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Get the look of a professional haircut or hairstyle without the salon prices by watching the videos in this hair styling series from Howcast.
You Will Need
- Medium-length hair
- A comb
- Bobby pins
- Flowers or a decorative comb
Comb it through
Comb the hair to untangle any knots.
Make a side part
Part your hair on one side.
Twist the hair
On the side of the part with more hair, separate a one-inch piece of hair from the front, and gently start twisting it from the base of the head. Secure the hair to the head with a bobby pin every inch or so, as you work your way from the front to the back of the head.
Incorporate more hair
When you reach the top of the ear, start incorporating pieces of hair from underneath the piece you are working with.
Secure one side
When you reach the nape of your neck, temporarily secure the hair with pins so you have both hands free for the other side.
Repeat twisting your hair on the other side of the part.
Gather the hair
When the two sides meet at the nape of your neck, remove the bobby pins that were securing the first twist, and gather all of your hair in your hand at the nape of the neck, as if to tie a ponytail.
Let’s twist again
Grab the bunch of hair at its end and twist, pulling it upwards as you do so. Keep twisting until the end is sticking straight up, and then secure the end to the top of the head with a bobby pin.
Tuck and roll
Tuck the end down and under, and secure it by pinning bobby pins underneath the roll. Add flowers or a decorative comb if you like.