Category Archives: Homecoming & Prom

September 11, 2016

Flower Braid Bun

How much do you love a quick and easy hairstyle in the morning?  Aren’t we all looking for something quick and cute? My favorite part about this one is how easy it is yet looks complex.This hairstyle has several options from half up to updo or every day to Homecoming!

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September 08, 2016

Clip-In Hair Extensions for a Side Dutch Braid

If you love big braids but your hair is medium length or a bit on the thin side, this post is for you. Typically when you use clip-in hair extensions they are placed horizontally across the back and sides of your head. If you’ve been following my posts here on

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Purple Hair | Dutch Braid | Side Braid | Hair Extensions | Clip-in Hair Extensions
September 01, 2016

Easy DIY homecoming hairstyle

Hello! Ania from Hairs Affairs here and this month I’m back with an easy DIY hairstyle idea that would be perfect for homecoming or any other semi formal event. A ponytail may sound boring but the truth is it has endless possibilities to be dressed up or down. For this

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easy DIY homecoming hairstyle
May 15, 2016

Do Hair Tattoos Really Work? | Hair Trends

A few months ago, I saw a photo of Kylie Jenner wearing a really simple hairstyle with what looked like a flash tattoo. I went on a mad hunt to figure out what I could find. Guess what?  There are temporary tattoos that are specific for hair! I  just had to

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May 08, 2016

Waterfall Bun | Updo

Everyone loves the Waterfall Braid! And a great bun is in the love column as well.  Put them together and you get a little magic!  Combo hairstyles can be so much fun. I love that this keeps the hair off my shoulders during the summer heat.  Styling tools are really not

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April 24, 2016

3-in-1 Double Dutch Braids

I’m in love with build-able hairstyles right now. A build-able hairstyle is basically a number of hairstyles that build upon each other.  To get to the second hairstyle, you have to finish the first hairstyle and so on… I really love build-able hairstyles because everyone has days where you start

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April 10, 2016

DIY Topsy Tail Bun | Updo

We are excited to introduce the first of 2 new guest contributors to CGH!  Annie is from Annies Forget Me Knots.  She is the proud mom of 4 cuties (2 of the 4 are twins)!  In her down time Annie loves to do hair.  Look for her tutorials every other

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Topsy Tail Updo
April 08, 2016

Half-up Bow Combo

Half-up hairstyles like this one are very popular right now. This one happens to use a regular 3-strand braid, a fishtail braid, and a hair bow. Inspiration for this braid came from my friend @n.stark on Instagram. I actually saw her style photo in a magazine and fell in love

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April 04, 2016

2-in-1 Angel Wing Combo

It’s time for another 2-in-1 combo hairstyle, and it is simply beautiful! This was originally only a half-up style and is inspired by Cynthia Truong. You can see Cynthia’s tutorial here. We’ve been doing tiebacks and half-up styles on CHG here for years, and there are many favorites that my

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Angel Wing Combo Hairstyle
March 17, 2016

Braids With Flowers

Spring is here and we couldn’t be more excited over here at Abella’s Braids!  We are loving the warmer weater, bright colors and blossoms everywhere!  I hadn’t even realized how desperate I was for a change in the weather until I started seeing all of the trees blossoming and everything turning

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spring braiding inspiration