Styling Hair


Tutorial: Braided Hairband for Growing Out Bangs

Braided Hairband,I mentioned last week that after roughly 26 years of bangs, I’m taking a little break and growing them out.  The thing is, growing out your bangs is a notoriously tedious process.  Those little wisps that once looked so cute across your forehead are now an awkward fringe that makes you feel just as dorky as that weird bob you had in middle school. When I tried growing out my bangs at age ten, my strategy was to part my hair straight down the middle and clip half my bangs to one side and half to the other.  Luckily, I’ve learned a little more about hair since then, and I’ve been experimenting with a few ways to keep my bangs under control. This braided hairband is my current favorite, and it’s so easy!  This is perfect for those of you who are in the same boat as me–but it also works…

Teach Me: Simple Sock Bun

Simple Sock Bun Happy New Year’s Eve, guys! As an old person trapped in a young person’s body, I don’t usually go all-out for NYE. Tonight’s plans are limited to video games and a little champagne with my best friend, then it’s back home to sleep in with Mox. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to get a little fancy! I have yet to pick out which dress I want to wear, but I do know I’ll be styling up my hair in this bun. I’ve been working on the technique for a few weeks, now it’s finally ready for you!  Here’s how to get the look–all you need are two hair ties, a handful of pins, and an old sock that matches your hair color. Put your hair in a high ponytail. Cut off the toe of your sock and roll it up into a donut.  Slip this…