See the Braids and Brides Finalists' Entries and Vote For Your Favorite

Jamie Newman | February 27, 2019 | 7:52 AM
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Sara Ortega

Use the CHI thermal spray and CHI for Ulta flat iron to give the hair a romantic loose curl. I created a fishtail on the right side of the style. Twists and topsy tails for the rest of the style cascading down. Spray with volume spray and finishing spray.

After narrowing countless entries to the Braids and Brides contest down to five finalists, we asked the five talented stylists to create an all-hair-up updo for the last challenge using products from the challenge box from Ulta Beauty—which included a flat iron, makeup and more—and were asked to use at least TWO products from it.

Congrats to our five finalists:

Trae Howard

Anaa Khan.

Sara Ortega

Jessica Domoney

Caidy Brasure

Here's where you come in: The grand-prize winner will be chosen by YOU, MODERN SALON readers! Public voting is open until March 4, so make sure you vote for your favorite submission every day.

Take a look above to view all the finalists' submissions, and VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE HERE. 

BUT THAT’S NOT ALL! You can still hang with these guys AND get the chance to win some of the amazing prizes they’re snagging by entering our Braids and Brides giveaway—the winners go home with jaw-dropping loot.

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