Super-special updo

10 Steps
Worth it
1
Make a plait out of bulk extensions that are similar to your own hair texture.

Plait it

Make a plait out of bulk extensions that are similar to your own hair texture.

2
Ensure the plait is long enough to wrap all the way around your head.

Finished plait

Ensure the plait is long enough to wrap all the way around your head.

3
Blowdry your hair around the edges only so you retain volume in the centre. Then, pull it all up into the middle and secure with a band close to the end.

Dry and lift

Blowdry your hair around the edges only so you retain volume in the centre. Then, pull it all up into the middle and secure with a band close to the end.

4
Braid the very end to keep all the hair together neatly.

Mini plait

Braid the very end to keep all the hair together neatly.

5
Gently pull hair up, then push it down into the centre of the crown to create a doughnut shape.

Pull and push

Gently pull hair up, then push it down into the centre of the crown to create a doughnut shape.

6
Carefully pin ends into place, keeping as much volume as possible in the rest of the style.

Pin in

Carefully pin ends into place, keeping as much volume as possible in the rest of the style.

7
Use a little pomade around your hairline to smooth unruly baby hairs back into the style.

Neat edges

Use a little pomade around your hairline to smooth unruly baby hairs back into the style.

8
Take the prepared plaited section and wrap it around your head to create a bouffant-inspired updo.

Bring the bouffant!

Take the prepared plaited section and wrap it around your head to create a bouffant-inspired updo.

9
Lightly mist your ’do with holding spray and shine for a polished-looking finish.

Mist it

Lightly mist your ’do with holding spray and shine for a polished-looking finish.

10
Voila – a beautiful, head-turning updo!

The finished look

Voila – a beautiful, head-turning updo!