Category Archives: Medium

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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anniewaterfallbun4
May 05, 2016

Tips For Applying Clip-In Hair Extensions

Clip-in hair extensions can be a wonderful addition to almost any hairstyle. Whether you’re in the middle of growing out your hair (like me) or you just want added fullness and length, it’s important to know some key tricks to ensure your hair extensions look natural and won’t slip out.

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Clip In Hair | Extensions | Purple Hair
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 07, 2016

Easy DIY prom hairstyle for girls with short to medium hair with layers

Hello! Glad to be back this month with some prom hairstyle inspiration for you! This up-style is lovely, romantic, elegant and perfect for an upcoming prom.  This is one you can do on yourself and is good even if you have shorter, layered hair.  You won’t need to go to a

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prom hairstyle
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
March 13, 2016

Triple Flip Combo

Today, Kamri and I will teach you how to create a Triple Flip Combo.  This combination uses techniques we’ve shown you here before…..a series of flip-unders and a pull-through braid. Kamri LOVES this hairstyle.  If you know anything about her, she simply loves these easy combos! Previous Tutorials:  Flip Unders and Pull-Through Braid

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Triple Flip Combo
March 11, 2016

Waterfall Twist Combo

One of the best things about braiding hair, is that once you understand the basics, you can create all kinds of combination hairstyles!  Today I will teach you this beautiful Waterfall Twist Combo, using both a waterfall twist and a standard dutch braid. My little Rylan who turns 11 this

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February 14, 2016

How to Create a Faux Fishtail Crown Braid

I think that this Faux Fishtail Braid Crown is absolutely stunning! We’ve shown you how to use this faux braiding technique in one of our very first hairstyle tutorials from six years ago, as part of our Daddy ‘Do series where Shaun does the hair. The point is, this type of faux

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Bubble Fishtail Crown Braid
February 11, 2016

The Good Kind of Hat Hair

Hats can hide a multitude of hair sins, like not washing your hair for 3 or more days or just being plain lazy when you go to bed with wet hair because you didn’t feel like blowing it dry (guilty on both counts!). One of my favorite things to do

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Hairstyles for Hats | Beach Waves