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November 5, 2013

Holiday Ponytail Bun from Hairdreams

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Holiday Ponytail Bun from Hairdreams

Give your clients the ultimate glam updo this holiday season with Hairdreams. Using Hairdreams hair extensions, you can instantly add color, volume and length to create the sophisticated, sexy styles your clients want for the holidays. Create the ultimate midlength bun with this quick and easy how-to from The Doves.


Who did it
Artists: Sonya and Christopher Dove, Chris Rosario
Photography: Nicolas Troncin
Makeup: Eric Allen
Wardrobe Styling: Alejandro Peraza
Photo Studio: Nick Education

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Quikkies: 66-65 20” were colored with Wella Color
    Touch equal parts of 9/3 and 8/43 and Wella Color
    Touch 1.9% Developer

    Model Base color: Level 5
    Formula: Natural Color with Wella Koleston Perfect 7/34 + 20-volume Koleston Perfect
    Cream developer

    Adding Hairdreams Quikkies for instant color highlights
    Step 1: Use about 8-10 Quikkies – a little goes a long way. Quikkies in this style were used to add lighter copper gold accents in darker copper gold haircolor. Apply Colored Extensions to Heavy Side of Parting

  • 2

    Adding Hairdreams Quikkies for instant color highlights
    Step 2: Use about 8-10 Quikkies – a little goes a long way. Quikkies in this style were used to add lighter copper gold accents in darker copper gold haircolor. Apply Colored Extensions to Lighter Side of Parting

  • 3

    Side part the hair and then create a circular section at the top of the crown.

  • 4

    Take an elastic band with bobby pins at the ends of each side and pull hair into a firm ponytail.

  • 5

    Section the hair from the middle of the ear upwards and then pull the back section of hair up to join the existing ponytail.

  • 6

    Use an elastic band to secure the ponytail.

  • 7

    Brush back the hair in front of the ear.

  • 8

    Fold the hair in and place a bobby pin towards the ends. Then pin and secure into place.

  • 9

    Repeat on the opposite side, leaving the front section out.

  • 10

    Take both ends of both sides of the hair and tuck into place around the
    ponytail, use bobby pins to secure.

  • 11

    Back-comb the ponytail to create volume.

  • 12

    Using a brush, smooth the top surface of the back-combed ponytail.

  • 13

    Using three elastic bands, tie the ends of the ponytail.

  • 14

     Secure the ponytail to the base of the hair with bobby pins.

  • 15

    Use hair pins to secure bun to the base of the ponytail.

  • 16

    Brush out the front section of hair to smooth it out, then gently tuck it behind the ear.