Category Archives: 05-10 Minutes

May 31, 2016

Twist Back Messy Bun

We are always looking for cute updo hairstyles.  I love this DIY combo hairstyle of twist-backs and messy bun!  It is the perfect combo of soft feminine and everyday messy. It can be dressed up or down, worn everyday or for special occasions.  I’m thinking this would be perfect for that summer

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May 26, 2016

Mixed Braid Bun

Did you say you wanted to feel a little ‘Fancy’ today?  All you need to do is add a few braids! I love the beautiful texture of this hairstyle.  You will definitely achieve the ‘Wow’ factor with this one! This hairstyle is perfect for a special occasion or an everyday

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May 22, 2016

3-in-1 Cascading Waterfall | Build-able Hairstyle

Today we have not 1 but 3 great hairstyles to show using a Waterfall Braid.  Abby loves this option for several reasons.  First, it’s Gorgeous!  Second, it’s great to cover crazy flyaways.  Last, it looks way more complicated than it is.Option #1- Cascade Waterfall This is such a beautiful and

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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 25, 2016

Pull-Thru Ponytail

Pull-Thru Braids are very popular right now, and we have several pull-thru tutorials. This style, was inspired by my good friend Jill Ehat (http://www.instagram.com.jehat). We really love how this pull-thru looks.  It can be dressed up or down. Brooklyn has worn this several times and has received lots of lovely comments

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April 21, 2016

Braided Ponytails

Hello!  It’s Katie with Abella’s Braids and it’s great to be back!  I had a lot of fun coming up with some braided ponytail styles to show you and I hope you like them!  Most of them are pretty simple but of course, I had to add some more advanced

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April 14, 2016

Flower Child Hair

Every year about this time I get major hair envy because it seems like everyone I know is going to Coachella or Stagecoach, and I’m over here seeing all these cute outfits and hairstyles posted via social media.  Since I won’t be going this year (again) I at least thought

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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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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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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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