Need a guest updo someone with two broken hands could do

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Bumping for help for the hair challenged

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@TrousseauHorse:  I feel your pain!  I have straight, “fine but thick” hair as well.  Lots and lots of fine individual hairs that are next to impossible to style and frizz like crazy.

I’ve found some super easy and cute hairstyles on The Small Things Blog!  Her tutorials are really easy to follow and work for a variety of different hair types.  http://www.thesmallthingsblog.com/

 

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@TrousseauHorse: 

 

Here are a few that look pretty simple

 

this one has a few extra steps but doesn’t look to be too hard

 

 

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@TrousseauHorse:  the sock bun. Seriously, this is my savior for formal events. I did my own hair at my friends wedding (was a BM) and it looked awesome. 

I curled my day-old hair first to give it some texture, and then followed the steps below. It’s seriously so easy. I can’t make any of those stupid Pintrest “So Easy a Blind Handless, Armless Woman Can Do It” hairstyles work for me. But the sock bun? ALWAYS WORKS. 

Note: the thicker the sock “doughnut” the bigger the bun. It might not seem like it will work as you start, but it does, just keep rolling and tucking the strands. 

http://www.beautylish.com/a/vcvzi/how-to-do-a-sock-bun

 

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I have done this one before and it is VERY easy and classy looking. 

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Commenting to follow. This is helpful and I am hair challenged as well. 

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

This youtuber has lots of quick hair tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf-gRNE0uDs

I still can’t do them, I am useless at hair.  I can’t braid my own hair (can braid other people’s) and trying to do the twist braids I just ended up with a rat’s nest on my head.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

I love sock buns as well. Super easy, bring a bunch of bobby pins to help cover it, and looks so good. You can take a piece away and braid and then pin around the base of it to add to it if you want. I love sock buns so much. They save me all the time

I did this for a wedding a few weeks ago. Cute and easy!

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I second wedding bound’is second picture (the one with the three braids)! That is how I did my hair myself for my wedding and it turned out beautifly. I dressed mine up a bit with a small flower clip on the side to keep my bangs back, but other than that I followed the tutorial and got the exact same result as that picture. It ends up being way more complicated than it actually is! My only suggestion would be to get some very small clear rubber hair bands for the end of the braids. That way if any of them end up showing ita not such a big deal.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

THE GIBSON TUCK. I do this or the sock bun on the daily! I can’t tell you how many compliments I receive when I gibson tuck it up. 

 

Gorgeous!

 

 

I was the only BM that didn’t get my hair done (poverty! Yeah!) and I honestly thought mine was just as good/better than some. People stopped me over and over, amazed I did it myself.

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I just don’t understand the sock bun. Maybe I’m being completely idiotic. But, like, you cut off the top of a sock and then what? None of the pictures explain it well.

Post # 14
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

That sock thing looks completely impossible.  

Also, for someone who is bad at doing hair, teasing hair is also impossible.  Unless you’re like, “Haha you look bad, haha you look bad.”

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’m loving these suggestions! I, too, struggle with my hair… it is so damn straight it just falls out of everything! Commenting to follow.

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