Archive for December, 2011

Holiday Half French Braid

Posted in General on December 23rd, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Braids are not just for little girls. You can do so many stunning styles with it. Take Molly Sims as an example, look at how gorgeous she looks with just a slight half french braid on both sides of her part! This is perfect for an elegant holiday dinner and you can even take it out for a crazy holiday after party.

Molly Sims

Molly Sims

Step 1: If you have straight hair and want this wavy look, be sure to curl your hair first.  Part your hair and create a thin French braid using the front pieces on either side, stopping at the tips of your ears.

Step 2: Part your hair and create a thin French braid using the front pieces on either side, stopping at the tips of your ears.

Step 3: Tame frizz in the front with hairspray (if any).

Get a dramatic teased updo!

Posted in General on December 21st, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Gwen Stefani decks out with a dramatic teased updo! This look is for all our crazy risk takers. Gwen matched it with dramatic eye make-up and it pairs perfectly!

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani

Step 1: Take a two-inch section of dry hair and hold it straight up on top. Use a tight-toothed comb and backcomb in short strokes along the back of the section toward your scalp. Repeat with all sections on top of your head.

Step 2: Use a natural bristle brush and smooth the hair on the surface as you gather it all in back. Twist and pin into place in back with the ends upward.

Step 3: Roll the ends around several fingers to create a pin curl, lay it flat against your head and pin into place.

The “Chic Bun”

Posted in General on December 19th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Lea Michele’s bun is super easy, yet achieves an instantly pulled together vibe thanks to the chic headband. Add an accessory for added style!

Lea Michele

Lea Michele

Step 1: Brush hair back and secure in a high ponytail

Step 2: Twist several times until the hair buckles and forms a bun on the top of your head. Tuck the ends in and pin the bun securely into place.

Step 3: Add a headband and spritz with hairspray to lock in your look.

Thank You For All Your Support In Breast Cancer Awareness!

Posted in General on December 15th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

VogueWigs would like to say Thank You to everyone who helped us out with our Donation to The National Breast Cancer Foundation. We raised $1,030 and donated today to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this past October.

We are so honored by the numerous support we received from our fans for this great cause and proud to be teaming up with The National Breast Cancer Foundation as they continue to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need.

Breast Cancer Donation

Breast Cancer Donation

Go Halfsie’s with your hair!

Posted in General on December 14th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Hair up, hair down — can’t decide this holiday season? Have it both ways with a sexy half-up do. The key is to keep your strands sleek around your face but let them flow freely elsewhere.

Christina Milian

Christina Milian

Step 1: Start by teasing the roots around your crown for height and pulling back only the top section between your ears.

Step 2: Secure in a high ponytail

Step 3: Twist a few strands around the base for a full-on flirty effect.

Faux Bob!

Posted in General on December 12th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Have you always wanted to try a short bob, but was scared to chop off your beautiful locks? We’ll now you don’t have to. This fake-out style will do the trick in just minutes! Keep in mind it works best with curly hair, like Taylor Swift’s. It’s so easy to go short for one holiday party and long and luscious for another. Mix it up and have fun this year!

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Step 1: Use a one-inch iron and softly curl the hair framing your face.

Step 2: Put your hair up in a super-loose ponytail so that the front drapes down right at chin-level (It’s okay if a few pieces fall free).

Step 3: Twist the ponytail and roll it under, right at the nape of your neck. Tuck it in so you can’t see the hair and secure with a few bobby pins!

Romantic Face Framing Curls

Posted in General on December 8th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

Get Cote de Pablo’s glamorous curly face framing updo.

Cote de Pablo

Cote de Pablo

Step 1: Mist a one-inch section of dry hair with styling spray and wrap the lower portion around a medium curling iron. Hold in place for a few seconds to set the curl and release. Repeat all over, rolling front sections away from your face.

Step 2: Leaving a few curls out in front, loosely sweep hair back and slightly to one side. Gather at the nape of your neck. Twist your length until the hair buckles upon itself to form a messy bun.

Step 3: Pin into place with the ends sprigging out. Spritz with hairspray to hold.

Side Swept Bangs and a Voluminous updo!

Posted in General on December 6th, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment
If you are a fan of side swept bangs, then this look will be perfect for you! Rose Byrne looks super chic with this holiday side swept bangs and a voluminous updo!

Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne

Step 1: Start with smooth, dry hair.

Step 2: Take a two-inch section on top and hold it straight up. Use a tight-toothed comb and backcomb in short strokes along the back of the section toward your scalp. Leaving your bangs out, repeat with all sections on top of your head.

Step 3: Pin a mesh hairstyling form onto the top of your head and smooth the hair on top of your head over the form. Gather all hair in back and roll it vertically until it snugs up against the back of your head. Pin securely into place.

Add a French Twist to Your Hairstyle!

Posted in General on December 1st, 2011 by Nancy – Be the first to comment

In case you are still wondering about your holiday hairstyle, don’t hesitate to try this romantic updo with a soft French twist. This is one of the trendiest hairstyles of the season that you can do yourself! Just follow these simple steps and you’ll be out the door in style in no time. It’s a classic look perfect for your next holiday soiree!

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis

Step 1: Spray a light-hold hairspray on damp hair and rough blow dry with your hands to add body.

Step 2: Section off top half of hair and spray a volumizing spray to give lift at the crown.

Step 3: Blow dry the top section, and use a large barreled curling iron to add wave and texture to just the top section of hair.

Step 4: Pull the bottom section of hair back tightly and gather into a low pony without securing it. Start twisting the pony upward, starting at the nape of the neck, and insert pins in a crisscross pattern along the twist until you reach the top section of hair.

Step 5: Brush top section backward and tuck underneath French twist. Pin to secure.

Step 6: Set hair by misting it with a stronghold hairspray, and Voila, you got yourself a classy french twist!

All month long we’ll be giving away tips and tricks for your perfect holiday hair, so don’t forget to come back for new hairstyle ideas!