Getting ready for V-Day with another hair tutorial that is really easy to do yourself. If you can tie a knot, you can nail this hair do. So, literally anyone (and any hair type) can make this look happen – straight hair, curly hair, thick hair, thin hair, etc.
Interested in giving this bad boy a try? Click through for the step by step process.
1. Prep hair at the roots and throughout with a texturizing product. This style is great for day after hair and can be done with curly or straight hair, the look will just vary slightly with straight hair.
2. Starting with the top quarter section of your hair (doesn’t have to be precise, just several somewhat consistent sections), split into two sections and tie in a loose double knot and secure with a bobby pin. If your hair is curly or has enough texture you may not even need a pin for this step.
3. Once that knot is done drop it and pick up the next quarter section of your hair and knot in the same way. Repeat this process until you make it to the bottom.
4. Pin the last knot and tuck any loose ends underneath that may be sticking out. Pull or spread and pin any last pieces to get the shape that you want, and you’re done!
The idea for this up do is similar to last year’s holiday knotted crown tutorial, but creates a totally different look… This one is a little faster to replicate, but I love them both.
Hair Rachel Brewer
Model Amelia Tatnall
Photography Brittni Mehlhoff
Curious to know… What kind of up do is your typical ‘go to’? Think you’ll give this knotted up do a try?
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I love the colours of your hair!!! (or the model’s hair) I just did unicorn hair myself (and wrote a post on what you need to know before you go rainbow 🙂 ) but cuz my hair is darker it looks different 🙂Zen || Fashion & Interiors DIY blogger
Love it! So simple and cute!Amber
I’m so picky with updos, but I definitely will be trying this one out!!
I actualky cant do knots with my hair. Ist straight but frizzy and everytime i have so many stands and ends sticking out that i won’t give it another try :/Nessa
But it looks very cute!
Get out of town. This is SUCH a nice change of pace from my usual bun. Planning for tomorrow!Lexy | Proper
I lovee this look! Totally going to try it. I’ve also been wanted to dye my hair a little pink, so this is giving me total inspiration!
I love this! It looks so easy! I can’t wait to try!Alicia
the style is really super chic a perfect updo for a night out, or a day at the office. Bonus, is that it look super easy!! Thanks for the idea!!!kate
OMG! i just tried it on myself and it worked!Les
now i just need to find someone to do it for me the right way!
super cute idea. i loooove it! cant wait to do this for reals i need some spunk in my hair life and this is something thats easy enough to do.
So cute and easy!
That’s a wonderful look (and I like her unconventional hair colour), but I fear that my hair will tangle too much after that!Michelle
Love it – especially with the pink in it!!! My go to is a ponytail – thrilling, I know 😉 I’m not very good at doing my own hair.Emily
Thanks Sarah. Glad you like it.Brittni
This is gorgeous! I’ve been looking for different ways to put up my hair 🙂