-away pieces