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    DIY Hair Bow Tutorial

    September 28, 2012  24 Comments

    Hi, loves, and Happy Friday! Today we’re showing you a fun hairstyle you can do at home thanks to the lovely Stephanie of Hair and Makeup By Steph. This fantastic blog has everything you need to inspire your wedding day hair and makeup, including fun DIY tutorials that are easy to tackle yourself. With just a little patience and know-how, you can tackle today’s DIY hair bow tutorial, the perfect go-to hairstyle for dress shopping, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner – even the big day itself! Read on to see how this DIY hair bow is done…

    diy hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    DIY Hair Bow

    To get this look, you’ll need to start by taking two sections of hair from either side of your head.

    how to hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    Pull into a half ponytail…

    how to hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    Split the loop in half…

    how to hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    Use your fingers to create a bow shape on one side, securing with bobby pins…

    diy hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    Repeat the bow shape on the opposite side…

    diy hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    Use the remaining ends to cover the pins and secure the bow…

    diy hair bow tutorial

    photo: hair and makeup by steph

    And voila – you have a perfect hair bow!

    diy hair bow tutorial

    To see more tips on this DIY hair bow hairstyle, click here. To see more easy-to-follow hair tutorials like this (including makeup), check out the delightful Hair and Makeup by Steph blog. We’re obsessed!

    Happy Planning!


    All photos courtesy of photo: Hair and Makeup by Steph

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    • Alex crutcher

      Tried failed

    • Alex crutcher


    • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

      Practice DOES make perfect. ;) Was your hair washed right before you tried it? Sometimes that makes it harder to work with.

    • L

      I tried this and it did not work very well.

      • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

        L, give it another try! I had trouble my first few times, but eventually did get the hang of it. Good luck!

    • http://www.newtress.com sallie

      I think I just found my hairstyle for this evening.

      • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

        Sallie, Glad you like it! It is a great hairstyle for a night out on the town.

    • http://www.unprofessionalbeautyblog.com Angela @ The Unprofessional Beauty Blog

      WOW this is just way too cute

    • Hannah Salter

      This looks so cute, can’t wait to try it! :)

    • http://www.facebook.com/spiritflys.spiritflys Spiritflys Spiritflys

      cool, love it

    • lisbeth

      hermoso !!!!

    • Bunny_Girl_Blog

      Looks super cute!

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    • http://bbakeca.com/ BBakeca

      Great hairstyle! I’ll surely try it!

    • http://www.facebook.com/renny.wijaya.942 Renny Wijaya

      good looking with his hairstyle! good job

    • http://charmerbutterfly.blogspot.kr/ Euncholee

      It looks so easy!! I’ll definitely try em’ out!

    • AnaHanson

      Lovely hairstyle! Very girly and cute :)

      Ana @ The Model Stage Blog

    • Donnas Robet

      The Hair style were simple and look so pretty.The explanation were great …

    • http://www.turborachelfitness.com Rachel – Turbo Rachel Fitness

      I love it! I’ve always thought hair bows were super cute but most be way too complicated (I suck at doing hair!) but I think I could actually do this! Great pictures, they make this look really easy to follow.

    • http://www.ArcticSummer.se Arctic Summer

      Simple and cute idea!

    • http://www.lovebirdproductions.com Katie @ Lovebird Productions

      This is so fun and this tutorial makes you feel like you can actually do this hairstyle :)

    • http://www.fanciestrands.etsy.com Tammy/FancieStrands

      In love with this fun hair do!

    • http://weddings-place.com Cindy

      this is tooooo cute :X:X:X:X love love love this post

    • http://leblogdetifleur.over-blog.com/ tifleur

      Thanks for this tuto. It seems to be simple to do, and i will try soon!
      Thanks and see you

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