chignon is the ideal solution to make your regular chignon or bun styles more interesting. Let’s delve a bit deeper and find out more about this on-trend spring hairstyle... The trend
. A high-top chignon with slicked back roots and rolled-up lengths. This style will give your look an extra few inches thanks to its top-knot nature. The Japanese chignon will instantly open up your face, décolleté and neck area, meaning statement accessories were made for this hairstyle; try out some oversized sunglasses, a bling collar or even a pair of chandelier earrings. On the runway, models were styled with natural make-up, a nude lip and intense eyes thanks to kohl pencil. Who can wear the Japanese chignon?
Anybody who wants to show off their jewellery or make-up look with a chic, timeless and classic hairstyle. This chignon is perfect for all occasions; wear through the day for a casual look or with an LBD for a swanky night out in town. Get the runway look
. This look works best when styled with long, thick hair. If yours is on the fine side, don’t wash your hair before styling as this will make your hair static
and reduce hold. Gather your hair on to the top of your head then secure into a high ponytail. Twist your lengths back around themselves to create your chignon shape and pin into place with bobby pins. Dispense a small amount of Design Gel
into your palms and heat by rubbing together, then slick down onto your roots. Your aim should be for your root area to be as flat as possible. Finally, spray all over with hairspray for a long-lasting hold. Take direct inspiration from the runway and try accessorizing your chignon for an original and sophisticated finish. © PixelFormula, Apu Jan prêt-à-porter runway, Spring-Summer 2015 © Jean Louis David