The top-knot has been popular for a good few seasons now and doesn't look like it’s going out of fashion anytime soon! In fact, the top-knot is one of the most popular hairstyles from the minimal trend and is even used by celebrities and A-listers. The pros give their opinion on this simple look.
The best thing about the top-knot is that it can be created in many different ways and shapes. ‘You can wear a tight, slick version
through the day for a smart look, then loosen up your look slightly for a bohemian-chic evening style. The best way to do this is to keep your hair soft and natural by teasing small strands out of the chignon for a relaxed vibe’.
Make sure you prepare your hair well before styling your top-knot. ‘You will need a fair bit of volume to keep your hair in place all day long. Avoid this style if your hair is fine. For a chic, sophisticated look, straighten your hair
before styling your chignon. Or, for a more casual boho look, natural curls with do just fine’.
The top-knot itself is very simple to create. ‘Simply create a ponytail at the level you want your top-knot to sit. Secure with an elastic and wrap the lengths of the ponytail around this tie. Secure with another elastic and voila! The perfect top-knot in just a few seconds. Our tip:
The topknot can be created on hair that is long and thick. If your hair is neither of these, try using a doughnut hair insert
to create a more voluminous shape. © Pixelformula © Jean Louis David