Hello loves! It’s day 3 of Headband Series. In case you missed the other 2 you can check them them out here and here.
Today I have another beautiful Pink Pewter Headband perfect for your hump day! This one is so ornate and festive it makes me think of weddings, sophistication, and of course the floral motif is very reminiscent of glamorous vintage. Here it is:
So how do you wear something so fancy? Well there’s really no need to be fussy. Effortless but put-together is the name of the game. A simple romantic bun looks beautifully and flirty and takes no time to achieve.
If you’ve read yesterday’s post you know we’re re-purposing the beautifully bejeweled Pink Pewter bracelet. What are we re-purposing it for you ask? Hair jewelry! More precisely to decorate our sock buns.
Here’s a quick tutorial on how to make your very own carefully crafted, luscious sock bun!
1. Yes you need a sock
Grab a sock, preferably in a neutral colour that won’t blind if it accidentally peeks through. Cut off the toes, and roll it in on itself. Make a high (very high!) ponytail and place it inside the rolled up sock.
2. Spread it around
Bend forward and separate your hair such that it falls evenly all around the sock and secure it with another elastic. Read more
Pretty much everything I do is simple, and as the saying goes “Necessity is the mother of invention“. What is necessary for me is to be able to have a shower in the morning and wash my hair before work but not spend a million hours straightening, or curling, or styling it, because that’s not what mornings are for.
What I’ve been trying to do is come up with simple ways to put up my hair instead of just sporting a ponytail all the time. Although my hair is dry below (it’s second day hair), I will often wash my hair and blow dry just the roots. If I then braid it, or put it up, I look put together, I don’t have to leave my house looking like I just ran out of the shower, my hair dries nice and smooth, and it takes no time at all!
The good thing about this hairstyle is you only need 1 elastic, and it will still hold marvelously! Believe me this is key for those of us with thick hair. If I can put it up and not have it come down, I’m a happy camper. You can do this quick little bun on the go or after you’ve left the house, because it’s that simple. I did mine in 30 seconds but I’m sure with a little hairspray and a few more minutes you can dress this baby up, and make yours neater than mine.