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DIY Hair Bow Tutorial

Posted 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!


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  • Alex crutcher

    Tried failed

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  • 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.

    • 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!

  • sallie

    I think I just found my hairstyle for this evening.

    • Emma | Emmaline Bride

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

  • Angela @ The Unprofessional Beauty Blog

    WOW this is just way too cute

  • Hannah Salter

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

  • Spiritflys Spiritflys

    cool, love it

  • lisbeth

    hermoso !!!!

  • Bunny_Girl_Blog

    Looks super cute!

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  • BBakeca

    Great hairstyle! I’ll surely try it!

  • Renny Wijaya

    good looking with his hairstyle! good job

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Arctic Summer

    Simple and cute idea!

  • Katie @ Lovebird Productions

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

  • Tammy/FancieStrands

    In love with this fun hair do!

  • Cindy

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

  • 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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