Simply Sophisticated by Sherri Jessee features one model wearing four sophisticated and elegant options for a prom or party. Try any of these looks on your clients. Below there are how-tos for a Halo Braid, Sleek High Bun, Random Texture, and Fishbone Braid with a high ponytail.
THE HALO BRAID:
STEP 1: Brush hair smoothly and braid the crown section.
STEP 2-3: Do a three strand French braid front section adding hair from each side.
STEP 4: Braid opposite side from front to nape.
STEP 5: You should now have three braided sections.
STEP 6: Make each braided section appear larger by loosening them.
STEP 7: Arrange and wrap the braids around the head.
STEP 8: Use mall hair pins to secure the ends.
STEP 9: Spray with dry shampoo for a soft, textured look.
SLEEK HIGH BUN:
STEP 1: Put hair into a ponytail.
STEP 2: Attach 2 bobby pins to an elastic.
STEP 3: Holding forward, secure the ponytail to the top of the head.
STEP 4: Pin on a hair pad.
STEP 5: Smooth pony over the hair pad.
STEP 6: Twist and secure with a few pins.
STEP 7: Continue twisting and pinning remaining hair.
STEP 8: Spray to smooth flyaways.
STEP 1: For shine and hold protection, spray with a heat protecting spray.
STEP 2: To create extra fullness and texture, randomly crimp sections of hair with a Sam Villa Textur Iron.
STEP 3: Brush hair out softly.
FISHBONE BRAIDED HIGH PONY
STEP 1: Smooth hair up into a high ponytail and secure tightly.
STEP 2: Separate the pony into two even sections.
STEP 3: Take a small section from the right and move it to the left side.
STEP 4: Take a small section form the left side and move it to the right side.
STEP 5: Continue this pattern until you reach the end.
STEP 6: Band off with a tiny clear elastic.