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French Twist for Short Hair.


Returned from a tiring day at the office to find an unexpected invitation card on your doorstep? To your ultimate horror you realize there's a party to attend tonight. (not ultimate horror, you love parties). First thought? What to wear and how to do my hair? Unfortunately, there's no visiting beauticians or stylists, time's limited. You crave elegance and grace while retaining a feminine edge to your overall appearance. Long shot? Certainly not. A common misconception is, short hair limits choices when a formal finish is required. Don't worry, here's a simple and gorgeous look which takes mere minutes to build.


Wash your locks well and ensure they're not sticky or oily, dry while ruffling with your fingers. You need amplified volume with a slight puffy quality. Divide and section in horizontal lines across the back, ruffle any bangs. The lower portion needs less volume. Make the tiniest ponytail possible with the lower portion. Use a couple of pins to fix this ponytail at the nape. For the upper half, make another tiny ponytail. Using a few clips join the two ponytails together. Use as many pins as required to make it stable. Arrange the remaining bangs in a small bubble quiff and fix using more bobby pins. Catch any wisps with spray on a comb handle and you're ready for anything.

Wearing this with a beautiful, attractive gown and nobody will guess that you threw it together in a handful of minutes. Accessories should be minimal, pearl, emerald or diamond studs, and an unobtrusive pendant being plenty. Makeup should be light; highlighting the facial features. A touch of blush to the cheeks is appealing and seductive. Playing around with eye makeup will add color, even try color contacts. Dark mascara will beautify your eyes, a glossy lip color suiting your skin tone will add to the overall aura. Further ideos from Glamour Magazine here.