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Best Hairstyles For Mom At Any Age

If you're a Mom, you know that you don't often get much time to yourself. This Mother's Day, make a resolution to take a few minutes a day for you -- these hairstyles are a great place to start! Each only takes minutes to complete, and we've gathered great looks for every age. Want more? Check out these...

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How to Fake a Blowout

While we'd all love to treat ourselves to a professional blowout multiple times a week, busy schedules and hectic lives often prevent this kind of pampering. But with Jennie Kay's awesome tips, you can get the perfect "fake" blowout right at home! Don't believe us? Get ready to be awed by this fake blowout in the video below!   Gather a "mohawk" section in the center of your head and separate this...

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How To: Twisted Chignon

From wedding day to every day, having a great hairstyle in your back pocket is a must; especially one like this relaxed, unstuffy version of a chignon from Leah Anderson and A Splendid Occasion. Wear it with jeans or a cocktail dress and it works perfectly each and every time. You know what we say to that? Move over...

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Chic 10 Minute Hairstyles to Try

We've all been there, t - 20 minutes to get out the door and you still need to get dressed, put on make-up, brush your teeth and do something, anything with your hair. It's times like these when a quick, chic hairstyle is in order. The kind that looks well thought out and perfectly coifed yet takes mere minutes to craft. Meet a collection of 10 minute hairstyles that you need to be bookmarking for tomorrow morning.

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How To: Dutch Braid Crown

Braids are all the rage and I'm not saying that Frozen is the leading culprit but it definitely had a little influence over the fabulous Mandy of Waiting on Martha when she concocted this how-to. It's a Dutch Braid Crown crafted by Jennifer C. Nieman and photographed by ...

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A Perfectly Chic Braided Bun

Ever feel like you are in a hair slump? When it's messy buns and ponytails for days on end? We've all been there. Sometimes mastering a perfect blowout our gorgeous waves can feel daunting. Luckily for you, the lovely Amanda from Advice from a 20 Something has the perfect solution to your bad-hair-day blues. Her braided bun is amazingly chic and easy, and she shows us how to...

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Glam Side Braid

A simple new hair do can totally transform an outfit and when your go-to bun just won't do, maybe a little glam side braid courtesy of Lark & Linen is in order. With the help of braid guru Lexington & Co. and photography by Heidi Lau, this simple...

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Beachy Bombshell Hair with Molly Sims + Her New Book!

Molly Sims is not only an insanely gorgeous supermodel but a wife, a mother and an all around cool lady. The kind that is as down to earth as they come and willing to dish insider tricks of the trade. Consider her your supermodel bestie and her new book...

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Desert Braid

BE.NYLA has whipped up a braid that will make Elsa's overly perfect 'do look so yesterday. Captured by Betsi Ewing Studio, this braid is perfect parts boho and romantic, making it totally appropriate for any event - whether it be the grocery story or your new years eve party.

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DIY Clay Hair Clip

This Do It Yourself project is so simple and pretty and all while using greenery you probably have in your home right now. Christmas tree, we're looking at you. It will make you want to ditch the ponytail holder and opt for a clay hair clip instead. Whip up this wintertime clip with the easy steps below. Air dry clay X-acto knife Strong string Hair clip Hot glue gun Christmas tree branch Water Roller Use your string to cut a thin strip of clay. Flatten out the clay. Use...

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French Twist Ponytail

I'm on a constant mission to find ways to manage my (unruly) mane, so when I stumble on hair tutorials that are not only drop dead gorgeous but also totally doable, I make sure to pay attention. Whipped up by the master of all things beauty, BE.NYLA, and captured by Betsi Ewing Studio, you'll want to tuck away this french twist ponytail so...

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The Double Bun

Here's a new fall trend that we absolutely love! It's quick, easy and the perfect solution for those busy mornings! Not only is it a breeze to whip together, but it instantly makes you look like a million bucks. We love that its classy and elegant but can be paired with a weekend at the zoo outfit! Happy hair-doing! xo Irrelephant PS -...

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How-to: The Modern Half Up-Do

This tutorial is designed for the ladies with wild, beautiful manes that can't quite get a style down when on the move. This how-to is simple, quick and totally painless! The best part: it encourages a little bit of messy-ness. Let those fly aways roam! xo Irrelephant Start by pinning the crown section back to help add volume to the style.

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How-To: Braided-Do for Short Hair

We get a lot of requests to pull together hair tutorials for short-haired girls. It's quite the challenge since you can really only do so much! But this cute braided-do should do the trick! It's a great alternative for boho brides, a romantic date night, or a fun night out with your girlfriends. It has the essence of the half up, half down do, and keeps your hair off your face! XO, ...

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8 Hairstyles Every Girl Should Know

I'm so excited to introduce you to two girls and 8 hairstyles that you are going to love. SMP-ers, meet Molly and Joanna, the co-geniuses behind the blog Irrelephant. They dabble in all things beauty, all things home and all things flat out lovely. And while their first feature for SMP is just a couple of weeks off, we wanted to kick things off with 8 of their must-have hairstyles that EVERY girl should know. Now you tell us?

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A Simple French Twist

Up-dos don’t have to be intimidating. This is a simple look that you can wear with an evening gown or even just a sweater and jeans. Give it a try for your next holiday party and feel instantly regal, maybe even royal. In just 5 simple steps, this messy french twist can be yours! XO, Anna Teasing comb Bobby pins Medium hold hairspray like Garnier...

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DIY Floral Hair Comb

'Tis the season for dressing up for those holiday parties! However, when it comes time to tackle my hair, I tend to be rather boring. You can usually find me rocking it down and straight, but not this year. I've been inspired to liven my locks with this DIY lush floral hair comb. And if you're in the mood to do the same, I've broken down the process just for you (it's easy, I swear!) A hair comb Clippers...

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An Easy Floral Hair Crown

For the last few years, flower crowns have risen to the tippy top of the accessory chain. But what about those of us who just don't want to go full circle? Some of the lovely ladies I work with don't feel comfortable wearing an entire crown but they still want that same romantic vibe. This past weekend I decided to try and make a half crown. It came out better than expected! It's great because you can wear all of...

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An Elegant Updo in Seconds

If you've ever been a bridesmaid, you know you don't get to just show up looking pretty and then walk with your friends down an aisle. When you say yes to being a bridesmaid, you say yes to helping out with anything the bride may need on her big day. Often, that leaves us with little or no time to get ready. We usually have big plans for blowing our hair out, curling it and doing a final touch up. But in reality, you look down at your watch, realize you have to be photo-ready in under an hour...

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How-To: Braids (Three Ways!)

Ok so don't let these tutorials fool you as we consider ourselves to be total braid beginners. The complicated stuff...well, we sort of admire from afar. So we thought it'd be fun to showcase some of our easy as can be everyday braids. All you need is a head full of hair and little to no skill at all and a commitment to be braid-fabulous. Whether it's a braided bun, the always chic side fishtail (how adorable is...

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