Category Archives: 10-15 Minutes

June 19, 2016

Pull-Thru Updo

Today we have a pull thru braid that can be worn to just about any event!  We are in full swing wedding season, this would be perfect whether you are a guest or in the bridal party!There are so many ways you can style a pull thru… we’ve shown you

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June 02, 2016

Summer Hairstyle Tutorial + Summer Haircare Tips

Hello lovely!  So happy to be back this month to give you some haircare tips for summer!  I’m excited to share a super easy summer hairstyle that can be achieved on curly hair. Don’t worry if you don’t have naturally curly hair, I don’t either! 🙂 Treat your hair with

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May 19, 2016

Half Up Hairstyles

Hi, it’s Katie and Charlie with Abella’s Braids!  We had a lot of fun coming up with some fun, playful half up hairstyles for you for this season! We love that when you wear your hair half up, you can show off your length but still wear a beautiful and elegant braid/style! For

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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 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
October 18, 2015

Red Queen (Queen of Hearts) | Halloween Hairstyles

Remember Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland from 2010? Helena Bonham Carter’s portrayal of the Red Queen was spot on, and I’ve always wanted to tackle a more realistic movie-inspired hairstyle by the Queen of Hearts! Today, we will be teaching you how to create this cute Queen of Hearts updo

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Queen of Hearts | Halloween Hairstyles
October 04, 2015

Rope Twist Updo | Homecoming Hairstyles

It is Homecoming season for high schools and universities, so we are going to show you a beautiful updo perfect for the dance. Both my girls were asked to go to Homecoming, so we sat down to plan their hairstyles, dresses, shoes, and accessories. Today’s hairstyle is Bailey’s result of brainstorming,

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Rope Twisted Updo | Homecoming Hairstyles
August 23, 2015

Easy Fold-Up Braids | Back-to-School Hairstyles

Want a perfect hairstyle for this Back-to-School season? It’s Bailey here today, showing y’all how to create these beautiful Fold-Up Braids on my twin sister, Brooklyn. The basics are in a simple Dutch Braid, here we are using two side braids. So, if you already know how to create a

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Fold Up Braids | Back-to-School Hairstyles
August 09, 2015

Chinese Staircase Braid

In this tutorial we will show you how to create the Chinese Staircase Braid. This braid has been on our “To Do” list for several years.  We wanted to teach this to you so you can add it to your braid arsenal and impress your friends and family! We first

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Chinese Staircase Braid