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HOW-TO: Farouk's Royal Treatment Chignon

Lauren Salapatek | September 12, 2017 | 8:25 AM
BEFORE
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Start with separating the crown area.
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Section the sides and clip them for later.
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Braid the hair with 2 strands from the side part in the front to the ponytail in the nape area. Secure this with pins, loosen up the braid and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control Hairspray.
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Create volume on the crown area by backcombing at the roots.
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Braid the other side with 2 strands and attach this twist to the ponytail in the nape area. Spray some Royal Treatment Ultimate Control Hairspray to make a firm foundation.
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Smooth the top layers on the crown area, make sure you have volume on the crown before twisting the lengths and attach them to the ponytail in the nape area. Secure with pins and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control hairspray.
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Divide the ponytail in 3 separate ponytails.
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Twist them, loosen them up a little bit and secure them back up.
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Pin the twisted strands up to the ponytail and finish the look with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control.
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FINISHED LOOK
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FINISHED LOOK, Front
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FINISHED LOOK, Back
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In this how-to, learn how to create this special occasion chignon starting with curled hair. Follow along as you'll use Royal Treatment products by Farouk Systems to create the final look.

Tools & Products:
Royal Treatment Volume Shampoo & Conditioner
Royal Treatment Pearl Complex, Brilliance Cream and Ultimate Control.
Dura CHI curling Iron 1"

STEP 1: Cleanse the hair with Royal Treatment Volume Shampoo and condition with Royal Treatment Volume Conditioner. Apply some drops Royal Treatment Pearl Complex before blow dry the hair.

STEP 2: When the hair is dry, mix some drops Royal Treatment Pearl Complex with Royal Treatment Brilliance Cream for flexible hold and shine. Curl the hair with the Dura CHI Curling Iron 1” and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control hairspray.

STEP 3: Start with separating the crown area.

STEP 4: Section the sides and clip them for later.

STEP 5: Create a low side ponytail in the nape and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control.

STEP 6: Braid the hair with 2 strands from the side part in the front to the ponytail in the nape area. Secure this with pins, loosen up the braid and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control Hairspray.

STEP 7: Create volume on the crown area by backcombing at the roots.

STEP 8: Braid the other side with 2 strands and attach this twist to the ponytail in the nape area. Spray some Royal Treatment Ultimate Control Hairspray to make a firm foundation.

STEP 9: Smooth the top layers on the crown area, make sure you have volume on the crown before twisting the lengths and attach them to the ponytail in the nape area. Secure with pins and finish with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control hairspray.

STEP 10: Divide the ponytail in 3 separate ponytails.

STEP 11: Twist them, loosen them up a little bit and secure them back up.

STEP 12: Pin the twisted strands up to the ponytail and finish the look with Royal Treatment Ultimate Control.

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