Christmas Party Updo

Christmas Party Hairstyle | How to do an Undone Updo

As the festive season swings into action, I’ll share some easy-to-achieve party styles.

If you want to achieve maximum glamour but are short on time, here’s the perfect updo hairstyle.

Keep reading to discover how you can get maximum glamour with minimum effort .


A Classic Updo Hairstyle with a Contemporary Edge | 3 Easy Steps

Christmas Party Updo

Gigi Hadid’s undone updo hairstyle has a classic elegance. The textured finish gives a modern edge to this romantic look.

1. Style on Dry Hair

Style on dry hair. Start with a fine spritz of Styling Mist for Volume to add texture and volume. Gently push the volumizer into the hair and  tease the roots with your fingers or a comb give the hair some texture; this will help prevent the bun from slipping out. Create a centre parting and focus on getting some lift at the crown.


2. Keep it Loose

Make a low, loose ponytail at the nape of the neck and secure it with a band. Maintain a loose hold. So the hair is not too close to your scalp. If you want more volume, apply another spritz of Styling Mist for Volume. Tease the hair with fingers, pulling and allowing pieces to fall out of the band.

3. Rough Dry Hair with Head Upside Down for Tousled Hair

Loosely plait the back of your hair and twist it into a loose bun. Secure the bun with hair pins to finish. 

 TIP | If your hair is curly, skip teasing, as it will have lots of texture and hold naturally.


Hair Styling | Tips and Take Aways

Tousled Hair Brunette How To Style

My mantra for everything in life, and especially hair, is to keep it simple.

The most important piece of advice I have when styling hair is that less is more.

This undone updo style is all about minimal styling and its the perfect style to put my ‘less is more’ approach in to practice.

I’ve shared my top 3 tips for styling below.

1. Use Less Product

When using styling products, use a little. Overdo it, and you risk the hair becoming difficult to style. 

Improve your styling game with my natural hair styling products. They give your control whilst leaving your hair with natural movement.

Plus, they seal split ends to leave you with the perfect finish.

2. Dry your Hair for Less Time

In my experience, most of us over-dry the hair. It’s not necessary to get the hair completely dry when you are working with a hairdryer. When hair is too dry, it loses its flexibility.

Adding moisture to your hair with my deep conditioner will improve flexibility and help your hair to hold the style. Use Restore and Shine Hair Masque once a week to improve your hair’s flexibility and get better styling results.

Restore and Shine Hair Masque

Deep Conditioner Treatment for Dry Hair

3. Don't Overwork the Hair

The hair can become flat if you touch it too much. Remember your undone updo shouldn’t look too done. You want this style to have texure and movement.

Christmas Updo | About the Author

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Norris Ogario

Norris Ogario is founder and Creative Director of Ogario London. Developed in his London salon, the Ogario London haircare products reflect his belief that hydration is the key to fixing most hair problems. Hydrated hair can be styled with ease. Plus, hydration leaves hair shiny and healthy. Norris has over 35 years of hair know-how. With expertise in all hair types; from dry hair to fine or grey hair, from frizzy to damaged or bleached hair, curly hair and afro hair, Norris offers his expert advice.

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