Ghd are showing us how to create the perfect pony… featuring a bound braid. We’re thinking this glam up-do is perfect for a wedding or a date night, wherever you’re off to ghd have got you covered.
What you need
- ghd Platinum+
- ghd wide tooth comb
- ghd Perfect Ending
- Hair elastic
- Silver leather
How-to Bound Braid
STEP 1 – HAIR: Starting at the nape, take a 2cm square section of hair.
STEP 2 – ORIENTATION: Place ghd platinum+ vertically into the hair pointing down.
STEP 3 – TURN: Turn 360°.
STEP 4 – TRAVEL: Glide down the hair 3 inches.
STEP 5: Remove the styler.
STEP 6 – TRAVEL: Repeat the technique.
STEP 7: Continue this way until you reach the ends of the hair.
STEP 8: Continue until all the hair has been curled this way, always alternating the direction of each curl.
STEP 9: Spritz with ghd perfect ending.
STEP 10: Comb through the hair to soften the texture with a ghd wide tooth comb.
STEP 11: Pull all the hair back into a low pony, leaving a section out at the front hair line.
STEP 12: Secure with an elastic.
STEP 13: At the base of the pony, tie a piece of silver leather.
STEP 14: Taking 1cm piece’s of hair, wrap the leather under neath the section.
STEP 15: Pass the leather over the pony, passing under a 1cm piece of hair on the opposite side.
STEP 16: Then bring under the leather under the pony and repeat.
STEP 17: Continue until you have a small triangle shape with the bind and tie the end back up at the base of the pony.
STEP 18: Wrap the base of the pony with hair.
STEP 19: Secure with a pin.
STEP 20: Pinch and pull the front section, fix with ghd perfect ending.
YOU DID IT! Now your client is ready to hit the town.
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