Jun 25, 2012

messy, twisted updo

Hey girls!

I didn't get this up for you Friday, WOOPS! ;) But TODAY I will show you how I did this look for Brooke:


I also forgot to take pics initially {put me in time out) but I tried to explain it well below.

Here we go...










I promise I am trying to get better at these tutorials, bear with me, we'll get there haha. I also forgot to mention, I clearly sprayed the front pieces once I got them into place. So...do that.

Let me know if you have any questions, working on a few more for you all, including just a 'poof' one by popular request!

xoxo

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45 comments:

Lindsey said...

You lost me on step one. I will never be able to do this by myself, so I will call on Flawless by PLL.

If you need me, I'll be chasing down lawnmower men.

Michelle said...

This looks so nice! I don't think I could ever do it though haha

Mrs. Potts said...

Yes to the makeup tutorial. :)

Tristan Paige {at} Sunshine! said...

You might be a hair-whisperer... because if I ever attempted to do this, it would look like a birds nest. Kudos girl it looks great!

Natalia said...

Looks awesome! Please do a makeup tutorial :)

Rachel said...

You are so talented!!
Yes please to the makeup tutorial! ;)
I'm looking for my wedding makeup inspiration, and I'm loving thissss!

Lyndse said...

You do such a good job at both hair and make-up...I mean,looking at this, I think I can do it...but chances are I would just end up putting hair in a pony tail and drinking all the wine.

Yes to the make-up tutorial :)

Carolina Charm said...

PLL - you make this look SO much easier than it is! Let me be your next hair model! :)

Elizabeth {Ms Classic Glamour} said...

Brooke is gorgeous... and so is this fabulous look! Great job, Hun! Love the makeup too. :)
Check out my latest post... I've nominated you for an award! :)
xoxo

Erin said...

love love love!! :) you are a hairstyling queen!

can't wait for the poof :)

and also, what photo editing program do you use?? been looking for one with those squiggly little arrows :)

xo
erin

sweetnessitself.blogspot.com

Courtney said...

Girl..quit your day job! I love every single hair do you come up with.

Robin said...

You are so amazing! I'm such a girly girl but have no sisters, and my sorority sisters are far away so you're my go-to for hair and make up and everything girly! Is that weird since I don't know you?? Maybe (yes) but you have the best ideas! Your posts always make my day :)

Cara said...

i seriously can't even believe these. they look so good! i also think they look really hard to do on yourself, yes? also, yes on the makeup tutorial!

Aimee L said...

I'm hairstyle illiterate, or whatever. Horrible at doing my own hair. If it doesn't involve a flat iron or hot rollers, count me OUT...I'd rather save hours worth of frustration and have my stylist do it. Time is money, honey. :)

YES on the makeup tutorial. Yours always looks so flawless, and since I'm also blonde, I always like to know how other blondes successfully pull off a smoky eye without looking hookerish...cause Lord knows I can't. I must be doing it wrong, LOL!!

Sami said...

Girlfriend this is gorg! I can't wait for you to come and do it on my hair ;) Haha but really there is no way I can do this myself! She looks gorg though, love the eye makeup! You are a genius my dear! Hope you had a fab weekend! xoxo

Jeremy and Megan said...

yes you need to do a tutorial on her makeup!!! :)

You may not have gone to school for hair but this style makes it seem like you did!! LOVE this hairstyle!! :)

Veronika said...

you are amazing at this stuff! I can hardly do a ponytai right haha :)

Lindsey said...

This is seriously amazing! I definitely want to try it. I hope I have the patience for it. How long is Brooke's hair? Keep the tutorials coming PLL!

Renata said...

I want to see how you would style your own hair sans weave or Bonnie - I think we have the same length of hair and it seems so awkwar for me to try to make it look polished! Other ladies hairs I can do up no probs, bit 90% of the time I look like a street urchin.

Anonymous A said...

Brooke is gorgeous! And you are so amazing at doing hair. I would never in a million years be able to do this!! I tried your simple one and it didn't look anything like yours. Practce, practice, practice....

Megan G. said...

I love how this look seems so effortless but has that nice touch of classy & clean to it. I can't wait to grow my hair out and try this!

Of course, yes on the make-up tutorial! I want to know what you use! :)

Ashley {A Southern Notion} said...

Love this look! (oh and by the way, I went to school for cosmetology, and we totally start from the bottom letting hair down as we go- see, you're more of a professional than you thought! ;) )

Sophie P said...

100% gorgeous Ms Loulou!! I am getting the barnet cut tonight. Bored.com of it so might be getting it quite short- depends if I have the guts!! XXX

Kerry said...

this is amazing! but i could never do it on myself! x

Babygirl said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I did the messy side ponytail for a beach wedding this weekend, and the bride was completely jealous at how great it looked in five minutes, while she had just sat in a beauticians chair getting her hair done for two hours!!! Thanks for the idea/tutorial!

keepingupwithkristen said...

Love it!! Any ideas for short hair like mine?! You are a hair goddess : )

Em said...

Makeup tutorial? Yes!! Please!

Brooke said...

Amazing. I'll try this and maybe, just maybe I can make it work :)

Michelle @ The Vintage Apple said...

So pretty!!!! And yes, you know I want the makeup tutorial!!!! I'm a needy bish.

Chelsie said...

can I just please come to your house for a PLL makeover???

Swede Dreamer said...

Wow, you are a hair wizard! Just found you from missclassicglamour today~great blog and I am your newest follower. Hope you will stop over for a visit! Angie

Brittany said...

Wow! Love this look, but I don't think it would ever work for me.. I have SUPER thick hair.

YES on the makeup tutorial!

Laura said...

Oh wow so beautiful, wish I could do this on my own :)

Laura xo

Emily said...

lou lou you iz fab

A.M. said...

You are the freaking hair whisperer! Yes we need a pouffing tutorial! xoxo

~*~*Rachel*~*~ said...

I failed horribly at the pin curling situation this morning.
:( As I type, my hair is back in its customary ponytail. Sigh....keep the tutorials coming, I love your work PLL! xoxo

Taylor said...

wowow! gorgeous! it even looks perfect in the rollers

Brittney said...

I love all your up-do's! Yes we need the pouffing tutorial pa-lease!

Molly Jac said...

YES we need a makeup tutorial because I want my wedding make up done JUST LIKE THAT. Or how about you just move to Kansas :) Haha. You are so crazy talented! The hair? GORGY!

michaela said...

Please tell this pretty girl that she has the shiniest hair I've seen in my whole entire life.

Lauren Drylie said...

Yes make-up tutorial please! It's gorgeous!
And come check me out at laurenad09.blogspot.com

Beauty Guide 101 said...

I LOVE your hair tutorials!! They're wonderful! Following!
-Amber
http://beautyguide101.blogspot.com/

Samantha Lynne said...

Will you please come be my hair dresser for a day? lol
xoxo
Samantha

Mara said...

I have a wedding this weekend and I'm going to attempt this up-do! I'll send you pictures if it turns out...if not, I'll spare your eyes ;) I may try a practice run this week if I get time and ask you for some tips!

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